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  • Job reference: RMS0225429

Control Systems Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Stafford, Staffordshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 08/06/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Our client is seeking an experienced Control Systems Engineer to work within the Nuclear field.

You will be involved in the modification of an existing telemetry system for the monitoring and remote operation of 11kV substations. The work involves the modification of Schneider Unity PLC and Citect SCADA software from requirements capture and design, to commissioning and handover. This role is predominantly based in in Stone, Staffordshire - travel to customer sites i.e Reading, Berkshire.

Development of PLC and/or SCADA system design and options from customer requirements
PLC programming of control systems and configuration of SCADA from developed or given designs
Modifications to IP Systems including Networks, CCTV and IP Phone
Involvement throughout whole software/systems lifecycle, from design through coding to testing, installation and configuration, and documentation (working throughout to full QA procedures) specifically production of design specifications and Test Specifications
Working within project team to customer deadlines
Installation and configuration/testing work at customer sites

As the role is in the Nuclear Industry, UK residency 5 years minimum required

Candidate Personal Qualities:
Confident and capable and able to work accurately under own initiative and within a team environment
Ability to learn quickly, understand client requirements and translate these into an effective solution.
Ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines
Have good communication skills
Willingness to own workstreams
Be flexible in working methods
Safe work ethic

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Engineering / Computer related or appropriate engineering qualification (degree/HND) or comparable industrial experience
Good client facing skills, must be able to work as part of combined client/contractor team
Experience of producing design documentation and Test Specifications
Willingness to travel and work away when required
Must be able to attain UK Security Clearance
Driving licence

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Experience of at least 1 PLC and SCADA platform described above
3 years experience expectation to fulfil requirements of this post.
Knowledge of project lifecycle
PLC system design, coding, testing and commissioning
SCADA System Design, configuration and Commissioning
Experience of working in the Nuclear Industry

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