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Jacobs Senior Instrumentation Designer in Warrington, United Kingdom

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About the opportunity:

AXIOM is one of the DSA alliance partners and is an unincorporated Joint Venture (JV) made up of three major engineering contracting companies each with complementary capabilities and skills. The members have excellent nuclear pedigrees, demonstrated expertise and effective track records across the UK nuclear fleet and related nuclear industries.

AXIOM provides process, mechanical, civil structural and architectural, electrical, instrumentation, control and safety capabilities to support Sellafield Ltd.

As well as having a large, dedicated team working for Sellafield Ltd, each has immense reach-back capability into parent organisations for knowledge, expertise and innovations gained from within, and external to, the nuclear industry. Examples of other markets include Oil and Gas, Environment, Mining and Aerospace.

The extensive capacity and capabilities of the AXIOM alliance provide the essential expertise that is crucial to achieving both the designs of the alliance and the wider goals of Sellafield Ltd and the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA).

You will be joining a large existing team that clearly understands the different requirements for optioneering, solution inspired, design decommissioning, operating plant asset care, infrastructure and new builds.

As a result of an increasing portfolio of projects, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Instrumentation Designer to join the team in Birchwood, Warrington.

Undertake detail design activities on the SCP project. The SCP project are looking for a “right first time” approach and as such, we seek candidates who can rise to the opportunity of being part of an imaginative and inspired team and are capable of efficient and timely production of quality discipline deliverables.

Develop detail design documentation, using knowledge of BS 7671 standards, knowledge of Schematic diagram development from first principles in AutoCAD including panel layouts and General Arrangements.

The senior designer shall be capable of developing the following:

• Typical installation Drawings

• Instrument Loop Drawings (via AVEVA)

• Instrument Hook-Up drawings (via AVEVA)

• Instrument Mounting/Frame Drawings

• Instrument Data Sheets (via AVEVA)

• Block Cable Diagrams

• Schematic Drawings

• Wiring Drawings

• General Arrangements & Parts List

• Panel Layout Drawings

The candidate shall be fully capable of developing designs based on AutoCAD blocks. The candidate shall be familiar with AVEVA design tools, The candidate shall be capable of developing General Arrangements, based on equipment data sheets and Schematic Diagrams, selecting appropriate panel sizes and external layout of equipment and indicators/controls. The candidate shall be capable of developing Hook-Up drawings from first principles, liaising with the Principle Instrument Engineer and other discipline engineers. The candidate shall be capable of working without any supervision, with input from Principal and Senior Engineers into their designs.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Experience of working within a highly regulated industry, nuclear industry an advantage. Must have good knowledge of process instrumentation.

  • Must have an excellent knowledge of electrical panel design processes. Knowledge of BS 6739. Ability to communicate effectively with team members. Knowledge of AVEVA Instrumentation and AVEVA Electrical shall be advantageous.

  • Candidates shall be eligable to gain security clearance and reside in the UK.

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