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Lead Engineer Control Systems - Oil & Gas

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Cambridge
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 25/06/2013
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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:
Our Client, a leading global organisation in the power and automation technology industry are looking to appoint a Senior Engineer to take on a Lead role in their Cambridgeshire based Control Systems Team.
The successful candidate will lead a multi discipline team of engineers on national & international projects, predominantly North Sea Oil & Gas related.

Key Responsibilities:
* Lead a team of up to 20 engineers whilst working on various national & international Oil & Gas projects using IT control products.
* Provide a technical solution for the client on time and within budget.
* Work closely with the Project Manager and the Engineering Manger to identify key resources during the project life cycle.
* Manage, plan and distribute tasks to team members, to train and mentor new team members in project procedures and standards, ensuring that common solutions and practices are carried out across the project.
* Be responsible for the coordination of any technical queries and solutions with the product development centres.
* Assist with technical sales presentations and bid clarifications for new project work to prospective customers.
* Assist with and produce engineering estimates against clients specifications for bids containing integrated control systems.

Key skills, attributes, qualifications:
* HNC in engineering discipline is essential although a degree would be desirable (EC&I or Electrical Engineering)
* Process Control industry experience is essential
* Full driving license.
* Good customer service and client facing skills
* Minimum 5 years experience in the design, configuration, testing and commissioning of integrated control system applications preferably in the Oil & Gas industry.
* Experience of managing team is essential
* Oil & Gas, Power, Chemical or Pharmaceutical industry experience
* A good understanding and practical experience in the implementation of application code using IEC1131 would be an advantage as well as knowledge IEC 61508 & 61511 standards for programmable safety systems

Remuneration:
Attractive base salary commensurate with experience plus full benefits package and relocation assistance if required.

This is a heavily customer focused role which would ideally suit a Senior Level EC&I or Electrical Engineer with Oil & Gas industry experience with some team management experience and an understanding of the design, configuration, testing and commissioning of integrated control system applications in the Oil & Gas industry, to take the next step up into a lead role. This position offers exceptional career progressions prospects.
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