Senior EC&I Engineer (SCADA Systems)

Location
Preston
Salary
£37 - £41.50 per hour
Posted
24 Apr 2017
Closes
22 May 2017
Ref
RMS0178855
Contact
Kate Walker
Sector
Software
Function
Electrical
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
The Company:
Our client has been established for over 20 years locally and is focused on delivering design solutions to the nuclear industry, specialising in the design of mechanical handling plant and equipment, the design and installation of plant control systems and the provision of support to plant safety reviews.

The Role:
The Senior EC&I Design Engineer (SCADA Systems) is a design engineer with responsibility for undertaking or complying with the following:

• SCADA Software Design Tasks
• PLC software interface
• EC&I Hardware interface
• Project Management Interaction
• Estimation of task duration
• Quality Compliance
• Health & Safety

Within the framework of the above activities, the main purpose of the role is to provide SCADA testing and commissioning support at the customer site, working as a member of the plant software commissioning team.

Key Responsibilities

Carrying out specific tasks to meet the time, cost and quality requirements of projects. The SCADA Systems Engineer will be familiar with but not limited to:

• Design briefs
• User requirements specifications
• Software definition documents
• Control philosophy documents
• Scheme design risk assessments
• Directive compliance assessments
• Design review

Detail design generation consisting of;
• Software system specifications
• Software design review

Production of manufacturing documentation consisting of;
• SCADA / software code
• Module / integration tests
• Factory acceptance tests
• Operation, maintenance and installation manuals

Checking of software deliverables produced by other team members

Project Management Interaction
Interact with project management staff to achieve the best outcome for the projects;
• Agree remaining work durations
• Highlight (at the earliest opportunity) when a task will not be completed to a previously agreed timescale
• Identify and report change

Estimation Tasks
This may include but not be limited to;
• Creation of concept solutions
• Estimating durations for design of tender items
• Composing technical responses to quotation requests

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Software design, coding, testing and commissioning of Rockwell SCADA systems, particularly using FactoryTalk View - Studio 5000.
• Understanding of Rockwell PLC systems (RSLogix) and PLC interfaces.
• On site test and commissioning of Rockwell SCADA systems.
• HND or Degree level in Electrical or Control Systems Engineering

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft’s services.