Senior Asset Management Engineer

Home Based
18 Sep 2020
02 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
Here's what you'll be doing

Here at E.ON we have a whole business dedicated to working with cities and developers to make citizens lives better. Our aim is to work with our customers to create innovative neighborhood concepts that contribute towards reducing CO2 emissions. We want to be a partner for the local energy transition. In the UK, E.ON City Energy Solutions (CES) is the market leader with over 80 operational sites, 15 under construction and well over 30,000 residential district heating customers.

Right now, we're looking for a Senior Asset Management Engineer to join our CES team taking responsibility for supporting the Performance and Digital Manager with the development and implementation of digital asset management strategies for City Energy Solutions operational assets. Here you will primarily focus on the development of a robust SCADA management system capable of providing advanced remote and analytical management functionality, as well as ownership of the supporting communications infrastructure required to provide a reliable operating platform.

Main responsibilities include
  • The management and development of SCADA and associated KPI tools to develop advanced data analytics for performance and business steering.
  • Taking responsibility for the projects and day to day operational responsibilities, both budgetary and in implementation. You will make strategic recommendations and implement engineering and maintenance activities to improve the commercial performance of CES's assets.
  • The full site integration and development of Iconics SCADA system for existing and new sites.
  • Technical support for the Operations business in areas of control, data acquisition and communications including the Central Control Room (CCR) based on London.
  • Performance project technical support for projects circa £0.5M to £1.5M per year.
  • Directly responsible for the delivery of control system and performance projects circa £0.1M to £0.5M per year, project managing third party contractors safely, to time and budget.
  • Responsible for the fleet contract management of key contracts such as SCADA support, fleet control system support and 24/7 emergency control system response.
  • Identification and management of strategic control system spares for the CE fleet. You will investigate new technologies and concepts to improve CES's standing in the market pushing the envelope of technologies including using external market information and use machine learning (AI) tools and algorithms.

CES is a rapidly growing business with both a technically and geographically diverse range of operational assets, making this an exciting and challenging opportunity.

What we need from you

  • Educated to degree level in Engineering or Science in addition to significant experience gained in a relevant role.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of control and SCADA systems.
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of data management and reporting techniques i.e. using appropriate software and analytical tools to create KPI dashboards and reports.
  • Ability to directly collaborate with individuals and a team to deliver performance improvements and day to day operational support.
  • Knowledge and experience of commercial and technical performance in power/heat plant including optimisation techniques.
  • Stakeholder Awareness with excellent networking, influencing and rapport building skills.
  • Excellent communications skills: written, verbal, presentational.
  • Experience of challenging the accepted way of doing things to push things forward.
  • A good working knowledge of health and safety and environmental legislation and standards to IBOSH or equivalent.
  • Developed critical and technical reasoning skills.
  • The ability to multitask, maintain focus under pressure and ensure accuracy and attention to detail at all times.

It would be great if you had
  • Chartered Member of a relevant Institution or professional body or actively working towards membership.
  • Ability to work across organisational and international cultures.
  • Ability to develop a strategic approach, gain support and commitment to deliver from within the business.

Here's what else you need to know

  • This role is home-based for 80% of the time with the remaining 20% spent visiting energy centre fleet or Citigen.
  • Our Citigen site is based at 47-53 Charterhouse Street, London, EC1M 6PB.
  • The salary for this role is £46,643 - £64,073.
  • Depending on home address, this role is eligible for aLondon Allowance of up to £3,550 pa.
  • This role is a permanent position.
  • Due to the nature of the role a Criminal Record Check will be required.
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E.ON is committed to equal opportunities and actively promotes diversity, equality and flexibility.

At a glance

Reference no.: 129241 Closing date: 01/10/2020 Salary: £46,643 - £64,073