Company: Wood
Skills: Electrical Engineering, Well Servicing & Testing
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Northampton, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood Digital Consulting (DC) is currently recruiting for Automation Test Engineers to support one of our UK projects.

Must be able to pass HMG Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check.

As part of the Automation Team, you will be responsible for configuration testing, performing, coordinating the project Internal and Application Factory Acceptance Tests (IFAT and AFAT) and supporting automation simulator system / machine digital twin tests covering the following but not limited to.

Responsibilities / Duties
  • Review test procedures to ensure alignment with Project Documentation
  • Ensure the system is setup and ready for the planned tests
  • Visual inspection of equipment ready for power up
  • Ensure all interfaces are ready for testing
  • Ensure all test procedures are in place and being followed
  • Undertake planned tests and accurately record results and track corrective actions
  • Manage and interface with the client representative(s) during testing
  • Provide progress reports to the project team
  • Support the engineering teams in planning and conducting configuration testing following Quality control procedures
  • Perform a first level of diagnostics / fault finding and corrective actions, referring to subject matter experts when needed
  • Provide site support as required working through the Technical Lead

Skills / Qualifications

  • Minimum Diploma in a relevant Electrical Engineering discipline
  • Ideally familiar with Plant operations in Automated Control Systems within the Nuclear and manufacturing Industries
  • Working experience of associated documentation such as Cause / Effects, P&IDs, Control Narratives, data sheets, functional design and detailed design specifications and test procedures
  • Hands on experience with configuration of applications, testing and commissioning of automated control systems
  • Experience of Factory acceptance, site acceptance and pre - commissioning and commissioning support
  • Experience of Integration and testing of automation control systems with third party systems using standard industrial data communication protocols
  • Understanding of reducing and controlling risk within a test environment

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.