Control Systems Test Engineer

We currently have an immediate requirement for a Control Systems Test Engineer to work for a leading international energy services company, based in Aberdeen.

My client is looking for a Experienced Controls Test Engineer willing to be based in Aberdeen running a Test Cell Facility. Typically my client is looking for Turbine Performance Engineers with Test Cell exposure. A Controls or Commissioning background is essential.

The Engineer will be based at my client’s Aberdeen base for the majority of the role, however some site and offshore work will be required.

Key responsibilities

Key responsibilities for this position include but are not limited to the following:

  • To improve test reliability and strive for first time pass.
  • Provision of technical and fault-finding support on gas turbine control systems to internal and external customers during testing function.
  • Provision of operational technical support for internal customers.
  • Responsible for the continuous improvement of processes and systems – review of lessons learned; formal close out with internal customers.
  • Effective communication, both internally and externally.
  • Observe and enforce Company rules and regulations and comply with Company safety, quality and management systems.
  • Liaison with Production Support to ensure all customer documentation is up to date.
  • Responsible for the timely extraction of Test Support Data, including vibration, and supply to Production Support.
  • Responsible for Controls issues on turbine packages.
  • Project management for annual maintenance including liaison with sub-contractors and maintenance budget control.

Qualifications/Knowledge

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications/knowledge:

  • Product knowledge of gas turbines and gas turbine control systems past and present essential.
  • Knowledge of and ability to interpret technical drawings.
  • Ability to plan job effectively preferably including cost management.
  • Experience of OEM control systems including RP2, Allen Bradley PLC5/40 and CL5000, Siemens S7 preferred. Also detailed knowledge of turbine systems.
  • Experience and working knowledge of Rolls Royce Entronics Control System.
  • Able to lead and co-ordinate a multi-disciplined matrix managed team.
  • NVQ/SVQ/NC (or equivalent) – Time Served or equivalent.

Desirable Skills

  • Good communication skills.
  • Fault finding and diagnosis skills essential.
  • Must be able to interpret technical requests from internal or external customers.
  • Reporting writing skills essential.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Must be computer literate (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, technical programmes).
  • Detailed knowledge of P&IDs, Control Schematics and Gas Turbine Systems working essential.
  • Experience of Six Sigma and/or Lean manufacturing processes preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience of safe working systems including Permit to Work, Risk Assessments, Method Statements etc.

Matchtech Group Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Vacancy Contact Details

Matchtech Group Plc 
01489 898989 (T)
01489 898290 (F)
Contact Name: Jason Waterman
View Details Online: Control Systems Test Engineer

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Aberdeen
Start Date ASAP
Duration TBD
Salary £35,000 – £45,000 pa
Reference Number Job ID 195900

Software Test Technician/Engineer

My client are looking for a software test technician/engineer to create a new department within the company. The company specialises in control and test systems for the automotive, aerospace and marine industries.

The ideal candidate will have experience in software testing, C and C++. The role will allow candidates to build a department from scratch and implement new procedures and techniques as they see fit. The role will involve testing programmes that have been written in C or C++ and feeding back the results to the software engineering department. The ideal candidate must be able to work on their own and have an affinity with mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering.

This is a unique role and will offer an exciting challenge to the right candidate.

Vacancy Contact Details

Omega Selection Services Limited
01453 827333 (T)
01453 827444 (F)
Contact name: amy.harris@omegaresource.co.uk
Website: Omega Selection Services Limited

If this position is of interest please call Amy Harris on 01453 827333 or send a CV to amy.harris@omegaresource.co.uk

Omega Resource Group Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Worcestershire
Start Date ASAP
Duration TBD
Salary £30,000 – £40,000 pa

Test & Commissioning Operations Manager – Glasgow

With naval heritage going back over 150 years, our client is a shipbuilding and support company that brings together two major defence engineering groups in a joint venture to establish the UK’s leading provider of surface warships and through-life support.
Their customers include the MOD and major overseas customers and they are a leader in the global export market for warships and innovative naval surface ship support.
With operations in Glasgow, Portsmouth and Filton near Bristol, they employ over 7,000 people and provide a total design, integration, build, and support capability encompassing the whole spectrum of military vessels from Aircraft Carriers through to Rigid Inflatable Boats.

Job purpose

The Type 45 Destroyer Test & Commissioning have a vacancy for an Operations/Governance Manager. The prime purpose of this role is to;

  • Be the responsible manager, for day to day & long term Operational/Governance management of the department assisting the Senior Commissioning Manager to deliver the Six Ship Contract and support the T & C Commissioning Managers.
  • To be the responsible manager within the T45 Test & Commissioning Department, for day to day & long term Operational Management of the department, assisting the Senior Commissioning Manager to deliver the Six Ship Contract and support the T & C managers.

Key responsibility areas

  • "Provide the day to day management and long term planning of the T45 T & C Department.
  • "Monitor progress on Ship specific Level 3 Commissioning Programmes, assist in the compilation business data and metrics for monthly project meetings.
  • "Identify and develop efficiency improving process and practices within the T45 T&C department.
  • "Ensure commissioning activities are conducted at a high marine, safety, environmental and quality standard in accordance with company requirements.
  • "Establishing and developing T45 Commissioning control logs for Lessons Learnt and Risk
  • "Ensure risk assessments are raised for T & C evolutions and conduct reviews of Process Instructions relevant to T45 T & C.
  • "Oversee and manage the Platform Test Group Meetings to ensure acceptance requirements are achieved for AOC in each ship in the class.
  • "Establish and ensure sound working relationships with internal & external stakeholders.
  • "Assist where necessary with Sea Trial Preparations Planning.
  • "Monitor T45 T & C activities ensuring health and safety issues are addressed and anticipated.
  • "Take the lead role in the management of sub contractors on site for platform system setting to work.
  • "Ensuring successful liaison between individual ship staffs and T45 T & C.

Additional information

  • "Excellent man management skills and extensive leadership in a multi disciplined engineering environment.
  • "Strong commitment and self motivation.
  • "Knowledge and experience of engineering practices and commissioning strategies.
  • "Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills with proven ability to communicate verbally and in writing at senior level within T45 and senior customer representatives.
  • "Works constructively both within a team and across the whole project to ensure that business and project milestones are met.
  • "Must have a strong personal commitment to SHE.
  • "Ability to conduct forward planning of resources, materials and key events in a fast moving project environment to ensure departmental deliverables are successfully achieved

Vacancy Contact Details

If you feel you have the relevant skills and experience for this role please apply now or send your CV to jenna.beard@serl.co.uk -Jenna Beard Defence Recruitment Consultant

Please note all candidates will need to be able to obtain Security Clearance to be considered for this vacancy. Therefore you will need to have been a permanent UK resident for the last 5 years to be eligible for this role.

By sending us your CV, you are explicitly consenting to our processing of your personal data on a computer database and/or in manual files for the purpose of evaluating your application for employment.

This processing will be carried out in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998.

In compliance with the regulations in place under the Employment Agencies Act, proof of identification will be required.

A current copy of a passport, driving license, ID card or NI card will be required as part of the registration process.

Strategic Engineering Recruitment Ltd
Contact Name: Jenna Beard – jenna.beard@serl.co.uk
To apply online: Test & Commissioning Engineer – Glasgow

Vacancy Summary

Job Type Permanent
Location Glasgow
Start Date ASAP
Duration Permanent
Salary £34,000 – £40,000 pa
Reference Number SERL/JB/808

Software Test Technician/Engineer

Software Test Technician/Engineer

Location: Worcestershire

Salary: up to £40k depending on experience

My client are looking for a software test technician/engineer to create a new department within the company. The company specialises in control and test systems for the automotive, aerospace and marine industries.

The ideal candidate will have experience in software testing, C and C++. The role will allow candidates to build a department from scratch and implement new procedures and techniques as they see fit. The role will involve testing programmes that have been written in C or C++ and feeding back the results to the software engineering department. The ideal candidate must be able to work on their own and have an affinity with mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering.

This is a unique role and will offer an exciting challenge to the right candidate.

If this position is of interest please call Amy Harris on 01453 827333 or send a CV to amy.harris@omegaresource.co.uk

Omega Resource Group Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
For more information, visit Software Test Technician/Engineer.