Automation Engineer

Vantage Consulting
Retford, UK
18 Aug 2019
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Automation Engineer



A modern, dynamic and successful electrical engineering and manufacturing company who specialise in the design, manufacture and commissioning of integrated solutions for the control and monitoring of process plant, incorporating multiple speed drives, servo drives, PLCs, HMIs and SCADA systems.

They are looking for an enthusiastic Electrical Project Engineer for an office based/commissioning role with great communication and problem-solving skills. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will manage a range of Electrical and combined scheme projects, across a variety of industries.

Key Responsibilities and Key Results Areas:

* To design and implement Control and Automation systems (including Control Panels) to appropriate standards;

* Ascertain preliminary and detailed design/project requirements and solutions

* Complete multiple concurrent projects, safely and assist the Engineering Manager in managing the budget for each project to ensure that as a minimum, projects achieve targeted profitability;

* Attend/undertake site and works testing, commissioning and client training -this can often mean working away from home.

* Generate Bill of Materials for processing

* Liaise with the client's engineering and operations staff to ensure KPI's are met or exceeded within budget constraints

* Attend internal and external review and progress meetings

* Manage site Health and safety including completion of Risk Assessments and Method Statements

* (RAMS) and promote strong Health and Safety behaviour

* Compile and collate final contract documentation, "As built" drawings, test sheets etc. for inclusion into operation and maintenance manuals

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

• ONC/HNC in Electrical and Electronic (Desirable)

• 18th Edition (Desirable)

• Clean Current Driving License - (Essential)

• Significant experience of PLC and SCADA systems (hardware & programming) ideally Siemens/Rockwell.

• Significant experience of LV power and control designs of plant systems

• Detailed knowledge of CAD 2D packages (AutoCAD and E-Plan) for schematics / panel layouts

• Project Management experience

If this sounds like you and you'd like to be considered for this position, please contact Lauren Ballard at Vantage Consulting on (phone number removed) or email

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