Control engineer

Job Title: Control engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - South East England, Kent
Salary: Dependant on Experience
REF: 123192
Contact Name: Luke Sanders
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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 Digital Grid division based in Kent supporting their Energy Management business. We have a fantastic opportunity for an innovative and creative environment where you will be tasked to work within the Digital Grid systems business to provide innovative solutions for SCADA systems, control systems and automation systems applied on the UK transmission and distribution network. 


  • Technical Lead on the projects;
    • 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.