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Software Engineer

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Wolverhampton
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/05/2016
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The Company:
Our client offer design, manufacture, assembly & testing of complex, high-intergrity mechanical and electromechanical plant equipment as well as waste management and decommissioning front-end engineering and methodologies to the nuclear industry

The Role:
.Responsible to the Software Lead Engineer for the delivery of the Software work packages of high integrity and complex control systems to Customer and Industry Specifications, to within budget and programme constraints.

The candidate must have a broad knowledge of designing PLC, HMI & SCADA software for complex systems in machine control & process applications and plant wide automation where specific experience in the Nuclear Industry would be an advantage. Must be capable of producing technical & functional specifications and developing control software from concept through to testing and commissioning.

Must have strong interpersonal and communications skills with excellent analytical, design and problem solving skills and be committed to maintaining high quality standards.

Must have a sound knowledge of and be experienced in the application of the latest relevant IEC standards and statuary legislation.

In this role, the candidate will have the following responsibilities:

Produce PLC, HMI & SCADA designs to IEC 61131 from concept designs and specification to meet project and customer requirements. Main deliverables being:

• Software Documentation – User Requirement Specifications, Functional Design Specification and Detailed Software Specification.
• PLC, HMI and SCADA software coding.
• Production of Software Specific Test Documentation.
• Specification of hardware & software of parts list.
• Design of project specific networking (Ethernet, Field bus, etc.)

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Proficient in the use of PC’s – MS Office tools (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).
Administration of Databases (MS Access, SQL, Oracle).

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
PLC programming experience (Modicon - Concept/Unity Pro & Siemens – S7 is preferred)
HMI programming experience (Modicon - Magelis & Siemens – WinCC Flexible is preferred)
SCADA programming experience (Vijeo Citect & Siemens – WinCC is preferred)
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