Senior Control System Engineer

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What Are We Looking For?

Our Water Technologies and Modular Build Team and Asset Management and Technical Services Team is recruiting for a Senior Control System Engineer to join the team in Aberdeen. You’ll be in involved in the development, commissioning and support of automation and control systems solutions as well as automation and control systems design, specification, programming, simulation, testing and start-up assistance.

Some of Your Key Duties Include:

  • Be responsible for the appropriate planning and carrying out of intrusive surveys on live control systems. You will identify and manage the risks associated with these surveys.
  • Detailed design proposals that establish the scope of work required for new build and ICA refurbishment projects.
  • Define the control system hardware and software requirements.
  • Assist the electrical engineers with the development of robust Control Systems Architectures utilising appropriate technology in accordance with Client, WIMES and industrial standards.
  • Provide specialist ICA assistance to the Engineer during the development of the Control Philosophy.
  • Define the project Software Testing strategy and ensure appropriate time and resources are allocated.
  • Be responsible for identifying the programme requirements to deliver Control System elements to achieve the project milestone dates.
  • Develop detailed Functional Design Specifications and associated schedules from the agreed Control Philosophy in accordance with the Company’s Quality procedures.
  • Implementation of robust change control during the entire project lifecycle.
  • Develop and self-test control system software to achieve the required functionality in accordance with the FDS.
  • Develop the Factory Acceptance Test Documentation
  • Fully document, resolve and re-test any defects identified during testing.
  • Provide specialist control system assistance to the Commissioning Teams within the workshop and on site in conjunction with the RSE PM
  • Carry out Site Acceptance Testing of the Control System against the SAT document.
  • Investigate and provide technical advice and support to the design, delivery, and senior management teams on automation related issues.
  • Manage the specification, development, installation, and validation of automation projects within budget and corporate guidelines.

What Do You Need?

  • HNC/HND Degree in Engineering or equivalent, with particular emphasis in electrical, mechanical, electronic, automation and/or chemical discipline
  • Have a minimum 8-10 years proven ability in the design and commissioning of control and electrical systems associated with process automation, preferably in the Hydro power and Water sector.
  • Detailed experience in the development of Control Systems solutions using Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s) and HMI/SCADA and Telemetry Systems in the process control environment using one or more of the following manufacturers: Allen Bradley/ Rockwell, Siemens, Mitsubishi
  • Experienced working knowledge of Profibus, ProfNet, Ethernet. Modbus and DH+ systems
  • Experienced in integration and modification into existing systems PLC control systems in a ‘live’ environment.
  • Have a strong working knowledge of process systems, P&ID control and loop tuning
  • Working knowledge and an understanding of electrical schematics.
  • Must be flexible and willing to travel, including regular site working.
  • ECS/CSCS card
  • SIMEMS/Rockwell Certification
  • Full UK Driving Licence

Who Are We?

RSE is a market leader in delivering engineered solutions for the treatment & purification of water. We offer the design, build and maintenance of water treatment and water recycling equipment with a focus on driving innovative carbon neutral technologies. Delivering products and services to clients across the UK, our unique offering to the market focuses on efficiency and excellence in preserving the world’s most important resource.

Established in 1982, RSE has grown into one of the most prominent MEICA engineering businesses in the UK water industry. We have created a complete in-house and full-service capability from project inception through to design, fabrication, and delivery by means of installation and commissioning. We additionally have one of the largest servicing and maintenance teams in the market, to ensure we’re on hand for all our clients’ needs.

Our service offering presents industry-leading innovative solutions and our dedicated staff play a key role in delivering our sustainability and wider business goals. With over 1500 staff across our group of companies, our strategic ambition will see the business continue to grow as we expand our operations and diversify our products. One of RSE’s key focuses is driving servant leadership and giving our people the opportunity and responsibility to take an entrepreneurial approach in their career development.

What RSE Offer

To build successful teams and drive the level of quality that RSE is renowned for, we know we need the best people in the industry. Not only do we require the relevant skillsets, but we also need people with the right attitude and mentality to thrive and grow in an innovative and fast-paced environment. At RSE, you’ll be given every opportunity to set the path of your own career through our Business Streams and work within dynamic teams that will require you to rise to the challenge of working for a market leader.              

  • Industry-leading salary based on your experience.
  • A flexible career development path, with no restrictions on where your career can go.
  • Holiday Allowance of 31 days per year, rising to 33 days per year after 2 years’ service.
  • Holiday Buy / Sell Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to Work
  • Discounted National Gym Membership
  • Professional Fees Paid
  • Employee Discount Platform
  • EV/Hybrid Car Lease Scheme
  • Access to our network of health professionals including mental health champions and Occupational Health Nurse.

In a flourishing sector where there are vast career opportunities available, we believe by leading transformation in the industry our offering to the market means our people have the space to thrive.

If you’re interested in a career with a company that will harness your skills and provide you with the support to create your own future within the water industry, apply now.

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