Senior EC&I Engineer

Requisition Number:  12308

Preston, LAN, GB, PR4 0XJ

Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse’s mission to provide clean energy solutions? At Westinghouse, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.


If this sounds like an environment you would thrive in, we have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Electrical, Controls & Instrumentation Engineer, in Preston, Lancashire, UK


Your Day-to-Day:


  • Responsible for the development of EC&I drawings: Block Cable Diagrams, Single Line Diagrams etc.
  • Production of cable calculations by hand or in Amtech and lighting calculations in Dialux/Relux.
  • Checking of others work ensuring that design deliverables are produced to a high standard and compliant with all relevant internal and client procedures.
  • Production of technical documents such as Basis of Design, Testing Strategies/Schedules, Method Statements etc.
  • Take ownership of design deliverables throughout the design, construction, installation, commissioning, operations and decommissioning phases of a project and ensure that the Design Intent is maintained.
  • Produce and check CDM Risk Registers
  • Produce and check documentation required for Technical Files of new products / plant and equipment.
  • Presentation of technical solutions to clients and others in both formal and informal settings, allowing for a broad range of technical knowledge in any audience.
  • Present technical solutions at design reviews and HAZOPs
  • Support in the development of project safety case including HAZID and HAZOP attendance, production of basis of safety documents (Hazard Management Strategy) and engineering substantiation (design/engineering justification).
  • Develop estimates, deliverables required and programme logic at bid/tender stage.  Whilst also providing input in to cost to complete.
  • Manage a team of engineers/designers to deliver the engineering scope as required by the project.
  • Mentor a team of engineers/designers to improve their own skill sets and enhance the company’s capabilities,
  • Develop and manage/maintain good working relationships with key counterparts in client or partner organisations
  • Producing and assessing concessions and technical queries.
  • Preparing and reviewing quality plans for single discipline work packages.


Who You Are:
As a successful candidate, you will bring the following to the team:

  • At least 5+ years’ experience in industry - of which at least 2 years at Engineer level - nuclear industry or other highly regulated sector preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred
  • Chartered Member of the IET (preferred)
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the UK
  • Detailed knowledge of standards, regulations, codes and directives and how they should be applied
  • Proven knowledge of the theories, principles, practices and techniques of EC&I design
  • Strong knowledge in the production of Technical Files for new products / plant and equipment
  • Experience of design in accordance with the IET 18th edition (BS7671)
  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Understanding of CAE packages



  • Ability to undertake technical tasks and also disclose their technical limitations
  • Able to work independently without direct supervision
  • Willingness to mentor more junior engineers and designers.
  • Work effectively in a team
  • Ability to work well with all levels of management, executive leadership and support staff
  • A professional attitude and a ‘can do’ approach to problem solving
  • Ability to identify discipline-related design changes and assess of their commercial impacts.
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Strong communicator
  • Able to produce documentation that is technically accurate, grammatically correct, correctly formatted and professionally presented.
  • Reinforces nuclear professionalism, and in particular Health, Safety and Environment Standards
  • Actively promotes a positive delivery focussed culture where exceeding Client expectations is the norm
  • Maintain own knowledge of new technologies and equipment advances and disseminate such information as appropriate.
  • Proactive and driven approach to work, taking ownership of the tasks required to be completed under their remit.


Why Westinghouse?

Westinghouse Electric Company is the global nuclear energy industry’s first choice for safe, clean, and efficient energy solutions. We enable our delivery of this vision by living our value system:

  • Safety and Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Customer Focus and Innovation
  • Speed and Passion to Win
  • Teamwork and Accountability


Westinghouse offers competitive benefits to all our employees around the globe to keep them healthy and enhance their well-being.  In the UK the following are representative of what we offer:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Life insurance
  • Pensions
  • Opportunities for Flexible Work Arrangements


While our Global Headquarters are located in Cranberry Township, PA, we have over 9,000 employees working at locations in 19 different countries.

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