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  • Job reference: RMS0139388

Senior / Principal RTU Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Stone
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 15/05/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (16/06/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
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:
An exciting opportunity within our Power Systems division of the company being responsible for the engineering Remote Terminal Unit (RTU) solutions for the Control & Communications Systems related projects within HV / LV electrical substations.

The role of an RTU Engineer encompasses a variety of responsibilities including, but not limited to:
• Provide technical support to the tendering team, when evaluating customer requirements and answering technical questions, preparing documentation, technical specifications, reports, architectures, task lists and time estimates
• Preparation of RTU project specific documentation including; Concept Designs, System Architectures, Functional Design Specifications, Technical Specifications, General Arrangement Drawings, Circuit Diagrams, System I/O Schedules, Test Specifications and Operation and Maintenance literature
• To successfully design, engineer and document RTU projects (primarily IEC61850), from conceptual design to final build status, against client specifications and in compliance with the Local Business Unit work instructions and engineering processes
• To setup integration and testing platforms and to perform Factory Acceptance Testing in conjunction with clients in order to achieve successful project delivery and close out
• To work closely with and provide progress information to Project Managers, ensuring timely delivery of all project milestones
• To actively participate in both design review and lessons learnt processes
• To play an integral part in the teams overall success and development of work processes
• To provide technical support for PSAC RTU products within the target delivery markets
• Occasional site work required, supporting project commissioning teams as necessary, throughout UK

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Preferred Control Systems / Power Systems engineering related education or equivalent (HNC minimum qualification)
• Strong design capability and experience in the engineering discipline of Control Systems / Power System
• Strong coordination skills
• High Technical experience required
• Excellent communication skills with both internal and external teams and customers

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Experience of ABB RTU560 hardware and software
• Experience of ABB MicroSCADA
• Experience of IEC61850 system design and configuration
• Programming skills (VBA, SCIL, etc)
• Experience within the Electricity Supply Industry
• Proven Teamwork and Collaboration skills

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