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Exciting Opportunities: we are looking for talented people to join our team at SEaB Energy!

SEaB Power Ltd (t/a SEaB Energy) is a multi-award winning, international, innovative company providing sustainable energy from waste to Future Cities and established communities.

We are headquartered in Shoreditch, London; with a distributed (remote working) team, and activities throughout the UK, Americas, Europe, and Asia. We also have a US-based subsidiary in New York City.

Our mission is to develop and commercialise anaerobic digestion technologies to turn organic waste into energy exactly at the point where the waste is produced and the energy is required, disrupting the traditional food waste management with a solution that fits Future Cities concept and complies with the strictest environmental regulations. Our diverse multi-lingual and multinational team combines the engineering experience, academic background and entrepreneurial mindset to make the company’s flagship products – FLEXIBUSTERand MUCKBUSTER® – a global success.

We are strong believers in making a difference in the world around us.  If you feel this is a good opportunity for you, then please send your CV to careers@seabenergy.com

Controls Engineer
Role:

As part of a dynamic, multi-skilled and small team, your responsibilities for process controls and software will be all-encompassing. You will primarily work from home, with a requirement to attend customer sites, globally, in a client-facing capacity. You will support and develop our current solution and future solutions, identifying the best hardware and software for use, configure the technology, then manage and lead the installation and commissioning of the system. After commissioning you will monitor the systems’ performance and support local maintenance technicians with diagnostic work to resolve process control issues.

  • Develop, support, and maintain our process control system (currently based on Allen Bradley CompactLogix PLC and PanelView HMI) for our Modular Anaerobic Digestion plants.
  • Update and produce functional design specification, P&ID, system specification, Finite State Machine diagrams and coding specification documents with version control.
  • Examine migration of PLC solution to other PLC-based and non-PLC based computing platforms.
  • Develop remote control facility to allow company and clients remote access to system controls.
  • Implement robust and secure version control system for storing programs and files.
  • Participate in HAZID, HAZOP and DSEAR efforts for new designs and changes to existing designs.
  • Oversee Factory Acceptance Testing at our partner facilities in Europe and USA (plus other locations in future).
  • Conduct Site Acceptance Testing and commissioning, including testing of the electrical, instrumentation and control systems.
  • Support and train Mechanical and Electrical Technicians to diagnose and repair faults when required, including out-of-hours.
  • Communicate courteously with colleagues, customers and other stakeholders by telephone, email, letter, and face to face.
  • Keep accurate records of discussions or correspondence with stakeholders.
  • Provide design input and feedback for R&D projects.
  • Provide technical and operational support to colleagues, sales agents and clients during and after the sales process.
  • Contribute to the preparation of grant proposals and tender request responses.
  • Comply with company and site-specific Health & Safety policies and Codes of Practice, including the development and implementation of Risk Assessments, Safe Working Procedures and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Complete paperwork and producing reports diligently.
  • Adhere to all statutory regulations, and SEaB Energy policies and procedures.
  • Protect, at all times, the confidentiality of information handled within the remit of the post.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the Chief Executive Officer.
Requirements:
  • 3+ years’ experience of using Rockwell Studio 5000, RSLogix 5000, FactoryTalk View ME.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Significant hands-on experience of industrial installation, commissioning, and maintenance activities.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Solid IT and networking competency, including knowledge of cyber security best practices, automated remote data transmission and collection, database configuration and manipulation as well as IoT.
  • Relevant professional registration.
  • Sound experience in the design, deployment and maintenance of Process Control Systems and Instrumentation for liquid and gas processes, at both hardware and software level (organic waste, sewage, water and biogas/methane control are predominant in Anaerobic Digestion).
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of PLC ladder logic.
  • Experienced in design and configuration of HMIs for intuitive operator use.
  • Proficiency in relevant standards (ISO, ATEX, DSEAR, CE, OpenPLC).
  • Good Computer skills (Mac OSX, MS Office, VMware, TCP/IP, etc.).
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Sound experience of cross-cultural working.
  • Able to work unsupervised, function as part of a team, and build/lead a team.
  • Experience of working within a compliance driven environment.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise work to achieve project plan targets whilst remaining flexible, not easily distracted or diverted from key priorities.
  • A team player; willing to participate in other areas to support colleagues as required, willing to handle waste as needed.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Willing and able to travel within the UK and overseas as needed (occasionally for extended periods).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Permanent right to work in the UK or EU.
Ideal Candidate:
  • Technical experience within the Anaerobic Digestion industry.
  • Familiarity with communicating to BMS such as Honeywell Tridium. Client Server Java/Python/C/C++ coding using TCP/IP.
  • Familiarity with electrical generation technologies, including grid-synchronisation.
  • Experienced in working within renewable energy or oil and gas.
  • Fluency in a second language.
  • Has an understanding of the challenges faced by an SME/ start-up organisation.
  • Has an appreciation of the value of renewable and alternative energy.
  • Right to work in the EU/UK.
  • Right to work in the US.
Reports to: Head of Engineering
Information Technologist
Role:

As part of a dynamic, multi-skilled and small team, your responsibilities for information systems and software will be broad, varied, and all-encompassing. You will primarily work from home, with a requirement to attend our offices and customer sites, globally, in both internal- and client-facing capacities. Your work will include product control systems development contribution, information security, internal IT support, software development, and client support.

  • Plan and lead the migration of the business’ systems to cloud-based implementations (e.g., Mechanical, Electrical Design, PLC Design software to AWS using VMWare or Azure etc.).
  • Research, test and implement hardware, software applications, tools, and API integrations to improve productivity and promote collaboration within our remote-working team.
  • Provide IT support, training, and orientation for new technology users (Windows, MacOS/IOS, Linux).
  • Lead and/or contribute towards new software development projects.
  • Support the Engineering team by contributing towards the planning, design, installation, commissioning, and support of our products’ process control systems (e.g., Programmable Logic Controllers, sensing, IoT, networking, etc.).
  • Manage outsourced software and hardware development projects specifically the migration from PLC Ladder logic to Python, proprietary PLC to open hardware and OS’s such as Linux.
  • Manage automated testing of custom development software.
  • Manage in house and outsourced development of documentation for products and tools.
  • Support the Customer Success team by acting within technical and admin roles for customer service tools (e.g., ZenDesk), and documentation management and sharing tools.
  • Perform administrator roles for tools such as Google GSuite, AWS, Trello, Copper CRM, PandaDoc, DocuSign, ZenDesk, Zappier, GitHub, AutoDesk Inventor, Fusion360 and Vault, VM software, Windows and MacOS).
  • Plan, implement and maintain information security protocols through controlled hardware or software installation and staff education.
  • Plan, implement and maintain emergency plans for equipment or power failures.
  • Troubleshooting, support, and repair when IT equipment or networks malfunction.
  • Implement robust and secure version control system for storing programs and files.
  • Communicate courteously with colleagues, customers and other stakeholders by telephone, email, letter, and face to face.
  • Keep accurate records of discussions or correspondence with stakeholders.
  • Provide design input and feedback for R&D projects.
  • Contribute to the preparation of grant proposals and tender request responses.
  • Comply with company and site-specific Health & Safety policies and Codes of Practice, including the development and implementation of Risk Assessments, Safe Working Procedures and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Complete paperwork and producing reports diligently.
  • Adhere to all statutory regulations, and SEaB Energy policies and procedures.
  • Protect, at all times, the confidentiality of information handled within the remit of the post.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the Chief Executive Officer.
Requirements:
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or similar.
  • Sound experience in the design, deployment, and maintenance of information systems, at both hardware and software level.
  • Solid IT and networking competency, including knowledge of cyber security best practices, automated remote data transmission and collection, database configuration and manipulation as well as IoT.
  • Experience in software development and coding, including experience with multiple languages/technologies, Git version control, and tools to manage specifications, development, testing, documentation, delivery.
  • ‘Power User’ level in both Windows and MacOS environments.
  • A love for technology.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Experience of cross-cultural working.
  • Able to work unsupervised, function as part of a team, and build/lead a team.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise work to achieve project plan targets whilst remaining flexible, not easily distracted or diverted from key priorities.
  • A team player; willing to participate in other areas to support colleagues as required, willing to handle waste as needed.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Willing and able to travel to the UK and overseas as needed (occasionally for extended periods).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Permanent right to work in the UK, EU or USA.
Ideal Candidate:
  • Knowledge and experience of PLC systems and ladder logic.
  • Experienced in design and configuration of HMIs for intuitive operator use.
  • Experience with single board computers and single board microcontrollers (e.g. Rasperry Pi, Arduino, etc.).
  • Understand networking and asynchronous communications over wire or WIFI via IP using sockets.
  • Have Experience in end point system security and management of crypto protocols for industrial communications to a central authority.
  • Familiarity with industrial control networks and BMS networks.
  • Familiarity with electrical generation technologies, including grid-synchronisation.
  • Experienced in working within renewable energy or oil and gas.
  • Fluency in a second language.
  • Has an understanding of the challenges faced by an SME/ start-up organisation.
  • Has an appreciation of the value of renewable and alternative energy.
  • Right to work in the UK and EU.
  • Right to work in the US.
Reports to: Head of Engineering
Electrical Design Engineer
Role:

As part of a dynamic, multi-skilled and small team, your responsibilities as Electrical Design Engineer are to design, develop and maintain electrical control systems and components of our cutting-edge products, focusing on economy, safety (within ATEX environment), reliability, quality, and sustainability. You will work from specifications to design new products and components and generate design schemes and initial drawings for prototype production and testing. You will produce wiring diagrams, panel drawings, cable schedules and other required documentation required for the correct assembly and installation of the completed product. You will primarily work from home, with a requirement to attend meetings in the UK or Portugal, as required.

As part of the design team, you will be involved in projects from the concept and detail of the design through to implementation, testing and handover. You will also be involved in writing maintenance programs, build documentation, operating procedures as well as project plans and ISO documentation.

This role has the potential for growth to lead a team of electrical design engineers and other supporting staff.

  • Identify customer requirements.
  • Design systems and products.
  • Read/write design specifications and technical drawings.
  • Research suitable solutions and estimate costs and timescales.
  • Design prototypes of products using electrical design software.
  • Generate complete electrical design pack, including schedules, diagrams, drawings, bill of materials, engineering notes, etc.
  • Working to British (BS), European (EN), North American and other standards.
  • Liaise with others in the design team.
  • Make proper use of Autodesk Vault version control system for storing drawings and files.
  • Participate in HAZID, HAZOP and DSEAR efforts for new designs and changes to existing designs.
  • Supporting electrical assembly and manufacturing of equipment at our partner facilities in Europe and USA (plus other locations in future).
  • Communicate courteously with colleagues, customers and other stakeholders by telephone, email, letter, and face to face.
  • Keep accurate records of discussions or correspondence with stakeholders.
  • Provide design input and feedback for R&D projects.
  • Provide technical and operational support to colleagues, sales agents and clients during and after the sales process.
  • Contribute to the preparation of grant proposals and tender request responses.
  • Comply with company and site-specific Health & Safety policies and Codes of Practice, including the development and implementation of Risk Assessments, Safe Working Procedures and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Complete paperwork and producing reports diligently.
  • Adhere to all statutory regulations, and SEaB Energy policies and procedures.
  • Protect, at all times, the confidentiality of information handled within the remit of the post.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required by the Chief Executive Officer.
Requirements:
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Master’s degree in electrical engineering (or similar/equivalent).
  • Significant experience of using Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical (others a plus).
  • Experience of safety-critical design (within ATEX environment).
  • The ability to analyze complex problems and assess possible solutions.
  • The ability to explain design ideas clearly.
  • Strong decision-making skills.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Able to work unsupervised, function as part of a team, and build/lead a team.
  • Ability to work dynamically and adapt to changing business priorities.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Sound experience of cross-cultural working.
  • Experience of working within a compliance driven environment.
  • Good Computer skills (MacOS, MS Office, ERP, G-Suite, Cloud-based tools, etc.).
  • Ability to plan and prioritise work to achieve project plan targets whilst remaining flexible, not easily distracted or diverted from key priorities.
  • A team player; willing to participate in other areas to support colleagues as required, willing to handle waste as needed.
  • Willing and able to travel within the UK and overseas as needed (occasionally for extended periods).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Permanent right to work in the UK or EU.
Ideal Candidate:
  • Autodesk Vault Administrator experience.
  • Technical experience within the Anaerobic Digestion industry.
  • Experienced in working within renewable energy or oil and gas.
  • Fluency in a second language.
  • An understanding of the challenges faced by an SME/ start-up organisation.
  • An appreciation of the value of renewable and alternative energy.
  • Right to work in the EU/UK.
  • Right to work in the US.
Reports to: Head of Engineering