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Trainee Control Engineer

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Siemens Smart Infrastructure – Develop what will be important tomorrow. 

Siemens Smart Infrastructure are recruiting a Trainee Controls Engineer to assist project deliveries in the Transmission & Distribution industry to help us find solutions consolidating and enhancing the Nation’s electricity network for a smarter and brighter future tomorrow.

With our extensive experienced multi-cultural resource pool Siemens is equipped with solutions for every challenge industries are facing and successfully delivered many complex projects to the full satisfaction of our customers. In recognition of our determination and commitment towards the safe and successful delivery of our Projects, plus demonstrating our focus on leading positive relationships with our customers and subcontract partners, Energy Automation division of Siemens plc, UK has been ranked National Grid’s No.1 Contractor.

Based at Hebburn near Newcastle upon Tyne the successful candidate will be in Trainee Controls Engineer role with the responsibility for helping upgrade existing infrastructure using Siemens latest portfolio of control systems to ensure future sustainability for T&D network.

Siemens Digital Grid have recently secured a position on the National Grid 5 Year Light Current Framework with another huge opportunity in Operational Tripping System, resiliently providing robust systems with the latest Siemens technology on new National Grid substations and extending the existing infrastructure. A safer and lower carbon project delivery footprint will be adopted.

Siemens latest portfolio of control system devices ensure future sustainability for T&D network, modernising digital initiatives including process bus, digital twin, and cyber security for the future.

You will successfully assist delivering Transmission & Distribution control systems with our end-customers from various domains & disciplines.

Siemens recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements and workplace adjustments with all our applicants. See our flexibility culture here.

Future Thinker? Read on 

As our Trainee Controls Engineer, you will be assisting and providing technical support to Control Engineers on the SCADA systems, control systems and automation systems applied on the UK transmission and distribution network. ;

•           Understand customer technical specifications on allocated projects

•           Assist with the production/checking of functional design specifications and design intent documents

•           Assist with the development and configuration of engineering control systems

•           Assist with test documentation

•           Assist with preFAT and FAT activities

•           Provide SAT support when required

•           Adhere to all business compliance requirements in line with Company policies, including Business Conduct Guidelines & Confidential Information

We are looking for super minds, not superheroes.

•           A minimum qualification of HNC/HND/ Degree (or equivalent) in Electrical Engineering

•           Good standard of IT literacy – especially Word, Visio and Excel

•           You will be confident in speaking to customers at all levels of seniority

•           If you have experience in configuration and testing of networks, this would be a plus but is not a necessity

We’ve got quite a lot to offer. How about you?

Smart infrastructure enables the way we want to live - happily, comfortably, sustainably and in harmony. We do this from physical products, components, systems, and service.

It’s exceptionally important that our people enjoy working here and therefore we take great pride in having a friendly, helpful, and engaging culture. We also appreciate that development and training is important to many and that’s why we have an encouraging environment which invests in our employee’s development, whether that’s Chartership, training or mentoring.

If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all backgrounds. Siemens encourage applications from a diverse talent pool. We have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are available in an accessible format. We welcome the opportunity to discuss flexible working requirements with you. And if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made to enable you to participate in the recruitment process, please let us know via our FAQ section here: [https://new.siemens.com/uk/en/company/jobs/faq.html].

Please follow the link to apply and include a covering letter.


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Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens plc

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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