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Automation and Control Engineer

Apply now Job no: 494681
Work type: Permanent
Location: Swansea
Categories: Engineer, Technical

Salary: Band 6 £32,392 - £37,027

Location: Swansea / South West Wales

The Role

Due to department expansion we currently have an opportunity within our Automation, Telemetry and Control Department for an Automation and Control Engineer. The position will be to support a wide range of Automation and Telemetry products within our Clean and Waste Water functions within the South West Area of Wales between Bridgend and Aberystwyth. You will work closely with our Operational teams to undertake and deliver solutions to allow DCWW to provide a seamless 24/7 service to our customers.

We can offer opportunities, training and support to engineers who are looking to develop their skills within a varied and wide operating environment. DCWW are investing considerably in their Automation systems and welcome individuals who would like to join our team and progress their career.

Role requirements

We are looking for applicants who preferably have previous experience within a Process Control environment and must be educated to at least HNC level or equivalent in a relevant discipline.

Applicants will have experience of PLC’S, HMI’s and SCADA systems and look to embrace new skills around the areas of Telemetry and Communications. Experience of the following disciplines would be desirable:

PLC systems - Siemens S7 and Mitsubishi.
SCADA systems - Wonderware and Siemens WinCC would be desirable.
Instrumentation – An understanding of Instrumentation predominantly in the areas of Pressure, Level and Flow.

Electrical – An understanding of electrical schematics.

Communications – Familiarity of plant wide communication systems such as Ethernet, Profibus and Modbus.

DCWW will provide an extensive training and support package for successful self-motivated individuals looking to enhance and develop their skills on the products utilised within the role.

Consideration will be given to a graduate who may have qualifications within electronics, electrical, instrumentation or computer systems engineering and would like to undertake a development role and progress in to a rewarding role as an Automation Engineer.

What we offer

We know that if our employees are happy, our customers are happy. That’s why we offer a great benefits package. As one of the biggest companies in Wales, our reward and benefits package includes:

  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Generous Pension Plan
  • Variable Pay Scheme (Bonus)
  • Company Car Allowance
  • Overtime and Call Outs offered


Applications to be received by: 23:55 on 18 November 2018

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