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C&I Engineer

£60,000 - £65,000 per annum

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The Opportunity

An opportunity has arisen within the Engineering department at our clients site based in  Lynemouth. We are looking for and Engineer with a Control & Instrumentation background to work within the onsite multi-disciplined engineering team. The successful candidate will carry out a variety of control engineering tasks on plant and equipment relating to both electrical generation and fuel handling activities.

Key Responsibilities

Working as a member of a multi-disciplined engineering team and reporting to the Senior C&I Engineer, the key responsibilities will include: 

  • Developing and maintaining a variety of DCS, PLC and SCADA systems across several different operational environments.
  • Developing and implementing best practice and innovative solutions to improve the process performance.
  • Responsibility for ensuring cost effective C&I solutions are produced to relevant company/industry standards.
  • Providing prompt fault finding and troubleshooting support for all site plant, equipment and infrastructure for both the C&I maintenance and engineering teams.

Our Ideal Candidate


  • Professional experience which demonstrates an ability to work at this level in a C&I environment.
  • Detailed knowledge and programming experience of DCS, PLC & SCADA systems (i.e. Rockwell, Emerson, Wonderware or similar equipment).
  • Industrial Networking knowledge.
  • Working knowledge of instrumentation and control architecture systems, such as mass, temperature, pressure, level and flow.
  • Fault finding and rectifying problems on control and instrumentation equipment, DCS, SCADA and PLC’s.
  • Functional safety knowledge (IEC 61508 or IEC 61511).
  • Working knowledge of current legislation and how to apply it within an operational environment ATEX, DSEAR, HAZOP, LOPA, SIL, etc.
  • Ability to create, read and work from C&I drawings/documents.
  • Testing, maintaining and modifying existing control systems to relevant procedures/standards.
  • Awareness of HV systems and equipment.
  • Experience / knowledge of safe systems of work including permit to work, method statements and risk assessments.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment, often under pressure and working to tight timescales.


  • Ability to lead, engage and influence team members at all levels within the organisation.
  • Highly credible with a professional, personable and competent manner.
  • Excellent team worker, who can create and maintain collaborative, productive working relationships.
  • Self-motivated individual thriving in a dynamic work environment.
  • Lead and encourage the professional development of colleagues through training and mentoring team members.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.   


  • Electrical/Electronic Engineering HNC/HND – minimum qualification level required.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • A bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, or comparable equivalent – desirable.
  • IEng or CEng status with a relevant professional institution – desirable.
  • IOSH – desirable.


The successful candidate will be appointed on a personal contract which reflects the responsibilities of the role as well as the abilities of the individual.