EC&I Equipment Engineer

Location: Bristol, England Salary: £40 - £43 per hour
Sector: Engineering Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Stalla Xystra

Gold Group have a fantastic Contract opportunity for an EC&I Equipment Engineer to join our client in Bristol for a minimum of 6 months. Hourly rate is £40 to £43.

The ideal candidate will have been an Engineering apprentice and have at least 3-5 years' experience in the Marine defence Industry, with a strong Instrumentation or Electrical background with equipment design experience. Relevant experience in other industries will also be acceptable.

Domestic and possible overseas travel may be required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide a professional focus for all aspects of Equipment Engineering on T26 for both C&I and PMS.
  • Decompose and derive C&I and control system equipment requirements and standards applicable to a warship, to which equipment will be designed and accepted, balancing cost and risk against capability and customer requirement
  • Assist in C&I/equipment selection, compliancy, design, testing, integration, installation, commissioning and acceptance phases.
  • Produce and maintain technical/equipment specifications; assist in the development of engineering plans; statements of work; technical assessment of client requirements; and the technical evaluation of supplier bids and correspondence
  • Develop C&I electrical and mechanical designs, producing general arrangement, schematic and wiring drawings with supporting documentation.
  • Be able to assess and advise C&I and technology suitability for application in the intended environment.
  • Produce and maintain ownership of the design deliverable Items, including instrument data sheets, cable schedules, panel/enclosure designs, interface drawings, loop drawings and cable block diagrams, etc.
  • Be capable of CAD drawing C&I equipment and panel designs (preferably AutoCAD), producing general arrangements, assembly, schematic, wiring drawings and supporting documentation.
  • Be able to review design of electrical circuits to meet EMC, Availability, Maintainability and Safety and compliance verification.
  • Produce functional test procedures and support Environment/EMC/Shock qualification of equipment.
  • To review and improve the equipment design lifecycle processes under the guidance of the Principal and Section Lead Engineer

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • HNC in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Instrumentation, Control Engineering or related discipline.
  • 5-7 years minimum experience in an engineering design or C&I environment.
  • Good planning, communications, writing, organisational and co-ordination skills.
  • Experience in specification, design and procurement of instrumentation, control panels (including HMI / PLC).


  • Knowledge of marine or industrial control applications and defence projects.
  • Good understanding of structured design, quality, test and acceptance processes & standards relative to the Military / Marine Installations.
  • Knowledge of environmental certification, CE, Lloyds Rules and statutory regulations. Knowledge of shock related requirements for Military / Marine installations desirable
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) capable. Production of panel general arrangements, wiring diagrams, loop diagrams, Instrument and IO schedules, instrument hook-ups, block cable diagrams, P&ID design experience.
  • Excellent PC skills (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Project, Visio, DOORS, C&I databases / tools).
  • Complexity and Creativity - Problem Solving:
  • Work is multi-disciplined, coordinating various technical resources and functions.
  • Problems may be complex and solutions require creativity within the conflicting parameters of specification, budget and schedule.
  • Problems are both technical and task related.
  • Judgements and Decisions - Advice: The jobholder takes day-to-day decisions relating to the assigned responsibilities, including making recommendations to management for changes to product, C&I solutions, processes and tools in order to achieve project objectives.
  • Financial Information: The jobholder manages their own work within allocated time budgets for the assigned tasks.
  • Contacts and Communications: Continuous discussion internally within the Project and Engineering teams.
  • Regular communication to and from project, line and functional leadership.
  • Contact with significant stakeholders in MOD, customer, user community and sub-contractors.

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for an interview. A copy of our privacy policy can be found here: Gold Group is an equal opportunity & diversity employer. A copy of our equal opportunity & diversity policy can be found here:

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