2 weeks ago

SCADA Design Engineer

Stafford 45 - 55 Contract

Job Reference: BBBH59949_1700172783

Contract Outline:

SCADA Design Engineer

Sector: Power & Utilities

Location: Stafford

Contract Length: 6 Months

Inside IR35

Rate: £45-55ph


The preferred candidate is expected to lead technical project activities during the project lifecycle. You will be responsible for design preparation based on customer specification, conduct / leads engineering activities from design stage until site commissioning and acts as a technical interface with the customer.


  • Participate in customer kick off meetings, leading technical front on the project.
    * Analysis customer specifications, identification of the appropriate solution to build the system.
    * Write the specifications and documentations relative to projects involved with (Basic and/or Detail design,…).
    * Actively define and validate technical solutions with customers.
    * Understand designed systems and recommends changes when required.
    * Own technical delivery of the project inside the allocated budget.
    * Warns the project manager in case of budget deviation forecast / any technical deviation which put the project in risk.
    * Define project technical contractual documents for customer and follow the doc transmissions (sent / approval)
    * Lead Factory Acceptance Tests and Site Acceptance tests

Essential Skills / Knowledge:
* Minimum of a BSc. in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent) coupled with over five years' control system related experience.
* Strong knowledge of SCADA, communication protocols and media.
* Strong working knowledge of database applications
* Experience with design, programming, electrical Control systems (SCADA/HMI, Cyber security, Network equipment, IEC61850, Firewalls, Routers e.tc).
* Experience in Networking, communication Protocols and OT Cyber security aspects.

Desired Skills / Knowledge:

  • Knowledge on Automation, Electrical Control Systems and SCADA/DCS systems.
    * Strong technical skills on design of control systems, including but not limited to: SCADA Functional testing, HMI validation, Network communication tests, Integration & testing with 3rd part systems on IEC101/104, signal testing with protection relays on IEC61850.
    * Flexible approach to working hours is essential (extended hours and weekends)
  • Ability to travel to customer sites Locally and globally - Must have a valid driver's license
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