Job Description:

Engineers Sourcing is currently sourcing a Principal/Senior Instrument Engineer to execute control and instrumentation project work and/or operational support based at our client site in Aberdeen.

Principal Accountabilities: –

  • Ensuring that standards, specifications and guidelines pertaining to the Instrumentation and Control discipline conform to the requirements of relevant industry legislation, standards, and guidance
  • Effective prioritisation of own projects and tasks to ensure delivery on time and within budget
  • Provide specialist support and advice to other departments within the organisation; including, Operations, HES, Decommissioning, IT, F&A, Commercial, and Drilling

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide operations support including maintenance, fault diagnosis, installation and modifications to field instruments, process control systems, process safety systems, Fire & Gas systems and other electrical and electronic equipment
  • General control of project work including look-ahead planning, controlling budgets and schedules, change control, estimating activities, document management system set-up and weekly progress reporting
  • Reviewing client and international standards and ensuring project compliance
  • Developing project functional requirements specifications for control systems, SIS, F&G and instrumentation
  • Carry out feasibility studies and reviewing design alternatives
  • Develop instrument databases
  • Participate in design reviews including HAZOP SIL/LOPA, hazardous area, constructability, etc.
  • Perform calculations for intrinsic safety, SIL verification, flow metering sizing, valve sizing, thermowells, etc
  • Manage the preparation of design deliverables
  • Work with Turnaround Team to plan and implement instrument activities in Turnarounds
  • Manage vendors and support contractors
  • Develop the control and instrumentation content of piping and instrument diagrams (P&IDs)
  • Liaise with and manage interfaces with other engineering disciplines, process, electrical, mechanical, piping and civils and architectural
  • Interface with clients‘ engineering representatives
  • Prepare subcontract requisitions for E&I installation and testing
  • Visit offshore to perform trials, commission modifications, participate in investigations and coordinate the activities of service companies

Skills / Qualifications:

  • Significant experience in the Oil and Gas industry
  • The candidate shall have had previous experience executing control and instrumentation project work and Operational support in the oil and gas industry.
  • Degree in an Engineering discipline although relevant experience or related qualification will also be considered
  • Detailed knowledge and experience with design and operation of Oil and Gas installations, including DCS, ESD, F&G, and process instrumentation for use in hazardous area environments
  • Experience in provision of engineering support to offshore operations
  • Experience in planning and delivery of technical projects
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills
  • Self-starter who drives for results
  • Fully conversant with relevant industry legislative requirements, standards, and guidance
  • TUV Certified (Preferred)
  • Chartered Engineer Status, or working toward this