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This EC&I role is to provide technical expertise during the design phase of a project, from feasibility to detailed design and at times providing 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.
  • Integration of vendor packages
  • 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.
  • Functional Safety IEC 61508/11 and Machinery Safety IEC 60204

The following attitudes are expected:

  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated.
  • Fits well within a team but can lead as required.
  • Plans own workload.
  • Takes on appropriate responsibilities but knows when to escalate issues.
  • Focused on meeting deadlines and quality targets.

The following industry experience is highly desirable:

  • Pharmaceutical – API and Secondary Manufacture.
  • Biotechnology.
  • Chemicals.
  • Oil & Gas

The following qualifications and experience are expected:

  • BSc / BEng degree in related engineering subject, or relevant technical qualifications i.e., BTEC, City and Guilds etc.
  • Equivalent industry knowledge and experience.
  • Professional Membership

Other Requirements:

  • Previous hands-on site experience through a commissioning or similar role would be advantageous.
  • Previous CAD experience would be beneficial.
  • An ability to communicate via both verbal and written means to peers and to people outside of the company.
  • Legally permitted to live and work in the UK.
  • UK Driving Licence.

Knowledge of any of the following areas would be an advantage:

  • BS 7671 (18th Edition)
  • BS EN 60079
  • IEC 61508
  • GAMP V standards and guidance.
  • CDM Regulations

Main duties are:

  • Conduct site surveys and consult with the client, throughout projects, to develop the process 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

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.

Main Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Agile working
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Healthcare Plan