TXP Troubleshooting Engineer

Job Reference: N-2021-02

Bristol | Nuclear | Full-time | 2 year fixed term

Capula is part of the Imtech Group and a leading advanced automation and real-time business intelligence company specialising in Automation, Control and IT Solutions and Services with major customers in the Nuclear, Energy & Infrastructure and Transmission & Distribution markets.  The Company is renowned for its innovation, technical excellence, and project delivery, quality and safety


Summary of Role:

Under the authority of the TXP commissioning section Lead, the TXP Troubleshooting Engineer will be in charge of following tasks identified with regard to the phases of the project:

  1. Preparation:
    • Interface with the development and the engineering departments from a technical standpoint on TXP platform hardware and software
    • Participation in the review of the TXP testing equipment and peripheral testing devices required during commissioning
    • Attend to Pre-Job Briefing prior to TXP tests execution
  1. Execution:
    • Support I&C and Process tests execution for unexpected event or non-conformity analysis
    • Analyze and select the troubleshooting actions while limiting the impact on running commissioning activities, with the support of engineering databases and master documentation
    • Plan troubleshooting activities with corresponding I&C and Process commissioning engineering to evaluate and limit the impact on I&C/Process systems behavior and availability
    • Preparation of Work Order (WO) requests associated to the troubleshooting activity to be performed on I&C systems and implementation of blockings – if any
    • Replacement of damaged components and reconfiguration in coordination with the I&C TXP Administrators
    • Support the I&C TXP Administrators for the elaboration of component damage reports
    • Prepare, Implement, and Trace temporary modifications on TXP platform (hardware and software), simulations, and on OM Displays with strict respect to applicable procedures under the supervision of the TXP test coordinator
    • Support the I&C and Process commissioning engineer for the definition of requalification tests
    • On-the-job Training of operation and maintenance personnel on TXP I&C systems
  1. Control and monitoring:
    • Inform the TXP commissioning lead about any unexpected events occurring on the TXP platform and TXP systems
  1. Closure:

The completion of the commissioning activities related to the entrusted I&C system is sanctioned by following events:

  • Restoration of the TXP system to the initial configuration after troubleshooting activities
  • Provide the as-built configuration to the Engineering department for the Configuration documentation update
  • Support to the closure of all I&C system open points assigned to I&C Commissioning branch

The scope of responsibility of I&C TXP Troubleshooting Engineer is defined by the I&C Commissioning Branch Head in liaison with the Nuclear Island Commissioning Manager, in accordance with the qualification evaluation and the actual needs.

Essential Requirements:

  • Engineer degree in automation field or generalist
  • Experience in design / engineering – manufacturing – test bay – commissioning or maintenance based on the TXP product line
  • EPR knowledge would be a plus

Technical Requirements

Candidates should be familiar with:

  • ES 680 Engineering and Commissioning Tools
  • Web4TXP Process Engineering and Commissioning Tools
  • Tec4function and OM-Editor tools
  • OM 690 Operating and Monitoring System
  • AS 620B (FUM) Automation System including communication modules
  • DS 670 Diagnosis system
  • Bus systems including Industrial Ethernet and Profibus DP fieldbus 

Personal Qualities:

  • Good relational and communication skills,
  • Analysis and synthesis skills,
  • Rigorous especially for adherence to procedures in force on site including configuration management
  • Good oral expression & writing skills
  • Ability to work in an international team
  • Aware of HSE and IT security aspects
  • Ability with French would be a plus.



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To express an interest in this position, e-mail recruitment@capula.com with a cover letter and CV, quoting the job reference number.