Principal E,C&I Engineer

Salary: £40.00 - £50.00 per hour - Ltd.

Industry: Nuclear

Job Type: Contract

Location: North West

Reference: 28696-sc

Expiration date: 10 May 2018


An assignment is available for an experienced Principal E, C&I Engineer to work on UK based Nuclear projects in our clients Cumbria design office.

Roles and Responsibilities:

To be part of the management team to deliver and manage several projects / sub-contractors across the Cumbrian Site.
This person must be capable of working without direct supervision and have the ability to translate a client requirement into a meaningful engineering solution.
Good communication and negotiation skills are essential and the aptitude to drive a team of engineers is crucial.
Engineering design experience is fundamental and nuclear experience is preferable but not essential.

Person Specification:

Responsibilities will include:

  • Responsible for the Engineering Quality of the project delivery, ensuring compliance with client specifications and engineering standards. The role works alongside the Project Manager to ensure scope changes and time are managed.
  • Responsible, in co-operation with Client Project Engineers, for the technical quality of all conceptual designs, design schemes and detail drawings and associated design documentation.
  • Maintains compliance with Engineering Standards and applicable legislation
  • To participate in Design Reviews and, where appropriate, organise such reviews. Ensure that subsequent design meets the projects' requirements.
  • Maintain the technical capability of the delivery team, identify and cover capability shortfalls.
  • Ensuring the confidentiality and security of data and information received from clients
  • Ensuring the requirements of the Health & Safety of Work act, CDM, Machineries Directive, and the COSHH regulations are understood and complied with.
  • Report to the Project Management Team when project risks have been realised, or additional risks arise.
  • To be the principle focal point for liaison with Client Engineering Management Personnel.
  • Maintain effective discipline.
  • Maintain an overview of the project and provide direction on project process, communications and consistency of approach.


Essential Experience : 

  • Degree or HNC in Electrical Engineering
  • Ideally a Chartered engineer or working towards Chartered status with a relevant professional body.