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Control & Instrumentation Engineer - Kings Langley

Job Purpose

The Control and Instrumentation engineer will design, build, test and commission HMI screens, PLC code and supporting documentation for the RESolve Energy Management System.

The Control and Instrumentation Engineer will work as part of the RESolve team, to develop the RESolve energy management system to control a variety of energy storage and renewable generators in order to optimise their operation.

Organisational Context

As energy supply becomes more decentralised and renewable energy makes up a greater percentage of the energy mix, applications where multiple technologies are deployed on the same site will become increasingly common. Controlling a diverse range of technologies will be a key challenge in the future that the Energy Management System project is aiming to address. The development of this control system is particularly important for RES Energy Storage and Off-Grid businesses.

The C&I Engineer will be part of the Group Engineering function, with a direct reporting line to the Senior C&I Engineer.  

Key Accountabilities

Support the Senior C&I engineer in the implementation of the RESolve energy management system for energy storage. This will include the following activities:

Develop RESolve graphical user interface / HMI screens

Develop PLC code to the standards defined by the senior C&I engineer

Provide on site commissioning support to implementations of the control systems in operational projects

Willingness to travel to support real world deployments globally, and to RES Americas headquarters in Denver on at least a quarterly basis. Knowledge

Knowledge of HMI development including Databases and scripting (i.e. Python/VBA)

Knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC programming languages and strategies

Knowledge of Power Industry communication protocols (Modbus, DNP3, IEC61850)

Knowledge of on site and remote data capture systems


HMI development

On site commissioning of SCADA systems

Team working

Documentation and quality control of work product

PLC programming


Development of HMI screens using SCADA packages such as; Inductive Automation ignition, Wonderware or similar

Programming of Allen Bradley PLCs.

On site commissioning and testing of SCADA systems

Experience of working within the Power Generation Industry would be beneficial


Degree in Electrical or Control Systems Engineering or equivalent qualifications with additional experience




Location: UK & Ireland

Contract Type:Full-Time, Permanent

Type of Role: Engineering, Software, Technical