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Controls Software Engineer (Leeds)

Permanent, based in Leeds - deadline Wednesday 17th April 2020

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Controls Engineer to work as part of the Controls Department based in Leeds.

Key duties

  • Design and code control systems strategies for HVAC applications using Carel, Trend, Tridium Niagara and Siemens controls platforms
  • Test software using functional test simulators to ensure correct operation
  • Produce project documentation including control philosophies, O&M manuals, functional test scripts, FMEA reports and BMS points lists
  • Attend internal and external client/site meetings as necessary to determine initial scope of works and correct functionality during commissioning
  • Understand the system as a whole and actively work with the support team to suggest process or efficiency improvements where possible
  • Work closely with the Research & Development department to incorporate new technologies and features into projects and report improvements back
  • Responsibility for the training and mentoring of new engineers and apprentices
  • Provide technical support for site engineers and customers as required
  • Be a focal point for contract customers, helping to resolve any issues and develop our commitment to them
    Manage larger projects working as part of the project delivery team
  • Some site work may occasionally be required

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Hold a technical degree or have extensive experience within the field of controls/BMS
  • Experience with programmable controllers is desirable but not essential, especially:
    • Carel 1tool software and pCO controllers
    • Trend SET and IQ controllers
    • Tridium Niagara 4 software and controllers
    • Siemens controllers
  • Capable of understanding and designing control strategies
  • Experience with HVAC application and knowledge of cooling and heating systems
  • Good electrical knowledge and capable of understanding electrical drawings
  • Have basic knowledge of IT systems and communication networks
  • Knowledge of BMS/DCIM and common communication protocols (Modbus, BACnet, TCP/IP)
  • Logical and methodical approach to problem solving using own initiative is a must
  • Have good written & communication skills
  • Team player
  • Training will be provided for the right applicant

Submitting an application:

This position is open to individuals who are entitled to live and work in the UK. All offers of employment are made subject to verification of eligibility to work in the UK.

Applications should be made in writing with an up to date CV to Gosia.Kowenia@airedale.com in Human Resources by Wednesday, 17 April  2020