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Control Systems Engineer

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    Aerospace and Defence

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    £25.00 - £30.00 per hour

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    Rahman Ayoola

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Control Systems Engineer
12 months contract
Glascoed (South Wales)

As a Control Systems Engineer, you will be in responsible for the design, development and implementation of control systems across the site. Working on a top tier COMAH (Control of Major Accidents & Hazards) site you will play in integral role by applying your electrical engineering experience into reviewing risk assessments, analysis, producing specific drawings and writing reports in the continuous improvement of our processes and procedures ensuring the site runs to safety regulation standards.

The successful Control Systems Engineer will have the following responsibilities:

  • Reviewing risk assessment documentation such as PFMEA, HAZOP, HAZAN to identify possible Electrical, Electronic or Programmable Electronic (EEPE) safety systems

  • Transferring the possible EEPE systems into a Layer Of Protection Analysis (LOPA) and conducting the LOPA

  • Producing control hierarchy drawings of each of the identified safety systems

  • Researching failure data for each identified component in the control hierarchy drawing and doing the SIL (Safety Integrity Level) calculation for the circuit

  • Writing the SIL report based on the findings of the LOPA and include recommendations if necessary

  • Writing a legacy Safety Requirement Specification (SRS) for each system identified in the LOPA that required a control hierarchy drawing and SIL calculation

  • Writing a SRS for each Safety or SIL gap identified

The successful Control Systems Engineer should have the following skills and attributes:

  • Proven understanding of manufacturing organisation using high hazard materials

  • Proven understanding of generating risk assessments and the generation of safety paperwork

  • Proven understanding of reading electrical schematic drawings

  • Proven knowledge of relevant business working standards (e.g. BS EN 61508, BS EN 61511, BS EN 62061, BS EN 13849 etc)

  • Familiar with CoMAH, DSEAR (Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmospheres Regulations), PUWER (Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations), MSER (Maximally stable extremal regions) and other regulations and standards