Electrical Control and Instrumentation Design Engineer – Bamber Bridge, Lancashire

Electrical Control and Instrumentation Design Engineer

James Fisher and Sons plc.

Bamber Bridge, Lancashire


EC&I Design Engineer
Bamber Bridge, Preston
Permanent position

The Company:
James Fisher Nuclear (JFN) provides cutting edge specialist engineering, manufacturing and technical services to the nuclear and other high integrity industry.
The flexibility, technical expertise and integration of James Fisher Nuclear's (JFN) multi-disciplined design teams is the basis of many effective and valuable long-term relationships with major companies within the nuclear industry.

The Role:
The EC&I Design Engineer is a Design Engineer with responsibility for undertaking or complying with Design Tasks, Project Management Interaction, Tendering Tasks, Quality Compliance and Health & Safety.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

Design Tasks:
Carrying out specific design tasks to meet the time, cost and quality requirements of projects. This may include but not be limited to scheme design generation consisting of design briefs, User requirements specifications, software definition documents, block cable diagrams and scheme design review along with other associated duties.
Detail design generation consisting of software system specifications & system Schematics, panel layouts, cable / detail functional calculations, detail functional calculations and detail design review.

Production of manufacturing documentation consisting of;

  • Wiring / single line diagrams
  • Schedules
  • PLC / software code
  • Module / integration tests
  • Factory acceptance tests
  • Method statements
  • Operation, maintenance and installation manuals
  • Technical construction files

In addition take part in Client meetings, Testing activities, Commissioning activities, Post project review meetings and maintaining the project’s working folder in addition to checking of deliverables produced by other team members.

Project Management Interaction will include interacting with project management staff to achieve the best outcome for the projects such as agree remaining work durations, highlight (at the earliest opportunity) when a task will not be completed to a previously agreed timescale and identify and report change.

Tendering Tasks:

This may include but not be limited to:

  • Production of concept designs
  • Estimating durations for design of tender items
  • Composing technical responses to quotation requests
  • Quality Compliance:
  • Complying with JFN’s quality policies and procedures, with particular emphasis on;

Design procedure:
Document numbering and control along with the approval of Suppliers and Sub-Contractors.

Health & Safety – Complying with JFN’s health and safety policies and procedures, with particular emphasis on;

  • Take  reasonable  care for own health and safety and the health and safety of others
  • Report all accidents and near misses to their Line Manager or Safety Representative
  • Not operate any equipment they have not been specifically trained to use


The Person:
Has participated in a variety of diverse projects or activities ranging in both size and complexity and has an appreciation of manufacturing, assembly and test techniques.
Has the ability to manage his / her own workload and self-manage to deliver tasks, and the ability to make prioritisation decisions on non-critical or process driven work.
Ability to read, understand and work to procedures and standards and work as part of a team and supervise or guide others in the delivery of similar tasks.
You will be expected to need general supervision and ask for direction when required and also be competent in the production of standard design deliverables with an awareness of relevant design tools, techniques and methods.
Also, have an awareness of legislation and regulations applicable to their role and the projects they are working on

Qualifications & Experience:
AutoCAD experience is essential and Amtech/EPLAN would be desirable

Due to the volume of applications we receive for our vacancies, on occasion applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment’

A great opportunity to join a FTSE250 business on a permanent basis.

James Fisher and Sons are committed to taking positive action on diversity and strongly encourage applications for candidates from all backgrounds.  We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and recognise that our success depends on our talented and diverse workforce. For more information Click here’

James Fisher and Sons plc and all subsidiary businesses are committed to creating a diverse workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. For further information on the James Fisher group please visit www.james-fisher.com.