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Commissioning Engineer

Job Description

Xcede are proud to be working with a leading systems integration & engineering business supplying the power, airport and transport markets with high integrity solutions.

Job Role: Commissioning Engineer

Location: Derby

Salary: €32,550 - 38,850 pa plus overtime and premium hours

As a Commissioning Engineer your remit will include:

  • Checking installation of equipment (by others) is to correct standard prior to starting testing. Including: verifying installation against the installation drawing and marking up any differences; checking termination of plant equipment cables into outstation meets standards in Code of Practice; creating an installation snag list.
  • Performing testing of system according to Installation and Commissioning Test (ICT) document.
  • PLC data input tests including verification of: operation of I/O to and from plant and field devices using hardwired 24v VFCs into PLC; data to and from PLC connected to plant and field devices using a serial interface; data to and from PLC connected to networked devices. i.e. ethernet, modbus, etc; PLC functional control and monitoring of plant and field devices. E.g. fan control with fail-to-run monitoring.
  • Field device set-up and tests including: configuration and set-up of sensors; verification of operation. E.g. Sensors, CCTV cameras, PA speakers, etc.
  • Issue tracking and correction: Record any test failures in the Issue Tracker software; fault find and correct any simple PLC code (signal inversion, pulse stretching, etc.) or wiring issues; fault find and correct any simple functional PLC code or interface issues; fault find and correct any simple SCADA issues e.g. alarm text, tag mapping, etc.
  • Perform client SAT according to SAT documents, including: Record any test failures in the Issue Tracker software; Fault find and correct any simple PLC code (signal inversion, pulse stretching, etc.) or wiring issues; fault find and correct any simple functional PLC code or interface issues; fault find and correct any simple SCADA issues e.g. alarm text, tag mapping, etc.
  • Perform client SAT according to SAT documents, including: system wide operational control tests for each system; testing integrated system functionality; site-wide failure scenarios such as major power loss and recovery.
  • Qualified to HND level or above in electrical or control engineering.
  • Have at least 2 years relevant work experience in testing of electrical control systems.
  • Have a full UK driving licence
  • Have no criminal convictions due to security clearances required by airport authorities.

What you will bring to the company:

  • You are a highly motivated and flexible person.
  • Respect, collaboration, and integrity are important values to you
  • Experience in a similar role within the Industrial Automation environment
  • Minimum degree qualification in an engineering or process related subject
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, whilst an effective team player as part of a structured team
  • Confident communicator with a professional manner, and the ability to absorb and impart factual information to others and work within standard operating procedures
  • A positive self-starter with drive to achieve results in a friendly manner, but at the same time maintain quality and standard
  • Full UK driving licence

What they promise to offer:

  • 33 floating holidays to take when you like with your entitlement increasing by an additional 2 days every 5 years.
  • Performance related bonus.
  • Wellbeing benefit - a monthly instalment made in addition to your salary to contribute towards anything that makes you happy.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Anniversary celebrations it is important to us that we celebrate the commitment and value people have brought to our business over the years.
  • Social events - If there is one thing about PDS, it is that we love to get social, so this is a big part of our culture.
  • Hybrid working - If the pandemic taught us anything it's that we don't need to be in the office 5 days a week, every week, helping towards a not only a positive work life balance but a healthier planet.
  • Flexible working giving you the ability to finish at 1pm on Fridays.

This is a field-based role covering the UK and (occasionally Europe) and is ideally suited for someone based in the Midlands or the South with a flexible approach to travelling and working away from home