• Title
    Principal E C&I Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Electrical
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for a Principal Control and Instrumentation Engineer with extensive experience in the nuclear industry or other highly regulated industry.




      • Provision of leading technical expertise valued by clients, being a recognised authority in specialised areas and maintains ‘front edge’ capability in developing techniques and standards in area of expertise
      • Provision of cost‑effective engineering design solutions and high quality customer service
      • Acts as Wood Responsible Engineer for projects, possibly involving different technical disciplines and works in a safe and sustainable manner and strives for continuous improvement in these areas
      • Produces and submits proposals or tenders for new work, within area of expertise
      • Proactively provides mentoring and training for staff as required
      • Maintains and develops customer relationships, through reputation, knowledge and experience, to encourage follow‑on and new work within the skill area, to promote future business
    • Is self‑motivated within the role, and identifies and develops proposals to enhance business opportunities


    • Demonstrates focus on customer care, committed to delivering on promises
    • Experience of working with the ONR Safety Assessment Principles
    • Ensure successful delivery of high quality engineering works to time, quality, budget and customer satisfaction


    Skills / Qualifications

    • Degree qualified, Chartered engineer with a relevant professional body
    • Significant technical EC&I knowledge and experience
    • Experience of a consultancy environment specifically focused on process plant, control & instrumentation and associated safety case in a highly regulated industry
    • Experience of working and engaging with the Office for Nuclear regulation (ONR) or equivalent industry regulator
    • knowledge of Civil nuclear plant systems, structures and component and associated design and assessment guidelines a distinct advantage
    • Experience of SMART instruments, Software and Hardware Equipment Qualification techniques or Cyber Security an advantage
    • Experience of developing Safety Critical Systems and associated Safety Case
    • Experience of requirements management and a systems engineering approach
    • Maintains a developing knowledge of products and services available in the marketplace to support design concepts
    • Maintains and develops knowledge, capability and competence in latest engineering standards and techniques, particularly in the application of BS61508, BS61513, BS61511 or derivatives thereof
    • Is flexible to travel to various sites around the UK for both long and short durations.


    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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