S7 PLC Systems Engineer - Nuclear

WRD Consulting Ltd
06 Sep 2019
04 Oct 2019
Contract Type

A leading advanced automation and real-time business intelligence company specialising in Automation, Control and IT Solutions and Services with major customers in the Nuclear, Energy & Infrastructure and Transmission & Distribution markets. The Company is renowned for its innovation, technical excellence, and project delivery, quality and safety.

Summary of main purpose of the job:

The design, implementation and commissioning of S7 based Control Systems and related software engineering activities for a variety of industrial control system applications predominantly in the Nuclear industry. The candidate should have proven experience in S7 Systems, ideally supported by Siemens certification/training. This role is based at our office in Staffordshire, but there may be some periods of working at our customer's sites in the UK currently.

Role Description:

* Development of control system design and options from customer requirements

* Provide design input to development of system wide generics

* S7 programming of control systems (within TIA Portal) from given designs

* Involvement throughout whole software/systems lifecycle, from design through coding to testing, installation and configuration, and documentation (working throughout to full QA procedures)

* Working within project team to customer deadlines

* Installation and configuration/testing work at customer sites

* Essential Requirements:

* In depth knowledge of S7 system design (TIA Portal & S7-1500 PLCs)

* Knowledge of Profibus DP/Profinet networks

* Engineering / Computer related or appropriate engineering qualification (degree/HND) or comparable industrial experience

* Must have significant experience of working in the Nuclear Industry

* Must be SC cleared

* Minimum 5 years' experience to fulfill requirements of this post

* Good client facing skills, must be able to work as part of combined client/contractor team

* Willingness to travel and work away when required

* Driving licence

* Desirable Skills:

* IEC61131 PLC Coding Standards

* IEC61508 Safety Systems

* Integration of the Multi-PLC systems

* Commissioning experience with S7 systems

Experience of working in the Power Generation Industry

Candidates should possess the following personal qualities:

* Confident and capable and able to work under own initiative

* Ability to work well under pressure and to deadlines

* Have good communication skills

* Be flexible in working methods