Principal Engineer - Electrical Engineering (C&

Barrow-In-Furness | Electrical, Engineering

The Role

The Principal Engineer - Electrical Engineering (C&I) shall provide support to the Engineering Manager and/or external specialists during development, analysis, integration and verification of platform control and instrumentation systems. The Principal Engineer shall act as team lead, managing the day-to-day activities of the team and the production of deliverables. The Principal Engineer shall be responsible for developing and maintaining the competency and skills of the team, project plan and schedule project activities, while managing the resolution of any related issues.

Key Accountabilities & Deliverabilities:

  • Technical reports and specifications
  • Functional System Diagrams
  • System design evidence
  • System Safety Justifications.
  • Technical presentations
  • System calculations, modelling and analysis
  • Developing test procedures
  • Attending factory acceptance tests
  • Configuration and testing of equipment

Essential Skills:

  • BEng (Hons) / MEng or equivalent.
  • CEng (or be able to satisfy requirements for CEng)
  • Technical report writing skills.
  • Demonstrable experience of engineering lifecycle.
  • Knowledge and experience in defence standards whilst not essential would be an advantage.
  • In depth understanding of at least one of the following areas:

- Instrumentation and control system theory including PID control,

- Electrical circuits design, EMC precautions and power supply characteristics

- Safety Integrity Levels and BS EN 61508 or 61511

- PLC programming to IEC 61131-3 standard

- fieldbus technology (Profibus/Profinet)

Security Requirements: SC

This role will require the person to hold full Security Clearance (SC) prior to working onsite. You will need to obtain a BPSS check as part of this process. You must currently hold or be eligible and willing to obtain SC and you must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship and have lived and worked in the UK for a minimum 5 year period. If you are unsure as to whether you are eligible, please contact me to discuss.


The Umbrella rate quoted above is the Gross Umbrella rate (i.e. the rate we pay to the Umbrella Company inclusive of ALL employment costs). Please note, the rate paid by the Umbrella will be less, as will a Limited Deemed rate or Agency PAYE rate. Please get in touch to discuss the rates via these different payment vehicles.

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