Controls Software Engineer

The Opportunity

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Controls Engineer to work as part of the Commercial Controls Department, based in Leeds.

The Role

Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Design and code control systems strategies for HVAC applications using Carel, Trend, Tridium Niagara and Siemens controls platforms
  • Test software using functional test simulators to ensure correct operation
  • Produce project documentation including control philosophies, O&M manuals, functional test scripts, FMEA reports and BMS points lists
  • Attend internal and external client/site meetings as necessary to determine initial scope of works and correct functionality during commissioning
  • Work closely with the Research & Development department to incorporate new technologies and features into projects and report improvements back
  • Assist with training and mentoring of new engineers and apprentices
  • Provide technical support for site engineers and customers as required
  • Be a focal point for customers, helping to resolve any issues and develop our commitment to them
  • Mainly office based position as an integral part of the project delivery team
  • Some site work may occasionally be required

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Hold a technical degree and/or have experience within the field of controls/BMS
  • OR Have served a recognised apprenticeship in air conditioning/refrigeration and have good electrical/mechanical knowledge of HVAC, with a desire to learn the software side
  • Experience with programmable controllers is desirable but not essential – the willingness and capability to learn is essential. Of particular interest: Carel 1tool software and pCO controllers, Trend SET and IQ controllers, Tridium Niagara 4 software and controllers, Siemens Controllers
  • Capable of understanding and designing control strategies
  • Experience with HVAC applications and knowledge of cooling and heating systems
  • Good electrical knowledge and capable of understanding electrical drawings
  • Have basic knowledge of IT systems and communication networks
  • Awareness of BMS/DCIM and common communication protocols (Modbus, BACnet, TCP/IP)
  • Logical and methodical approach to problem solving using own initiative is a must
  • Have good written & communication skills
  • Team player
  • An overall willingness to learn and develop
  • Full training will be provided for the right applicant

Package Descriptions

  • 7% Employer Pension contribution (min 1% employee)
  • Life assurance
  • 25 days holiday + statutory days
  • Holiday Purchase scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Airedale Rewards scheme – discounts on shopping/restaurants/cinema etc
  • Inhouse training school
  • Working for a UK based leading manufacturer
  • High quality of equipment and workwear

About Airedale

Formed in the UK in 1974, Airedale is a world leader in the delivery of innovative thermal management solutions in mission critical environments like data centres.

At our heart we’re a technology company, working with huge global colocation and hyperscale clients to design, build, install and optimise precision cooling systems that operate 24/7/365 in data centres all over the world. We are engineers, we are problem solvers and we are passionate about the role that air conditioning plays in an increasingly connected world. We’re also passionate about sustainability and we’re part of the Modine group, a global organization with fiscal 2022 revenues of $2.1 billion, who’s vision is to help engineer a cleaner, healthier world.

Prospective candidates must have proof that they have the right to work in the UK.

Contract Type Full time
Hours 39 per week, per week,
08.00 – 16.30 (15.30 Friday)
Closing Date 31 July 2024
Location Rawdon, Leeds

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