EC&I Senior Designer – Thornton-Cleveleys / Daresbury – Staff

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Location:            Thornton-Cleveleys / Daresbury

Job type:            Permanent, Staff

Start Date:         ASAP

The Role

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced EC&I Senior Designer to join Addison as part of an existing design team in our Head Office, Thornton-Cleveleys, however we will consider applications for people who would like to be based in our Daresbury office and who are willing to travel to Thortnon-Cleveleys weekly. Working with minimal supervision you will join an established team delivering a range of projects within the process industry.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Design and produce all types of drawings & documentation, including instrument loop and electrical circuit diagrams, installation / layout diagrams for cable route and equipment location, block cable diagrams, electrical distribution diagrams, Installation Scopes of Work and material & cable schedules etc.
  • Produce designs using AutoCAD packages and be familiar with the use of PC software packages including Microsoft Word, Excel, AMTECH cable sizing & distribution system design etc.
  • Specify all types of instrument and electrical equipment and be able to carry out tender enquiries for EC&I equipment & obtain quotations.
  • Familiar with compiling Tender & Construction Issue Packages for Enquiries, including the necessary design drawings and supporting User Requirement Specifications (URS’s), Scopes of Work and Material and Cable Schedules, obtaining quotations and liaising with the Installation Contractor during construction.

Person Specification

  • Suitable and relevant qualifications within EC&I is essential
  • An understanding of British and International Standards, the use of Company Standards, Industry Regulations and EC Directives, Health and Safety and CDM Regulations and Method Statements and Risk Assessments is essential
  • Experience in completing site surveys to measure and investigate, determine equipment locations and cable routes, liaise with client’s engineers
  • Experience attend and representing at Project Meetings with a range of stakeholders
  • A sound instrument and electrical knowledge of process control & electrical requirements in Hazardous and Non – Hazardous Areas within the Chemical Process type industry is essential
  • A good working knowledge of ATEX Directives for selection and installation of control and electrical equipment in Hazardous Areas is also required.
  • You must be able to design all types of instrument loops (pressure, temperature, flow, level etc), electrical circuits including motor controls, LV distribution, lighting and earthing.
  • Knowledge of PLC and DCS control system I/O interfacing is required.

To apply for this opportunity please send your CV to

To all applicants: In line with legislation, these positions are only open to candidates who have indefinite eligibility to work in the UK.

To all recruitment agencies: The Company does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Recruitment agencies should not send resumes to our HR team or to any of our employees. We are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies.


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General Enquiries:

Career Enquiries:

Project Enquiries:

Hillhouse: 01253 898 200

Daresbury Park: 01928 786 000

Teesside: 01642 694 000

Precision Enquiries:

T: 01253 898 292

Engineering Enquiries:

T: 01253 898 280

Regional Offices:

Hillhouse Business Park, Thornton Cleveleys, Lancs, FY5 4QD

Daresbury Park, Warrington, Cheshire, WA4 4BS

Riverside Park, Middlesbrough, Teesside, TS2 1RU

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