Control engineer

Job Title: Control engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH19169
Contact Name: Luke Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Our client is leading global engineering and technology Services Company and we are recruiting for a Control Engineer to join our Client's Grid division based in Newcastle supporting their Transmission & Distribution Sector.


  • Technical Lead on the projects; o Ensure compliance with customer technical specifications on allocated projects
  • Production/Checking of functional design specification and design intent documents
  • Development and configuration of engineering control solutions
  • Production/Checking of all test documentation
  • Carry out preFAT and FAT activities
  • Provide SAT support including RAMS
  • Responsible for technical issues/support on allocated projects
  • Provide technical input for tendering activities
  • Mentoring of apprentices / graduates within the Business.
  • Adhere to all business compliance requirements in line with Company policies, including Business Conduct Guidelines & Confidential Information.
  • Promote Siemens Zero harm Safety Initiative and culture.
  • Recognise and Reward achievements and good practice.
  • Design Approval
  • Technical governance and authority for designs, including engineering documents, drawings, configurations, testing and equipment
  • Technical governance and authority for RAMS


  • A minimum qualification of HNC/HND (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering plus experience in the Electricity Supply Industry with experience in a supervisory capacity.
  • Working towards Chartered Electrical Engineering status desirable.
  • Experience in a similar role involving configuration and testing of medium to large scale SCADA systems, control systems, automation systems and communication infrastructure.
  • Experience with the following technologies;
    • SICAM 230/250
    • SICAM 1703
    • ToolboxII, CAEx Plus
  • Experience of Serial and Ethernet based communication protocols and topologies (IEC60870-5-101/103/104, IEC61850, Modbus, DNP3.0)
  • Configuration and testing of networks utilising software tools for analyses and fault finding
  • Knowledge of power systems with a working knowledge of protection systems
  • Demonstrate excellent Leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience of Automation & Control Engineering standards applicable to the UK Consumer, Industrial and Transmission and Distribution markets.