Senior EC&I Engineer

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  • Location

    Moor Row, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Salary:

    £40.00 - £45.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Rachel Troughton

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  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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We have an opportunity for a Senior EC&I Engineer based Westlakes, Cumbria and also utilising Working from Home when necessary during Covid19.

Job Role

To provide engineering conceptual and detailed design, drawings, calculations, and technical solutions in the delivery of customer funded tasks and projects. Work will be directed and supervised by the Technical Lead and/or Functional Lead for the relevant task or project. May act as a Technical Lead or Functional Lead themselves (dependent on task/project complexity) and hence may supervise Engineers and Designers.

Role Responsibilities
Produce and check calculations, drawings, design base documentation and technical reports and supervising trainee staff in production of same
Ensure that procedures, codes and standards are correctly identified and applied to engineering and technical activities
Engage with engineering related suppliers and use product data to determine appropriate materials and parts are selected in the design
Supervise designers in the production of drawings
Supervise engineers / technical specialists within the same discipline
Specify technical detail of designs and where necessary detailed drawings to support project delivery
Carry out design risk assessments
Review the effect of implementing design changes
Assess impact of concessions and technical queries on the design
Present designs for reviews, HAZOPs and other meetings
Ensure that adequate Reviews, Checks & Approvals are undertaken on all their deliverables and for those under their direct control and supervision
Maintain effective communications with all other disciplines and functional groups (e.g. Mechanical, Process, Hazard Management etc.) associated with the task or project, and when required, with the customer and their staff
Work within the task man-hour budget or advise the Technical Lead or Functional Lead why this cannot be achieved
Report on a periodic basis specified by the Project Manager the estimate to complete of their assigned task
Ensure that design consultants and sub-contractors deploy suitably qualified and experienced personnel
Feedback lessons learnt for use on other projects
Raise quality plans for single discipline work packages
Supporting estimates for bids
Maintain the engineering configuration, ensuring that the overall design intent and integrity is maintained throughout design development and subsequent changes
Consider, act upon and record health, safety and environmental issues at all stages of the design process (bid and contract) in accordance with relevant procedures and policies Role Qualifications & Requirements

Qualifications Required
Engineering degree qualified (preferred). HND/HNC or equivalent as a minimum
14/10/2020 Issue: CW/02
Member of one or more relevant professional institutions (preferred)
Demonstrable experience post degree qualification, covering a range of engineering/technical topics
Proficient in AutoCAD (preferred)
Proficient with electrical symbols and drawing standards, Single Line Diagrams, Block Cable Diagrams, Cable Schedules, Cable Routing Diagrams, Control Circuit Schematic Diagrams, Panel General Assemblies, Termination diagrams, Instrument Loop/hook-up diagrams as a minimum (required)
Familiar with current Legislation, Regulations, Standards, codes and practices
Proficient in Amtech and Dialux (preferred)
Nuclear industry or other safety or regulated industry experience (preferred)
Many years demonstrable experience post degree qualification covering a range of engineering and/or technical topics including design, specification, safety case support, installation, commissioning, and supervision of staff/contractors. This would ideally be covering a variety of tasks or projects across a range of complexities
Successful candidate must be able to achieve the appropriate security clearance level for this role. SC clearance (preferred)
Current or recent experience of Sellafield Site Access, Processes, Procedures and IT Systems (preferred)