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Software Engineer

chesterfield, DBY, GB, S41 7TD

Job ID:  60229

Software Engineer 

Location: chesterfield 

Bilfinger UK is a leading engineering and maintenance provider, supporting customers across the chemical & petrochemical, nuclear, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals & biopharma, power & energy, utilities, renewables and food & beverage markets. We enhance the efficiency of assets, ensuring a high level of availability and reducing maintenance costs.

We have extensive experience in offshore and onshore facilities; specialising in asset management services throughout all life cycle phases from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, operations, maintenance, and decommissioning.

This commitment is delivered by an experienced and highly competent workforce of over 4,500 employees operating from 14 offices in strategic industrial hubs, upholding the highest standards of safety, compliance and quality.


A project Software Engineer is required to be a committed and enthusiastic member of the team, taking responsibility for successfully delivering project solutions to the agreed scope in accordance with company procedures whilst meeting budgetary and time-scale targets.The Software Engineer shall adopt a right first time philosophy and raise any risks or issues to the Senior Engineer or Manager.

Main Responsibilities


  • Responsible for the delivery of agreed modules within a project (PLC, SCADA, Testing, Networking, Documentation,  Hardware design etc)
  • Work as directed by the Senior/Lead Engineer and Project Manager
  • Responsible for meeting the technical and quality requirements of projects
  • Ensure project adherence to company quality processes and procedures
  • Identify project opportunities and variations
  • Support the Project Manager in identifying and managing risks and issues
  • Identify and enable use of reusable modules by standardisation and modularization of systems where appropriate
  • Provide Health and Safety leadership by example

Experience & Qualifications


The following experience is essential

•    Experience of system specification through design, development and testing is essential

•    Hands on experience of Siemens S7 PLC's and WinCC SCADA systems
•    A good appreciation of Control panels, electrical installation and Instrumentation solutions.


Experience of some or all of the following is desirable:

  • Develop project modules. (Modules as identified in the design – PLC code modules, SCADA scripts, Mimics, comms drivers, etc.)
  • Report on progress of all assigned activities to Senior/Lead Engineer or Project Manager
  • Identify any deviations from agreed functionality or scope and notify Senior/Lead Engineer or Project Manager
  • Peer review documents created by the project team or other teams as required
  • Undertake site surveys as required
  • Support outline design, upfront design studies and requirement definition for clients
  • Develop FDS
  • Develop DDS
  • Develop test specification & design testing methodology
  • Development of site work documentation (Risk assessment, method statement, site test documentation)
  • Develop O & M documentation
  • Undertake full integrated system testing, CFAT, SAT and installation
  • Undertake observations, variation and reworks
  • Undertake packing and shipping of the system
  • Undertake site installation
  • Undertake site retesting
  • Provide warranty support as necessary




•    A Degree or HND/HNC in Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Control Systems or relevant discipline
•    Incorporated Engineer or working towards professional registration

If you wish to speak to a member of the recruitment team, please contact 01224 246246.


Operations | Bilfinger UK Limited | Temporary | White-collar workers | Skilled | Engineering - Automation  

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