Lead Principal C&I Engineer

Manchester , United Kingdom

Job Reference 1243752

Location Manchester , United Kingdom

Industry Process - Chemicals

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 28, 2024

Vacancy Overview

Lead Principal C&I Engineer – Manchester, UK

Brief job description:

Airswift are currently recruiting for a Lead / Principal C&I Engineer to join their project delivery team in Manchester on a 12 month contract basis.

Key responsibilities and main tasks:

Work activities will include both project and proposal work where both the technical approach and continuity must be aligned
Project work as the functional Lead Engineer for projects as required by the C&I Group Manager
Work activities for both projects and proposals will be executed across all phases of projects including Conceptual Studies; Basic; FEED; Detailed Design; Procurement through to Commissioning.
Projects and proposals are for process plant and facilities across the Chemical; Oil and Gas; Power and Energy Transition/ New Energy sectors.
Project work will include development of Instrument Engineering deliverables as required on a project by project basis.

The experience shall include:

Experience of Instrument Engineering Design, with minimum 5 years in a Senior/Lead role on Medium / Large capital projects from concept to start-up
Competent of working within the C&I Discipline of a contracting organisation.
Competent to Lead the C&I Discipline interface with other Disciplines
Experience of working in a client facing large project group environment
 Very good proactive communicator. The role involves liaison with Client Engineers & Project Management
Degree qualified for the related discipline
Have or working towards a Chartered Engineer status as a Member of the Institute of Measurement and Control (IMC) or Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
Proven ability for equipment specification and selection and in ensuring compliance from the suppliers, preferably within an EPC contracting organization.
Competent in project execution using selected design tools and techniques.
Competent for budget & Schedule control / monitoring and reporting
Competent in design safety, constructibility
To be able to work to Company standards
Innovative when appropriate.
Competent in Electrical protection methodologies.
Competent in Specification, technical bid analysis and requisitioning of Field Instrumentation and Analysers.
Competent in the application, specification and requisitioning of DCS, PLC, and SIS systems, with experience of the system full lifecycle
Competent in the Specification / Design / Implementation of Hazardous Area Instrumentation (ATEX).
Competent in Instrumentation and Control requirements for Mechanical packages.
Competent in P&ID development.
Competent in Sizing of flow devices / control valves / relief devices.


Automation and Control life cycle activities
Safety System life cycle activities
Fire & Gas systems
Familiarity with exSILentia software package preferred
Experience of working with and leading global integrated delivery teams is preferred
CompEx qualified

Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients. With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry.

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