Post Title: Graduate EC&I Design Engineer
Post No: 031
Department: Major Projects
Reports to: Project Manager
Responsible for: Preparation of E&I Design Packs to client specification requirements
Grade/Salary: TBA
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week. Monday – Friday
Term: Permanent PAYE
Transport: Own Transport



Job Description

The postholder will support the project team in the preparation of electrical, control and instrument design packages to client design brief requirements.  Based at the company head office, Wigan premises, duties include feasibility studies, site surveys, conceptual designs, preparation of detailed design packs for site installation purposes, review of design documents, submission of design packages for client acceptance, update of documents to As-built status and handover of design file at completion.

General Arrangement drawings, Schematic diagrams, equipment schedules, cable schedules, cable calculations, load calculations, I.S calculations, Block cable diagrams, Data sheets, Electrical Single Line Diagrams, Cable routing drawings, specification of equipment, design reviews and completion of handover records. Input into EHS file, lighting calculations, Heating Calculations, Design Risk Register


Key Responsibilities

  1. Feasibility studies and site surveys
  2. Conceptual Designs
  3. Document Control
  4. Attendance at design review meetings
  5. Use of excel spreadsheets and Word documents.
  6. Use of Amtech cable calculation software
  7. Use of AutoCAD software
  8. Use of Lighting Calculation software
  9. Preparation and update of design risk register
  10. Handover to project delivery team
  11. Specification of materials
  12. Prioritise Workload
  13. Communication with clients/suppliers in a professional manner as required by the company.
  14. Maintain a good company image at all times.
  15. Maintain an up to date knowledge of current legislation and guidelines applicable to the role
  16. Maintain an up to date knowledge of client standard specifications.
  17. Comply fully with the company policy and procedures.
  18. Commitment to further training and development courses.
  19. Preparation of detailed design packs to company standards including GAs, load calculations, lighting calculations, I.S Calculations, Heating calculations, Block Cable Diagrams, Instrument Loops, Hook Up Drawings, Termination schedules, data sheets, Single line diagrams, schematic diagrams, cable routing drawings, equipment location drawings, Design Scope of Work

Person Specificaion


Essential Qualifications



Essential Knowledge & Experience



Essential Skills

  • Ability to contribute to the continued development of the company
  • Work as part of a team
  • Energy and Commitment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload and manage strict deadlines
  • Good telephone manner
  • Good IT & Analytical Skills
  • Accuracy & attention to detail
  • Fault finding and ability to read and understand schematic design drawings


Essential Requirements

  • Use of own mobile phone where necessary


Desirable Qualifications

  • Degree – electrical / EC&I / E&I engineering
  • COMPEX Ex 12


Desirable Knowledge & Experience

  • Work or Industrial experience


Desirable Skills

  • Use Initiative
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • A keen interest in the type of engineering projects the company are involved in – Oil & Gas, Hydrogen, Renewables


Desirable Requirements

  • Full UK clean driving license
  • Use of own transport for work purposes where necessary

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