Controls Technician

Franks International
Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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2 + Years Experience

Company: Franks International
Skills: Electrical Engineering, Instrument & Controls Engineer
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: United Kingdom

Position Function

The Controls Technician is responsible for support of existing equipment and development of new systems. Software support of equipment. Hardware support of equipment. Documentation of systems and equipment. Compliance with local market regulations.

Minimum Requirements

  • HNC/HND with experience


Key Functional Skills

  • Software skills in Codesys/Wago/Beckhoff/Labview
  • Software skills in setting up networks and wi-fi networks.
  • Hardware skills with wiring, sensors, valves
  • Hands on troubleshooting with existing PLC/PC control systems
  • Support directly and remotely of PLC/PC control systems.
  • Structured approach to control of documents
  • Ability to understand automated systems and how to improve them.
  • ATEX Ex competency in specifying and documenting electronic equipment
  • Troubleshooting to part level on electronic equipment


  • Support of PLC/PC systems
  • Control of software distribution and documentation
  • Documentation of hardware using existing systems.
  • Development of new relevant technology to support company.


Experienced PLC/PC controls person who can bring their knowledge to PLC/PC systems and their application to remote and automated control systems. Hands on with troubleshooting yet with systematic documenting and to support onshore testing, remote support and offshore support at times.

Physical Demands

  • Sitting for long periods of time in an office environment or during travel.
  • Ability to solder, wire and troubleshoot electrical equipment in a workshop environment with PPE.
  • Ability to go offshore to support equipment as required
  • Ability to travel within Europe and USA as required
  • Extended work shifts to meet deadlines; weekends as required.