Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: £33-36 per hour PAYE
Location: Nailsea, England, United Kingdom


NES Fircroft are on the lookout for a Controls Engineer to join our client's O&G business in Bristol. Initially, this will be a 6 month contract and our client is looking for someone who has extensive knowledge of Microprocessers & Microcontrollers.

One of the key areas of focus, will be for you to identify, develop, evaluate, introduce, and manage engineering solutions for product control and control system technology needs.

Additional responsibilities include:
  • Apply control theory and mathematical modeling to design and control systems with desired behaviors
  • Operability, setting of boundaries, cycle optimization, control logic, control related software, sensors, hardware and software algorithms, and feedback to control the performance of devices, subsystems and systems
  • Previous experience with Can Bus instrumentation (advantageous, not essential)
  • Positions requiring understanding of concepts, methods and procedures
  • Expected to resolve problems through the application of acquired expertise guided by precedent
  • Works together with people from the business unit
  • Contacts are under guidance and/or geared towards specifying activities, planning of activities and giving explanations on technical issues
  • Communicates with direct team and supervisor
  • Presents to internal teams on metrics, project status and research


With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.