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Active since 30-11-2015 Job category Engineering - Engineering
Location Derbyshire Level Mid-Senior level
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Permanent contract
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Electrical and Instrumentation Engineer – Derbyshire - Contract

We're looking for skilled, expert and motivated people who'll help us meet national needs in transportation, energy and water. Our future success depends on having the very best team of people who will help us to meet our customers’ needs by providing our solutions faster, with more innovation and at less cost.

This is where you come in:

Due to the rapid expansion of Costain’s business both within the UK and internationally we have a requirement for an E&I Engineer to support our expanding Engineering team. You will provide hands-on experience in project execution from conceptual design, feasibility studies and front-end design activities to detailed design, installation and commissioning.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • The E&I Engineer should be familiar with applicable European and International standards (e.g. IEC, ANSI, NEMA, API, etc) and their application
  • Liaise with the Design Manager, Quality Advisor and other personnel appointed to the project to co-ordinate resources
  • Prepare progress reports to the Project Manager and project planner for inclusion into main programme
  • Attend meetings as required and provide reports on project compliance issues.
  • Work with the Design Coordinator and Project Engineers to assist with evaluations of submitted designs and check compliance with current specifications / standards and all relevant legislation.
  • Check and review the design of communications and control systems and components.
  • Prepare and review Instrument and equipment schedules, termination diagrams, block cable diagrams, routing diagrams, loop drawings and site layouts.
  • Complete intrinsic safety assessments, safety integrity calculations and assessments and cause and effects diagrams
  • Participate in HAZOP, CHAZOP , SIL, Safe Working Design, Fire Safety Assessments
  • Preparation of specifications and data sheets for instrumentation
  • Review vendor drawings, technical bids and factory inspection tests
  • Prepare and review of technical specifications, requisitions and cost estimates
  • Prepare schedules and work procedures
  • Prepare the scope of work and Inspection and Test plans for all instrumentation sub-systems
  • Ensure timely and accurate completion of project databooks.
  • Maintain and assist in the continuous improvement of the company Quality Management system.
  • Assist in design review by implementing Process Safety initiatives.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Evidence of experience of major UK multi-disciplinary construction projects
  • Has worked on Compressor, Terminal, offshore or process plant shutdowns and upgrade programs
  • Rotating machinery, gas turbine and VSD experience advantageous
  • Member of or working towards accreditation by a professional institute
  • Has understanding of QMS requirements
  • Knowledge of control, protection, fire and gas detection systems essential
  • Knowledge of Ethernet/IP, ControlNet, MODBUS and Profibus advantageous
  • Aware of the requirements of the implementation of Safety Integrity Levels, DSEAR / ATEX legislation, hazardous area classification and BSEN 60079
  • Computer literate, good communication and report writing skills


  • Degree qualified in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of five years oil, gas or process industry experience
  • HNC or equivalent qualified In Electrical Engineering with a minimum of seven years oil, gas or process industry experience
  • Holds a Current EUSR safety passport
  • Good knowledge of MS Office software packages. Sharepoint knowledge desirable.
  • Full UK Driving License
  • Along with the opportunities a vibrant, challending and growing business can offer you, you will receive a competitive salary, holiday allowance, company car (if required for the role), pension, and other benefits.

To be considered for the above opportunity you must be eligible to live and work in UK, and hold a valid UK drivers licence.

Costain is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Engineering - Engineering
Industry / Industries Consultancy
Region United Kingdom

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Name Joe Wadsworth