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Principal Instrument Engineer at COSTAIN GROUP PLC

Principal Instrument Engineer

COSTAIN GROUP PLC Manchester Full Time
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Costain helps to improve people's lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK's energy, water and transportation infrastructures.

Our Manchester office (based close to Manchester Airport) is proud to have played a major role in the development of the UK's natural gas infrastructure, oil refining facilities, transportation infrastructure and nuclear heritage.

We can offer you the opportunity to develop both as a technical specialist and a commercially minded leader.

What will I be doing?

As a client facing, Principal Engineer, your responsibilities will typically involve:

• Responsibility for all instrument discipline technical input for projects and/or proposals; including the preparation, checking and/or approval of engineering deliverables

• Organising discipline staff, allocating work and ensuring delivery against plan

• Ensuring all applicable national and international codes of practice, legislation and company/client standards and procedures are complied with

• Preparing equipment and materials requisitions for control systems, safety systems, analyser houses, field instrumentation and other instrument equipment

• Reviewing supplier's quotations and preparing technical bid assessments

• Preparing subcontract requisitions specifying installation scopes of work

• Assist in the development and training of personnel within the Electrical, Control and Instrumentation Department

• Mentoring and assisting graduates and less experienced engineers

About you

As an experienced electrical engineer, you will have:

• Significant engineering experience in the Oil & Gas, Nuclear and/or Water sectors

• Extensive knowledge of UK legislation and standards

• Ideally an Honours Degree or better in electrical engineering (or similar subject)

• Chartered Engineer and Membership of the IET

• Competence in the specification and design of Safety Instrumented systems in line with IEC 61511 and IEC 61508

• Competence in the requirements for installation of instrumentation in process plants involving potentially explosive areas

• Experience in the requirements for CE marking of plant and equipment, including Atex, PED, Low Voltage Directive, Machinery Directive and EMC Compliance

• Mobility to travel

Your application

At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers' needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.

Should you require any adjustments to support you in your application, please do not hesitate to contact us: [ Email address blocked ]

We will consider all applicants regardless of age, race, faith and socioeconomic background, including those from marginalised groups, such as (but not exclusive to):

People who identify as LGBT+, including non-binary people
People with physical or neurological disabilities
People who have mental ill health

We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need for dynamic working, such as, working part-time, remote working, or compressed hours. In return, we will explore what is possible.

To find out more about our Inclusion strategy, please visit our ED&I page:

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Right to Work & Security Checks

Understandably given the nature of our business, everyone who is employed at Costain must undergo thorough referencing checks. We will need different information depending on the job we have offered you. For all roles, we'll carry out a criminal record check and we'll ask to see evidence that you have the legal right to work in the UK.
For some of our roles, you may be required to obtain and maintain security clearance of at least Security Check level (or SC clearance). To satisfy the requirements, you will need to have been a legal UK resident for a minimum of 5 years and have successfully complete all stages of the vetting process.

Closing date

Please note that Costain reserves the right to bring forward the closing date of any of its job vacancies if we receive a suitable number of quality applications from which to make a shortlist. Therefore, we recommend at you apply as soon as possible rather than wait until the published closing date

About Costain

Costain helps to improve people's lives with integrated, leading edge, smart infrastructure solutions across the UK's energy, water, transportation and defence markets. We help our clients improve their business performance by increasing capacity, improving customer service, safeguarding security, enhancing resilience, decarbonising and delivering increased efficiency. Our vision is to be the UK's leading smart infrastructure solutions company. We will achieve this by focusing on blue chip clients whose major spending plans are underpinned by strategic national needs, regulatory commitments, legislation or essential performance requirements. We offer our clients leading edge solutions that are digitally optimised through the following five services which cover the whole lifecycle of their assets: future-shaping strategic consultancy; consultancy and advisory; digital technology solutions; asset optimisation and complex programme delivery. Our culture and values underpin everything we do.

Your application

Should you require any adjustments to support you in your application, please do not hesitate to contact us: [ Email address blocked ]

We welcome all applicants regardless of age, race, faith, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, socioeconomic background and physical or neurological disabilities.

We welcome you to ask about the flexibility you need for dynamic working. Such as, working part-time, remote working, or compressed hours. In return, we will explore what is possible.

To find out more about our Inclusion strategy, please visit our ED&I page:

[ Link removed ] />
Right to Work & Security Checks

Understandably given the nature of our business, everyone who is employed at Costain must undergo thorough referencing checks. We will need different information depending on the job we have offered you. For all roles, we'll carry out a criminal record check and we'll ask to see evidence that you have the legal right to work in the UK.

For some of our roles, you may be required to obtain and maintain security clearance of at least Security Check level (or SC clearance). To satisfy the requirements, you will need to have been a legal UK resident for a minimum of 5 years and have successfully complete all stages of the vetting process.

Closing date

Please note that Costain reserves the right to bring forward the closing date of any of its job vacancies if we receive a suitable number of quality applications from which to make a shortlist. Therefore, we recommend at you apply as soon as possible rather than wait until the published closing date.

A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people.
For more details please go to the Disability Confident website:
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