Senior System Engineer
Bilfinger UK is a leading engineering and maintenance provider, supporting customers across the chemical & petrochemical, nuclear, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals & biopharma, power & energy, utilities, renewables and food & beverage markets. We enhance the efficiency of assets, ensuring a high level of availability and reducing maintenance costs.
We have extensive experience in offshore and onshore facilities; specialising in asset management services throughout all life cycle phases from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, operations, maintenance, and decommissioning.
This commitment is delivered by an experienced and highly competent workforce of over 4,500 employees operating from 14 offices in strategic industrial hubs, upholding the highest standards of safety, compliance and quality.
A Senior Systems Engineer is required to be a committed and enthusiastic member of the team, taking full responsibility for successful technical delivery of a complete project solution to the agreed scope in accordance with company procedures whilst meeting budgetary and time-scale targets.
They must be pro-active, and able to allocate tasks among team members and supervise, assist and monitor task progress and advise the project manager on progress, risks and issues.
The Senior Systems Engineer should work co-operatively with the Project Manager and engineering team to ensure smooth project progress in accordance with the agreed project lifecycle.
Key Activities:Responsible for the technical delivery of projects Work closely with and support the Project Manager in all aspects of project technical delivery and scope management Allocate tasks to the engineering team and monitor progress Responsible for meeting the technical and quality requirements of projects Ensure project adherence to company quality processes and procedures Identify project opportunities and variations Support the Project Manager in identifying and managing risks and issues Identify and enable use of reusable modules by standardisation and modularization of systems where appropriate Prototyping of new technologies Training planning and support Mentoring of Engineers Support the Automation sales and proposals teams Support department business development Provide Health and Safety leadership by example
Key Functions:Involvement in sales to projects hand-over process Involvement in 1st Engineering review Assist PM in development of QA plan Assist PM in development of project Gantt chart Assist PM in development of initial task & procurement list Ongoing development & updating of detailed task & procurement lists Peer review documents created by the project team or other teams Attend contract meetings with the project manager as required Undertake site surveys as required Undertake outline design, upfront design studies and requirement definition for clients Develop FDS Develop DDS Develop test specification & design testing methodology Develop project modules. (Modules as identified in the design – PLC code modules, SCADA scripts, Mimics, comms drivers, etc.) Develop site work documentation with team input as necessary (Risk assessment, method statement, site test documentation) Develop O & M documentation Undertake full integrated system testing, CFAT, SAT and installation Undertake observations, variation and reworks Undertake packing and shipping of the system Undertake site installation Undertake site retesting Provide warranty support as necessary
Experience & Qualifications:
A minimum 5 years’ experience of developing integrated control system solutions.Development detailed automation and SCADA design documentation Hands on experience of the delivery of PLC and SCADA systems Detailed experience of the full project life cycle from system specification through design, development, testing and on-site commissioning is essential Hands on experience SCADA systems (Rockwell, Siemens, Schneider, AVEVA etc) A good appreciation of Control panels, electrical installation and Instrumentation solutions. Network design and network configuration Build & Configuration of Server(s) & Server hardware/software Database implementation & Virtualised platforms such as VMware & ESXi Industrial Protocol Knowledge (IEC 61850, DNP3, Modbus, OPC etc) Bespoke scripting code development and the use of VBA
Desirable:Citect SCADA & its derivatives Schneider EBO, PSO and other BMS SCADA Platforms Cogent Data Hub MQTT & IoT System Historians & Historian Database Management IT and OT Networking & Integration Industry 4.0 concepts and technologies IOT and Edge Computing (NodeRed etc) Development of Rest API interfaces to SCADA Solutions IT/OT Convergence – IT hardware & Software ServiceNow & incident management systems OT Cyber Security SQL Server Build, Configuration and Stored procedure development
C#, .NET, Python etc
Qualifications:A Degree or HND/HNC in Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Control Systems or relevant discipline Chartered Engineer or working towards professional registration
If you wish to speak to a member of the recruitment team, please contact 01224 246246.
Engineering & Consultancy | Bilfinger UK Limited | Permanent | White-collar workers | Bachelor's degree | Engineering - Automation