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Senior/principal electrical control & instrumentation designer

Job Profile

One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, Mott MacDonald is a multisector consultancy providing engineering, management, and development services on projects in 150 countries. With over 16,000 of the best people working on a diverse range of challenges, we’re helping our clients deliver sustainable infrastructure and development solutions. We have a collegiate and collaborative culture which values equality and diversity, and we take proactive steps to create an inclusive workplace. Together, we are opening opportunities with connected thinking. If this sounds like somewhere you'd like to work, click apply to continue with your application.

We – the Energy Unit, specifically the Power, Process & Nuclear division are recruiting for a senior electrical, control and instrumentation (EC&I) designer to join our growing team in Altrincham.

The requirement is for a EC&I designer with proven experience in drafting/design of EC&I systems in industrial / nuclear sector. In majority the work will include production of drawings in AutoCAD / Revit MEP including support to deliverables produced by engineer / senior engineer and coordination of work between CE&I and civil structural & architectural (CS&A) disciplines.
The candidate shall have the ability to work as part of integrated delivery team and with minimal supervision. The senior EC&I designer shall be able to draft / design systems based on concept / sketches provided by the engineer / senior engineer and update in line with comments received. The drawings produced will also include detailed information in relation to i.e. part numbers, termination details therefore understanding of EC&I systems is essential.

Job Description

Provide input into:
  • Programmes, reporting on progress
  • Quality plans / keep up to date document tracker
  • Site survey reports
  • Installation method statements
  • CS&A requirements
  • Produce CE&I design drawings / documentation including: -
  • Detailed equipment location / elevation drawings (double line dimension level of information)
  • Detailed cable routing drawings including components specification
  • Single line diagrams / block cable diagrams for electrical distribution system (LV) and other building services i.e. fire alarms including information obtained from calculation documents and relevant schedules
  • Detailed design of earthing diagrams, lighting and small power layout drawings, termination schedules/diagrams and manufacturing drawings
  • Attendance at relevant project meetings and workshops
  • Attendance and support to the senior engineer during presentation at single and multi-discipline design reviews
  • Produce minutes of meetings
  • Site surveys & production of survey notes
  • Occasional visits to site / client office will also be required
  • Liaison with suppliers and stakeholders

Candidate Specification

  • Appropriate qualification in the relevant discipline e.g. HNC minimum
  • Proven ability in delivering engineering solutions
  • Previous experience of similar role, undertaking duties as described above
  • Understanding of the design process and experience in all stages of design (concept, preliminary through to detail design stage)
  • Evidence of having a sound working knowledge and experience of relevant standards (BS7671) and legislation
  • Capable of arranging own work, able to work with minimal supervision to meet challenging client deadlines
  • Knowledge of the Sellafield Ltd management system (SLMS) would be an advantage
  • Good working knowledge of SL design procedures and standards in particular the electrical supply infrastructure series of standards would be advantage
  • P1/P4 pass holders advantageous
  • Candidates must be eligible for security clearance
Design Tools / Software
Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook), AutoCAD (essential) Revit MEP (preferred)

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.

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