Onshore Wind, PV and Storage Systems SCADA and Communications Engineer

Join RWE Renewables Europe & Australia as an Onshore Wind, PV and Storage Systems SCADA and Communications Engineer in London. Drive the energy transition and impact the future!

RWE Renewables
RWE Renewables
London, United Kingdom  UTC+00:00   On-site   Full Time   10000+   20 days ago

The Instrumentation and Control team drives the implementation, quality assurance and operational support for the SCADA systems of the high-voltage and substations as well as for the generation & storage assets (WTG, PV and Storage) of our onshore wind farms and PV plants. As SCADA and Communications Engineer you work in a project-oriented manner and assume technical responsibility during the development and construction phase of the projects as well as provide operational support during their subsequent operational phases, by performing engineering activities, remote configurations, site implementations and contractor steering.

Your future plans

  • You define and prepare technical specifications
  • You are responsible for checking the designs provided by contractors and suppliers
  • You design system interfaces, develop and implement them further
  • You are responsible for carrying out the quality and acceptance tests of the contractors and ensure that they are carried out and documented according to the specifications (FAT and SAT)
  • You accompany complex commissioning activities of the suppliers and check their results
  • You coordinate, prioritize, track and perform troubleshooting and maintenance of related systems with the operations teams
  • You track the life expectancy of the associated systems and coordinate the actions to extend their life (upgrades, refreshes, replacements)
  • You manage contractors who perform activities of design, implementation, maintenance and troubleshooting on the relevant systems
  • You lead and drive SCADA projects to optimize monitoring and control functions and data availability
  • You are an active member of an international team where knowledge, experience, achievements and lessons learned are continuously shared
  • You facilitate good collaboration and knowledge sharing with other teams in the renewable energy business units

Your profile:

  • University Degree or equivalent in a relevant technical or engineering discipline or equivalent experience
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience and experience with SCADA systems
  • Experience with control systems, automation, SCADA, PLCs, RTUs and IEDs
  • Experience in SCADA systems in fields of high-voltage and substations, wind turbines and/or solar plants and their infrastructure is a plus
  • Experience with industrial communication protocols (especially OPC family, Modbus, IEC-104 and MMS) and their network-specific behaviors
  • Knowledge of SQL server queries, experience in SQL server administration is a plu
  • Experience in Restful API for industrial data transfer is a plus
  • Experience in VMware ESXI and hardware installation and administration is a plus
  • Being suitable to work inside a Wind Turbine (trainings will be provided by the Employer) is a plus
  • Relevant Project Management skills as well as experience with supervision of contractors
  • Ability to communicate clear and concisely
  • Ability to conduct risk analysis and implement risk mitigation plans
  • Ability to multi-task as needed and schedule according to project priority
  • Experience or knowledge of cybersecurity requirements for critical infrastructure is a plus
  • Expected average travel during the working week expected 20%-30%
  • Driving license valid in EU/UK
  • Fluent in written and spoken English. Other languages like Swedish, French, German, Italian or Spanish are a plus

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, disability, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, age or sexual orientation and identity. #inclusionmatters

We look forward to receiving your application!

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About the role

May 07, 2024

Full Time


Nov 03, 2024


London, United Kingdom

5+ years


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