||General process design e.g. sizing and specification of vessels, piping, heat exchangers, valves, separation equipment.
||Mathematical modelling and computer simulation of processes, dynamically and in steady state.|
|Trouble shooting and process optimisation
||Finding the cause and solving problems in existing processes, identifying and reducing production constraints.
Comparative analysis between operation at similar production sites|
||Extensive experience with Siemens PLCs.|
||Use of, interfacing with, and configuration of (intelligent) instruments and variable speed drives.|
||Development of software communication interfaces between PLCs, PCs and intelligent devices e.g.
modems, temperature controllers, Profibus devices, Modbus devices. Development of hardware interfaces.|
|Supervisory control and man-machine interfaces
||Programming of SCADA and HMI systems. Experience with WinCC, WinCC flexible, Adroit.
||Development of database applications, often integrated into SCADA projects or web sites.
Experience with MS SQL server, MSDBA, MS Access, MySQL, text based databases.
||Development and hosting of web sites, use of internet protocols, GPRS - UPD/IP telemetry, database access, html, php, asp.