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  • Job reference: RMS0115656

C&I Engineer with 800xA experience

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/09/2012
  • Time left:
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The Company:
The client is a leader within the Automation and Control Systems field with operations in 100 countries worldwide. They specialise in providing integrated solutions to the Transmission and Distribution and Oil & Gas industry with projects offshore and overseas.

The Role:
The Control and Instrumentation (C&I) Engineer will provide engineering expertise for SCADA, PLC control and instrumentation systems. Working within a multi-discipline engineering team, the successful candidate will have an appreciation of other disciplines' constraints and project requirements. The C & I Engineer will support our project engineering team with C&I issues including assistance with design, procurement, installation, configuration and operation of our SCADA and PLC systems.

Key Responsibilities

Working within a small team of engineers and project engineers, the C & I Engineer will be responsible for the following:
• First point of call for all company Control and Instrumentation issues
• Creating C&I system design specifications
• Tender appraisal, and equipment and supplier selection
• Interfacing and managing contractors both on and off-site
• Operation and configuration of SCADA, PLC and data collection & storage systems

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have the following experience:

• Proven experience of working with control and instrumentation systems
• Extensive experience of DCS/SCADA and PLC configuration and programming
• Instrumentation process engineering and/or electrical generation within the renewable or oil and gas sector, or within a similar industry
• Ability to demonstrate an innovative approach to investigating and introducing new C&I concepts
• An understanding of installation design for the marine environment – e.g. corrosion mitigation measures
• Experienced in project management, including controls, planning and estimating and preparation of deliverables / work package
• Experience in:
o Instrumentation and measurement systems
o Marine grade instrumentation and multiplexers
o Equipment and acceptance testing

• Time served apprenticeship in a C&I

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Specific recognised qualification (academic or vocational) in control instrumentation
• Experience with ABB’s 800xA Extended Automation System
• Experience with HV electrical systems and formal Quality Assurance schemes
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