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Control Systems Engineer

Control Systems Engineer

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    Technology & Digital

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    Fraser Richings

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    5 months ago

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Summary of the role

Modification of an existing control systems held under support contracts and project work. The PLCs are usually Rockwell but SCADA is Rockwell or Wonderware InTouch from requirements capture and design, to commissioning and handover. Additional system technology includes Siemens PLC/SCADA. This role is predominantly based at our office out of our offfice in Cumbria, with remote working opportunities but will require periods of working at our UK customers sites.

Role Description:

Development of PLC and/or SCADA system design and options from customer requirements

PLC programming of control systems and configuration of SCADA from developed or given designs

Involvement throughout whole software/systems lifecycle, from design through coding to testing, installation and configuration, and documentation (working throughout to full QA procedures) specifically production of design specifications and Test Specifications

Installation and configuration/testing work at customer sites

Working within project team to customer deadlines

Essential Requirements:

Engineering / Computer related or appropriate engineering qualification (degree/HND) or comparable industrial experience

Good client facing skills, must be able to work as part of combined client/contractor team

Experience of producing design documentation and Test Specifications

Willingness to travel and work away when required

Must be able to attain UK Security Clearance

Driving licence

Desirable Requirements/experience:

Experience of at least 1 PLC and SCADA platform described above

3 years' experience expectation to fulfil requirements of this post

Knowledge of project lifecycle

PLC system design, coding, testing and commissioning

SCADA system design, configuration and commissioning

Experience of working in the Nuclear Industry

Personal Qualities:

Analytical thinking with a clear logical approach to problem solving

Confident and capable and able to work accurately under own initiative and within a team environment

Ability to learn quickly, understand client requirements and translate these into an effective solution

Ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines

Have good written and verbal communication skills

Willingness to own workstreams

Be flexible in working methods

Safe work ethic

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