Control and Instrument Engineer

Posted 2 hours ago by DATS Recruitment Ltd

Chester, Cheshire West and Chester
£50,000 - £75,000/annum +bonus + pension + Hybrid

Control and Instrument Engineer 

C & I Engineer 

C,E&I Engineer

Control and Instrument  Engineer

Control Systems Engineer 

Due to continuing company expansion there is an on going requirement for several  Control  & Instrument  Engineers with 3-5 years + experience. ( salary will reflect experience level)

For example are you looking for a company that will  sponsor you through to Chartership and provide a good career path? If so this is an exciting  career opportunity to join a growing team within the nuclear industry. 

WFH 2 days per week. 

There could will be an opportunity for moderate travel  / business trips to Europe.

The company  can  also offer the Control and Instrument Engineer a  good work / life balance!

Please note this role is in a very security sensitive area of the nuclear industry and the individual will be required to achieve SC level  clearance.

This is a  process which can take 3/4 months for a UK passport holder.

What skills and experience does the role require?

A good quality degree is essential in electrical or electronic engineering or related discipline plus over 3 years+ relevant experience in design. Our client is looking for UK experience in a process industry ( chemical, oil/gas, water,nuclear etc)

Experience of specifying or designing control systems for a range of applications in process factories and the capability to produce high quality written specifications and reports 
Experience of work with a range of subcontractors in a multinational organisation and supervision of the provision of design information by subcontractors 

PLC hardware requirements including I/O capability, network communications and power supply requirements 

Control cabinet construction requirements 

Instrumentation design including measurement range, measurement techniques, accuracy and EMC compatibility 
Knowledge of PLC programming requirements and standard 
SCADA design and configuration including standards for user interface and alarm management 
Practical experience of equipment testing 

What will you be responsible for?

Carry out all duties to the highest standards of health, safety and environmental requirements 
Production of detailed technical specifications, including equipment functional specifications and control system logic specifications 
Generation of specifications and logic simulation programs for control system designs and simulation of control system performance 
Generation of specifications for control system hardware 
Working with subcontractors, checking and approval of detail design drawing 
Checking of suppliers’ test specifications and attendance of tests at suppliers’ factories 
Liaise with the Section Head and other specialist engineers within the section to understand the engineering requirements to ensure the satisfactory delivery of work 
Presentation of information for technical reviews 
Customer facing activities such as presentation of design information and demonstration of equipment or software at client's premises 
Analyse plant process, commissioning and test data and to establish areas for performance and efficiency improvements 
Develop and maintain core reference design standards for all aspects of control system design 
Capability to develop project proposals including schedule and cost forecasts 
Ability to manage project deliverables and provide clear status reporting to internal and external stakeholders 
Requirement for travel to European suppliers and customer sites 

What are the pay and benefits?

· £50,000 to £70,000 + per annum (depending on experience)

· Annual Company performance bonus. (Est £3-4 K per annum) 

· 25 days holiday rising to 28 days after 6 years’ service.

Flexible working includinfg 13 extra  days per year 

· Company Sick Pay.

· Defined contribution pension scheme. Max level Employee 11%, Employer 16%

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