PLC Software Engineer

  • Job Reference: 221819
  • Date Posted: 29 April 2022
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
  • Location: Okehampton, Devon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering & Technical
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Join our expanding team today

Job Title: PLC Software Engineer

Location: Devon and Cornwall (primarily based in Okehampton, but could work from various location)

Business Area: Kier Utilities- South West Water

Contract: Permanent- Full Time

We are Kier, one of the UK's leading construction and infrastructure services and we are looking for a PLC Software Engineer to join our Utilities team in the South West, working on our contract with South West Water.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Producing PLC, HMI & SCADA designs to IEC 61131 from concept designs and specification to meet project and customers requirements
  • Produce software specific test documentation, design project specific networking and communicate with internal and external customers to meet their expectations
  • Support the Lead Commissioning Engineer in the delivery of scope, whilst supporting in testing/ commissioning during iFAT, FAT and SAT testing
What do we need from you?

  • Hold qualification of HNC/ HND/ Engineering Degree in Electrical Engineering/ Automation Engineering
  • Experience and knowledge of PLC, HMI & SCADA software
  • Hold a Full UK Driving Licence
Kier Benefits:

  • 26 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Access to our discount shopping site with offers available from over 800 retailers including restaurants, travel providers and supermarkets!
  • A matched pension scheme from 4% - 7.5% depending on your contribution
Find out more here about the great we offer our employees.

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Closing Date: 27th May 2022

Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.

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