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P&I Design Ltd. are seeking an Instrument/Electrical designer. The role will be predominantly based at our office in Thornaby however occasional travel to clients’ sites may be required.

About Us

P&I Design Ltd., a privately owned company, was established in 1978. We provide a comprehensive consultancy, design and support service to the process industries in the chemical engineering, instrumentation and control fields. Our multi-disciplined team includes, chemical engineers, instrument/electrical engineers, software engineers and instrument technicians. Diversification has taken us into a variety of sectors including data centres, government departments, hospitals, universities etc., particularly in our PLC/SCADA automation work. We are UK & Ireland agents for CHEMCAD software for which we also run training courses. P&I Design operate an ISO9001 accredited quality system. We have a small, friendly team with very low turnover of staff. Our goal is to operate as an extension of our clients in house engineering capacity.

Role & Responsibilities

As an instrument / electrical designer you will provide design support to project engineers. Your skill set will include:

  • Ability to design to a detailed level based on an outline scope from an engineer, with limited supervision. Design scope to include:
    • Detailed instrumentation design ranging from pneumatics to PLC controls including cable overviews and schedules, instrument loop sheets and instrument hardwired logic drawings
    • Detailed electrical design ranging from 24Vdc to 415Vac. MCC, LV switchgear and instrument control panel design including wiring diagrams and internal/external layout drawings
    • Draughting of Process & Instrumentation Diagrams
    • Design calculations including intrinsically safe descriptive system documents
    • Safety Instrumented System design
  • Contribute to setting and maintaining company standards in the area of CAD draughting

NB This list is not exhaustive, other responsibilities may be required to meet business needs.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum of HNC (or equivalent with experience) in electrical / instrument engineering. The role would ideally suit someone apprentice trained or with an instrument technician background
  • Sufficient experience to facilitate the ability to be self-supported with limited engineer input
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office (Word / Excel), AutoCAD and similar. We operate a predominantly paperless office.
  • Working knowledge of international standards including BS 7671, BS 60079, IEC 61511
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to liaise directly with clients, suppliers, contractors etc.
  • Commitment to continued professional development and membership of professional institute at the appropriate level.

Salary & Benefits

  • Full time permanent employee position
  • Competitive salary plus company bonus scheme
  • 23 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Stakeholder pension

If the role is of interest to you, please send a current CV and covering letter to Debbie Smith [email protected] your covering letter should give an indication of salary expectation.

Only applicants who are able to prove their ability to work in the UK should apply.

Posted 28th June 2022


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