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Senior EC&I Design Engineer

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Location: Hybrid / West Cumbria / Preston

Job type: Full time / Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Delkia is a specialist Systems Integrator operating throughout the UK and Internationally for safety-related and mission-critical systems in highly regulated sectors, including Clean Energy, Aerospace, Maritime and Defence.

Our offering includes digital engineering, system integration, engineering design, technical consultancy, and complex control systems support, all of which are harnessed specifically for each project’s needs, maturity and technology requirements.

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Senior EC&I 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) without direct supervision. They will have the ability to translate a client's requirements into a meaningful engineering and technical solution. Good communication skills are essential and engineering design experience is fundamental.

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 all 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 and, where appropriate, organise such 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)

Desired Qualifications / Prerequisites:

  • 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 is desirable

  • Previous experience in Industrial Instrumentation, Motor Control, Process Control, Functional Safety, Control Panel Design, PLC / DCS systems, SCADA, and Electrical Distribution is desirable


  • Flexible Working

  • Training and Development

  • Excellent Company Standards

  • Cycle-To-Work Scheme

  • Health Care

  • Company Bonus Scheme

  • Benefits Package

  • Great team spirit

  • Organisation social events

  • Professional membership

Company Overview

Based in Cumbria and Preston, Delkia is a specialist Systems Integrator in systems engineering design, systems integration in the Clean Energy, Aerospace, Maritime and Defence sectors.


To deliver innovative value-for-money products and services to customers to enable safe and secure operations.


To become the leading British Systems Integrator and partner of choice for high-integrity and mission-critical systems.


  • Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Integrity, Trust and Accountability

  • Safety and Security

  • Client Focused

  • Social Value and Impact

  • Continuous Improvement

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.

You must be a sole British national and be suitable to meet security vetting requirements.

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

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

How to apply:

Please send your CV / expression of interest to or apply here.

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