Controls & Instrumentation engineer - energy & waste

Hays Building
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + package
Closing date
9 Dec 2021

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Job position
Qualified / Chartered
Salary Band
£35,000 - £44,999, £45,000 - £54,999
Contract Type
Full Time
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Controls & Instrumentation engineer manchester based £40k - £50k

Your new company
You will be joining a well-established technical consultancy who work across the renewable energy and waste sectors, providing design, intellectual and engineering services to financial institutions, developers and owner-operators. In the UK and Ireland they employ over 130 professionals and operate from offices in Greater Manchester, Belfast and Dublin. Due to growth they are looking to appoint a controls and instrumentation engineer to the manchester office.

What you'll need to succeed

  • A good degree in an Electrical or Control & Instrumentation engineering discipline;
  • Full C&I project life cycle experience from tendering to handover;
  • Good understanding of distributed control systems (DCS) and programmable logic controllers (PLC) including both hardware and software;
  • Good understanding of industrial communication networks and its protocols including Profibus, Profinet, Modbus TCP and others;
  • Good knowledge of process instrumentation used for both, basic process control systems and safety instrumented systems (SIS). Ability to specify, install and commission instrumentation;
  • Good understanding of functional safety and safety instrumented systems (SIS) including safety life cycle and safety documentation;
  • Good knowledge of ATEX - Ex instrumentation, devices, and its installation requirements;
  • Some understanding of industrial automation control systems (IACS) cybersecurity for operational technology (OT);
  • Experience in preparation and reviewing of full C&I project documentation including functional descriptions, specifications, drawings, diagrams, P&IDs, and others;
  • Ability to produce technical reports, minutes of meeting, letters, memos and being able to clearly explain complex technical C&I related issues to different audiences;
  • Good knowledge of C&I related British and international standards and regulations;
  • Full driving licence with the ability to travel within UK (and occasionally Western Europe) to participate in meetings, assessments, witnessing factory acceptance tests (FAT) and conduct inspections/audits;
  • Comfortable monitoring of all on site activities including installation, commissioning, and site acceptance testing (SAT)

What you'll get in return
5% contributory pension, family private medical cover, life assurance, Company bonus scheme, flexible working, significant training support and 25 day's leave per annum plus bank holidays.

What you need to do now
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