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Control System Commissioning Engineer

  • Location:

    Glasgow City

  • Sector:

    Water & Environmental

  • Job type:

    Contract - Full Time

  • Salary:

    £350 - 400 per day

  • Contact:

    Kevin Elder

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  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

  • Expiry date:


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Role: Control System Commissioning Engineer - Water industry
Location: Glasgow/Edinburgh
Duration: 6 Months +
IR35 Status: TBC
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Start Date: ASAP
My client is looking for an site based Control System Commissioning Engineer with experience working on Scottish Water projects. Working on projects in the central belt you will support delivery of Control System Migration projects on behalf of the Client Delivery Vehicle, responsible for successful co-ordination and implementation of design as per project requirements.
This position will require a combination of PLC/SCADA and commissioning experience, this is a client facing role so excellent interpersonal skills are also required, the successful candidate will be a solutions-driven individual, with excellent technical and problem-solving abilities, strong leadership, motivational and communication skills, with key interfaces the management of specialist subcontractors, client operators and asset management teams. 
Responsibilities include:
·To ensure the project scope is adequately defined and optimal strategy selected for migration to minimise risk to customer supply.  
·Support projects that are concerned with replacement of obsolete C&I systems / equipment or development of new systems, in particular control / PLC systems. 
·Oversee installation of electrical/PLC/SCADA equipment.  
·Undertake a technical review of design deliverables. 
·To ensure Systems Integration contractor is focused on deliverables in order to support project milestones on time and on budget and to the correct technical standard. 
·To ensure technical risks of projects are identified clearly and communicated to the project manager and other stakeholders. 
·To review technical blockers and liaise with all stakeholders on projects to consolidate technical solutions from technical expertise to remove blockers 
·To produce project migration and commissioning plans and ensure the delivery schedule contains the necessary activities and sequence of execution to optimise delivery of project. 
·To review the proposed technical solutions and ensure compliance with the customer specification. 
·To maintain record for all technical issues and implemented solutions during the project software delivery cycle to support Lessons Learned. 
·Basic understanding of process safety, fault analysis and reliability assessments. 
·To contribute to project reviews with technical inputs and strategies. 
·Take a leading role in development of Commissioning plans and HAZCOMM meetings.  
·To identify issues early and escalate to the project manager to agree mitigation measures. 
·Engagement with Customer Commissioning Liaison Engineering team. 
Skills and experience:
·PLC Knowledge of Siemens S7 / TIA / WinCC  
·PLC Migration Project Experience 
·DCS  Knowledge / Experience 
·Knowledge of electrical safety practices essential.  
·Industrial communications network experience 
·Knowledge and understanding on field devices, Actuated Valves, Flowmeters, iMCCs, VSD's, and various instruments and the ability to understand how to simulate signals 
·Experienced in technical leadership 
·Calm methodical approach to issues and obstacles. 
·Health and Safety focused 
·Water Hygiene DOMS card desirable but not essential 
·Health and Safety & First Aid qualifications desirable. Training will be provided. 
·Take a pro-active approach to ensuring Health & Safety is paramount, including conducting Risk Assessments and Method Statements where necessary. 
If you are interested you can apply on online or send your CV to and I will call you to discuss
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