Senior EC & I Engineer

Hamlin Knight
11 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
My client is currently looking for an EC & I Engineering to join their team in Sheffield due to rapid growth.

Role of the Senior EC&I engineer
- Technically review and understand customer requirements.
- Creation of user requirements and functional design specifications.
- Development of control and safety concept.
- 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.

Experience and Background
- You should hold a degree in 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.
- Capability to work on multiple project simultaneously
- A can do attitude and a willingness to get involved with all aspects of the manufacturing process.
- 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, specifically S7-300, 400, 1200 and 1500.
- Safety systems including safety relays and safety PLCs.
- Programming in TIA Portal, Step 7 or PCS 7
- Functional safety and safety integrated systems including SIL specification/verification.
- Design, modify and code SCADA and HMI systems
- Electrical schematics review.
- Wiring design/specification in accordance with BS 7671.
- Specification and commissioning with kW-to-MW rectifiers and VSDs.
- Hazardous area classification and installations - ATEX.
- Industrial networking specification and configuration - ProfiNet, Profibus, Modbus, redundant network configurations.
- Remote plant access specification and configuration - VPN, OPC

On offer is a competitive salary

Hamlin Knight is an Equal Opportunities Employer and is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy in this instance


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