Principal EC&I Engineer (Instrumentation biased) 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.

About The Opportunity

A Senior / Principal EC&I Engineer is required to undertake detail design activities.

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, able to work independently, and have demonstrable engineering experience, be confident in their own ability to lead and deliver the Instrumentation scope on a project.

The Principal engineer shall be instrumentation biased with an ability to develop process control panel schematics with a demonstrable knowledge of process instrumentation and an ability to work closely with Process Engineers, Mechanical engineers, PDMS and Civil Engineers to deliver an EC&I design.

The candidate shall also be able to, support EC&I Designers to develop panel schematics based on Sequence and Interlock Definition Documents (SIDD). The candidate shall be familiar with AVEVA design tools (AVEVA Instrumentation and AVEVA Electrical).

The candidate shall be familiar with the following

Good knowledge of Profibus networks and Profibus instrumentation design.

Develop Instrument Schedules, Block Cable Diagrams, and Instrument Data Sheets.

Develop control panel schematic diagrams.

Support the PDMS team in developing the 3D plant model.

Support other Engineers and Designers and allocate and direct work in close liaison with the Lead EC&I Engineer.

Develop schemes for Instrument Loop Drawings, Hook-Up Drawings, and Instrument Mounting Drawings.

Perform all assigned work to agreed Safety, Health & Environmental standards and demonstrate a commitment to attaining high levels of HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) performance.

Participate in and advise on all design activities and initiatives, including documentation review etc.

Ensure that all designs are to required standards and that the project objectives are met. Ensure that the work is completed to the agreed schedule.

Preparation of project instrument schedules, design, Including instrument sizing and selection, calculations and verification checks

Knowledge of steam system instrumentation.

Here’s What You’ll Need

Here’s What You Will Need

Developing Instrumentation Schedules, Instrument Data Sheets.

  • Must have sound knowledge of process instrumentation.
  • Must have sound knowledge of Profibus PA and DP networks.
  • Must have a sound knowledge of electrical panel design processes.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members.
  • Knowledge of AVEVA Instrumentation and AVEVA Electrical shall be advantageous.
  • Preference is to have a P1 pass however, this is not mandatory.
  • Familiar with Electrical design principles.
  • Knowledge of Low Voltage Directive.
  • Knowledge of Minimum Design Safety Principles.

Our Culture

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 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 CMS0002WI

Company: Jacobs

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Job Location: Warrington, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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