Electrical & Control Engineer

  • FT Perm
  • Sheffield
  • Salary: Dep. on exp. + Benefits
  • Hours: Mon - Fri 8.30am to 5.00pm

Andy File Associates Limited are working as a Recruitment Agency on behalf of our client with regards this permanent position.

Our client is looking for an Electrical & Control Engineer to work within their busy Electrical, Control and Instrumentation team. The successful candidate will help to ensure the timely delivery of control and safety systems for mega-watt scale electrolysers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creation of automation project documentation (URS, FDS, cause & effect, alarm lists, ITPs).
  • Technical review and approval of electrical and control project documentation.
  • Development of control and safety concepts.
  • 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).

Education and Training:

  • Time served engineer qualified to ONC/HNC/HND or relevant BTEC/degree.

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Considerable experience working with industrial automation systems.
  • Siemens PLCs, specifically S7-300/400/1200/1500.
  • Safety systems including safety relays and safety PLCs.
  • Programming in TIA Portal, Step 7 or PCS 7 using one or more of the following programming languages ladder logic, CFC and SCL.
  • Design, modify and code SCADA and HMI systems – Siemens WinCC flexible/Advanced.
  • Experience with building and troubleshooting LAN and WAN networks
  • Specification and commissioning with kW-to-MW rectifiers and VSDs.
  • Cable specification and design in accordance with BS 7671/IEC 60364.
  • Experience with hazardous area installations – ATEX.
  • Experience in the process sector.
  • A full UK driving licence
  • The successful candidate must be willing to occasionally travel within the UK and overseas.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Candidate should have strong organisational skills, be self-motivated and enjoy working in a team environment.
  • A can do attitude and a willingness to get involved in all aspects of the project lifecycle.
  • Capability to work on multiple project simultaneously.
  • An attention to detail and a methodical approach to work is essential for this role.

Benefits include:

Competitive salary, Pension payable of 5% contributory after 3 months, 25 days holiday plus stats.

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