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Job Description

Silverstream Technologies is actively recruiting for a Control and Automation Engineer to join their innovative, marketing leading technology company.

Silverstream Technologies have successfully developed and deployed a market-leading clean marine technology solution over the last ten years. The Air Lubrication System (ALS) fundamentally changes the interaction between water and a vessel's hull, creating a carpet of microbubbles that coats the flat bottom of a vessel. As a result, frictional resistance is reduced - dramatically improving a vessel's fuel consumption and associated emissions.
Role Summary...

This key role is to provide Marine Control & Automation (C&A) subject matter expertise to the Silverstream Technologies business. You will be involved in a wide range of activities from developing and maintaining the core control and automation solution, applying it to projects and supporting the in-service fleet.

Key responsibilities…
  • Provide technical support and advice to engineering and project teams
  • Review & maintain solutions utilised on current and previous projects
  • Develop and document the standard core solution for use on future projects
  • Maintain core solution and manage releases using robust configuration management
  • Support tendering activity by recommending technical solution and costings
  • Plan and complete project specific design/configuration (hardware, functions, software, integration), ensuring customer and project requirements are met.
Skills, Qualifications & Characteristics...
  • Degree qualified (electrical, electronic, or automation related subject)
  • System integration & on-site commissioning experience
  • Experience working on multi-discipline projects
  • Design of PLC based machinery control systems including PID regulated devices, sequencing, and event-based control.
  • Modernisation and porting of existing functionality to new platforms and/or operating systems as required.
  • Network and communications protocols (e.g., Ethernet, Modbus, Profibus, NMEA)
  • Knowledge of HMI design and modification following industry best practice.
  • Knowledge of PLC Programming on platforms following IEC 61131.