Automation Engineer


Bristol, GB

At Etex, our purpose is to inspire new ways of living. We are an international leader in sustainable construction, driven by a passion for excellence, but it's our people that are our top priority. We connect, collaborate, and champion the well-being of our employees, forming partnerships and pioneering change in our ever-evolving industry.

At Etex, we seek to make a meaningful impact in the lives of our customers and our communities. Are you looking for a company where you can learn, grow & lead? Join us as an Automation Engineer in Bristol!


Reporting to the Senior Electrical Engineer, you will be responsible for the upkeep and general reliability of the PLC & SCADA systems across new Bristol Plant expansion!  


What you’ll do:

  • The role is varied and covers everything from the field I/O through to the automation software the systems run on
  • Carry out the installation and upgrades of Rockwell software and their host operating systems
  • Perform routine backup tasks and maintain / execute disaster recovery plans relating to the automation network
  • Carry out PLC level training to others on the site to improve their understanding and abilities
  • Debug and write PLC code for the Allen Bradley ControlLogix PLC environment. This also extends to debugging PLC messaging, PID loop tuning, and the adding and replacement of new devices on Ethernet/IP

What you’ll bring

  • A strong understanding of Allen Bradley PLCS
  • A strong understanding of Rockwell SCADA systems
  • Similar experience within an automation background

Why join us?

  • We are named the world's #1 most trustworthy company in the construction sector by Newsweek and Statista in 2023!
  • Our culture – we connect & care about those around us. We nurture teamwork, communities, partnerships and new ways of working, placing the highest importance on the safety and working environment of our people.
  • Our ‘Road to Sustainability 2030’ is our plan to help build a better, sustainable future. We work towards this vision by caring about our social and environmental impacts and developing innovative solutions
  • We have a strong conviction that diversity of thinking helps us to deliver a strong and sustainable performance. It is also essential for us that everyone feels part of the team. In this spirit, we are committed to equal opportunities and zero tolerance towards discrimination
  • Flexibility: For us, hybrid and flexible working is all about trust, and we want you to be able to do your best work (depending on the role).