Electrical, Control and Instrumentation (EC&I) Technician / Engineer in Jacobs at Warrington, England, United Kingdom

Website Jacobs

This listing is about Jacobs in Warrington, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

Your Impact

At Jacobs, we’ll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay, free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships.

We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.


Jacobs is currently recruiting for an Electrical, Control and Instrumentation (EC&I) Technician/ Engineer to join our team and ensure successful design, operation and maintenance of our Materials Science & Structural Integrity laboratories at Birchwood Park, Warrington.

These facilities deliver a diverse range of testing, machining, fabrication and services, mostly in support of the nuclear industry and associated markets.

Jacobs is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets.

The Role

Responsibilities include

  • Providing a wide range of electrical, control and instrumentation support, serving a state of the art materials and corrosion laboratory
  • Fault finding and repairing existing control and instrumentation systems
  • Designing, drawing, building and installing bespoke panels and instrumentation (with greatest emphasis on the practical aspects of building and installing)
  • Running cables and trays
  • Working with the design team to ensure all schematics and cable schedules are correct and updated
  • Carrying out electrical testing and commissioning of plant
  • Carrying out repairs to workshop plant and machinery
  • Using and preparing electrical schematic drawings
  • Working on the control of pressure and heating systems, control of servo-hydraulic and servo-electrical rigs, a wide range of instrumentation for measuring test data and associated data acquisition systems
  • Reactive and preventative maintenance on electrical systems
  • Compliance with the 18th Edition IET wiring regulations
  • Safety should always be the first priority for any tasks undertaken.

The successful candidate will have excellent practical electrical skills and will be able to analyse faulty control and instrumentation systems, in a logical manner such that faults can be identified and repaired.

We are looking for someone who will be able to plan, organise and prioritise their own work within a team. This is a wide ranging role and a willingness to question and learn will be essential. This will involve good communication, often across multiple disciplines to deliver customer requirements efficiently and effectively. The ideal candidate will have excellent problem solving skills and take a positive, proactive and enthusiastic approach to delivering to tight deadlines.

The role will be a mix of both hands-on work within the laboratory, and desk based design.

The role is predominantly a Monday to Friday standard working week; however, there may be occasional requirements to work outside of these hours with advanced notice.

Due to the nature of the work being undertaken, security clearance will be required prior to commencement of employment.

Here’s What You’ll Need

The successful candidate will have the following

  • Time served apprenticeship (or equivalent experience) completed in a relevant discipline
  • Formal qualification in a relevant discipline such as Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • Experience of hands-on control and instrumentation engineering is essential, and applicants must have strong practical skills and experience
  • Experience of designing/maintaining EC&I equipment in hazardous areas, CompEx certification would be an advantage
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • A strong commitment to safety
  • The ability to interrogate PLC’s, write basic software programmes and use CAD would be an advantage but is not essential and candidates without this experience will be considered.

Candidates with a variety of levels of experience will be considered and training will be provided as appropriate.

If you believe you have the necessary knowledge and enthusiasm to succeed in this position then we would like to hear from you.

What do you get?

  • A competitive reward package
  • Work life balance – we offer flexible working; we have core and flex hours in all our permanent office locations
  • Family friendly benefits – maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • International opportunities – As an 60,000 strong community of colleagues operating in 60 counties you will have access to international career opportunities
  • For your peace of mind we offer life insurance benefit on top of a contributory pension scheme, as well as income protection and life assurance benefit
  • To support you throughout your career you will have access to an Employee Assistance programme, which can offer anything from financial advice to mental health support and counselling sessions.

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs.

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave.

This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here.

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team.

Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know.

Job Reference ID CMS000374

Company: Jacobs

Vacancy Type:  

Job Location: Warrington, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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