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Control & Instrumentation Design Engineer

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Control & Instrumentation Design Engineer

Stone, Staffordshire - £30000 to £45000



Control & Instrumentation Design Engineer

Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm (37.5 hours per week)

This role is predominantly based in the Orbital office.  Visits to client premises/sites will be infrequent but could involve overnight stays.

This role reports to the Head of Major Projects.

Primary duties

·         Take ownership of the Electrical and Control & Instrumentation elements of project design packages.

·         Produce design packs to client specifications and subsequent modifications within the allocated hours provided for the project.

·         Responsible for development of C&I design packages for Orbital projects.

·         Responsible for development of power and distribution designs at 415V and below.

·         Translate User Requirements Specification into Functional Design Specification for Orbital projects.

·         Produce Conceptual Design documentation and take through to detailed design, data sheets and manufacturing support information.

·         Create material specifications (Bill of Materials) for Procurement to source and purchase.

·         Undertake value engineering activities to address cost or design performance of the solution designs.

·         Effectively maintain design records in line with the Orbital QA system.

·         Producing the factory acceptance test documentation, installation support information and commissioning documentation.

·         Liaise with various disciplines including, Mechanical, Process, Software and CAD in respect to design interface.

·         Attend meetings with the client with respect to design reviews and progress updates in support of the project manager.

  • Have an attention to detail including closely monitoring project schedule and costs to identify ways to reduce costs.

Secondary duties

·         Prepare documentation for Formal Safety Assessments and for O&M manuals.

·         Peer review the designs of fellow Engineers.

·         Participate in Design Working Groups to enhance the design standards within the department.

·         Liaison with suppliers with respect to confirming the specification and equipment performance parameters, and where necessary outline costs for said equipment.

·         Monitor budgeted hours for design work and report back to the Project Manager on progress, any issues and any potential overspend.




Essential skills
·         You must possess a minimum of HNC / HND in Electrical, Control or Instrumentation Engineering or an associated discipline.

·         Knowledge and experience of the design life cycle of a project.

·         Experience working in a structured design engineering environment.

·         Experience of producing designs for the gas distribution or transmission networks, oil and gas or petrochemical industries.

·         Previous experience of producing Electrical or Control & Instrumentation designs for hazardous area applications would be desirable although we would consider applications from individuals who have a working knowledge of ATEX regulations.

·         Good communication skills both written and verbal ensuring you communicate well with your colleagues and the customers.

Desirable skills

·         BEng in Electrical Engineering.

·         Experience of the gas network formal design processes such as IGEM GL5 or National Grid G35, Cadent/NGN G17, SGN PS6 design processes.

·         Familiarisation with Gas Network Design Standards / Specifications.

·         Experience in gas measurement, gas or liquid metering systems, gas sampling systems or gas analysers.