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  • Job reference: RMS0194143

Senior Controls Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 03/09/2018
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
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    (01/10/18)
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The Role:
Salary £45k plus enhancements

The key aspects of your role would be to:

* Work with clients to identify solutions appropriate to them.
* Capture customer requirements and produce appropriate levels of design specifications.
* Develop Test Strategies and produce Test Specifications.
* Configure control systems (SCADA and PLC).
* Investigate and resolve problems with control and safety systems.
* Give clear, effective presentations to customers on status of their work.

To succeed in this we expect you to have good analytical and problem-solving ability and be someone who is:
* readily able to capture information, analyse it, and articulate an appropriate solution;
* capable of communicating clearly both in written and interactive form;
* self-motivated and self-sufficient working away from the office;
* a person who interacts well with others in a manner that instils confidence;
* able to lead a small team, including mentoring others to help them grow in their roles;
* confident and calm under pressure, and not afraid to admit mistakes;
* disciplined to deliver technical requirements while achieving time and budget constraints;
* able to balance multiple pieces of work to ensure that all are progressed as expected.

As for your qualifications and experience, we are looking for a good selection of the following:
* degree/ HND in an engineering subject;
* proficient in Microsoft Office products;
* proficient in a range of PLC and SCADA products with good knowledge of both hardware and software;
* experienced with panel design, including electrical aspects; ability to use AutoCAD desirable;
* proficient in functional safety and familiar with IEC 61508;
* good knowledge and understanding of upstream oil and gas;
* medically fit and certified to work offshore UKCS.

This is a fantastic opportunity to secure a role with a well-respected UK company where you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package. If you would like to share in our ongoing success, apply with your CV for immediate consideration.

Our benefits include a competitive salary, company bonus scheme, 25 days holiday + bank holidays, an attractive pension, life cover, employee referral bonuses, childcare vouchers and more.

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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