Controls Engineer Job, Ellon

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity as a Controls Engineer in Aberdeen within the Oil & Gas Industry ?

Are you a Controls Engineer looking to join a company who will treat you as an individual not just a number ?

As the Controls Engineer you will have the opportunity to learn, progress and work you way up throughout the company!!!

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Design, programming and implementation of PLC software solutions.
  • Design, programming and implementation of HMI and SCADA software.
  • Selection of processing, communications and IO hardware to achieve required functionality.
  • Assess the cost & time implications of design decisions and provide the sales department with technical, design and costing input and as required.
  • Perform conceptual and / or detailed design of control and instrument systems.
  • Produce functional specifications, software specifications and test procedures.
  • Perform simulation testing, acceptance testing and provide client site commissioning, repair and upgrade services for control and instrument systems.
  • Effectively liaise with team members, other departments and clients, to ensure accurate interpretation of project requirements.
  • Provide clients with technical support throughout the equipment lifecycle.
  • Effectively communicate and liaise with clients, suppliers & peers during normal day-to-day activities.
  • Be familiar with the relevant APIs, & other industry standards (DNV, IECEx and ATEX), to a level necessary to guide the company in their application.
  • Possess an excellent understanding of engineering principles & technologies applicable to the Oil & Gas Industry
  • To actively follow the companies QA/Engineering procedures, policies & working instructions.
  • General –

Employees may be assigned other duties in addition to, or in lieu of those described above, according to the needs of the company.

  • PLC & SCADA programming skills Including Siemens Step-7 Classic, TIA Portal, Win CC.
  • Working knowledge of industrial communications such as, ProfiBus, Modbus, ProfiNet, Industrial Ethernet, TCP/IP.
  • Systems engineering background including generation of Functional Design Specifications, Software Design Specifications, I/O lists, etc.
  • Familiarity with basic electrical circuitry and ability to read electrical schematics and use test equipment for fault finding and verification of PLC IO connections.
  • Experience of PLC/ SCADA/ Databases platforms including AB, Stahl, Wago, iFix, Iconics/ OPC, SQL.
  • Experience developing and producing software and engineering procedures and policies.
  • Experience training/coaching people and developing training material.
  • Familiarity with instrumentation such pressure/temperature transmitters, flowmeters, level sensors.
  • Experience creating and editing electrical schematics.
  • Experience working with and selecting hazardous area equipment in accordance with IECEx and ATEX directive.
  • Previous oil industry and work offshore experience.
  • Able to contribute ideas & help promote an environment of engineering excellence.
  • Good communication skills
  • Have a sound methodical approach to issues and problem-solving

If this is you then please send your CV over so we can discuss further.

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