Automation Controls Engineer (PLC and/or SCADA)

Luton Bennett Limited
Bristol (City Centre)
£36k - 42k per year + Overtime + Benefits
03 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Automation Controls Engineer (PLC and/or SCADA)


£36,000 to £42,000 + Overtime + Generous Benefits Package

Automation Controls Engineer required with knowledge of PLC controls and/or SCADA for a well-respected specialist Industrial automation company.

You will get involved in project based design of PLC programmes and SCADA configurations. The role is 75% office based but will involve up to 25% travel throughout the UK & some trips abroad.

The company have a long history and are renowned for their innovative bespoke controls and automation solutions. They have a diverse client base that includes nuclear decommissioning, CHP and power generation. They have some impressive growth forecasts and due to the size of the business, the role will be diverse.

The Role:

* Responsible for taking a project from its inception through to final commissioning. This will include documentation, testing, validation and customer support.

* Siemens/Rockwell PLC software.

* SCADA configuration.

* Writing of functional and test specifications.

* Commissioning on site in both UK and abroad. Travelling away from the office would typically be likely to be around 25% of the engineer’s time, and although mainly in the UK, could also include foreign travel.

* Overtime is paid at standard rates plus the role offers travel allowance - the average Engineer ads 10-15% of salary on top of the basic with extras and highest earners add 25%.

The Candidate:

* From a PLC and/or SCADA controls background.

* Will be able to design PLC programmes from scratch and/or configure SCADA systems.

* Will hold a full and valid UK driving licence and be prepared for infrequent travel involving some stay away.

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