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Control Systems Support Engineer - Biomass Power Station Fleet




Sector: Power

Posted: 02/11/2023

Ref: BBBH23912_1698938765

Control Systems Support Engineer - Biomass Power Station Fleet

Based at Operational sites; Scotland, North Lincolnshire, East Anglia

Competitive salary & benefits

About the role:
Astute's Power team are working with a renewable energy company who own and operate a fleet of Biomass stations across the UK. As a Control System Support Engineer, you'll be supporting the fleet with front line engineering support ensuring OT (Operational Technology) is always available.

The Control Systems Support Engineer position is a critical role within the business, and you'll be key in identifying OT faults, carry out rollouts, update & fixes etc.

Responsibilities and duties:
As the Control Systems Support Engineer you will be:

  • Responding to OT system faults
  • Providing on site & remote support & rectification
  • Monitoring connectivity across the fleet
  • Supporting the implementation of OT policy & standards
  • Support in the development of assets
  • Provide training and support to staff
  • Maintain a variety of documentation including management of change, asset registers and the CMMS (Computers Maintenance Management Systems)
  • Support the OT network

Professional qualifications:

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Ideally at a HNC / HND in a relevant Engineering / Computing background
  • Qualified as a CySec Specialist (TUV Rheinland) or NIST Cyber Security or similar.
  • At least three years working in the engineering sector in a similar process plant, this could include a COMAH site, refinery, steel works, power station (biomass, energy from waste, thermal) etc
  • Ideally experience with a variety of DCS / SCADA systems including Allen Bradley (Rockwell Automation), Siemens S7, ABB800xa, Melody and Infi90

Personal skills:

The Control System Support Engineer role would suit someone who is:

  • Able to travel to sites across the UK
  • Competent at OT fault identification and problem solving
  • Competent in working within a Power Station environment

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

· Competitive salary

· Benefits package (please call for more information)

· Opportunity to work across a fleet of Biomass Power Stations

How to apply?

To apply for this opportunity simply send a copy of your up-to-date CV and covering letter to or call 02392 288 286 to speak to Dan Grosvenor 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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