Main Accountabilities

  • Support the full lifecycle implementation of automation projects including specification development, software and hardware realisation, testing and commissioning
  • Working independently to support engineering deliverables
  • Ability to manage a small project team (typically 5-10 engineers) to successful completion of work and within budgeted time and cost constraints
  • Support the implementation of projects in line with company objectives including continuous improvement, customer satisfaction, schedule, working capital and safety performance
  • Manage the technical requirements that underpin the project deliverables
  • Directly interface with the clients and provide technical input to project design
  • Apply integration concepts to a wide variety of systems and across multiple vendor platforms
  • Lead technical aspects of automation project design and/or implementation
  • Prepare and review engineering studies, design drawings and documents and material and equipment specifications
  • Liaise with Proposals and Sales during quotation phase.
  • Liaise with Project Managers, Customer and sub-contractors during order installation / commissioning phases.
  • Liaise with purchase departments.
  • To maintain and use wherever possible, standard product information for the execution of orders.
  • Where necessary to develop special and new standard solutions to suit specific projects and new markets.
  • To innovate wherever possible to improve our delivered product to the end customer (e.g. reduced price, reduced time-scale, improved functionality).
  • To comply with the company policy as defined in the Staff Handbook, Safety Manual, and Quality Assurance Manual.
  • UK Security Clearance will be required

Skills / Qualifications


  • Time served apprenticeship, diploma or degree in Electrical Engineering or similar
  • Controls component knowledge.
  • Proven experience in highly regulated industries such as oil/gas, nuclear or infrastructure industries
  • Held a similar role previously

Technical Competencies

  • Microsoft Office competent
  • Ability to review network architecture drawings and prepare block cable diagrams
  • Has in-depth knowledge of OEM products (e.g. DCS and PLCs: Schneider, Rockwell/Allen Bradley, Siemens, etc)

Core Competencies

  • Customer Focussed
  • Collaborative Approach
  • High Performance Driven
  • Professional - Passion for Quality
  • Analytical and Creative
  • Meticulous Attention to Detail
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Positive and Proactive – “Can Do” Approach
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Commercially Minded, with good understanding of budgetary issues