Software Engineer / PLC Programmer - Control Systems

Flow Control Engineering Solutions Ltd
31 Oct 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Software Engineer / PLC Programmer - Control Systems - Stafford c£30k

  • Specialist instrumentation consultancy who supply to major blue chip clients.
  • Ideally suited to Software Engineer who has a strong background in PLC's and is able to see projects through from conception to completion.

We are a very well established company that specialises in instrumentation and electrical controls for a variety of industries including Utilities, Power and Oil and Gas. The have the capacity to take on at least two more EC&I Engineers for a full project lifecycle role including design and commissioning.

Primary Duties:

The design, documentation, development, testing and commissioning of PLC-based control systems.

This will cover the complete system development lifecycle from initial design through to customer site acceptance.

Secondary Duties:

Investigation and rectification of defects at customer?s sites.

Provide support and assistance to other engineering disciplines within the design team.

Essential Skills:

A minimum of a HND or Honours Degree in Software Engineering or a related discipline.

Knowledge of process control principles.

Knowledge and experience of working with PLC-based control systems.

Experience of the complete software/systems design lifecycle.

Knowledge of network / serial communications protocols and hardware.

Desirable Skills:

Master?s Degree in Software Engineering or a related discipline.

Knowledge of C&I Engineering.

Knowledge of HTML, PHP or JavaScript.

Knowledge of National Grid design standards.

Experience of IE61131-3 programming languages.

Experience with the following hardware platforms: o OPTO22 PAC?s o GE / MTL PAC8000 Controllers

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