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Control Systems Engineer

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Design & CAD Draughting, Electrical, Instrument & Electronic
  • Date posted: 18/02/2019
  • Job reference: VR/44214
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Raeburn Group are recruiting for a Control Systems Engineer on behalf of our Oil & Gas client. This is a permanent opportunity based in Aberdeen.

Only those with the Right to Work in the UK should apply. Raeburn do not have the ability to provide visa sponsorship, therefore current valid ability to work in the UK is required.

Job Purpose:
Provide support on control systems fleet-wide to allow operation, maintenance, upgrade and replacements. Additionally to ensure all control systems are installed and maintained in compliance with legislation and statutory codes

Main accountabilities:
Control System Design
Concept design for new control systems (centralised, decentralised, dual redundant, safety control systems)
Design and development of control system functional specifications (software, hardware and instrumentation)
PLC programming, testing, installation and commissioning as required
Design of HMI and SCADA interface/front end
Specification and configuration of VSD

Control System Support
Support all aspects of control system maintenance and upgrades including all steps outlined in system design (above)
Support all stages of design, testing, installation and commissioning of new and modified control systems including hands-on assistance where required
Audit/investigation of existing control systems, establish functionality and criticality on existing assets
Identify and manage obsolescence issues with control systems
Support incident investigation into control system failures, including occasional out of hours support/travel as required
Management of 3rd party vendors during design, procurement, production, testing, installation and commissioning of as build data stages. This will include direct supervision of 3rd party personnel on company sites/vessels
Develop and support a maintenance, inspection and audit regime

Qualifications (professional, technical, academic):
Essential:
Engineering degree (or relevant qualification) in Electrical Engineering or Electronics/Instrument Engineering

Typical background and experience required:
Essential:
Several years in marine/offshore industry environment. Working knowledge of the following or similar: Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER), DNV Rules for Electrical Installation, IEC Electrical and control system standards
Knowledge of primary movers and other large marine electrical installations
Control systems experience including knowledge of programming, design and instrumentation of PLC, HMI, SCADA and VSD
Understanding of Electrical protection, isolations and control system safety integration including installation and inspection procedures
Software: familiarity of use with packages such as PLC, HMI, SCADA and VSD software (Siemens Simatic Step7)
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