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Principal EC&I Engineer

  • Job reference: 924420
  • Location: Cumbria
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Control, Instrumentation, Electrical, Nuclear
  • Date posted: 19/03/2019


  • To be part of the management team to deliver and manage the CNC Encrypted Communications project
  • 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.

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
  • Promote a good working relationship.

Preferential Experience:

  • Educated to HNC / HND or degree in a relevant engineering discipline or a chartered engineering member of an appropriate institute.
  • Has current RE status
  • Currently SC security cleared.

If you are interested or require any more infomration, please apply above.

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