Senior EC&I Engineer

Main purpose of Position 

The Senior Electrical Engineer will be responsible for producing design studies and manufacturing design studies for NIS projects. 

The engineer will work within a multi-discipline design team and be responsible for undertaking the design of equipment as delegated by the Principal Engineers or the Engineering Manager. 

Work will be undertaken individually or by managing a small team of designers reporting to the Principal EC&I Engineer. 

Specific Areas of Responsibility 

  • Production of engineering drawings such as block cable diagrams, schematic diagrams, general assembly, cable routing, termination drawings etc. 
  • Production of engineering documents such as operation and maintenance manuals, test documentation, functional design specifications, device schedules etc. 
  • Produce engineering calculations such as cable calculations, panel heat dissipation calculations, safety instrumented system calculations etc. 
  • Conduct trials and tests in the factory following test documentation. 
  • Set budgets and delegate tasks, provide information for progress tracking on tasks to the project manager.  
  • Produce design concepts & Front End-Engineering studies. 
  • Carry out technical risk analysis on designs for EMC compliance and CE certification. 
  • Produce and maintain a technical file in accordance with NIS Quality Assurance. 
  • Produce designs that conform to the relevant British and European standards and client requirements. 
  • Ensure that the design addresses operability, maintainability and safety issues. 
  • Produce designs that meet with project programmes and budgets. 
  • Produce Design Justification Reports that demonstrate the design mitigates all technical risks identified. 
  • Produce a level of information (drawings, specifications, works instructions etc.) that enable manufacturing to take place. 
  • Check drawing details. 

 Additional Tasks 

  • Chair design reviews, risk assessment meetings, present designs etc. 
  • When required be part of the test and commissioning team which could require having to work away from home for short periods. 

Reporting Relationships 

Reports to: Principal Engineers 

Reportees: EC&I Engineers & EC&I Designers  


  • Compliance with company procedures and policies. 
  • Display a professional, acceptable attitude and image for all work associated with and undertaken on behalf of NIS Ltd.  
  • Adhere to NIS core values: Respect, Protect, Commit, Inspire 

Security clearance

If not already cleared, candidates should be willing to undertake appropriate level of clearance. If you wish to apply for this vacancy, please ensure you have read the full Job Description and Person Specification.

Reporting to
Principal Engineers
Full time


Job Description and Person Specification