DCS Engineer - Oil, Gas & Chemicals Plant

DCS Engineer - Oil, Gas & Chemicals Plant

Job Title: DCS Engineer - Oil, Gas & Chemicals Plant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: BBBH12421_1536165121
Contact Name: Daniel Grosvenor
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 05, 2018 17:32

Job Description

DCS Engineer - Oil, Gas & Chemicals Plant
East Yorkshire
Competitive Salary & Benefits Package

Astute are looking for a DCS (Distributed Control System) Engineer to join the team at a top tier COMAH site near Hull. Responsible for overseeing all DCS, Cyber Security, and Functional Safety activities on site, supporting new business opportunities and managing projects.

Roles & Responsibilities

Reporting directly to the Maintenance Manager, as DCS Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Lead the site safety and availability aspects for DCS, Functional Safety, Cybersecurity and the PI System ensuring statutory compliance.
  • Oversee department maintenance and delivery of plant and systems on site.
  • Co-ordinate site projects and initiatives to solve engineering plant issues.
  • Liaising with client's ICT Team to allow for shared best practices ensuring safe and reliable network security.
  • Implement engineering procedures, instructions, policies, technical documents and user manuals to ensure staff understanding.
  • Assist with providing design specifications for new plant developments and projects.
  • Assist with onsite audits and delivering outcomes.

Skills & Qualifications
We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Minimum HNC/HND in Electrical, Control or Instrumentation Discipline. A degree would be desirable.
  • NEBOSH or H&S Qualification
  • Experience with Honeywell Experian, HPM Training Courses, and OSI PI Systems
  • Experience working in a Heavy Process industry supporting the Maintenance Manager, this could be Refinery, Chemical Plant, Power Station etc.
  • An understanding of Best Practice, Insurance Compliance and Legislative issues relating to DCS Systems & Functional Safety.
  • Familiarity with IEC 6150/61511 Electricity at Work

Salary & Package
What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Call in to ask about the competitive salary
  • Opportunity to join one of the UK's largest O&M Providers
  • Working on a busy Chemical Site

If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02392 288 286 and ask 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. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.