Senior EC&I Engineer
Cumbria Cumbria
9d ago

The Role : Design Tasks

Design Tasks

Carrying out specific design tasks to meet the time, cost and quality requirements of projects. This may include but not be limited to :

Scheme design generation consisting of :

  • Design briefs
  • User requirements specifications
  • Software definition documents
  • Block cable diagrams
  • Control philosophy documents
  • Scheme functional calculations
  • Scheme design risk assessments
  • Directive compliance assessments
  • Scheme design review
  • Detail design generation consisting of;
  • Software system specifications
  • System Schematics
  • Panel layouts
  • Cable / detail functional calculations
  • Detail functional calculations
  • Detail design risk assessments
  • Directive compliance assessments
  • Detail design review
  • Production of manufacturing documentation consisting of;
  • Wiring / single line diagrams
  • Schedules
  • PLC / software code
  • Module / integration tests
  • Factory acceptance tests
  • Method statements
  • Operation, maintenance and installation manuals
  • Technical construction files
  • Client meetings
  • Testing activities
  • Commissioning activities
  • Post project review meetings
  • Checking and approving of deliverables produced by other team members

    Technically Responsible Person Role

  • For a specific project or projects;
  • Be accountable for the technical management and delivery within time cost and quality
  • Maintain technical compliance with the contract and resolve technical conflicts where possible
  • Ensure cross discipline integration
  • Assist the project management staff in :
  • Understanding the technical delivery such that they may manage budget / expenditure information
  • Reviewing progress and the critical path
  • Identify and minimise exposure to risk
  • Identify and report change
  • Promote cohesion across the project team
  • Technical Mentoring

    Act as mentor to a number of engineering staff to :

  • Develop their technical knowledge and understanding
  • Provide support in achieving developmental goals
  • Encourage staff to develop their personal competencies
  • The Company :

    Our client has been established for over 20 years locally and is focused on delivering design solutions to the nuclear industry, specialising in the design of mechanical handling plant and equipment, the design and installation of plant control systems and the provision of support to plant safety reviews.

    Essential Skills / Qualifications :

  • Degree / HND / Higher Apprenticeship in a related discipline
  • Has been responsible for a variety of diverse projects or activities ranging in both size and complexity.
  • Sound appreciation of manufacturing, assembly and test techniques
  • A high level of commercial awareness.
  • Sufficient technical knowledge and understanding of the industry to be able to technically lead a team, shape the outcome of a project and encourage and assist others in the delivery of that project
  • Ability to manage his / her own workload and self-manage to deliver tasks
  • Ability to make prioritisation decisions on work
  • Ability to read, understand and shape new procedures and standards
  • Is expected to need management rather than supervision
  • Is expected to be proficient in the production of standard design deliverables
  • Is expected to be an experienced user of relevant design tools, techniques and methods
  • About Fircroft :

    Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide.

    By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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