Controls & Commissioning Engineer

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£38,000 – £50,000 – Depending on level of experience

My client is looking to bring onboard a Controls Commissioning Engineer who will be involved in the Design, testing, installation and Commissioning stage.

An ‘expert’ position requiring a good knowledge and understanding of client and customer control system requirements and specifications as used in the water utility and process industries. The Controls & Commissioning Engineer will lead the development of control systems capability in accordance with the strategic plan of the business.


* Prepares dosing system Functional Design Specifications (FDS) from project specifications, P&IDs and User Requirement Specifications (URS) etc.

* Produces innovative designs respecting in house and client requirements including client system integration where appropriate.

* Writes and modifies control software and user interface graphics/HMIs.

* Estimates the cost of control systems and panels to support contract tendering and cost control for in house and third-party options.

* Creates purchasing and/or build specifications and designs for control systems, panels and instrumentation using typical water utility/WIMES standards etc.

* Engages and manages third-party control system manufacturers and ensures required levels of innovation, competency, quality and compliance.

* Specifies and implements or leads the implementation of QA and testing plans for control system build and installation including Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) and Site Acceptance Tests (SAT).

* Prepares commissioning plans and commissions and/or supports site team commissioning at clients’ sites; maximises the latter.

* Prepares and/or checks the relevant sections of O&M and training manuals. Arranges and/or delivers operator training.

* Works in accordance with WES project management procedures, ensuring HSEQ compliance and the application of robust design principles and sound engineering practice.


* Maintain personal awareness of relevant industry standards, developments, and legislation. Also ensure personal qualifications and accreditations remain relevant for the role, liaising with appropriate business colleagues to ensure these are maintained in a timely manner.

* Identify and promote new ideas and improvements to the business via the appropriate reporting mechanisms.

* Demonstrate actions & behaviours to support company “values” at all times.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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