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Control Systems Engineer

Location
United Kingdom,--Aberdeen
Job Contract
Permanent
Job Type
Full Time
Reference No.
JO0000013732

Control Systems Engineer

Job Purpose:
Provide support on control systems fleet wide to allow operation, maintenance, upgrade and replacements. Additionally to ensure all control systems are installed and maintained in compliance with legislation and statutory codes

Main accountabilities:
Control System Design
Concept design for new control systems (centralised, decentralised, dual redundant, safety control systems)
Design and development of control system functional specifications (software, hardware and instrumentation)
PLC programming, testing, installation and commissioning as required
Design of HMI and SCADA interface/front end
Specification and configuration of VSD
Development of safety control systems to relevant IEC standards to compliment process and ensure a robust control system is provided
Generation of drawings, schematics, I/O lists, functional design specifications, tender documentation, testing, installation and commissioning documentation, operation and maintenance manuals to support each of the above stages
Control System Support
Support all aspects of control system maintenance and upgrades including all steps outlined in system design (above)
Support all stages of design, testing, installation and commissioning of new and modified control systems including hands-on assistance where required
Audit/investigation of existing control systems, establish functionality and criticality on existing assets
Identify and manage obsolescence issues with control systems
Support incident investigation into control system failures, including occasional out of hours

Qualifications (professional, technical, academic):
Engineering degree (or relevant qualification) in Electrical Engineering or Electronics/Instrument Engineering
Fluent in English and holds English language qualification where appropriate
Significant in marine/offshore industry environment. Working knowledge of the following or similar Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER), DNV Rules for Electrical Installation, IEC Electrical and control system standards
Knowledge of primary movers and other large marine electrical installations
Control systems experience including knowledge of programming, design and instrumentation of PLC, HMI, SCADA and VSD
Understanding of Electrical protection, isolations and control system safety integration including installation and inspection procedures
Software: familiarity of use with packages such as PLC, HMI, SCADA and VSD software (Siemens Simatic Step7)

Nice to have:
Recognised training in Step7, WinCC, WinCC Flexible, Distributed Safety & InTouch/Wonderware Studio design and support Knowledge/experience of power management control systems
Experience of site working and direct management of personnel

Senior Recruitment Specialist

Jan Kriel
01224 628 227
jkriel@strategic-resources.co.uk
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