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Jacobs Control Systems Engineer in Warrington, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a resolute package to retain and attract the best team members.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the opportunity:

We have Challenging/Exciting opportunities for Operational Technology Control Systems Engineers to perform within a highly skilled capability, delivering end-to-end solutions to our clients, across multiple sectors.

You can be based out of any 3 locations, Manchester, Cumbria or Warrington, along with hybrid remote working and some site work. You will be part of a larger group which currently has around 330 Electrical/Control/Design staff servicing many frameworks.

We are interested in meeting suitable candidates at all levels with over 60% of listed below,

Role Description:

• Development of PLC and/or SCADA system design and options from customer requirements

• Development of Simulation Software to facilitate testing of PLC/SCADA application

• Fully conversant with control system design lifecycle, with an appreciation of each stage

• Thorough appreciation for QA and governance of PLC/SCADA design delivery

• Development of high-level design documentation

• PLC programming, and software specification and test specification production

• System testing knowledge and understanding at facilitator level

• Appreciation of cyber security application

• Appreciation of Network Architecture and Configuration.

Typical Technologies:

• Rockwell

• Siemens

• Schneider

• Wonderware InTouch

• Factory Talk

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Essential Requirements:

• Demonstrable ability to perform at degree/HNC level.

• Work as part of a team.

• Able to travel where, and as required fully expensed.

• Able to gain a UK security clearance with the Right to Work in the UK.

Good to have but not essential Requirements:

• Knowledge of project lifecycle

• PLC system design, coding, testing, configuration control and commissioning

• SCADA system design, configuration, and commissioning

• Experience of working in the industrial regulated environment.

• Cyber security and networking experience

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

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If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

Your application experience is important to us and we’re keen to adapt to make every interaction even better. We welcome feedback on our recruitment process and if you need more from us before deciding to join Jacobs then please let us know. (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2)

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