Actemium - Graduate Controls Engineer

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Part of the VINCI Energies Group, Actemium provide engineering design, project management, installation and commissioning of electrical, mechanical and IT services in the United Kingdom since 1907.
In addition, we provide specialist maintenance operations, fully complemented with accredited safety tests and inspection services to optimise the operational efficiency and safety of our client's equipment and systems. Whilst part of a global network of 300 Business Units, Actemium UK comprises of 7 Business Units covering all of the UK & RoI.  

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Actemium - Grad Controls Engineer-67505  

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Actemium - Graduate Controls Engineer

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Description of the assignment

Package: £ Competitive Salary + Pension + Healthcare + Professional Memberships + Study Support + Electric Vehicle Car Scheme + Benefits

*** Our typical recruitment drive for graduates starts around February every year but we encourage applications all year round as there might be ad-hoc opportunities for exceptional candidates ***

The Role

The role will involve developing and building upon your technical abilities, ideally with some level of PLC programming already. We would expect from your time spent at university or further study, that you will have prior exposure to basic PLC programming. If you have experience of other programming languages i.e. C++, C# or Java, this would be highly advantageous, but not essential.

The role will suit a more practical person that wishes to create a varied career in programming software and likes to be more hands on and see machinery move based upon their software creation. The role does involve the use of small hand tools whilst on site for the moving of sensors in the field and will involve electrical fault finding and commissioning

You will see the software process from concept to completion

Which will include some time spent in the office writing documentation and programming software to being on customer sites commissioning the equipment. This will involve time away from home both domestically and internationally, therefore flexibility to travel is essential.


This opportunity would suit a computer science graduate or similar with university experience in programming languages: C++, C# or Java

PLC programming experience in any brand highly advantageous

You must be able to write documentation concisely and use MS office suite

The ideal candidate will be a self-driven team-player who enjoys learning new skills.

All respondents to this position must be eligible to live and work in the UK - Automation Experts are unable to assist with the award of Visas or UK Work Permits.

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Europe, United Kingdom, England

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