CP/GOS/TH/109 - EC&I Engineer

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Posted: 04/01/2022 09:30
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: Competitive
Location: Gosport or Thanckes
Level: Professional
Deadline: 01/02/2022 23:59
Hours: 36.25
Benefits: Standard
Job Type: Fixed Term

EC&I Engineer

(Location: Gosport, Hampshire or Thanckes, Torpoint, Cornwall)

The role: We are looking to recruit an EC&I Engineer on a fixed term contract for 1 year, to act as a Technical Lead for the OPA Capital Projects team in respect to E&CI Engineering activities associated with the Capital projects, which are currently ongoing across the Oil Fuel Depot’s operated and maintained by the OPA. You will be ensuring that all aspects of work are executed on time, to budget and in full compliance with company standards and UK / European legislation.

With responsibility for a number of EC&I Engineering tasks within the Capital Projects Team and/or engineering works associated with the depots assets at any one time. The job entails overseeing professional contract engineers or consultant companies, who conduct engineering and maintenance activities on various projects on behalf of OPA.  There will be a need to build strong credible working relationships with all internal stakeholders and in particular HSEQ, Procurement, other Engineering colleagues as well as with external stakeholders including our O&M Contractor, HSE, EA and our MOD Sponsors.


  • Promote process safety leadership as the core of OPA’s culture;
  • ensure EC&I Engineering activities within Capital Projects are completed and are fully compliant with company policies, procedures and legal requirements, particularly safety and ensuring safe systems of work;
  • act as technical lead providing guidance within the team on EC&I matters for Capital and asset care Projects.  Referring to the EC&I Technical Authority when needed;
  • plan and manage the programme of works for EC&I tasks associated with Projects delivery in line with company standards and relevant and UK / European legislation;
  • develop EC&I scopes of work;
  • develop budgets and forecasts for work;
  • liaise with other members of the OPA Asset Technical Team on standards & codes;
  • apply the MOC process for the life cycle of the project;
  • lead and / or Support or ALL OFDs / PSD in their Maintenance and Compliance activities as required.

The candidate: Degree Qualified ideally at Chartered engineer status or working towards that level, with project management experience preferably within a COMAH regulated industry/operation.

You will possess excellent knowledge underpinned with experience in process control programming languages such as PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) and SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) or DCS (Distributed Control Systems)

Your experience will be deemed competent to work on high voltage (HV) electrical systems following safe working practices. This should include experience of operating and maintenance of both 11KV distribution systems and 3.3KV motors and their associated starters. As well as a proven track record of resolving issues over a wide range of time frames utilising short term problem solving activities through to longer term strategic development.

As some travel will be required from time to time a full (preferably clean) driving licence is essential for this role. 

How to apply: Please send your covering letter, attached as the first page to your CV, on a Word format document by clicking on the “Apply Now” link below. Please note applications will only be accepted in Word document format.       

Your covering letter should give an indication of your salary expectation.

Closing date:           1 February 2022

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

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