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AECOM Senior EC&I Engineer - Nuclear in Warrington, United Kingdom

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We’re one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us

Job Description

Start here. Grow here.

“Are you ready to join a team of talented engineers and shape the future of the Nuclear Industry?”

As our Nuclear Team in Warrington continues to grow, we are looking for dynamic EC&I Engineers with a strong track record in regulated and quality-assured systems. This presents an excellent opportunity to advance your career with a leading industry player, offering a compelling and expanding portfolio of projects.

You will become an integral part of a diverse and exciting team, contributing significantly to project management and delivery. Working closely with AECOM's talented engineering team, you will provide expert leadership and technical oversight in nuclear EC&I engineering. you will play a pivotal role in the design, development, and implementation of Electrical, Control, and Instrumentation (EC&I) systems within nuclear facilities. Your expertise will ensure the reliability, efficiency, and safety of nuclear processes and infrastructure. We value individuals who thrive in roles demanding sound design judgment and where engineering excellence is pivotal.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Lead the design and engineering of EC&I systems for nuclear projects, adhering to regulatory standards and project requirements.

  • Develop detailed specifications, drawings, and technical documentation for EC&I systems, ensuring accuracy and compliance with safety protocols.

  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to a team of engineers and technicians, fostering a culture of innovation and excellence.

  • Collaborate closely with multidisciplinary teams to integrate EC&I solutions seamlessly within overall project frameworks.

  • Conduct feasibility studies, risk assessments, and impact analyses to support decision-making processes.

  • Manage project budgets, schedules, and resources effectively to achieve project milestones and objectives.

  • Participate in the commissioning, testing, and validation of EC&I systems, ensuring functionality and performance meet operational needs.

  • Interface with clients, stakeholders, and regulatory authorities to facilitate project approvals and compliance.


Come grow with us.

Become part of our dynamic nuclear team, which boasts a team of leading and innovating industry experts. Collaborate with top-tier civil, mechanical, electrical, and process engineers to deliver a variety of captivating projects, from small initiatives to large-scale ventures, all the way from concept to completion. At AECOM, you’ll thrive in an inclusive and forward-thinking environment where your contributions are valued.

And let's not forget about the perks at AECOM. You'll enjoy a range of core and personalised benefits designed to support your future and well-being, customised to fit your lifestyle. Take advantage of career development opportunities, our flexible hybrid working model to ensure a work-life balance that suits your lifestyle, technical practice networks, AECOM University, and volunteering days.

Ready to push the limits of what’s possible?

Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or Equivalent Qualifications / Experience

  • Proven track record in the delivery of Electrical Projects.

  • Experience in the nuclear industry or other highly regulated industry.

  • Demonstrate sound technical knowledge and leadership experience.

  • An appreciation of mechanical / civil and process systems and an aptitude to work within a multi-disciplinary team.

Advantageous Experience/Knowledge:

  • Low Voltage Electrical Distribution design.

  • Control System design.

  • Building Services & Management system design.

  • Earthing & Lightning design.

  • A working knowledge of BS7671

  • Knowledge of safety standards (IEC 61508, 61511, 61513).

  • Knowledge of Functional Safety and Reliability and associated topics.

  • Project management skills.

You will also be self-motivated with an ability to work both autonomously where required, with a strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn and a desire to work in a dynamic deadline driven team environment.

Additional Information

Security Clearance

Please note that our offer of employment is conditional upon your ability to meet UK security clearance requirements. This is necessary for you to work on the full range of projects requiring security clearance at AECOM Infrastructure and Environment UK Limited.

Application Support

We celebrate diversity, including neurodiversity, and believe it enriches our team. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and abilities. If you are an applicant with a disability that requires reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us at At AECOM, we value everyone's unique contributions and perspectives.

If you meet some of the requirements above or have transferable skills you believe would benefit us, we would be delighted to hear from you!



AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10111655

Business Line: Energy

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid