Principal Engineer - Control

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Vereinigtes Königreich
Newcastle upon Tyne
Gas and Power
Business Unit
Vollzeit / Teilzeit
not defined
In this role you’ll be responsible for SCADA/Communication system design, solutions, technical input to tender/projects in areas within the employee’s business. Planning monitoring and delivering departmental work packages on time and to budget. Ensuring design validation of SCADA/Comms engineering solutions and specifications.

How You’ll Make an Impact

  • Accountable for design compliance with client & other project stakeholders as required in liaison and coordination with allocated Project Engineer.
  • Accountable for control / SCADA engineering plans in conjunction with engineering planner and delivery team.
  • Reviewing project plan in alignment with and awareness of external milestones and critical paths.
  • To achieve approved baseline designs as per engineering process, not limited to the approval of;
- Design Risk Assessment & Quality Plan relevant sections.
- Electrical Drawings, IO lists, System Architecture and Communication Diagrams.
- Functional Design Specification / Design Intent Document. Hardware specification / Bill of Materials.
- Test Methodologies, Plans & Specifications. Interface requirement specifications.
- C&T Activities including co-ordination of FAT activities

  • Accountable for ensuring:
- Tracking progression of deliverables.
- Attendance at internal and external design reviews for technical input.
- Validation against design and design reviews.
- Adherence to and maintenance of engineering processes.
- Maintaining design change control and non-conformance reporting.

  • Close liaison with other engineering departments.
  • Responsible for mentoring new members of the department.
  • Contribute to culture of continuous improvement and innovation, provision of value engineered solutions.
  • Commitment to Siemens Energy initiatives including excellent call handling and voicemail skills.
  • Conduct Staff Dialogues and regular 1:2:1’s with engineers within their area of responsibility.
  • Provide detailed monthly engineering reports, detailing highlights, project issues, project progress and resourcing to the Engineering Manager.
  • To actively input to Top+ business improvement programme within the Engineering Department.

What You Bring

  • Experience in a role involving the specification and delivery of medium to large scale SCADA systems and communication infrastructures.
  • Strong field testing and troubleshooting skills.
  • Sound understanding of electrical & communication system designs.
  • Sound knowledge of relational database systems. Preferably with design / administration skills in SQL Server and / or Oracle.
  • Working knowledge of open communication protocols; OPC, Modbus, DNP, IEC61850 etc.
  • Working knowledge of Siprotec 4/5 Protection or similar devices and tools

Who are Siemens Energy?

At Siemens Energy, we are more than just an energy technology company. We meet the growing energy demand across 90+ countries while ensuring our climate is protected. With more than 92,000 dedicated employees, we not only generate electricity for over 16% of the global community, but we’re also using our technology to help protect people and the environment.

Our global team is committed to making sustainable, reliable, and affordable energy a reality by pushing the boundaries of what is possible. We uphold a 150-year legacy of innovation that encourages our search for people who will support our focus on decarbonization, new technologies, and energy transformation.

Our Transmission Division offers customers a broad portfolio of products, systems, solutions, and services geared around the key market trends of digitalization, decarbonization, grid stability and electrification. With expertise, passion and commitment, we are working to transmit energy in the most efficient and environmentally friendly way possible.

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