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Senior Systems Engineer

  • Location:

    Reading

  • Sector:

    ENGINEERING

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £47000 per annum

  • Contact:

    James Porteous

  • Contact email:

    James@wr-engineering.com

  • Job ref:

    J6234432_1636552793

  • Published:

    20 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-25

  • Startdate:

    December/January

Senior Systems Engineer

I'm recruiting a Senior Systems Engineer to join a Reading-based electrical contractor who specialise in control systems for process control, automation, and telemetry.

This role will sit within a highly motivated systems integration team at a company that prides itself on quality, customer relations and effective delivery.

Senior System Engineer responsibilities
  • Surveying & writing clear reports
  • Production of detailed and professional functional design specifications (FDS)
  • Bespoke program development, configuration and modification of PLCs, HMIs and SCADA systems.
  • Production and delivery of professional Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT), Customer facing FATs (CFAT) and Site Acceptance Tests (SAT) reports.
  • Production of Risk Assessments and Method Statements (RAMS).
  • On-site installation, testing, fault finding and commissioning.
  • Managing project-related correspondence, plans, deliverables and documentation.
  • Aiding others with the delivery of projects, and training.


Senior System Engineer requirements
  • Experienced in Industrial Automation (Specifically, Allen Bradley PLC ladder logic, FTView HMI), software design and implementation, with a sound knowledge of Process Control techniques.
  • Strong commissioning capabilities to ensure projects are delivered safely, ensuring there is a minimal negative impact on the processes around you, whilst confirming the successful operation of new controls (site work may involve short periods away from home depending on your location).
  • Electrical awareness as you will be working in and around electrical panels and equipment.



Benefits Package

  • £40,000-£47,000 p/a
  • Company van, laptop and mobile phone provided.
  • Working hours 07:30 - 16:00, Monday - Friday.
  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays (rising to 25 after 5 years' service).
  • Auto-enrolment pension scheme.
  • Mileage payment incentive for driving to/from site, outside of working hours.
  • £1000 Refer a friend scheme.

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