Senior C&I Engineer

Role type:
Permanent roles



Date posted:

16th November 2021


Swindon HQ

As an Senior C&I Engineer you will be a key member of the Engineering Team responsible for all stages of a project, from conceptual studies to FEEDs and EPCs. You are expected to use good engineering judgement and experience in producing, checking, and reviewing complex deliverables and calculations. You should also have a good understanding of Regulatory Requirements and industry best practice and be in a position to help RT developing its own Engineering Standards and guidance based on these industry guidelines.

Key Responsibilities

  • Programming of PLC’s and design of HMI’s for RT’s patented process at commercial and demonstration scale. Responsibilities will include configuration of controllers and computer programs.
  • Specification of control instrumentation including but not limited to temperature, pressure, flow, level instrumentation and valves for RT’s processes.
  • Configuration of data collection software to efficiently extract and process data from operation of RT plants
  • Writing technical documents for projects including but not limited to equipment functional descriptions, design philosophy documents, operating and maintenance manuals.
  • Fault finding and problem solving where required for control and instrumentation systems
  • Support during the commissioning and operations phase for RT assets.
  • Liaise with other teams such as process design, manufacturing & procurement to support all aspects of the design
  • Ensure all health and safety requirements are met during project design
  • Ensure all project records, details, manuals and diagrams are archived and kept up to date. Ensure adherence to international design standards and regulations.
  • Approve or review C&I engineering deliverables.
  • Support the creation of RT Engineering standards and company ways of working.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary reviews. To participate in all project safety and design / HAZOP / HAZID & constructability reviews as necessary.
  • Play an important role in developing knowledge and expertise within the team as part of an overall function development plan and individual development plans.
  • Support the C&I function in management of support to projects such as activity and resource management within the C&I team.
  • Support the procurement of C&I items as a technical lead such as creating request for quotations, discussing with suppliers and approving designs for purchase.
  •  Your will be required to spend time onsite supporting operation of RT’s operational assets

Necessary Skills – Essential

  • Degree in Electrical / Electronic engineering
  • PLC Programming and HMI configuration
  • PID tuning
  • Knowledge of instrumentation principles
  • Knowledge of SMAP electrical software or similar, to produce schematics
  • Excellent communication, organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to effectively work within a team
  • Familiar with engineering work processes, good inter-discipline coordination
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and ensure clarity and quality of documentation.
  • Experience in the management of engineering scope either as part of support to operational assets and/or delivery of engineering projects.
  • ATEX Experience and / or qualifications


  • Industrial control and instrumentation system experience
  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) troubleshooting
  • Experience in commissioning role.
  • AutoCAD electrical or SMAP electrical experience
  • Experience with functional safety assessments and corresponding calculations for safety integrity levels (SIL).
  • Experience in the design and specification of control systems for fluidised bed reactors or other reactors types.