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Controls Engineer

Ref no. BHN548714
Salary £35,000 - £42,000/annum
Location Edinburgh, Scotland
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

Controls Engineer

Edinburgh, Grangemouth

Permanent

Up to £42,000 per annum

Key skills required for this role

Rockwell Automation, Siemens, Mitsubishi or Schneider, Controls Engineer, Automation, HMI, PLC and SCADA packages, factory testing, site testing and site based commissioning

Important

Rockwell Automation, Siemens, Mitsubishi or Schneider, Controls Engineer, Automation, HMI, PLC and SCADA packages, factory testing, site testing and site based commissioning

Job description

Role Overview:

You will work through the whole lifecycle of the project from completing design documentation, developing control software, testing, commissioning and handover.

Covering automation projects to major UK clients in the Water, Industrial Automation or Process sectors.

What to expect:

During the design and software development stages, you will work in our office or work from home (hybrid working) on the development of Functional Design Specification and PLC, HMI, SCADA software until the bench testing is completed. Integrated testing with the control panel will be in our manufacturing facility in Warrington where you could be engaging with both SI and LV engineering delivery teams and client stakeholder to complete the FAT. Commissioning will be based on our client sites where the SAT will be completed.

Duties:

  • Interpreting User Requirement Specification packages and reverse engineering of exiting control system software
  • Production of functional design specifications, configuration of PLC and SCADA packages, factory testing, site testing and site based commissioning.
  • Coordination and development of junior staff as required
  • Monitor/plan projects to ensure completed to time and budget
  • Act as Engineering Coordinator on small projects when required, coordinating disciplines within overall Technology division.
  • Ensure Engineering and Design activities meets all national and international standards, clients requirements and 'best' engineering practice
  • Ensure high levels of customer satisfaction

Special Features

  • Should have a minimum of 3 years systems engineering experience.
  • Strong knowledge of safe working practices with regards to work on or near electrical equipment.
  • High regard for health and safety.
  • Must have good organisational skills.
  • Needs to have good communication skills at all levels.

Skills and Knowledge

  • PLC software development using at least two manufacturers devices from Rockwell Automation, Siemens, Mitsubishi or Schneider.
  • HMI software development using at least two manufacturers devices from Rockwell Automation, Siemens, Mitsubishi or Schneider.
  • Experience with multiple communication protocols; EtherNet/IP, PROFINET, PROFIBUS DP and PA, Modbus TCP/IP (preferable)
  • Experience working with SCADA systems (preferable)
  • Experience working with VSDs (preferable)
  • Applicants must hold a full UK driving licence.

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