Electrical Control and Instrumentation Engineer

Nicholas Associates
£30000 - £35000/annum
19 Jul 2017
18 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Position : Electrical Control and Instrumentation Engineer

Tenure : Permanent

Shifts : Days

Salary : £30-35,000 according to experience

Location : Sheffield, UK and Worldwide

Environment : Innovative technology


Research, development and design organisation creating innovative process plant products and systems.

The role

Electrical, Control and Instrumentation (EC&I) engineers. Working within the Control Systems team, you will help to ensure the delivery of control and safety systems.

Key responsibilities

* Technically review and understand customer requirements.
* Definition of PLC automation system and software coding.
* Fault finding and resolution in PLC and MCC electrical panels.
* Participate in plant safety studies and design reviews (HAZOP/LOPA).
* Creation of automation project documentation (cause & effect, alarm lists, ITPs)
* Assist with onsite system commissioning.
* Provide technical support, including scope of works and costings, to the sales team.

Qualifications and Experience

* Degree in a subject related to electrical or control systems engineering or be a time served EC&I engineer.
* Experience with PLC based automation systems in the process industry.
* Experience specifying and approving PLC and MCC electrical panel design.
* A full UK driving licence
* The successful candidate must be willing to occasionally travel within the UK and overseas.

Desirable Skills/Experience

* Software development with Siemens PLCs
* Safety systems including safety relays and safety PLCs.
* Functional safety and safety integrated systems including SIL specification/verification.
* Design, modify and code SCADA and HMI systems - Siemens WinCC flexible/Advanced.
* Electrical schematics review.
* Wiring design/specification in accordance with BS 7671.
* Hazardous area classification and installations - ATEX.
* Industrial networking specification and configuration - ProfiNet, Profibus, Modbus, redundant network configurations.

Nicholas Associates Professional is a highly respected industry leading professional recruitment agency specialising exclusively in Executive Search and Selection, Construction, Engineering and Technical, and Finance and Accountancy roles across the UK and internationally. Working with many of the UK's most well-known client brands, we are passionate about matching the best talent to the best roles.

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