Principal Engineer - Electrical (AVC)

  • Location

    Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Electrical Engineering

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  • Salary:

    Up to £53.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Steve Roberts

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Job Description:
Determining C&I requirements.
Writing of technical documentation (e.g. Management plans, technical specifications, System Design Descriptions, Functional Design Descriptions, etc).
Producing outline functional system diagrams.
Expression of control behaviour associated with Distributed Control Systems.
Prepare design calculations to demonstrate designs meet performance requirements.
Undertake technical development studies to verify compliance with design requirements.
Working across project groups to ensure designs meet the required operability, safety, security and supportability requirements.
Supporting the generation of schematic diagrams.
Equipment specification and selection and collating equipment attributes to support build model and bill of material compilation.
Supporting system design reviews and spatial model reviews.
Population of Instrument datasheets.
Collating equipment qualification evidence.
Supporting the production of test forms.
Preparing test plans, attending equipment factory acceptance tests and reviewing test evidence and reports
Support to dockside installation and commissioning teams when required.
Supporting procurement process.
Supporting Integrated Logistic Support studies.
Supporting safety analysis.

The Individual:
BEng or equivalent.
CEng, MIET (or be able to work towards satisfying requirements for CEng) or M Inst M & C.

Experience of: Submarine, Marine, Nuclear, Defence or Instrumentation and/ or control system design or manufacture.
An understanding of instrumentation and control system theory.
An understanding of electrical circuit design & associated EMC precautions.
Understanding of Safety Integrity Levels and BS EN 61508 or 61511.
Understanding of Model Based Systems Engineering principals
Understanding of SMART sensor technology.
Understanding of fieldbus technology.
Technical report writing skills.

Recognising the RESTRICTED nature of the work, suitable candidates will be SC cleared or eligible for this level of clearance.