Automation & Control Engineer - SPAIN

Date:  29-Jul-2022

NSC, ES, 11111

Custom Field 2: 
Custom Field 1:  2588


As per the development strategy of SWTS Engineering, he/she will be in charge to cover the position of Automation & Control Engineer; he/she will report directly to the Europe EI&C Discipline Leader who will fix the target, the activities and the projects to be involved.



  • Review and comment PFD / P&ID for any control / interlock / safety related representations.
  • Preparation / review / development of specifications of DCS system and any other PLC related systems.
  • Preparation of system architecture for DCS or any other control systems.
  • Preparation of material requisitions for DCS system, SCADA or any other control systems required for the project.
  • Preparation of the control system requirement for package units; supporting package specialists for MR, technical clarification and bid evaluations, document review and approval. Coordinating the interfaces between package unit control system and plant control systems.
  • Review and approve vendor documents for incorporation into the design and co-ordination with other disciplines. Provide the input to other disciplines, such as electrical consumption for electrical power supply design, heat dissipation for ACMV design, weight and dimension for civil/architecture design.
  • Preparation of cause & effect matrix, logic diagrams, control narratives and safety narratives, any other necessary control & ESD system related documents for the system configurations.
  • Review and approval of suppliers’ hardware and software configuration Design of control room layout.
  • Instruct and advise instrument design team for the control system hardware and cabling installation design, system cabinet earthing and grounding design.
  • Review / comment / approval of supplier’s test procedures; attend FAT / SAT and follow up with any punch list.
  • Preparation of functional test procedures for loop testing when requested by client.
  • Direct and / or participate in job site visits to collect or deliver design and engineering data.
  • To manage and lead hardware and software test; Technical support to commissioning representatives on process control issues.
  • To maintain and respect the engineering documentation schedule.
  • Lead technical discussion with customer; Customer focal point, ensuring client satisfaction / requirements are addressed or met.
  • Support Project manager for commercial discussion related to scope change and technical risk /opportunity identification.
  • Participating in HAZOP / SIL review meeting. Implementing safety instrument design as per review reports.
  • To interact with process, electrical and instrumentation disciplines.
  • Continuous improvement of our current documentation; standardization of products and controls.



  • Automation and Control Engineering Degree with 5+ years of working experience as Automation and Control engineer.
  • Knowledge of the process basis elements relevant to the water treatments plant.
  • Significant experience in multiple industries e.g. Oil and Gas, Refining, Chemical, Pharmaceutical is preferred.
  • Previous experience in UF/MBR/RO technologies within the water industry is preferred.
  • Proven previous experience in FAT and SAT test for PLC and DCS especially in EPC contract contest.
  • Knowledge of Automation architectures (PLC, DCS …) including standard/remote I/O’s, bus-fieldbus, communication links and protocols, redundant and safety systems.
  • Familiarity with Oil and Gas and industrial technical specification and engineering procedure.
  • Familiarity with ISA norms pertaining the P&ID representation and the logic diagrams.
  • Familiarity with ATEX, EMC, Low Voltage Electrical Equipment directives, Machine Directive, SIL standards and their application.
  • Knowledge of field instrumentation (signal types, protocols, wiring) and electrical interfaces (MCC, VSD, SS, feeders).
  • Familiarity with IEC 61131-3 programming.
  • Previous experience contract with worldwide recognized main EPC contractors is a plus.
  • Experience to manage outsourced Engineering Service Providers
  • Experience to manage and work with foreigner Engineering production Center, similar to InSourCE in Bangalore (India) is a plus.
  • English mandatory, French and/or Russian is a plus.
  • Place of job position Spain or Budapest’ office (home office possible).
  • Availability to mission abroad is mandatory.



Personal skills


  • Strong leadership ability, communication skills, enthusiasm, and diplomacy.
  • Inquisitive, well organized and have a keen eye for detail.
  • Able to operate in an integrated team environment supporting and leading others with a desire and ability to build trust and respect throughout the team.
  • Flexible approach and able to work under pressure with a can-do attitude and a desire to win.