Control Systems Engineer


Permanent only
Western Region - Takoradi
  1. Work safely by complying with TICO health and safety policy and procedures and demonstrate good safety awareness by reporting safety observations and near misses.
  2. Provide technical expertise and leadership in control system engineering, design, implementation, programming/configuration, commissioning, testing, and troubleshooting in support of power plant controls and Industrial Control Systems (e.g., Distributed Control Systems “DCS”, Programmable Logic Controller systems “PLC”), along with associated control system devices, computers, communications, networks, and instrumentation.
  3. Provide technical expertise in consultation, evaluation, recommendations, and development/review of specifications, work scopes, bids, test procedures, alarm response procedures, commissioning plans, and vendor reports.
  4. Provide support and leadership to meet Ghana and International regulatory and cyber security requirements as well as other regulatory, compliance and cyber security requirements, projects, initiatives, and activities relative to controls and controls systems.
  5. Perform multiple responsibilities of controls engineering support in parallel with project involvements and oversee vendor/contractor support when needed.
  6. Supervision and technical direction of Instrumentation and Control craft labour and technicians performing installation of turbine controls and related interface devices
  7. Investigate technologies that will improve plant operation and performance (e.g., heat rate and environmental) and technologies that will assist with control system maintenance and analysis.
  8. Provide support for power generation and auxiliary power systems, particularly related to digital devices or systems with communications interface to control systems (e.g., protective relays for electrical power systems).
  9. Perform due diligence for plant support and evaluation of control system and instrumentation specifications for projects and ongoing maintenance scopes
  10. Provide power plant support for both planned and unplanned activities and outages, for control and instrumentation devices. The Control Systems may include (but not limited to):  Emerson, GE, ABB, Allen-Bradley, Siemens
  11. This job specification is not meant to be definitive it aims to summarise the type of work and level of responsibilities required to satisfactorily fulfil the position it does not define every activity required to be performed. As the situation demands, you may called upon to undertake tasks not specifically described above and the responsibilities may be amended at any stage to meet the changing needs of the company



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