Operational SCADA Engineer - Renewable energy

Job Title: Operational SCADA Engineer - Renewable energy
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East England, England
Salary: £48000 - £450000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: Permanent
REF: BBBH25100
Contact Name: Sally Woods
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Our client is a large international developer and operator of renewable energy plants across the world.

South East/Glasgow/ /Newcastle /Northern Ireland


  • Prepare and manage a SCADA, control & communication system risk register for the Clients' operational assets
  • Prepare and roll-out cost effective and efficient management plans (covering the maintenance, repair, back-up systems and updates) for each wind, solar and storage asset
  • Manage the SCADA and communication issues tracker and provide solutions for issues, for our client and Third Parties requiring Site data, developing the scope and identifying suitable contractors.
  • Assess OEM-proposed upgrades, to ensure upgrades are compatible with them and Third-Party Site access systems
  • Provide system upgrade recommendations to Clients demonstrating the financial benefit
  • Support adoption (on-boarding) of a new asset to integrate with the Control Centre and bespoke Software Tools (e.g. Control Centre Dashboards, SMART and COSWIN), resolving Site-access SCADA & data communications link integration issues prior to adopting the site
  • Ensure high-level system security and lead resolution of potential issues
  • Contribute to contract agreements to ensure solution meets all Parties requirements
  • Build and maintain internal and external relationships to ensure success (e.g. Awareness of industry and OEM system enhancements)
  • Deliver SCADA solutions to support the development of the SMART dashboard
  • Establish efficient and effective processes for SCADA, control & communication


  • Extensive operational knowledge of SCADA, control & communication systems
  • Knowledge of industry standards and communication protocols
  • Good understanding of wind turbine and solar SCADA and control systems (preferable)
  • Ability to work in an office and site based environment
  • Ability to communication technical information in a clear and concise way to all level of people
  • Be self-managed and organised
  • Commercial and contractual awareness
  • Worked on operational SCADA systems both on-site and back-office
  • Design and system architectural experience and have been involved in commissioning of SCADA systems
  • Understand the interface with electrical networks
  • Have project management experience
  • Engineering, science or IT relevant qualification