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Controls Engineer

Job Description

THE ROLE:

We are looking for an experienced Controls and Support Engineer to join a newly formed Support and Small Projects Team in Sheffield.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a leading Control, Automation and Safety Systems Integrator with over 20 years engineering competence in the local area. The overview of this new varied and interesting role includes:

  • Office based role with site support visits to local companies
  • Providing PLC, HMI, SCADA and LV Electrical support for varied client base
  • Participation working on control system projects
  • Undertake modifications to existing electrical control systems
  • On-site control system support when required
  • Preparation of quotations for new projects and support contracts
  • Participate in company 24/7 on-call rota
  • Asist Support Manager with provision of support contracts
  • Undertaking of work/support offshore for the oil and gas sector

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Resolving of control system support issues relating to PLC, HMI, SCADA and Various communications methods via office remote connection or site visit.
  • Participating in annual maintenance visits to various local sites to undertake backups and quotation capture.
  • Participate in the company 24/7 callout rota. This will be approx.
  • Preparation of quotations including upgrades, replacements and enhancements of existing equipment and systems.
  • Work on small control system projects full lifecycle from quotation stage through to final commissioning.
  • Asist project teams with large control system projects when required.
  • Help the Support Manager increase the Small Projects and Support workload by generating further work with existing clients.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Experience using various Rockwell Automation PLC, HMI and SCADA packages predominantly: RSLogix5, RSLogix500, RSLogix5000, Studio5000, RSView32 and FactoryTalk
  • Exposure to any Siemens PLC, HMI and SCADA packages would be advantageous
  • Exposure to any Schneider/Modicon PLC, HMI and SCADA packages would be advantageous
  • Strong engineering background with a technical knowledge of Control, Automation and Safety Systems applications, equipment and terminology
  • Highly motivated with a positive attitude and methodical approach to problem solving
  • Commercial awareness and the ability to help build the company support base
  • Experience working offshore would be advantageous but training will be provided subject to eligibility and passing medical

Salary in between £30-40k pa for the right candidate plus call out and offshore allowances