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Life Science - Senior Electrical & Instrumentation Designer - Warrington Head Office / Hybrid

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Life Science - Senior Electrical & Instrumentation Designer - Warrington Head Office / Hybrid

  • Sector:

    Life Sciences

  • Job type:

    Fixed Term Contract

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Lloyd Bailey

  • Contact email:

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:


Senior Electrical & Instrumentation Designer

Warrington Head Office / Hybrid



Outside IR35


Role Overview

Our client is currently seeking to recruit a Senior Electrical & Instrumentation Designer to join their team in Warrington.


The Senior Electrical & Instrumentation Designer will have the responsibility to support the department through the provision of Electrical and Instrumentation Design Services primarily within the Water Utility Sector.


Role Detail Description:

The Senior Electrical & Instrumentation Designer will work closely with Engineers and Project Managers to support the efficient and effective delivery of engineering & design services.

The post holder will:

  • Provide effective, accurate & efficient Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering design services.
  • Generate electrical installation deliverables in compliance with BS7671 IEE Wiring Regulations and client specifications.
  • Support effective delivery of projects to time, quality, and cost targets together with the ability to multi-task and prioritise.
  • Produce documentation in accordance with defined standards/quality requirements.
  • Liaise with design and equipment subcontractors.
  • Lead the improvement of performance by seeking, reviewing and applying, where appropriate, innovative solutions.
  • Interface with other disciplines such as Mechanical, Process, HVAC and Civil.


Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Extensive experience (Minimum 5 years) in a relevant design role including successful delivery of electrical installation designs within projects for the water utility sector.
  • Thorough knowledge of IEE Wiring Regulations – BS7671 - 18th Edition
  • HNC or Degree in technical engineering related subject
  • Membership of a professional Institution or similar body is desirable
  • Strong experience in UK water utility sector construction projects
  • Experience in E&I design best practices
  • Strong understanding of design process & associated documentation
  • Project lifecycle experience (Concept through detail design to construction support and as-built documentation)
  • Familiarity with CDM Regulations 2015 together with the experience of undertaking ‘Designer’ role
  • Ability to undertake site surveys
  • Collaborative skills and experience working in part of a multi-discipline team
  • Familiarity with hazardous area design together with hazardous area protection principles and generation of associated documentation i.e. Intrinsically safe calculations and hazardous area inspection schedules
  • Construction support
  • Ability to work in a team or alone, comfortable to liaise with client representatives
  • Working knowledge of 3D software i.e. Revit, Navis
  • Provision of 2D and 3D Design Deliverables, GAs, equipment layouts and cable/containment routing diagrams
  • Single line diagrams (LVC and Instrumentation)
  • Cable block diagrams (Power and Instrumentation)
  • Earthing diagrams
  • Instrumentation Loop diagrams
  • Cable Calculations
  • Digital Communication Network Diagrams
  • Hazardous Area Designs, including IS Calculations
  • Building services design


Software Packages

Proficient use of the following software packages:

  • AutoCAD LT
  • Relux/Dialux
  • Trimble (Amtech) Pro Design Suite Cable Sizing Software
  • Microsoft suite of programs
  • Aveva
  • Navisworks
  • Revit (Desirable)