Control and Automation Engineer

  • Location: Scotland, Grangemouth
  • Posting date: 07.09.2021
  • Closing date: 06.12.2021
  • Reference: BGEN020
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Why BGEN?
  • An opportunity to develop a culture of initiative, ideas and enterprise.
  • A commitment to development through training programmes and self-learning.
  • An empowering environment which promotes ownership and accountability.
Why BGEN?
  • An opportunity to develop a culture of initiative, ideas and enterprise.
  • A commitment to development through training programmes and self-learning.
  • An empowering environment which promotes ownership and accountability.

To carry out surveys, testing, commissioning of PLC/HMI, ICA and telemetry systems

  • Control and Automation Engineer in Automation / Control Projects (PLC/SCADA).
  • Working extensively within the Water Industry both in the office and on site.
  • Reporting to the S.I Manager (Penketh)
  • Ensure that all health and safety procedures are followed and that RAMS are prepared for all projects requiring site works.
  • Working closely with our key clients to ensure their requirements are understood / met
  • Site surveys to evaluate system requirements and interfaces
  • Testing and commissioning of ICA and PLC based control systems including Profibus and industrial Ethernet
  • Testing and commissioning of motor control equipment including DOL’s, VSD’s and Simocode.
  • Testing and configuration of PLC, HMI and SCADA packages, cFAT, SAT and site based commissioning
  • To ensure that all activities are carried out in a systematic and controlled manner ensuring high levels of Client satisfaction
  • Report on progress to Manager highlight any concerns, / issues and opportunities of further work.
  • Liaise closely and develop a good working relationship with the client / end user.
  • The nature of this work is such that the Job Holder could be the sole representative for BGEN on site, therefore the Job Holder must be capable of managing his/her time and projects with minimum support
  • The workload is unpredictable and usually has imposed deadlines therefore the Job Holder must possess excellent organisational skills and the ability to often work under considerable time pressures.
  • The Job Holder should have a good working knowledge of System Integration (PLC based systems), with sufficient knowledge of processes within the water industry to commission control systems.
  • Ensure Engineering and Design activities meets all national and international standards, BGEN QA, clients requirements and ‘best’ engineering practice
  • PLC / SCADA / HMI configuration, testing and commissioning
  • Instrumentation configuration, testing and commissioning
  • Network / communication design, configuration and commissioning
  • Ensure adherence to quality systems
  • Introduce latest developments/practices where appropriate
  • HNC/Degree qualified in relevant engineering subject.
  • 5yrs min experience in system integration environment.
  • Water industry experience highly desirable.
  • Siemens PLC family experience highly desirable.
  • Legacy PLC experience desirable.
  • Profibus and Ethernet, communications experience highly desirable.
  • Siemens WinCC SCADA experience desirable
  • Siemens HMI experience desirable
  • ABB/Siemens drives experience desirable

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