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  • Job reference: RMS0183198

Software Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/08/2017
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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The Role:
The Role:

.Responsible to the Software Lead Engineer for the delivery of the Software work packages of high integrity and complex control systems to Customer and Industry Specifications, to within budget and programme constraints.

The candidate must have a broad knowledge of designing PLC, HMI & SCADA software for complex systems in machine control & process applications and plant wide automation where specific experience in the Nuclear Industry would be an advantage. Must be capable of producing technical & functional specifications and developing control software from concept through to testing and commissioning.

Must have strong interpersonal and communications skills with excellent analytical, design and problem solving skills and be committed to maintaining high quality standards.

Must have a sound knowledge of and be experienced in the application of the latest relevant IEC standards and statuary legislation.

In this role, the candidate will have the following responsibilities:

Produce PLC, HMI & SCADA designs to IEC 61131 from concept designs and specification to meet project and customer requirements. Main deliverables being:

* Software Documentation - User Requirement Specifications, Functional Design Specification and Detailed Software Specification.
* PLC, HMI and SCADA software coding.
* Production of Software Specific Test Documentation.
* Specification of hardware & software of parts list.
* Design of project specific networking (Ethernet, Field bus, etc.)

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

Proficient in the use of PC's - MS Office tools (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).
Administration of Databases (MS Access, SQL, Oracle).

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:

PLC programming experience (Modicon - Concept/Unity Pro & Siemens - S7 is preferred)
HMI programming experience (Modicon - Magelis & Siemens - WinCC Flexible is preferred)
SCADA programming experience (Vijeo Citect & Siemens - WinCC is preferred)

Careers in the nuclear sector offer you the chance to work on challenging, interesting and diverse projects. And with the sector experiencing a period of growth both nationally and internationally, with a particular emphasis on the UK market, our client relies on a continuous flow of talent coming into their organisation.
With primary locations in the UK and Genoa, as well as representative offices in France, Romania, Slovakia and Argentina, career opportunities also have a global reach.

The Company:
Your future in Nuclear. Specialising in the design and manufacture of bespoke engineering solutions for the nuclear energy, nuclear decommissioning and defence markets, our client is a key player. They design, engineer, manufacture, assemble, test, commission and install, as well as offering ongoing specialist support services. They are a core subsidiary of a global Italian group that operates in over 90 countries and is Italy's largest supplier, installer and service provider in this sector.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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