Overview/Responsibilities

The main duties and responsibilities of the DCS Engineer will be to:-

  • Develop the detailed technical solutions typically associated with the replacement of existing/obsolete Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
  • Define scopes of work, costs and schedules
  • Support the transition from concept/FEED to execution.
  • Implement engineering solutions typically required to solving obsolescence, disaster recovery, cyber security and technology road maps aligned with OEM development plans
  • Provide input to project execution planning
  • Undertake site surveys, confirm accuracy of existing documentation
  • Attend customer meetings such as the kick-off, progress meetings, technical clarifications, queries, close out and lesson learned sessions
  • Typically act, under guidance, as the interface between the project and customer organisation at a technical level
  • Coordinate, expedite and undertake the review of Vendor documentation in accordance with project procedures
  • Produce Test Procedures
  • Produce Detail Design Specifications
  • Produce DCS configuration
  • Produce HMI configuration

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience
  • An appreciation of the Nuclear industry or other highly regulated industry is an advantage
  • Familiar with structured Project and Software Management techniques
  • Technical experience of obsolete and current OEM products, specifically Emerson Provox and DeltaV
  • Knowledge of industry standards related to DCS implementation
  • Fluency in English
  • Computer & Project Management Software/Techniques
  • Planning, and time management skills
  • Demonstrate a personal continuous improvement by maintaining a working knowledge of current industry specific technology and the application of current engineering software/tools
  • Good communication skills, loyalty, enthusiasm, team working and diplomacy
  • Willingness to travel to client sites
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritisation of tasks
  • Must be willing to travel to client site(s) and other Wood offices