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E,C&I Design Engineer


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Our client based in Winchester have a fantastic opportunity within their Electrical, Control and Instrumentation (E, C &I) design team for an E, C&I Design Engineer. 

This EC&I role is to provide technical expertise during the design phase of a project, from feasibility to detailed design and at times provide technical support during construction and commissioning. Producing detailed design documentation for the complete EC&I design package and providing support to other disciplines within the company.

The person shall ideally have knowledge and experience, bringing a high degree of competence, in the following areas across electrical, instrumentation and control disciplines:

  • Instrument and actuated valve technologies.
  • Instrument loop design.
  • Analytical and weighing instrumentation.
  • Industrial automation and industrial system communications.
  • Control and Safety System architectures.
  • Process Control technique.
  • Design of LV electrical circuits including motor controls, LV distribution, lighting and earthing and compliance to BS 7671.
  • Electrical requirements in Hazardous Areas, where a risk of explosion from dusts and gases exist, in particular the implementation of Intrinsically Safe circuits.
  • Use of Amtech Electrical Design software.
  • Use of Microsoft Office applications.
  • MCC design.
  • Lightning Protection.
  • GAMP V standards and guidance.
  • Functional Safety IEC 61508/11 and Machinery Safety IEC 60204.

(Please note however, consideration will be made where an engineer, is more biased towards one discipline, and can demonstrate transferrable skills and willingness to work in other disciplines.)

Key responsibilities:

  • Conduct site surveys and consult with the client, throughout projects, to develop the process of electrical and instrument design.
  • Attend internal and external project meetings.
  • Assist in the coordination of the project design, alongside Process, Piping, Building Services and CSA Designers and Engineers, through 3D model review.
  • Engineer General Arrangement Drawings, Layout Drawings, Cable Route Drawings, Location Drawings, Block Cable Diagrams, Single Line Diagrams, Circuit Diagrams, Wiring Diagrams and Instrument Loop Diagrams.
  • Engineer Instrument and I/O Lists, Instrument and Electrical Cable Schedules (including cable sizing calculations), MTO/BOMs.
  • Produce instrument datasheets.
  • Produce Requirement Specifications and Scopes of Work
  • Provide Technical input into Invitation to Tender Packages
  • Peer-check colleague's design documentation.

The E, C&I Engineer shall be familiar with the use of British and International Standards, Industry Regulations, EC Directives and Health & Safety Regulations, including CDM Regulations.

Skills & experience required:

  • Industry experience within Pharmaceutical – API and Secondary Manufacture, Biotechnology or Fine Chemicals would be highly desirable.
  • BSc / BEng degree in a related engineering subject, or relevant technical qualifications i.e., BTEC, City and Guilds etc.
  • Equivalent industry knowledge and experience.