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  • Job reference: RMS0174301

Digital Control Systems Engineer

  • Sector: ICT
  • Location: Stafford, Staffordshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/01/2017
  • Duration: temporary
  • Time left:
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The Role:
To be responsible for the technical content of digital and/or conventional protection and control system projects.
To develop the conceptual design and liase with other members of a multidisciplinary team to ensure accuracy for the technical content of the project.
Assist the Project Management department in the accurate collation of information pertaining to System tenders.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Qualified to degree, HND level or relevant experience in Electrical / Electronic Engineering (preferably with software and power systems options)
Minimum of 3 years experience in Digital Control Systems.The application of distributed computer architectures, ideally with knowledge of the application of this technology in electrical substations.
Engineering control systems for HV or MV utility applications and have knowledge in various communication protocols: IEC 61850, UCA 2.0, DNP3.0, Courier, MODBUS, IEC 60870-5-101 / 103 / 104.
Familiar with ATCC, Synchrocheck & DAR functions and computer networking.
Conduct FAT & assist SAT at customer sites. National Grid, UK experience (knowledge of NGTS) and Alstom Grid Protection / Control System (PACiS and/or Eterra) knowledge advantageous.

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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