JOB TITLE: Project Engineer (PLC / Control Systems)


Industry : Engineering & Technical Job Location : Luton
Job Reference : 11000 Job Category : Engineering
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 16/09/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : £35000 - £38000 per annum + O/T, Bonus, Health, Pension
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



Please note you must be permitted to work in the EC to apply for this job.

Job Summary

The Role: Project Engineer Location: Luton Package: £35-38,000 & Bonus, Pension, Health, Overtime and On Call Overview: This varied engineering role looks for a candidate with demonstrable experience of control systems, ideally working with emergency shut down systems to ensure safety of people and plant. Position is a mixture of office and site based, including some offshore & will mainly involve client support across a range of electronic hardware / software based control and safety systems.


Job Description

The Role: Project Engineer
Location: Luton
Package: £35-38,000 & Bonus, Pension, Health, Overtime and On Call

Overview:
This varied engineering role looks for a candidate with demonstrable experience of control systems, ideally working with emergency shut down systems to ensure safety of people and plant. Position is a mixture of office and site based, including some offshore work and will mainly involve client support across a range of electronic hardware / software based control and safety systems.

We do not need someone that is a designer, but the ability to interpret schematics and drawings is required combined with experience in areas such as electronic / electrical / software based PLC control systems maintenance, fault finding, repair and commissioning.

This role is suited to candidates who may largely be office based but who wish to develop their career into a more senior role involving more exposure to site based work, whilst acquiring greater engineering skills in designing and testing new systems.

Responsibilities:
* Assist in the design of safety (hardware & software based) systems

* Provide site based maintenance, repair, modification (wiring and fitting/assembly), testing and commissioning, on-shore and off-shore

* Production of all engineering documentation

* Electrical/Electronic design of systems (including use of CAD packages)

* Developing capabilities in PLC programming

* System testing including client witness (FAT) testing

* Provide telephone support

* Attend meetings with clients to discuss technical requirements and recommend solutions

* Provide sound engineering advice as required across a spectrum of engineering problems

* Management of site modification packs (method statements, mod packs)

* Rapidly developing to undertake 24/7 call out on a rota basis for which additional allowances apply (Further details on application)

Required Experience:

Experience of the following is mandatory:

* At least two years experience in a role requiring extensive site based electronic/electrical /software (PLC) control and/or safety systems maintenance, fault finding, repair, modification (including wiring and fitting/assembly), testing and commissioning within the process control industry (such as nuclear, chemical, pharmaceuticals, oil & gas, power generation, defence)

* Demonstrable understanding of combinational and sequential logic
* Be able to demonstrate self reliance in solving problems
* Testing at system level
* Undertaking engineering design changes to existing systems
* PC Literate (MS Office)
* Proven hardware and/or software capabilities
* Must be familiar with basic operational amplifier circuits
* Must be able and willing to work, when required, in environments such as off-shore oil rigs for which additional health & safety training is required and would be provided
* Full driving licence required

The company:
World leader in their field with a proven reputation and track record of being able to offer career advancement through training, development and continuous growth.

Bluefire Consulting is an employment business acting on behalf of a client company.


Job Keywords

PLC, Control, Safety, Process, Electrical



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