ETC Limited

Career Opportunities


Control & Instrumentation Engineer

Full Time, Capenhurst, Chester

A vacancy has arisen within Technical Services for a Control & Instrumentation Engineer reporting to Mike Gavin, Engineering Section Manager.  The role will be based at the ETC office in Capenhurst.


  • Carry out all duties to the highest standards of health, safety and environmental requirements
  • Production of detailed technical specifications, including equipment functional specifications and control system logic specifications
  • Generation of specifications and logic simulation programs for control system designs and simulation of control system performance
  • Generation of specifications for control system hardware
  • Working with subcontractors, checking and approval of detail design drawing
  • Checking of suppliers’ test specifications and attendance of tests at suppliers’ factories
  • Liaise with the Section Head and other specialist engineers within the section to understand the engineering requirements to ensure the satisfactory delivery of work
  • Presentation of information for technical reviews
  • Customer facing activities such as presentation of design information and demonstration of equipment or software at ETC or customer premises
  • Analyse plant process, commissioning and test data and to establish areas for performance and efficiency improvements
  • Develop and maintain core reference design standards for all aspects of control system design
  • Capability to develop project proposals including schedule and cost forecasts
  • Ability to manage project deliverables and provide clear status reporting to internal and external stakeholders
  • Requirement for travel to European suppliers and other ETC/customer sites


  • A good quality degree in electrical or electronic engineering or related discipline
  • Experience of specifying or designing control systems for a range of applications in process factories and the capability to produce high quality written specifications and reports
  • Experience of work with a range of subcontractors in a multinational organisation and supervision of the provision of design information by subcontractors
  • PLC hardware requirements including I/O capability, network communications and power supply requirements
  • Control cabinet construction requirements
  • Compliance with assessment standards such as UKCA, CE and UL
  • Instrumentation design including measurement range, measurement techniques, accuracy and EMC compatibility
  • Knowledge of PLC programming requirements and standard
  • SCADA design and configuration including standards for user interface and alarm management
  • Practical experience of equipment testing
  • Good interpersonal skills and a high level of computer literacy
  • An ability to speak French or German in addition to English would be an advantage


Firstly, joining Enrichment Technology Company Limited will make you a team member within a group of enthusiastic and motivated individuals, who share goals and take pride in their work, achieving great results.

Secondly, in addition to a competitive salary the package offers attractive benefits including:

  • Company performance bonus.
  • 25 days holiday rising to 28 days after 6 years’ service.
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Defined contribution pension scheme.