Controls/Instrumentation Engineer

  • Elgin £45,000.00 - £50,000.00 per annum Type of Job: Permanent

Brightwork's client is a renewable energy specialist who are now recruiting Controls/Instrumentation - Software Engineer for their various plants.   

Your role will be to support commissioning/validation of new process operations, support existing operational sites, technical troubleshooting of comms/SCADA/software issues, generation of plant documentation & risk assessments, optimisation of plant process parameters, deliver process improvement projects across the sites, training and competence assessment of site staff.



Validation of new process plant & equipment in processes; 

Review and improvement of site control systems & networks;

Technical troubleshooting of site programming / comms issues including out of hours support when required;

Integration of all operating procedures/risk assessments into new process operational sites;

Training of new and existing operational staff on new and existing sites with assessment of competence;

Process optimisation of plant parameters during verification and ongoing operations;

Analyse and assess operational activities in order to identify areas for improvement across the site and within the wider business;

Monitor process plant during commissioning/validation and take appropriate action to maintain safe production and undertake technical analysis as required;

Contribute appropriately to commissioning/ operations meetings and support the implementation of plans and continuous improvements;

Work as part of validation team on shift at new plants during initial start-up phase, supporting operator training and competence assessment.


Experience & Skills 

Essential: A working knowledge of safe working practices and procedures; Competence in electrical engineering / instrumentation and software; Experience in training & development of operational staff; Experience in plant operations.

Desirable: Degree level qualification in engineering/controls & systems based discipline; Scottish Highers or equivalent in Maths; ITC; English & Chemistry; Knowledge of current health and safety/environmental compliance; Experience in delivering process improvement projects


Please note there will be a requirement to travel across Scotland to different sites and candidates will be expected to use their own transport. 


This is an excellent opportunity to join a reputable and growing company.  If interested please send your most recent CV and salary expectations to the address supplied. 


Brightwork is a recruitment agency for those seeking permanent work and a recruitment business for those seeking temporary work


First posted ( November 28th, 2019 )


First posted ( November 28th, 2019 )