E&I Engineer

Greater Manchester
£45,000 - £55,000
29 Mar 2017
Job role
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Client is a well-established chemical manufacturer operating from a top tier COMAH facility in the Manchester area. They are currently seeking to recruit an adept Electrical, Control & Instrumentation Engineer to ensure that all electrical, control & instrument engineering operations and projects, are designed, implemented, and operated within current health, safety and environmental legislation and their own safety regulations.

You will be responsible for the provision of technical guidance to the Engineering Manager who is responsible for the operation, safety and regulatory compliance for all levels of electrical, control & instrument installation. You will be expected to give guidance on the electrical aspects of DSEAR compliance. Audit and assess records for electrical hazardous area inspections, review and checking of equipment specifications and installation standards.

Responsible for the provision and coordination of site-wide electrical, and instrument systems technical support you will also monitor and review performance of electrical engineering management systems and procedures implementing improvements to optimise the efficiency of engineering activities. This will include ensuring that records of SIS, including design intent, performance requirements and settings are maintained and available.

Technically you will be responsible for the review and checking of technical vendor submittals ensuring compliance for all levels of electrical and instrument installations. (One-line diagrams, electrical equipment location drawings, plan drawings, details, schematics, wiring diagrams, etc.)

To be successful in your application for this role you must have a good understanding of maintenance processes and experience of plant engineering activity including the areas of modern engineering methodology. You will have an excellent knowledge of current Health, Safety and Environment Legislation and Engineering Standards as well as having cost awareness and have managed maintenance and capital budgets. Previous experience on a Low or Top Tier COMAH Site would be advantageous

Educated to degree level in Electrical Engineering you will have proven Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering experience ideally within a chemical plant environment

You will have strong basic engineering skills with detailed knowledge of instrumentation and electrical equipment and detailed knowledge of various electrical Codes (e.g. IEEE, IET) and industry instrumentation standards as applied to chemical facilities, working with I&E designers, Process Safety Management (PSM), Management of Change process, and Capital Engineering Processes

You will have general knowledge of process control hardware, software, and associated computer system and infrastructure and a thorough understanding of the engineering documents associated with electrical/instrumentation such as: P&IDs, loop sheets, specification sheets, electrical line diagrams, logic diagrams, installation detail drawings etc.

Interested Electrical Control & Instrument Engineers (EC&I) should apply without delay to Paul Gerrard, Associate Director at EMS International (Recruitment Services) Ltd.