Controls Engineer

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12 months
G2 Recruitment Solutions
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A client of mine, based in Birmingham, is urgently looking for a new Controls Engineer.

The design, implementation and commissioning of S7 based Control Systems and related software engineering activities for a variety of industrial control system applications predominantly in the Nuclear industry. The candidate should have proven experience in S7 Systems, ideally supported by Siemens certification/training.

Role Description:

  • Development of control system design and options from customer requirements
  • Provide design input to development of system wide generics
  • S7 programming of control systems (within TIA Portal) from given designs
  • Involvement throughout whole software/systems life cycle, from design through coding to testing, installation and configuration, and documentation (working throughout to full QA procedures)
  • Working within project team to customer deadlines
  • Installation and configuration/testing work at customer sites

Essential Requirements:

  • In depth knowledge of S7 system design (TIA Portal & S7-1500 PLCs)
  • Knowledge of Profibus DP/Profinet networks
  • Engineering/Computer related or appropriate engineering qualification (degree/HND) or comparable industrial experience
  • Must have significant experience of working in the Nuclear Industry
  • Must be SC cleared
  • Minimum 5 years' experience to fulfil requirements of this post.
  • Good client facing skills, must be able to work as part of combined client/contractor team
  • Willingness to travel and work away when required
  • Driving licence

Desirable Skills:

  • IEC61131 PLC Coding Standards.
  • IEC61508 Safety Systems
  • Integration of the Multi-PLC systems
  • Commissioning experience with S7 systems
  • Experience of working in the Power Generation Industry

Candidates should possess the following personal qualities:

  • Confident and capable and able to work under own initiative
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines
  • Have good communication skills
  • Be flexible in working methods

If you are interested in this position please send through your CV ASAP.