Controls Connectivity & Asset Integration Lead (Home Based)

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Website GPW Recruitment

Home Based with Occasional Site Travel

A Controls, Connectvity & Asset Integration Lead is responsible for the end to end delivery of asset integration, control and connectivity solutions across a large portfolio of client assets.

This role is primarily based remotley (working from home). However, office based working can be arranged if required and some flexibility will be needed to attend site visits at certain cruicial points of projects.

Engaging with both internal teams and external partners through the entire solution development process, the succesful candidate will ensure a consistent and forward thinking approach to all relevant projects.

You will be responsible for:

*Developing the WAN connectivity strategy for remote site connections, enabling secure and efficient offsite asset monitoring and control

*LAN side integration of energy generation, storage and consuming assets, which may include CHP, Solar PV, BESS and EV

*Devising the control strategy for such assets to enable them to function as a single energy system, tailored to the specific needs of our customers and the relevant grid operator.

Key Accountabilities

*Provide pre-sales support to the Sourcing & Sales team for complex new multi-technology opportunities or key accounts
*Perform technical due diligence on potential technology partners for all systems and components which may form part of the solutions
*Provide technical requirements and support relating to control and communications, acting as the main point of contact between sales/delivery teams and our optimisation provider.
*Solve complex technical integrations and find pragmatic solutions, together with all involved stakeholders (engineering, IT, construction, subcontractors)
*Manage technical specifications of Industrial Automation Control Systems (IACS), Energy Management Systems (EMS) and interfaces between assets and the companys business systems.
*Co-ordinate technical requirements and solutions throughout all stages of project lifecycle
*Attend site for customer meetings surveys, testing and commissioning
*Perform remote commissioning of the end to end connectivity and integration solutions
*Monitor performance of technology, suppliers, systems and procedures and take necessary actions to continuously improve
*Perform local and remote troubleshooting of network infrastructure
*Support innovation projects and new developments

Previous Experience

*An automation/controls/electrical engineer with a minimum 5 years of relevant working experience preferable with large industrial companies within the Engineering sector.
*In-depth knowledge of automation systems is expected, additional experience with electrical commissioning is desirable.
*Excellent IT networking skills with advanced working knowledge of standard industry communication protocols
*Understanding of current cyber security threats and preventative measures
*Experience in the energy industry and operational knowledge of specific assets such as Solar projects, generators, heat pumps, CHP units or similar is an advantage.
*Experience with SCADA integration, PLC programming or development of IIoT solutions is highly desirable

The Person

*A self-motivated and professional attotuade with a “hands-on” mentality
*Good people / customer facing skills and client oriented approach
*Ability to coordinate various internal subject-matter experts to put together a complete solution
*Professional communication style both with colleagues and clients

The succesful candidate will be paid between £45,000 – £60,000 as a basic salary dependant on relevant experince. You will also receive annual binus of up to 15% of salary, 25 days holiday plus bank holdays and an excellent company pension scheme.

If this sounds like you then please apply now by hitting the ‘Apply’ button now.

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