Lead Electrical, Automation and Instrumentation Engineer

Blue Projects is a dynamic and innovative consulting firm that specializes in delivering customized Engineering and Project Management solutions to clients in the industrial sector.

We are seeking a highly motivated Lead Electrical, Automation and Instrumentation Engineer to join our team in the United Kingdom.

How the ideal candidate would look like?

  • Technical University – Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Electrical / Automation Engineering or equivalent (Control and Computer Control Systems, Mechatronic Engineering)
  • Open to relocating to different parts of the United Kingdom for varying durations to accommodate project needs (mostly NW UK)
  • Relevant experience in developing and commissioning process control applications: 5+ years.
  • Demonstrated expertise in DCS/PLC architecture, configuration, and troubleshooting.
  • Understanding of the principles of operation, reliability, and performance characteristics of instrumentation, measurements, analyzers, and control valves
  • Experience with process controls equipment including PLCs, DCSs, HMIs, SCADA systems, SQL relational database systems, and Network Hubs including debugging skills as well as Modbus, OPC, Profibus, and Ethernet IP
  • Experience with writing software test plans, user requirement definitions and functional design documents/specifications
  • Advanced level of English is a must
  • Strong technical communication skills
  • Knowledge of applicable codes related to automation and PLC programming (IEC 61131)
  • Fundamental understanding of Process Safety Management (PSM) systems and High Hazard Processes.
  • Knowledge of communications between machine PLCs and database systems (corporate ERP integration platforms, MES/IT systems)
  • Willingness to relocate for project assignments

What are the responsibilities?

  • Monitoring compliance and ensuring all safety standards are met – requires understanding of design standards for electrical systems, instrumentation, process control and automation platforms, understanding of site safety standards and regulations
  • Monitoring quality of the works performed by contractors and compliance with the national, international and site/client standards
  • Coordinating Electrical, Automation and Instrumentation subcontractors, project team
  • Registering, addressing and follow-up on non-conformities and snag items
  • Develops and/or provides input in the creation of checklists for verification of electrical systems, control systems, instrumentation, and automation platform.
  • Construction supervision and contractor management on the project sit
  • Prepare and present frequent reports on site construction works progress, milestones, risks and interfaces with other disciplines
  • Conduct site contractor meetings and document with corresponding minutes of meetings
  • Assist installation contractor resources in solving site related construction issues, requires “hands-on” approach, problem identification and solving skills
  • Multidisciplinary interaction and interface management on the construction site
  • Knowledge of construction “good practices” regarding field electrical and control system installations
  • TOP reasons why Blue Projects may be a strategic choice:
  • International exposure, working with top blue-chip companies leaders in the industry
  • Annual financial rewards and salary raises according to a solid and replicable performance appraisal program
  • Real career opportunities and advancement perspectives within our supportive teams
  • Smart, kind, and open to communication team environment
  • Access to LinkedIn Learning Platform
  • Psychological and well-being services offered by a well-known provider
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • About Blue Projects
  • Blue Projects is a unique multidisciplinary and engineering company with high experience in all industry sectors. Our core services include Project Management, Construction Management, Design & Engineering, Commercial Management and Health & Safety Management.
  • At Blue Projects, we believe that growing a great project management company happens from the inside out. It begins with people who are drawn to work that uses every talent they possess, plus imagination, determination and a drive to do the extraordinary.
  • GDPR compliance:
  • By sending your application, you agree that your personal data will be used in the recruitment process. All the documents we will request in different steps of the recruitment process will only be used for this purpose.
  • All staff involved in recruitment and selection are aware that data protection rules apply and that personal information will be treated confidentially. According to our policy, we will keep your application documents for 2 years.