Job Description

Principal C&I Engineer - Defence

A Principal C&I Engineer is required to work on a six month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Cumbria.

This is a 6 month contract with a leading UK defence business.

Overview of the Principal C&I Engineer contract role

As a C&I Engineer your main responsibilities will include:

  • System Design
  • Equipment Specification
  • Safety Justification
  • Equipment Qualification
  • System Testing
  • Results analysis.

Key skills required for the Principal C&I Engineer

  • Experience of designing control and instrumentation for hydraulic, mechanical and electrical systems on complex safety related projects.
  • Background in Marine or Aeronautical Engineering or similar

A proven track record of system or equipment design, coupled with knowledge of one or more of the following areas:

  • Control Systems & Theory
  • Instrumentation
  • Communication Networks & Protocols
  • Equipment Design, Modelling/Simulation, Safety Systems
  • Nuclear Plant or Nuclear Submarines
  • BEng (Hons) / MEng or equivalent
  • CEng status (or be able to satisfy requirements for CEng)
  • MIET or Member of the Institute of Measurement and Control

The role is based in Barrow in Furness, Cumbria - commutable from Carnforth, Milnthorpe, Lancaster, Morecambe, Penrith, Workington, Whitehaven and The Lake District

If you are a Principal C&I Engineer looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Engineering opportunities please contact Kris Foston on or phone 0161 694 9200

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