Operations and Maintenance Controls Engineer

Undisclosed Company
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£42000 per annum + Company Vehicle and fuel card
18 Oct 2016
15 Nov 2016
Manpower UK
Job Type
Manpower Technical is recruiting for an Operations and Maintenance Controls Engineer on behalf of our client located in Nottingham. The role is an ongoing Contract, and based within the Energy Sector.
Key Accountabilities of this role include:
The Operations and Maintenance Controls Engineer reporting to the Asset Performance Manager is responsible for the maintenance, repair, fault finding, installation and commissioning of ECT OSG O&Ms varied control systems of multiple plant on multiple sites around the UK. This would also cover the communications systems used for controlling multiple plants for the O&M department to measure, monitor and optimize existing and new plant through BMS and PLC systems.
*Reporting to the Asset Performance Manager, the Controls Engineer would be required to work closely with the performance team, bid team, commissioning team and the Operations team to operate, repair, install and optimize existing plant but also to commission new plant taken over by OSG O&M.
*The Controls Engineer would also work closely with the bid team to help develop new projects from concept on a technical input, assist on the design and installation and hand over to the operations team once commissioned.
*They would also be responsible for setting up maintenance plans for the equipment and service documentation associated for running the plant so KPIs can be met set out by the Asset Performance Manager.
*Carrying out site specific plant optimization to make sure plant can meet performance guarantees of the manufacture and KPIs of the customer
*You would also be required to carry out maintenance duties as per manufactures specification and contractual obligations of the contracts on controls systems involving low and medium voltage systems plus PLC and BMS systems.
*Driving preventative actions to maintain the operation of the plant
*Be the main engineer for control systems repairs, overhauls, reactive maintenance and installation works on associated plant having due regard to customer care in this specific environment
*Be the lead in technical excellence and experience for the controls plant maintained by OSG O&M.
*Direct contact for global customers and partners to assist in technical cases
*To ensure maximum availability of all plant
*1st / 2nd line fault response including fault finding and resolution where required
*Involvement in root cause analysis of faults
*Support new plant start-ups / roll out towards all our partners
*Continual development of site operating procedures
*Co-ordination with the Remote Control Centre
*Working with both specialist and general sub-contractors / service partners

*Enacting role in site emergency response procedure and provide diagnosis and repair where required and as required but involving some weekends where deadlines dictate
*Issuing and controlling of safety documents and ensure relevant health and safety policy is adhered too.
*Ensuring compliance with site HSSE (Health Safety Security Environment) requirements
*Have an understanding on Permit to Work Systems, and all other relevant Health and Safety requirements
*General upkeep of plant including management of waste
*Complete accurate service documentation from sites works, site paperwork and report diligently to maintain and manage site support spares / stock controlling processes in company CMMS.
Desired knowledge and skills include:

*Relevant qualification in an engineering discipline with electrical and instrumentation bias / electromechanical
*Minimum of 5 years' experience in related field or industry
*Strong knowledge of boiler heating systems, including steam raising plant
*Experience of gas turbines and reciprocating engines a distinct advantage
*Gas Safe Registration beneficial
*Health & safety qualification e.g. IOSH / NEBOSH desirable
*Independent trouble shooting and problem solving skills in stressful situations
*Proactive, self-disciplined and highly motivated with well organised work style
*Ability to work constructively with customers and sub-contractors
*Customer satisfaction and needs driven orientation
*Demonstrate commitment to health and safety of self and others
*Demonstrable experience working with sub-contractors / external parties
*Ability to work unsupervised and function as part of a team
*Willingness to travel, occasionally internationally
*The position requires involvement in a standby Rota
*Any other relevant duties that may be required
*Project a professional image of the client at all times to external and internal colleagues, this is to include clear channels of communication
*Prepare where required and carry out necessary Risk Assessments and Method Statements associated with the maintenance work required on site
*Other tasks as directed by Line Management.
*Driving Licence essential
*Computer literate

Shifts: Full Time.
Salary: £42,000 Per Annum plus Benefits such as a company Van and Fuel Card
Contact: Sam Rawlings, Manpower Technical, St Albans 01727 831 632

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