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Principal EC&I Engineer

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Principal EC&I Engineer



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My Client has a requirement for a Principal EC&I Engineer, who will be required to work on a contract basis in Warrington.

Role Purpose: The Principal EC&I Engineer provides leadership in delivering engineering and technical activities through process application, domain knowledge, and experience. They work independently or in a small team, addressing complex technical issues, compiling reports, and adhering to specifications. The role involves coaching, mentoring, and building strong relationships with stakeholders.

Job Role Responsibilities: Principal EC&I Engineer

  • Manage multi-discipline teams for timely and efficient engineering work delivery.
  • Supervise engineers/technical specialists.
  • Promote cooperation across Engineering and other functional teams.
  • Manage customer relationships, resolve technical and delivery issues, and keep customers informed of progress.
  • Manage technical aspects of engineering output to deliver solutions in line with agreed technical scope.
  • Produce, review, verify, and approve technical outputs, including calculations, reports, specifications, and method statements.
  • Ensure adequate review, verification, and approval for deliverables.
  • Identify and apply procedures, codes, and standards to engineering and technical activities.
  • Uphold the highest health and safety standards in the immediate area of responsibility.
  • Manage resource demands and develop capability skills.
  • Plan and execute project and technical audits and reviews.
  • Promote a culture of engineering best practice and contribute to cultural development and change.
  • Contribute to learning from experience (LfE) during and post-project.
  • Support business development opportunities.
  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, environment, ethics, and behavior standards.
  • Support the business winning process through input into or review of tender requirements.
  • Lead by example, demonstrating principles, promoting health, safety, wellbeing, respect, and inclusion.
  • Own the performance and development of team members.
  • Responsible for effective planning and organization of resources.

Experience/Qualifications/Skills: Principal EC&I Engineer


    • Engineering degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant engineering discipline.
    • Chartered Engineer status.
    • Demonstrable experience in managing teams for analysis activities on various project types.
    • Demonstrable experience across tasks of different complexities.
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with other disciplines.


    • Membership in a relevant institute or demonstrable engineering experience for registration with the Engineering Council.
    • Experience in managing engineering scope from concept design to full Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC).
    • Breadth and depth of experience in a range of commercial or defense projects.

Minimum Qualifications to be Verified: Engineering degree (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant engineering discipline with significant demonstrable experience.

Company Information:

At First Recruitment Group, we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

We actively recruit at all levels, and this is a superb opportunity for any Principal EC&I Engineer looking for new employment.



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