The Control and Instrumentation Engineer shall be responsible for the design, software programming, system configuration, testing, installation and commissioning of the control system and specifying the valves and instruments for Recycling Technologies plants under the supervision of the Control and Instrumentation Lead.
Programming of PLC’s and design of HMI’s for RT’s patented process at commercial and demonstration scale. Responsibilities will include configuration of controllers and computer programs.
Specification of control instrumentation including but not limited to temperature, pressure, flow, level instrumentation and valves for RT’s processes.
Configuration of data collection software to efficiently extract and process data from operation of RT plants
Writing technical documents for projects including but not limited to equipment functional descriptions, design philosophy documents, operating and maintenance manuals.
Fault finding and problem solving where required for control and instrumentation systems
Commissioning of the design might be required
Liaise with other teams such as process design, manufacturing & procurement to support all aspects of the design
Ensure all health and safety requirements are met during project design
Ensure all project records, details, manuals and diagrams are archived and kept up to date
Your will be required to spend time onsite supporting operation of RT’s near commercial scale demonstration plant, the Beta Plant. The Beta Plant is located at Swindon’s Household Recycling Centre and is key in the development of RT’s continuous Thermal Cracking Technology to convert end of life plastics into valuable hydrocarbon feedstock products.
Degree in Electrical / Electronic engineering
PLC Programming and HMI configuration
Knowledge of instrumentation principles
Knowledge of SMAP electrical software or similar, to produce schematics
Excellent communication, organisation and time management skills
Ability to effectively work within a team
Industrial control and instrumentation system experience
Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) troubleshooting
Experience in commissioning role
AutoCAD electrical or SMAP electrical experience