National Nuclear Laboratory

Current Vacancies

Senior Control, Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer

Contract type:
Full Time
Preston, Lancashire
Job Category:
Working Arrangements:
Posted on:
14th November 2023
Closing date:
5th December 2023
Job reference:
Salary starting at £53,723


Job Description for Senior Control, Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer:

As part of our Engineering team, you’ll not only be able to get involved with a huge variety of projects, but you’ll also have lots of opportunity to drive them through from start to finish – allowing you to see the impact your work has in a real-world environment.

You’ll be part of a team that delivers work to benefit society by advancing cleaner energy, protecting the environment, and keeping everyone safe.

We’re looking for a versatile and experienced Senior EC&I Engineer who can take projects from the functional design specification through to delivery, managing all the relevant technical documentation throughout.

We’re looking for someone who is looking to push their career to the next level.

Someone keen to work and grow as part of an integrated team.

The location for this role is flexible and can be based at Risley, Preston or Sellafield.

Main Responsibilities

Main Responsibilities for Senior Control, Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer:

  • Get involved with the whole project lifecycle.
  • Take the lead in developing CE&I designs to national and international standards.
  • Work with the wider engineering and business teams in developing safety related systems to BS EN 61508, BS EN ISO 13849-1.
  • Work with the construction and commissioning team by providing CE&I support.
  • Work with a team of junior engineers to guide their design activities.
  • Work with the CE&I Discipline Lead Engineer to identify and develop business improvements.
  • Engage in the employee development program to support your technical and behavioural growth.

Ideal Candidate

Essential Criteria for Senior Control, Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer:

  • Someone with a degree in an Electrical Engineering discipline or closely related subject together with a good level of design office experience.
  • Someone with a good knowledge and experience in following an accredited design / engineering process to deliver an assured design / system that meets all required statutory site and national safety standards.
  • Someone with the ability to work well within a design environment and other engineering disciplines.
  • Ability to obtain SC level security clearance (this includes but is not limited to identity, employment, financial and criminal record checks plus 5 years’ worth of UK residency).

Desirable Criteria for Senior Control, Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer:

  • A Chartered or Incorporated Engineer, or someone working towards professional registration, although equivalent experience will be taken into consideration.
  • A working knowledge of the requirements of PUWER and UKCA marking.
  • Experience of the nuclear sector.
  • Knowledge of Sellafield Standards.

NNL has a proactive approach to supporting technical skills development and personal growth.

Professional Membership Fees Paid – e.g. IET Membership fees , Engineering Council, etc.

If you think you’ve most but not all the skills, then apply as you may find you have the skills but not recognise them.

About The Company

NNL is an incredible place to work. A place where people do things that have never been done before. A place where people push boundaries to further themselves, the business and society as a whole.

This is a place where personal and professional opportunities are limitless. If you want to change the world, if you want to tackle climate change, if you want to help advance medical science, if you want to help put things in space, if you want to answer the big questions, if you want to work with extraordinary materials, if you want to meet great people, learn new skills, challenge yourself, work flexibly, and build a long successful career with the power to make a real impact… you can do it all here.

NNL has a vision for Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity (ED&I) where NNL aims to be an inclusive workplace that attracts diverse talent through transparent and equal policies and procedures. We want you and the diverse mix of people that we employ, customers that we service and stakeholders that we influence to feel valued. We encourage a workplace culture where everyone can thrive with a sense of belonging.

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