Lead EC&I Design Engineer

Rate: £45-49 Ltd per hour

Industry: Nuclear

Job Type: Contract

Location: South East

Reference: 27474sc

Expiration date: 12 September 2017

Engineering Design Consultancy, Nuclear, Defence

Lead EC&I Engineer Role overview:

Main purpose of the role:
The Lead EC&I Engineer is responsible for delivering the design within their own discipline with frequent liaison and management of engineers within the design team from other disciplines. The Lead EC&I Engineer also provides technical guidance and imparts knowledge to Lead Engineers, Design engineers, Graduates and Designers.
Key responsibilities as a Lead EC&I Engineer
• Set design standards and parameters
• Responsible for Conceptual, Scheme and Detail design, several design schemes, approval of calculations, or the checking of one off (bespoke) calculations        
• Lead production of design to meet cost, quality and safety requirements     
• Produce cost estimate, resource plan and project programme
• Carry out assessments as a Technical Professional to give independent advice                                                                          
• Ensuring product meets customer requirements and specifications
• Ensure any variations to the work are identified and agreed
• Maintaining and improving customer relations to develop business opportunities
• Review sub-contractors work and performance
• Lead of design reviews, safety reviews (risk assessments/ HAZOP’s) from technical standpoint within discipline
• Ensure quality and delivery of design documentation throughout the design process including scope of works, method statements, risk assessments, technical files and other technical documentation to comply with design standards, safety legislation/regulatory requirements and the needs of the client
• Management of installation, commissioning and operating documents
• Allocation of work to other members of team in order to ensure delivery of design to quality, time and budget Selection, strategy and management of work to sub-contractors
• Experience of working to safety systems to BS EN 61508, BS EN 61511, BS EN 60204 and BS EN 13849
• Membership of appropriate institutions is preferred e.g. IET
• High Level of commercial awareness which would ideally be gained from another highly regulated industry such as the water industry
• Demonstrable competence in a design/delivery position within a project based environment
• Substantial technical experience in Electrical, Control and Instrumentation Engineering specifically low voltage design work experience and electromagnetic compatibility and the 6100 range of standards
• Experience in the preparation of design estimates, resource plans and programme
• Proven experience of leading a technical team within a professional project delivery environment

Person Specification:
• HND or Degree in Electrical or Instrumentation Engineering
• Ideally be chartered but not essential
• Full UK driver’s licence as some travelling between offices will be required
• SC security clearance is an essential requirement