Control Systems Engineer

  • Stone & Client Sites
  • Full-time | Permanent
  • Job reference: N-2020-04

With a focus on operational technology and digital transformation, Capula, part of the EDF Group, has been a leader in advanced system integration for decades; optimising efficiency & delivering performance on a massive scale. But with continuous innovation at the heart of our business, we’ve always got our sights set on the future. We work in some of the most highly regulated and challenging industrial environments, and have delivered critical projects across energy, water, renewables and manufacturing.

Summary of Role:

Modification of an existing telemetry system for the monitoring and remote operation of 11kV substations. The work involves the modification of Schneider Unity PLC and Citect SCADA software from requirements capture and design, to commissioning and handover. This role is predominantly at our office in Stone, Staffordshire, but will require periods of working at our customers' sites in the UK.

Role Description:

  • Development of PLC and/or SCADA system design and options from customer requirements
  • PLC programming of control systems and configuration of SCADA from developed or given designs
  • Modifications to IP Systems including Networks, CCTV and IP Phone
  • Involvement throughout whole software/systems lifecycle, from design through coding to testing, installation and configuration, and documentation (working throughout to full QA procedures) specifically production of design specifications and Test Specifications
  • Working within project team to customer deadlines
  • Installation and configuration/testing work at customer sites

Essential Requirements:

  • Engineering / Computer-related or appropriate engineering qualification (degree/HND) or comparable industrial experience
  • Good client-facing skills, must be able to work as part of combined client/contractor team
  • Experience in producing design documentation and Test Specifications
  • Willingness to travel and work away when required
  • Must be able to attain UK Security Clearance
  • Driving licence

Desirable Requirements/experience:

  • Experience of at least 1 PLC and SCADA platform described above
  • 3 years experience expectation to fulfil requirements of this post.
  • Knowledge of project lifecycle
  • PLC system design, coding, testing and commissioning
  • SCADA System Design, configuration and Commissioning
  • Experience of working in the Nuclear Industry.

Personal Qualities:

  • Confident and capable and able to work accurately under own initiative and within a team environment
  • Ability to learn quickly, understand client requirements and translate these into an effective solution.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines
  • Have good communication skills
  • Willingness to own workstreams
  • Be flexible in working methods
  • Safe work ethic
NOTE TO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES: We are currently working with only our preferred suppliers.

To express an interest in this position, simply apply below or you can e-mail hr@capula.com with a cover letter and CV, quoting the job reference number.

Control Systems Engineer

  • Stone & Client Sites
  • Full-time | Permanent
  • Job reference: N-2020-04
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