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  • Job reference: RMS0163470

Applications Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Stone
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 18/01/2016
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The Company:
Our client is an Engineering Services company, who are an international technical consultancy, providing a range of services including licence to operate, asset management, manufacturing improvement and capital investment to customers in the chemical, petrochemical, oil & gas, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and consumer industries worldwide

The Role:
• The Application Engineer will provide defined support and project services on agreed DCS & PLC systems and their applications

Main Accountabilities

• Implementation of Hardware and Software Services to Design, Configure, Test, Install and Commission, new and upgrades, to 800 series and Legacy Control Systems
• Ensuring that modifications, upgrades, maintenance and engineering changes are in accordance with client’s / client standards and specifications
• Interfacing with customers at various levels to understand the detailed work requirements and to update the customer as appropriate
• Working on Customer sites
• Active interfacing with other members of the Customer Support, Project and Sales team
• Providing feedback for continuous improvement
• Ensuring that work is implemented within agreed budget targets, and that any potential extra work or cost changes are flagged to the Customer / Project Manager
• Generating clear, concise and accurate documentation on a timely manner for all activities
• Ensuring that safe working practices are followed
• Actively looking for and report on new opportunities – for Customers and client
• Working with the team of engineers in a Support/Project environment

Position Interactions

• Various Engineering Teams

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience

• Qualified to HNC/Degree level in a relevant engineering discipline
• Experience in a project or field based Control System support/ system modification / upgrade / replacement environment
• Competency and hands-on experience of control systems upgrades, modifications and on-going support – both within supplier offices and on a Customers site
• A good working knowledge of 800 series, 800xA and Compact products
• Advantageous to have ABB MOD300 experience and knowledge, and be capable of mentor others in this subject area
• System 6, MOD300, Advant etc control systems or equivalent knowledge would be an advantage
• Ideally, experience of other automation products and systems such as, Scada, Instrumentation, PC’s, Networks, Drives, Motors, Electrification – from ABB and / or other suppliers

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