Control and Instrumentation Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Reading, Berkshire
  • £35720 - £51580 per annum + + excellent benefits USD / Year

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Working within our Facility Engineering team, we are looking to appoint an experienced Control and Instrumentation (C&I) Engineer (Plant & Building Services) to deliver professional engineering services across our plant and equipment.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to apply your expertise to deliver engineering solutions during the lifecycle of our facilities and in return receive excellent training and development to help you further your career.

Control and Instrumentation Engineer

Location: Reading

Salary: £35,720 – £51,580 depending on experience plus allowances

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)

  • Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time

  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training

  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services

  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)

  • Life Assurance

  • Discounts – access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending

  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family

  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing – more information available on our careers site

Working within our Facility Engineering team, we are looking to appoint an experienced C&I Engineer to deliver professional engineering services across our plant and equipment. This will include:

  • Applying expertise in C&I building services and associated plant to deliver engineered solutions within the operational lifecycle phase. Produce modification packages, manage configured plant changes, and act as intelligent client in acquiring or specifying engineering services or products.

  • Identify and escalate business risk or opportunities arising from the condition of engineered systems and structures in the interests of safety, regulatory compliance, quality, and reliability.

  • Take ownership of engineering issues or opportunities. Plan, manage, and collaborate to deliver sound, safe solutions to enable delivery of the programme and our obligations to society.

  • Provide advice, guidance, progress reports, and supporting documentation (or review) to stakeholders including Senior Leadership, Operations Management, Process Owners, Operators, Maintainers, and Occupants.

  • Adherence to Company Management System requirements, relevant Technical Standards & Legislation, and business controls. Professional, ethical, and courteous conduct.

  • Applying Maintenance & Reliability Principles; enact as directed by planning, output from Failure Modes & Effects Analysis. Analyse relevant metrics and contribute to Key Performance Indicators and other reporting as required. Assist in Reliability Centred Maintenance planning and perform Root Cause Analysis.

  • Opportunity to undertake compensated and non-compensated secondary roles providing various support capabilities.

This role will give you the opportunity to work for one of the area’s largest employers where you will have the opportunity to develop your expertise whilst making a direct and visible contribution to the successful running of our business.

We are particularly interested to hear from candidates with experience in some or all of the following:

  • C&I building services (PLCs, BMS, HVAC, SCADA, HMIs, analogue etc.) and industrial processes, with good awareness of electrical building service and mechanical systems.

  • A good awareness of relevant legislation, supporting ACOP, best practice, and common industry standards.

  • Experience within the higher hazard / regulated industries (e.g. nuclear, petro-chem, pharma etc.).

  • Membership of an engineering institution and/or Incorporated Engineer or equivalent.

  • Previous experience as an installer or maintainer likely beneficial, although this role is more akin to consultancy services in lieu of hands on technical tasks.

We would love to hear from individuals with a minimum qualification L4 NQF (HNC) with suitable additional experience (a degree in an engineering discipline desirable), who are looking to further their career in a company that can offer superb training and development opportunities.

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be willing and able to work in designated areas.

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