DCS Engineer - Energy from Waste

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Astute Technical Recruitment Ltd
Aylesbury, South East, HP18 0QE
May 10, 2022
May 30, 2022
Energy Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
DCS Engineer - Energy from Waste
Competitive Salary & Benefits Package

Astute are looking for a DCS (Distributed Control Systems Engineer) to join the maintenance team of a modern Energy from Waste Power Station in England.

A vital role within the Power Station, you'll be managing the 'nerve centre' of the plant, the Control System. Overseeing continuous improvement programs to increase reliability, availability and efficient whilst minimising costs to the business.

Roles & Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Maintenance Manager, as the sites DCS Engineer, you will be responsible for:
  • Assume overall responsibility for the entire DCS system.
  • Oversee and assist with the maintenance of the DCS system, fault finding and troubleshooting and adding loops in the DCS
  • Assisting the EC&I department in their daily activities and making adjustments in the system to increase unit and plant performance
  • Identify and implement modifications and improvements to the plant
  • Manage, forecast and review the O&M budget
  • Develop and planning outages, inspections and maintenance activities, working alongside other Engineers to ensure work is carried out safely, on time and to budget.

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:
  • HNC/HND in a relevant Engineering discipline with a focus of Control Systems
  • Previous experience working with C&I/DCS equipment in a Power Station or similar process plant such as Energy from Waste, Biomass, Refinery, Steelworks, Papermill etc
  • Ideal experience working on a variety of DCS systems as well as Siemens Simatic Step & WinCC
  • Exposure to managing a budget, supervising contractors and planning projects such as outages and plant improvement projects

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:
  • Competitive basic salary
  • Bonus & Call out payments
  • Pension
  • Opportunity to work on a large energy from waste power station

How to apply
If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to
or ring 02392 288 286 and ask to speak to Dan Grosvenor who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.