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Electrical, Control & Instrumentation Engineers (EC&I)

  • Job reference: EN-002925
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear, Power
  • Location: Bristol
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Our growing team is looking for an Electrical, Control & Instrumentation (EC&I) Engineer who thrives on making a strong personal contribution and who is motivated to help make the organisation a little better every day. You want to deliver – for yourself, for the organisation and for the client.

We need an experienced EC&I engineer who wants to solve and deliver electrical, control and instrumentation engineering solutions to clients and who aspires to progress their technical career within the Nuclear sector. You’ll enjoy working with others, sometimes directly at client sites, sometimes from our offices, and always seeking to be forward thinking and going the extra mile to help us maintain our excellent performance.

Does this sound like you? In which case, we’d love you to apply for this role.
About the Team
Following our recent major wins across the Nuclear New Build Market, SNC-Lavalin are now poised play a key role in the development of the design of the next generation of Nuclear Power Stations. We are therefore seeking individuals to join us in delivering key facilities, systems and components across the full spectrum of the power station and continue supporting our clients in the Nuclear Generation and Decommissioning Markets.

As part of our Nuclear & Power business, our team specialises in taking on the most challenging engineering projects and opportunities that exist across the board, from technical leadership to project management. With existing relationships with the major operators in the nuclear sector, we offer a stimulating variety of work, within a team which is rapidly developing to meet the challenge of nuclear new build.

Based in Bristol, our EC&I team is one of our most culturally diverse, with people from all around the world. Whilst your office base will be in Bristol, flexibility in work location is a must – from time to time our clients do call on our team to deliver work from their sites.
What you’ll be doing
Working for our Nuclear Generation business you will be part of a team of electrical, control and instrumentation engineering professionals. You will be happy to undertake technical work individually or as part of a project team and to take responsibility for managing your own delivery to agreed timescales and budget. The role will entail document and drawing production and review for multiple projects, working closely with clients within their premises as well as remotely, developing opportunities and winning work. Enjoying technical work as well as interaction with people is key to your success.

Day-to-day activities will include:

• Full lifecycle of activities from requirements capture, through front end and detailed design, implementation oversight and support and testing and commissioning together with design substantiation.
• Projects including refurbishments of old ageing design and new design, and with a wide range of electrical, control and instrumentation equipment, analogue (non-smart) and digital (smart) instrumentation and systems (relay-based, solid state, PLC).
• Safety Case involvement and reliability engineering.

You’ll need to have
You’ll enjoy taking on a range of challenges, some technical, some wider business-oriented; all of which help us to run a strong business. You’ll want to work with customers and with teams who deliver to their customers and you’ll be adaptable and happy to cope with uncertainty. As soon as you’re presented with a problem, you are focused on how to resolve it, whatever it might be.

You don’t just tackle these things alone. You enjoy discussing and agreeing how to solve complex issues with your colleagues. And overall, you get satisfaction from building relationships with clients and with colleagues. You enjoy getting to know people and working out how you can have a positive impact on them – whether delivering something for a client or helping to win more work.

In addition to having excellent communication and problem-solving skills you will be able to demonstrate the following:
• Degree qualified Electrical, Control and Instrumentation Engineer.
• Actively working towards chartership and membership of a professional institution.
• A reasonable amount of demonstrable experience delivering E,C&I solutions as part of a project team.
• Strong technical background, including an awareness of all the different activities undertaken as part of a C&I project lifecycle.
• FEED experience is strongly desirable.
• Commercial awareness is strongly desirable.
• An appreciation of project and client management.
• Experience in Safety Case production is desirable, although not essential.
About us
This is an exciting time for us, we are diversifying our portfolio to become a more global organisation, while also continuing to grow our services in the Nuclear and Power sector in the UK. As part of a larger SNC Lavalin global business, there will be opportunities to develop your skills and experience in the UK working across all our clients and also for international travel.
Flexible working options may be considered for this vacancy.

We develop individuals through a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. We encourage participation in all forms of training and have an active programme of in-house as well as external training for all our staff.
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview. 

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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