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Control Systems Project Manager - District Heating

South East London, London

£450 - £500 per day


Sector: Power

Posted: 05/10/2023

Ref: 23422_1696509669

Control Systems Project Manager - District Heating


£450 to £500 per day

Up to 24-month contract duration (outside IR35)


Astute are currently recruiting for a Control Systems Project Manager / Project Engineer to support an Energy from Waste Power Station & District Heating plant based in London.

Joining at the initial tendering stage, you will be responsible for the migration of the existing PCS7 DCS (hardware & software) to the latest version or exploring the option to switch to Rockwell. You'll also be tasked with the modification of the existing control systems in order to accommodate a district heating network expansion which will include work on the new boiler house PMS system.

The duration of this contract is up to 24 months & they are offering a competitive rate of up to £500 per day depending on experience.

Role & Responsibilities:

As the Control Systems Project Manager / Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the Commercial Manager during the initial tendering process.
  • Once the tender has been issued, you will be required to review and answer TQ's from the contractors and then complete an overall assessment and recommendation for the preferred bidder.
  • The delivery of the control systems upgrade / migration / modification package through design, installation, testing & commissioning.

Skills & Qualifications:

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Experienced Control Systems Project Engineer / Manager
  • Ideally qualified to HNC / HND / Degree level in Control Systems Engineering or similar
  • Familiar with control systems such as PCS7 DCS & Rockwell
  • Background in a relevant industry such as District Heating, Power, Energy or similar

What's on offer?

  • A competitive day rate of £450 to £500 per day
  • Long term contract up to 24-months (outside IR35)

How to apply:

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02392 288 284 and ask to speak to Kyle Shinn who can tell you more.


Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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