12 months ago
Principal Electrical, Control & Instrumentation Engineer
Requisition ID :2019-61887
Work Location :GB-Cheshire-Birchwood
Department / Discipline : Electrical Engineering
Position Type : Staff / Permanent
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Overview / Responsibilities
Principal Electrical, Control & Instrumentation Engineer
Wood is recruiting a Principal EC&I Engineer with experience in the nuclear industry to join our Decommissioning business. This role will be based in our Birchwood office in the North West of the UK but there will be a need for periodic visits to client sites, as projects require.
The Decommissioning business provides a mixture of high added value consultancy, engineering and project management support, and delivery of EPC projects, to major clients in the UK and Overseas across both the civil nuclear and defence industries, including Dounreay, Cumbria, North West Limited, Urenco and Magnox. We are proud to have supported these clients for many years, and our partnering arrangements will enable us to sustain and enhance this support in the long-term. We also deliver a number of projects for other private companies and academia needing decommissioning solutions.
As the business grows, We are looking for a Principal EC&I Engineer to support a number of interesting and challenging projects across our portfolio. Ideal role for a Senior Engineer wanting development opportunities, or an experienced Principal Engineer wanting a role to help develop more junior engineer.
Wood’s nuclear business supports customers in the energy generation, new build, decommissioning and defence sectors.
Our nuclear business has offices in Knutsford and Birchwood in Cheshire, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Dorchester, Harwell, Glasgow, Newcastle, Bristol, Cumbria, Reading and London. We also have a strong international presence to support our growing operations in France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, South Africa and Japan.
Our reputation for safely delivering quality projects on time and on budget is well recognised in the industries we serve. We have proven expertise in managing large, complex projects, a global reach and long-standing UK presence, strong relationships with our clients and cutting-edge processes and technologies.
What that means to you is the opportunity to experience a real variety of projects, working with people from different backgrounds. You'll work closely with our clients and committed to achieving outstanding results in a stimulating and quality-driven environment
* Contribution to strategy for project delivery from an E,C&I perspective
* Lead a small team of EC&I engineers and designers, providing mentoring and supervision to junior members of the team
* Lead design and implementation projects relevant to the EC&I discipline
* Develop a wide range of E,C&I documentation to support projects
* Provide guidance to PDMS engineers and other discipline engineers on Electrical, Control and Instrumentation engineering matters
* Participate in and advise on all design activities and initiatives, including documentation review etc.
* Perform all assigned work to agreed Safety, Health & Environmental standards and demonstrate a commitment to attaining high levels of HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) performance.
* Proactive interaction with other disciplines to ensure overall project goals are met. Drive innovative solutions to reduce cost and schedule.
* Supervise Graduate Engineers/Apprentice’s.
Skills / Qualifications
* Significant experience of working within a highly regulated industry, majority of which must have been gained within the nuclear industry.
* Degree Qualified or relevant experience to an equivalent level.
* Chartered status
* Must have sound knowledge of all aspects of electrical systems, control systems and process instrumentation.
* Ability to communicate effectively with team members.
* Knowledge of AVEVA Instrumentation and AVEVA Electrical shall be advantageous.
* Familiar with Electrical design principles.
* Knowledge of Low Voltage Directive.
* Ideally familiar with drawing checking processes
* Strong preference for candidates with electrical experiences
What do you get?
As well as exciting roles on projects in the UK and abroad; in a supportive and professional work environment, these are some of the additional benefits you can expect at Wood:
* A competitive reward package
* Work life balance – We offer flexible working; we have core and flex hours in all our permanent office locations.
* Family friendly benefits – maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave.
* International opportunities - As an 60,000 strong community of colleagues operating in 60 countries you will have access to international career opportunities.
* For your peace of mind we offer life insurance benefit on top of a contributory pension scheme, as well as income protection and life assurance benefit.
* To support you throughout your career you will have access to an Employee Assistance programme, which can offer anything from financial advice to mental health support and counselling sessions.
For our communities:
* We give back to our communities, we have a matched funding community investment programme. In our global business our people are showing commitment and courage to care for the communities we operate in. You can do this by supporting causes and raising funds for charities that are important to you, your colleagues and your local area.
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.