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Date Added: Thu 01/06/2023

EC&I Designer - Multiple Locations

Risley, Warrington, WA3, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

My client is currently recruiting for a EC&I Designer with hybrid working patterns.

Key hubs to be based from:

Devonport Royal Dockyard, Plymouth

The Designer ensures definition of design solution(s) and deliverables to required standards, consistent with whole lifecycle from concept through to in service support.

The role requires a good understanding of engineering and design practices as relevant to a design discipline including appropriate CAD skills, written and verbal communications skills, and an understanding of Risk Management

This role typically reports to a Design Manager, Principal Designer, Programme Manager, (Senior) Project Manager, (Senior) Business Manager.


The role generates a wide range of common or complex design situations and problems or detail for assemblies, components or systems. Applies knowledge to develop design solutions to a wide range of common or complex design situations & problems under limited technical supervision.

The role must be fully aware of and adhere to Health & Safety standards and be fully familiar with all authorised documentation, Good Practice Guides and ISO standards.

Prepare & produce drawings throughout design lifecycle and in line with recognised ISO standards to the required time, cost and quality requirements

Promote effective co-operation across Design and other functional teams

Prepare, produce and maintain project documentation as required by the design lifecycle, produce and update 'as built' /datum pack documentation

Liaise with colleagues and stakeholders during design lifecycle to ensure coordination and functionality of design, including contribution to design reviews

Develop innovative design solutions and solutions to manufacturing and installation issues by assisting in the resolution of Production and Technical Queries

Assist in effective management of the customer, through interfacing with customers and supply chain on design issues and assist with procurement specifications

Assist more senior designers in a range of activities including, production of estimates, maintenance and improvement in standard and quality of outputs, production and test organisations with the compilation of test forms and procedures

Fulfil Design Lead responsibilities as assigned for single discipline low risk projects

Contribute to learning from experience (LfE). requirement, during and post project

Maintain individual knowledge of current best practice in application of designer expertise across the design lifecycle, including customs and standards. Promote a culture of best practice in design expertise and provide leadership and assist in driving cultural development and change

Maintain awareness of developments within the industry, particularly for techniques & tools, physical integration, bill of material controls & management of design maturity

Exercise care for own health and safety and that of others as defined by Health and Safety legislation, adhere to endorsed Company policy, procedures and delegations (e.g. Health & Safety, Diversity & Inclusion, Performance & Development Reviews and Finance etc.) Ensure application of highest standards for health and safety in immediate area of responsibility and ensure individual co-operation with respect to company standards about matters on health, safety and environment, ethics and behaviours

Support the business winning process through input into or review of tender requirements, including estimates

Support business development opportunities in raising the Nuclear profile via presentations, academic links, conferences & technical papers, and identify opportunities and new work streams


ONC/HNC/HND (or equivalent) OR BTEC National Certificate/Diploma (or equivalent) OR appropriate apprenticeship of specialisation
Relevant industry experience
Knowledge of CAD tools
Knowledge of General Engineering Drawing Practice
Incorporated Engineer status
ICF (Integrated Competency Framework) to be demonstrated or being worked towards.
Communications skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines

Member of relevant Professional Institute
Breadth and depth of experience in a range of commercial or defence projects

Minimum level of Qualifications to be verified (*N.B. only qualifications essential to the requirements of the role need to be checked)

ONC/HNC/HND (or equivalent) OR BTEC National Certificate/Diploma (or equivalent) OR appropriate apprenticeship of specialisation
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