PLC Controls Engineer

Rullion Engineering Cumbria
17 Jun 2017
17 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
JOB TITLE: PLC Controls Engineer

LOCATION: Ulverston, Cumbria

SALARY/RATE AND BENEFITS: £35,365 PA + Benefits below

- Annual Bonus (Performance Related)
- 26 Days Holiday, Increasing annually upto 30 - - Days + Bank Holidays
- Company Pension upto 7% Contribution
- Private Health Care
- Millage Allowance
- Tax & National Insurance incentives such as; Child care vouchers, Cycle to work scheme & discounted Health & Dental plans.


Our client is one of the largest listed water company within the UK regulating water and waste water networks within North West England. This organisation is a true innovator and a trusted brand that enhances the credentials of any of its workers and employees.


- You must have completed an Engineering Apprenticeship (Electrical or Instrumentation & Controls) and completed a HNC / HND in a relevant field
- Working knowledge of Control Systems & PLC's including Siemens and Allan Bradley
- Working Knowledge of multiple SCADA HMI Application platforms
- Experience of analysing, rectifying and ensuring the correct application of ICA equipment
- Comply with Health & Safety Regulations


- Experience and training on purchase Card, SAP, One Workbook and Asset Registration and De-registration (ARDR) is preferable
- Significant experience in a similar role with sound theoretical knowledge and practical experience in the field of instrumentation, control and automation is preferred


- To provide an efficient ICA maintenance and installation service in order to achieve the quality, performance and safety standards of the Company
- To analyse faults, rectify and ensure correct operation of ICA equipment, thereby optimising the availability of wastewater assets
- To ensure compliance with all Health & Safety regulations and internal company policies
- To carry out a programme of planned maintenance such as the timely replacement of PLC backup batteries and PLC software
- Ensure all automation and control equipment with a software configuration or applications are securely backed up
- Assist in the optimisation of control systems and improving control system performance
- Issuing and the administration of the ICA authorisation permits
- Ensuring the safety and quality of your own work and that provided by external contractors in the ICA field meets the required standards
- To train and assess other FSEs and Apprentices thus enhancing the overall levels of technical expertise available to the Company
- To provide reliable, accurate and complete asset performance and repair information for entry into corporate systems to support analysis and improved asset performance
- Assist in the analysis and recommend solutions to recurring ICA problems, therefore ensuring that the treatment processes are operated with optimised efficiency
- Ensure any identified critical or strategic spares are identified, maintained and available for use
- Identification of investment needs and input into Problem Notes and relevant tier meetings.


- The role can require lone working and providing input into capital and operational projects to ensure assets are fit for purpose
- Participation in an out of hour's standby rota is a key requirement of the role


We look forward to receiving applications from candidates meeting the minimum criteria listed above. Please apply electronically or call Rhiannon Fletcher on (Apply online only)

Should your application be successful and you are offered the role, a number of pre-employment checks need to be carried out before your appointment can be confirmed. Any offer of employment with our client will be subject to a satisfactory checking report from the Disclosure Scotland / the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Since 1978, Rullion has been securing exceptional candidates for a range of clients; from large well-known brands, to SMEs and start ups. As a family-owned business, Rullion's approach is credible and honest, focused on building long-lasting relationships with both clients and candidates.

Rullion is a forward-thinking recruitment company that specialises in providing a wide range of talent consultancy services to a diverse client base; from small start-ups to large household names