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Control Engineer

Job Title: Control Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: North London, London
Industry:
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
REF: BBBH26436
Contact Name: Vicky Kenrick
Contact Email: vkenrick@allen-york.com
Job Published: 5 months ago

Allen and York are working with a global renewable energy company which has been active in the renewable energy industry for over 30 years. They are currently looking to appoint a Control Engineer to work as part of their team, to develop the energy management system to control a variety of energy storage and renewable power plants to optimise safety, revenues and reliability.

Duties:

Support the Development Manager in the implementation of the energy management system for energy storage. This will include the following activities:

  • Will be part of the Group Engineering function, with a direct reporting line to the Development Manager.
  • Develop hardware, graphical user interface and PLC code to provide high level control to the following systems, either individually or in any combination of the following:
  • Energy storage systems
  • Solar farms
  • Wind farms
  • Hybrid Power Plants
  • Develop communication protocols and methodology between the above items of plant and grid operators to allow grid operator remote dispatch of these power plants.
  • Willingness to travel to support real world deployments globally, and to RES Americas headquarters in Denver on at least a quarterly basis.
  • Provide support to projects outside energy management as required by the business

Skills/Experience:

  • Programming of PLCs. Allen Bradley is a requirement, others (Siemens, GE Fanuc, Mitsubishi) etc is an advantage)
  • Design and selection of control system hardware
  • On site implementation and testing of SCADA systems
  • Experience of working within the Power Generation Industry would be beneficial
  • Knowledge of PLC programming languages and strategies
  • Knowledge of optimising PLC code for speed of response
  • Knowledge of Power Industry communication protocols (Modbus, DNP3, IEC61850)
  • Knowledge of on site and remote data capture systems and strategies
  • Design, implementation and testing of remote communication systems
  • PLC programming

Qualifications:

Degree in Electrical or Control Systems Engineering or equivalent qualifications with additional experience of 3+ years within control systems.

We look forward to receiving your application. For more information please contact Vicky Kenrick at ALLEN & YORK 01202 888 986.