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Senior EC&I Engineer

Senior EC&I Engineer

Posted 24 April by Optima UK Inc Ltd
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Senior EC&I Engineer (Permanent)

Salary: £40k to £50k

Location: Leicester

The applicant should be able to demonstrate recent experience including having personally (as opposed to managing others) carried out one or more of the following types of work:

  • Electronic circuit design using transistors, op amps, integrated circuits with associated calculations

  • Design a control system for a nuclear (or other safety related type of application) which includes the requirement for separate protection channels

  • Application of BS EN 61508 for hardware systems

  • Circuit analysis and simulation at component level

  • FMEA and reliability calculations

  • EMC testing of electronic circuits, chassis or cubicles

  • Cable sizing calculations

  • Fuse size determination for cable protection and ensuring discrimination

  • Earth conductor size calculations

  • Relay logic circuit design for plant control

  • Cubicle layout design - cable segregation, ergonomics/human factors

  • Cubicle heat rise calculations

Role Responsibilities

The work involves the electronic, electrical, control and instrumentation engineering associated with reactor protection systems and will cover all aspects of the engineering process including:

  • Verification of RPE design documentation

  • Engineering support for tenders and bids

  • Optioneering and concept design

  • Risk analysis

  • Design requirements capture and design substantiation in safety applications

  • Detailed electronic design work (transistor and op-amp level) using traditional analogue components

  • Technical report and specification writing

  • Test specification for module and factory testing

  • O&M Manual authoring

  • Failure Modes and Effects Analysis and reliability calculations

  • Diversity Analysis

  • Detailed design and manufacturing support,

  • Works testing and site commissioning

Academic Requirements

  • Engineering or Science degree (electronics preferred)

  • Corporate member of one or more relevant professional institutions (ideally the IET)

  • Chartered or Incorporated Engineer or Scientist. Note that some science institutes may work to different "professional accreditation" model

Reference: 37257204

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