Senior Wind Turbine Controls Engineer

Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Phillip Champion

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Published: 20 days ago

​Superior Recruitment Group are looking for an experienced Senior Wind Turbine Controls Engineer on behalf of our client based UK/Europe. This is a full time remote, permanent role.

Some of the Key Accountabilities:

  • Reimagining approaches and solutions to long standing wind industry problems

  • Using your wind turbine controls industry knowledge, creating development plans for new technology offerings that provide significant market differentiation and disruption

  • Lead the technical development in wind turbine controls technology, defining technical specifications and delivery plans

  • Responsible for all architectural control layers and levels associated with client's technology roadmap inc, hardware, firmware, software and SCADA

  • Define technical requirements and scopes of work for wind turbine control systems inc software, firmware and hardware

  • Provides technical support on the IEC 61400-1 and 61850 certifications related to Control and Protection Systems in the power industry

Experience of the following will be required:

  • Computer and/or PLC programming: C/C++, PLC Structured text (IEC 61131-3), or similar

  • Understanding of all architectural control layers and levels in the wind turbine industry inc, hardware, firmware, software and SCADA

  • Use of revision control systems (subversion, git, etc.)

  • Scripting: python or similar languages

  • Object Oriented design methodology and implementation experience

  • Familiarity with priority-based operating systems (e.g. VxWorks)

  • Familiarity with communication protocols: CAN, RS422/485, Modbus TCP/RTU, or similar

For more information and to apply, please submit your up to date CV and our specialist team will be in touch as soon as possible.