PLC/SCADA Support Engineer

  • Stone
  • Full Time | Permanent
  • Job reference: SS-2024-02

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.

Role Description:

To supplement our Software Support Services team with specific PLC and SCADA skills. The key activities will include:

  • Routine maintenance/service visits to our customer’s sites.
  • Fault-finding on systems under support.
  • Modifications & upgrades to systems under support.
  • Service Reports & Client Meetings.
  • Support to our Business Development/Delivery Teams.
  • Small-project work.
  • Out-of-hours support (rota-based).
  • Warranty Cover

This is a customer-facing role that requires someone who is able to work independently. Site-work is a key element of this role and the candidate would ideally have experience of the industries we currently service (in particular, Power Generation, Nuclear, Water & Utilities).

Desirable Requirements:

The ideal candidate will be competent in all the key PLC and SCADA platforms that Capula typically support. The successful candidate would be expected to undertake training to learn systems in which they are not competent:

  • PLCs
  • Rockwell PLC5/SLC500/ControlLogix & CompactLogix (RSLogix)
  • Schneider Modicon Quantum (Unity Pro)
  • Siemens S7 (SIMATIC STEP7)
  • Mitsubishi Q/A Series (GX & GX IEC Developer)
  • Mitsubishi PLC
  • Rockwell FactoryTalk View ME/SE
  • Schneider Vijeo Citect
  • Siemens WinCC
  • GE iFix
  • Wonderware InTouch
  • Panorama
  • Windows desktop and server operating system, Active Directory
  • Appreciation of networking technologies (switches, routers, firewalls) and cyber Security
  • Siemens PCS7
  • Current driving licence
  • Willingness and ability to attend at customer sites both individually (especially) and as part of a team (on occasions)
  • Willingness and ability to undertake out-of-hours support on a rota basis
  • An understanding of OT Cyber Security.
  • The ability to gain SC clearance

Candidates should possess the following personal qualities:

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines
  • Have good communication skills
  • Be flexible in their methods of working
  • Desire to deliver excellent customer service

In return Capula offers the following benefits to permanent employees

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible working
  • Pension
  • Life assurance policy
  • Private health care
  • Lifestyle screening
  • Salary sacrifice programme
  • Mental health assistance programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Green car scheme
  • Support in achieving professional engineer status (IEng, CEng) and professional memberships fees covered
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.

PLC/SCADA Support Engineer

  • Stone
  • Full Time | Permanent
  • Job reference: SS-2024-02
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