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PLC Software Engineer

Ref no. BHN566852
Salary £50 - £51/hour
Location Chesterfield, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 6 Months
Job status Open

Job summary

A Software Engineer is required to be a committed and enthusiastic member of the team, taking responsibility for successfully delivering project solutions whilst meeting budgetary and time-scale targets.

Key skills required for this role

Software Engineer, PLC, SCADA, Testing


PLC, Software Engineer, Testing, SCADA

Job description

Project Software Engineer


Work Pattern: Hybrid

Duration: 6 Months

We are seeking a dedicated and passionate Project Software Engineer to join our team. In this role, you will play a crucial part in ensuring the successful delivery of project solutions within the agreed scope, adhering to company protocols, and meeting budgetary and time constraints. The ideal candidate will embody a "right first time" approach and proactively communicate any risks or concerns to the Senior Engineer or Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of delivering designated modules within projects, such as PLC, SCADA, Testing, Networking, Documentation, and Hardware design.
  • Collaborate closely with the Senior/Lead Engineer and Project Manager, following their guidance and directives.
  • Ensure technical and quality standards are met for all assigned projects.
  • Uphold adherence to company quality processes and procedures throughout project life cycles.
  • Identify project opportunities and potential variations, contributing to project flexibility and efficiency.
  • Assist the Project Manager in identifying and addressing risks and issues as they arise.
  • Promote the use of reusable modules through standard approaches.
  • Lead by example in adhering to health and safety protocols.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in developing project modules, such as PLC code modules, SCADA scripts, and communication drivers.
  • Proficiency in reporting progress to senior team members or project managers.
  • Ability to identify and communicate deviations from agreed-upon functionality or scope.
  • Experience in peer-reviewing project documents and conducting site surveys as necessary.
  • Familiarity with outline design, upfront design studies, and client requirement definition processes.
  • Capability in developing Functional Design Specifications (FDS) and Detailed Design Specifications (DDS).
  • Competence in developing test specifications and designing testing methodologies.
  • Proficiency in creating site work documentation, including risk assessments, method statements, and site test documentation.
  • Ability to develop Operation & Maintenance (O&M) documentation.
  • Experience in conducting full integrated system testing, Factory Acceptance Testing (FAT), Site Acceptance Testing (SAT), and installations.
  • Proficiency in handling observations, variations, reworks, packing, shipping, and site installations.
  • Capability to provide warranty support as needed.

Cameron Boner manages this role

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