EC&I Designer
Warrington, Cheshire, GB
6d ago

EC&I Designer

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  • Date : 21-May-2021

    Location : Warrington, Cheshire, GB, WA3 6YD

    Company : Babcock

    Job Title : EC&I Designer

    Location : Warrington, Cheshire, GB, WA3 6YD

    Business Unit : Cavendish Nuclear

    Job Purpose

    The EC&I Designer ensures definition of design solution(s) and deliverables to required standards, consistent with whole lifecycle from concept through to in service support.

    The EC&I Designer will have a good understanding of engineering and design practices as relevant to a design discipline including appropriate CAD skills, written and verbal communications skills, and an understanding of Risk Management.

    Major Tasks and Activities :

    The EC&I Designer will generate a wide range of common or complex design situations and problems or detail for assemblies, components or systems.

    Applies knowledge to develop design solutions to a wide range of common or complex design situations & problems under limited technical supervision.

    The EC&I Designer must be fully aware of and adhere to Health & Safety standards and be fully familiar with all authorised documentation, Good Practice Guides and ISO standards, and will be responsible for the following :

  • Prepare & produce drawings throughout design lifecycle and in line with recognised ISO standards to the required; time, cost and quality requirements
  • Promote effective co-operation across Design and other functional teams
  • Prepare, produce and maintain project documentation as required by the design lifecycle, produce and update as built’ / datum pack documentation
  • Liaise with colleagues and stakeholders during design lifecycle to ensure coordination and functionality of design, including contribution to design reviews
  • Develop innovative design solutions and solutions to manufacturing and installation issues by assisting in the resolution of Production and Technical Queries
  • Assist in effective management of the customer, through interfacing with customers and supply chain on design issues and assist with procurement specifications
  • Assist more senior designers in a range of activities including, production of estimates, maintenance and improvement in standard and quality of outputs, production and test organisations with the compilation of test forms and procedures
  • Fulfil Design Lead responsibilities as assigned for single discipline low risk projects
  • The role responsibilities will also cover

  • Contribute to learning from experience (LfE) requirement, during and post project
  • Maintain individual knowledge of current best practice in application of designer expertise across the design lifecycle, including customs and standards.
  • Promote a culture of best practice in design expertise and provide leadership and assist in driving cultural development and change

  • Maintain awareness of developments within the industry, particularly for techniques & tools, physical integration, bill of material controls & management of design maturity
  • Exercise care for own health and safety and that of others as defined by Health and Safety legislation, adhere to endorsed Company policy, procedures and delegations (e.
  • g. Health & Safety, Diversity & Inclusion, Performance & Development Reviews and Finance etc.) Ensure application of highest standards for health and safety in immediate area of responsibility and ensure individual co-operation with respect to company standards about matters on health, safety and environment, ethics and behaviours

  • Support the business winning process through input into or review of tender requirements, including estimates
  • Support business development opportunities in raising the Cavendish Nuclear profile via presentations, academic links, conferences & technical papers, and identify opportunities and new work streams
  • Qualifications / skills / experience


  • ONC / HNC / HND (or equivalent) OR BTEC National Certificate / Diploma (or equivalent) OR appropriate apprenticeship of specialisation
  • Relevant industry experience
  • Knowledge of CAD tools
  • Knowledge of General Engineering Drawing Practice
  • Incorporated Engineer status
  • ICF (Integrated Competency Framework) to be demonstrated or being worked towards.
  • Communications skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines
  • Desirable

  • Member of relevant Professional Institute
  • Breadth and depth of experience in a range of commercial or defence projects
  • What else do I need to know?

  • All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks.
  • Verification of any qualifications / passport / licences must be shown at interview stage.

  • We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview
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