Employment Type:  Full Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Competitive plus Benefits

Sunderland, GB Edinburgh, GB London, GB

Career Area:  Engineering, Nuclear & Scientific

Control & SCADA Engineer

The Opportunity

EDF Renewables. Building a sustainable future through wind power and other renewable technologies, in partnership with local communities.

Location – Durham Edinburgh or London
Competitive Salary & Benefits
Permanent , Full Time
Closing Date, 24th May 2022

As Controls & SCADA Engineer you will be responsible for delivering services in the Engineering Team and wider business, demonstrating an ability to add value to opportunities in a highly competitive and changing marketplace while ensuring appropriate Engineering and Quality standards are maintained. 

Developing and maintaining relationships internally you will also manage external relationships with our supply chain, Industry bodies, technical standards organisations, academia/research bodies, and wider network in order to enhance, promote, and protect our activity and brand. 

Day to day you will:

•    Provide Control & SCADA Engineering support to the business during periods of high risk and urgency.
•    Provide Control & SCADA system technical direction and support to establish a temporary or permanent corrective action plan, and support root cause analysis and solution development when required.
•    Ensure all Control & SCADA system assessments, advice and recommendations are fully documented in accordance with all internal procedures.
•    Support technical and commercial due diligence (whether internal or external) activities.
•    Responsible for ensuring fleet wide Control & SCADA system risks are identified, captured, recorded and addressed appropriately, providing technical expertise and guidance to ensure risk level is ALARP.
•    Ensure that Control & SCADA system lifetime costs are optimised during the origination, design, and construction of EDF Renewable assets.
•    Ensure decommissioning and/or end of life of Control & SCADA system infrastructure is considered during the design and construction phases of projects.
•    Actively engage in internal lead teams and committees, and build a strong support network with the wider EDF business.

The Person

To be considered for this role you will be a Specialist in a Control & SCADA Engineering discipline ideally within the renewable energy or similar sector with track record in successfully  delivering projects/programmes, establishing/managing relationships, securing and maintaining a safe environment, managing priorities, and inspiring and influencing behaviours and actions.

With a minimum of a HNC/HND in C & I/Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related discipline, an accreditation under WTSR or HVSR would be desirable. 

Competitive Salary plus Benefits


At EDF we’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives. We’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. 

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, gym membership, discounts and employee pricing.

Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application. 

Why EDF Renewables?


EDF Renewables purpose is to accelerate a net zero future where clean energy powers our lives. We want to make the net zero future happen as fast as we can. We want to set the pace and, where necessary, disrupt the status quo and transform perceptions. We are here to combat climate change, this is a clear and tangible goal for us. Climate change is what galvanises us to bring the right solutions to the UK and Ireland.

Our mission is critical in the pursuit of our purpose, we will lead the way in the delivery and operation of renewable technologies. We are proud to utilise fully our EDF heritage and place ourselves at the core of the industry. We are constantly challenging ourselves to improve the way things are being done. We bring leadership to our interactions and collaborations with one another, how we influence our partners and external bodies, how we use technology. 

The success of our mission and purpose is underpinned by our core values – our DNA:


Together: Working together.
Open: We are open and authentic in our behaviours.    
Passion: We have a strong belief in what we are doing.
Growth: Growth as a company and as individuals.
Resolve: We remain determined even in challenging environments.


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