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Why Stopford?

Stopford prides itself on providing a positive and supportive working environment where individuals are respected and valued for their contribution. We are looking to build upon our talented and diverse workforce by employing people who really want to make a difference. A career with Stopford will give you the opportunity to become part of a progressive organisation that offers a culture of opportunity, equality and diversity.

What do we look for?


Our highly skilled team comprises individuals who are committed to our goal of delivering the best service to our portfolio of clients. Some of the main skills we look for in our employees are:

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We can give you exceptional support, real career progression opportunities and a range of excellent benefits including:

Current Opportunities



We are always looking for exceptional people to join our company. In return we can offer a varied career with the training and development you need to progress. Will you join us?

Lead EC&I Engineer , Ellesmere Port - Competitive Salary

Stopford have an exciting opportunity for a Lead EC&I Engineer to join the team, at our Head office in Ellesmere Port.

The Company

Stopford is an international energy and environmental engineering company, our professional services span Consultancy, Technology & Innovation and Project Management. We are an industry leader with a portfolio spanning research and development through to design and commissioning of process technology. With a worldwide clientele in emerging and existing industries. We provide expert consulting to our partners, supporting them in their drive toward a sustainable low carbon economy.

You will be based at our Head Office in Ellesmere Port with occasional travel to our subsidiary offices in Lancaster and Alderley Park (Macclesfield)

This is a fantastic opportunity to join us as a Lead EC&I Engineer and work with highly skilled professionals who are constantly striving to deliver excellence and best practice.

The Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • Pension
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Private medical insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • On-site parking

The Role

The role will involve preparation of Specifications and Scopes of Work for installation contractors and equipment suppliers, delivering electrical design work packages including:- Instrument Loop diagrams, Motor Schematics, Cable Block Diagrams, Cable Routing/Layouts, Instrument and Electrical Schedules, Lighting Specifications & layouts, MCC Design Specifications & MCC/Control room layouts.

Onsite construction and commissioning support may be required depending on the project.

The successful candidate will support the Lead Consultant in the development of Stopford Functional Safety services, involving SIS Design, Verification, Validation and Functional Safety Assessments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the Lead EC&I Consultant in reviewing and developing strategic planning, and proposing new business opportunities
  • Assist the Lead EC&I Consultant in the management, motivation and development of a team of engineers to enable them to take on responsibility and reach their potential
  • Proactively engage with customers internally and externally, developing and maintaining strong, positive business relationships
  • Working towards the main support role to the Lead EC&I Consultant

About you

  • Ideally educated to a degree level.
  • Have significant experience in the petrochemicals and renewable energy industries.
  • Have significant experience of working in a design and engineering environment across electrical, control and instrumentation.
  • Have experience of Functional Safety design and testing (TUV FS Engineer Certification preferred).
  • Experienced in the use of AMTECH or ETAP engineering and design software.
  • Experienced in safety systems design and validation (BS EN 61508 & BS EN 61511).
  • In-depth knowledge of DSEAR/ATEX, hazardous area classification equipment/design and CompEx
  • Able to perform accurate design calculations and complete cost estimates.
  • Ideally have an awareness of High Voltage design and engineering.
  • An ability to think strategically and develop long range plans, understanding the implication of changes to contract scope.
  • An ability to work collaboratively with all engineering design and construction disciplines.

Please note we do not accept applications from agencies, and you must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

To apply, please email your CV to [email protected] and quote job reference SEEECI2020

If we think you have got potential, we will be in touch within 10 working days.

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