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  • Job reference: RMS0116357

DCS Engineers

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: St. Neots
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 02/09/2013
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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:
We are looking for a number of Systems Engineers with Oil & Gas project experience. This will be based from our client's Cambridgeshire office with the for overseas assignments. Work will be with the ABB 800xa system Strong background in Functional Safety.

Experience of legacy ABB equipment or other Control System Vendors (ICS Triplex, Yokogawa, Honeywell, Emerson) in lieu of ABB 800xa may be considered as some training can be provided.

Key Responsibilities and duties:

- To design, configure, test and commission all or part of the integrated control & safety system.
- To comply with company practices and procedures.
- Responsibility for ensuring up-to-date knowledge for IEC61508 & 61511 safety standards.
- To understand, specification & user requirement documentation and advise on customer requirements.
- To identify scope changes and to assist in detailing the impact of such changes in terms of cost and schedule.
- To assist with bid estimation & clarifications.
- To work as a member of a project team in the executing of the project.

Rates are negotiable depending on experience

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Proven experience in the design, configuration, testing and commissioning of integrated control systems in the oil and gas or similar industries.
- Experienced at working on both national and international projects.
- Familiar with current national and international engineering standards.
- Knowledge of IT server based PC and network systems as used in process control systems.
- Microsoft office, SPI, or databases
- Degree or equivalent in an engineering discipline
- Willingness to work overseas
- Eligible to work in the UK

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
- Strong background in Functional Safety
- Chartered Engineer would be desirable.
- Knowledge of DCS hardware & software preferable ABB 800xA or Advant systems.
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