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Design Engineer- EC&I

Leeds, Yorkshire
Job Type
22 Sep 2021
Design Engineer- EC&I

Starting salary from £55,000

Up to 10% bonus

Permanent contract

Thorpe Park/ Doxford Park

Why Work at NGN?

At Northern Gas Networks, we are a community. We provide a supportive and fun working environment in our spacious offices with onsite parking provided. We embrace creativity and innovation as well as offering a range of learning and development opportunities to progress your career.

Since we started operating in 2005, We have led the way as one of the most cost-efficient of the UK's eight gas distribution networks, reliably delivering gas to over 2.7 million homes and businesses.

Our 'dream' is to become the UK's most loved, admired and respected company, and we aim to do this through an empowered team that is 'mind-blowingly great!'

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion:

We value equality, diversity and inclusion at NGN and this is embedded in everything that we do. We will be delighted to hear from a diverse range of applicants, so we can continue to grow our mind-blowingly great team of people. ?

We are proud to support the Armed Forces Covenant, helping ex-services personnel back into employment, as well as being members of WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) and we are committed to delivering our 'Opportunity Action Plan' having signed the Social Mobility Pledge campaign, whereby we will establish our business as a 'force for good' in the communities that we serve.

If you require adjustments to support in your application, we want to hear about how we can help. Any applicants that require reasonable adjustments throughout the selection process/ further flexibility are able contact us directly to inform us of any additional support that is required.

If you require adjustments made to the standard interview process (e.g. a working interview or a different interview format) then please contact the Recruitment Team:

Role Purpose:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Design Engineer EC&I to join the team. You will work

within a small team of design engineers providing design services to the Capital Projects delivery function within NGN.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

Produce and deliver; Option Studies, Concept Designs and FEED studies, and Detailed Designs for all EC&I related work on our Network Assets

Design EC&I installation work and produce all necessary calculations

Produce EC&I design packs, scope of works, Data Sheets, Instrument Schedules, Cable Schedules, MTO's, Activity Schedules etc

Check and Approve engineering design work, and design changes, undertaken by other design team members or assigned consultants

Produce cost estimates for design scopes and support the preparation of business cases for sanction of the required investment

Produce specifications for survey work and options studies

Contribute to HAZID, HAZOP, and HAZCON studies and Auditing of the EC&I design function

Manage EC&I design projects within time and budget constraints and report on progress as required by the Capital Projects IMS

Assist on all CAPEX projects with Value Engineering studies, Design TQ's, Lessons Learned Reviews

Support and coordinate the NGN G17 procedure within the E&I Disciplines during the early stages of projects

Provide EC&I technical design support to all Project Managers within the CAPEX Programme

Produce 'reverse engineered' design packs and G17 documentation for any legacy project work found to be not fully compliant

Liaise with 3rd parties to ensure compliance of the full design pack

Qualifications required (essential)


Ideally a Chartered Engineer, but minimum Incorporated Engineer, with membership of UK professional body

Degree qualified in a related engineering discipline

BSth wiring regulations



Completed formal training in IGEM standards, and CAD Software

CompEx EX1-4, EX12

TIM & TEM courses

SHEA Passport, SCO Training

What we Offer You:

A competitive starting salary of £55,000

Free onsite parking

40 hours per week

Up to 10% bonus (dependent upon achievement of set targets)

25 days annual leave (plus recognised bank holidays and 2 half days over the Christmas period)

SSP for first 7 calendar days then occupational sick pay

A generous stakeholder 5/10 pension scheme

Flexible benefits and salary sacrifice options... from discounts on a variety of UK attractions, gym membership, restaurant discounts, experience days...and exclusive NGN discounts and much more!

An array of fantastic family- friendly policies such as 6 weeks' paternity leave (for eligible employees) and 6 months' full pay for employees on maternity leave (for eligible employees), as well as shared parental leave and many more.

Our values are at the heart of what we do. In addition to your key responsibilities, you will incorporate these into the daily life of your role.

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  • Job Reference: 379177753-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Northern Gas
    Northern Gas
  • Location: Leeds, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £55,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Up to 10% bonus
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent