Engineer (SCADA/PLC/Commissioning)

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6 months
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
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Engineer (SCADA/PLC/Commissioning)

6 month Contract

Competitive Hourly Rate

West Yorkshire

Purpose of the job

To be responsible to the Lead Engineer (Systems) for designated activities involving system design, development, commissioning and technical support. This will include liaison with clients, manufacturers, internal production and engineering teams where necessary.

Reports to

Lead Engineer

Key accountabilities

  • Interpret the client specifications to develop project Functional Design and drawings in accordance with both the project documentation requirements and Powell standard procedures, in a logical sequence to meet the timescales of the allocated projects.
  • To execute the work in the most cost-effective manner and provide the best possible commercial return.
  • To develop the SCADA/PLC in accordance with the requirements of the project specification as defined and thus meeting the requirements of the Client.
  • Participate in internal design reviews for the allocated projects at all stages of development, manufacture and site work.
  • Test the SCADA/PLC system in accordance with the project specifications and the Client's requirements.
  • Prior to a Factory Acceptance Test, check the status of the product to ensure the quality and completeness of the equipment is in line with the specification.


  • The safe and timely execution of Site Services contracts in the UK, Offshore and Overseas.
  • Conduct and produce Health & Safety Work Method Statements & Risk Assessments.
  • Participate in the Site Report feedback process to ensure continuous improvement of site and assembly processes.

Employment & Educational Background

  • Minimum two years' experience in Electrical engineering, preferably within an office environment.
  • Knowledge/experience of the following is essential:
    • Industrial Protocols (IEC61850, Modbus RTU/TCP, DeviceNet, Profibus etc.)
    • Network infrastructure and management techniques.
    • InTouch/WinCC.
    • PLC Programming (Allen Bradley RS Logix 5000).
    • AutoCad.
    • MS SQL.
    • Microsoft Office.
  • Technical report writing experience.

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