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EC&I Design Engineer

Location: Cumbria/Preston/Hybrid/ Remote     

Job type: Permanent     

Salary: Competitive


Company Overview


Delkia is a fast-growing engineering and technical company based in Cumbria and Preston, Lancashire. We are proud of our reputation as a specialist systems integrator for safety-related & mission-critical systems in aerospace, clean energy & maritime sectors; providing consultancy, electrical, instrumentation & control system, engineering design & build services – with our own production facilities & Electronics lab.


We have an exciting opportunity to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated EC&I Design Engineer to join our dynamic team at Delkia.


Overview of the role


The successful candidate will be a competent and proven EC&I engineer, capable of producing, checking and facilitating designs, drawings, supporting calculations and technical documents (inc. Plans) with minimum supervision. They will have the ability to translate a client's requirements into a meaningful engineering and technical solution.  Good communication skills and EC&I design skills are essential.


Key responsibilities


  • Maintain the Engineering Quality of the project delivery, ensuring compliance with client specifications and engineering standards and local domain policy and procedures.

  • Be responsible for the technical quality of conceptual designs, optioneering studies, requirements capture, user requirements specification and use cases.

  • Have experience in designing for functional safety and mission-critical systems.

  • Have experience of lifecycle and maturity management.

  • Quickly self-deliver pragmatic systems solutions from a brief problem statement.

  • Maintain compliance with Engineering Standards and applicable legislation.

  • Participate in Design and System Level Reviews. Ensure that subsequent design meets the project and client requirements.

  • Ensure the confidentiality and security of data and information received from clients is upheld.

  • Ensure effective project delivery to time and cost. 

  • Support and mentor apprentices / graduates (where appropriate).


Qualifications & Skills:


  • Good working knowledge of EC&I Design Software, e.g. Autocad Electrical, E-Plan P8 or similar

  • Ideally educated to degree level in a relevant engineering discipline or relevant experience

  • Conversant with the Office 365 suite of software

  • Plant process knowledge and experience

  • Knowledge of one or more of a variety of PES technologies – PLC, SCADA,DCS, SQL Server, Modicon M, MIS/HLS



  • Flexible working

  • Training and development

  • Excellent company standards

  • Cycle-to-work scheme

  • Health care

  • Company bonus scheme

  • Benefits package

  • Great team spirit

  • Organised social events

  • Professional membership



To be the leading engineering and technology partner for safety-related and mission-critical systems.



To enable a safer, more resilient world through the provision of engineering and technological solutions. We take pride in our role as a partner for safety-critical systems, ensuring the protection of people, assets, and missions that matter most.



  • Collaboration and teamwork

  • Integrity, trust and accountability

  • Safety and security

  • Client focused

  • Positive social value and impact

  • Continuous improvement



Our purpose is to protect lives and critical assets.


Delkia is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


Please be aware that many roles working for Delkia will be subject to security vetting restrictions.


All applications will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.


To apply:


If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please get in touch to discuss.



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