C&I Design Engineer

Posted 31 October 2023
Salary £52.44 - 52.44 per hour
Job type Contract - Full Time
Discipline Utilities, Power & Telecoms
Contact NameTheo King

Job description

I have a fantastic opportunity for a motivated candidate to join one of the largest UK projects in the nuclear and defence sector. This project has real longevity and a chance to sharpen your skill son one of the most prestigious jobs in the UK.

Job Role - C&I Design Engineer

Location - Reading

Contract Length - 18 Months

Pay Rates - £52.44 (Inside IR35)

This role will be very well suited for a candidate that Is able to provide technical knowledge and guidance from a C&I bias into the nuclear and defence sector. The ideal C&I deign engineer will also have time spent in the nuclear sector and understand the complexities of these projects.

Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure RLI of Quality of Engineering in discipline and compliance with the Design Control Plan.
  • Ensure compliance in all activities undertaken, with company safety, quality, environmental, security and health requirements.
  • Applying the requirements EPIC Roadmap for Major Projects to all C&I Engineering design activities, and ensuring the delivery of compliant design documentation.
  • Contributing to the development of the Design Configuration Plan, Project Interface Schedule and Design Programme.
  • Prepare and lead design reviews.
  • To deliver C&I Engineering designs which comply with the requirements of the Design Safety Principles.
  • Ensuring that the C&I Engineering design is compatible with the safety case.
  • Identification, documentation and management of all C&I Engineering design team interfaces.
  • Undertaking and over-viewing engineering design, installation, commissioning and maintenance requirements of a regulated site.


  • Solid experience as C&I Engineer and Working knowledge of UK & EU standards
  • Knowledge of Safety Instrumented Systems and Programmable Control Systems (PLC)
  • Design and Build for Electromagnetic Compatibility.
  • Electrical schematics and P&I Diagrams/Cable schedules and block diagrams/Control panel design and layout.
  • Nuclear Regulations and Design Codes
  • HND or Equivalent and Chartered Engineer - beneficial

This role will require active clearances so please bare this in mind when applying.

If you are keen on this role and would like to apply, please call me on 02393 876037 or email me at theo.king@carringtonwest.com.