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Intermediate Control & Automation Engineer - Nuclear

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Date: Mar 19, 2023

Location: Dorking, Surrey, GB

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 85484 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: Dorking, Surrey, United Kingdom 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. 


Join our Project Delivery Group (PDG), a dynamic team of professionals passionately committed to world-class project delivery across the globe. With expertise in sustainable studies, asset building and operations, and industry-leading efficiencies, our best-in-class team leverages methodologies, governance and systems that are unparalleled in the engineering space. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


Looking to take the next step in your career? Hatch is currently seeking a highly motivated instrumentation and control engineer to be based in our Dorking (preferred), Culham or London office, in United Kingdom to join the project team involved in developing a commercially-viable fusion power plant for clean, safe and sustainable future.

You will support our senior and intermediate engineers in delivering projects which involve power distribution, instrumentation, and controls engineering. You will also be responsible for assisting the development and management of assigned project work during all phases, from inception trough planning, design & construction in accordance with the project scope, schedule, and budget.   



  • Work as part of a team to complete electrical and controls engineering design deliverables for a variety of projects
  • Assist in the preparation of technical specifications for equipment procurement and construction contracts
  • Participate in developing project deliverables including Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs), instrument datasheets, control system philosophies, communications network diagrams/architecture, schematics, wiring diagrams, instrument lists, loop drawings, bill of materials, panel layouts, equipment specification and datasheets, equipment lists and material take-offs.
  • Assist with the completion of automation, instrumentation & control engineering activities with the objective of meeting the defined contractual scope to the relevant codes, standards and Hatch’s procedures.
  • Become knowledgeable with electrical/Instrumentation design and their practical applications, UK codes and standards (BS, IEC, etc.), and Hatch’s quality procedures 
  • Work collaboratively in a multi-discipline environment to deliver the best solution for our clients
  • Assist our senior engineers and designers with their responsibilities including but not limited to checking engineering deliverables, attending design reviews, quality reviews, and participating in site inspections and walkdowns
  • Willing and able to travel to project sites (office and construction) 


 Education, Skills and Qualifications:

  • A recent graduate or someone with two to five years of experience, with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution in UK
  • Eligible to become a professional/ chartered Engineer in UK
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and collaboration skills
  • Strong interest in learning applicable codes and standards
  • Aptitude for working on multi-disciplinary teams
  • Knowledge of control systems
  • Self-motivated and hardworking
  • Strong attention to detail, organization and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proactiveness with an eagerness to learn, and continuously develop.
  • Ability work both in a team environment and independently. 
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office tools (SharePoint, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Site and commissioning experience will be considered an asset
  • Shows critical and creative thinking and problem solving, and brings forward solutions for our clients' toughest challenges





Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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