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  • Job reference: RMS0217453

Control Systems Engineer (800XA, AC450)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/10/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
To ensure the Service portfolio is delivered effectively according to standard processes and safety guidelines to satisfy customers. Execute technical support, act as specialist and solve problems in own expertise area. Proactively communicate with both the customer and sales teams to ensure customer needs are understood and business opportunities utilised for Service growth. The role will be based in Aberdeen and will require travel to our offices in UK and customer sites (both onshore and offshore)

Key Responsibilities:

* Gain an understanding of Industrial Automation systems
* Work closely with a team of software engineers
* Understand and update existing hardware and software modules for the development and maintenance of Control System products
* Produce documentation (Site Visit Reports, RAM's, PM Procedures)
* Conduct the assurance, integration and testing of hardware and software modules
* Deliver updates to the existing products and roll out new products through working closely with different stakeholders, including the customer and the end user
* Support Bids and Proposals team in generation of quotations
* Time & budget management as per contract requirements
* Be available on an 'on call' basis to advise customers out of hours and, if necessary, make unscheduled site visits
* Advises clients as to maintenance procedures, site planning, operational methods, process measurement and control strategies and schemes
* Promotes sales of maintenance services and equipment, including spare parts, and advises Sales department of possible sales leads
* Regular onshore/offshore site visits to conduct PM and CM activities


* Manage customer expectations and deliver high quality solutions to all customers
* Drive towards continual improvement
* Flexibility to ensure you receive an appreciation of all areas of the business
* Managing changing priorities/activities

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Correct safety & integrity mindset
* Good knowledge and understanding 800xA Control Systems
* Have a strong software background
* Have working knowledge of PLCs, SCADA, HMIs, Industrial Networks and Cyber Security
* You will have a willingness to learn and ability to innovate
* Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
* A self-starter with the ability to work on his or her own initiative, plan well and follow through to project completion
* Be flexible and prepared to travel to customer sites on occasion.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Practical, hands-on experience
* Offshore certification

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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