My client are seeking an experienced Instrument Engineer, preferably with a history of working on bespoke engineering packages for the oil and gas industry.
Please note: this is not a hands-on technician role – we are seeking someone who can provide (mainly office-based) expertise and support to projects.
Main duties include:
Providing engineering support for instrumentation and electrical scope.
Resolution of technical issues relating to instrumentation.
Preparation and checking of documents including hazardous area drawings & calculations relating to Instrumentation.
Definition and approval of technical scopes.
Obtaining quotations from suppliers and sub-contractors, reviewing quotations.
Reviewing plant layout with respect to instrumentation and electrical.
Attendance during inspection and testing relating to instrumentation.
Attendance during internal and customer meetings, providing technical expertise to the business.
Contributing to assessing effectiveness of working practices and systems with a view to continuously improving systems, personal and team performance.
Ensuring that designs comply with the relevant procedures, standards and regulations.
Keeping up to date with technical developments, National and International standards and legislative requirements related to the discipline.
Candidates applying will be expected to have previous experience of instrumentation and/or electrical engineering within the Oil & Gas industry, knowledge of relevant regulatory framework and legislation, with proficiency in scope definition. Familiarity with AutoCAD would be beneficial.
An understanding and previous experience of the following will be expected:
General instrumentation including Pressure/Temperature/Flow etc.
Hazardous Area equipment
Control systems and panels
Functional Testing and client management
Previous experience within the oil and gas industry would be beneficial.
An MSc or MEng or equivalent educational level in a relevant discipline would be preferred, though not essential, however, sufficient experience in a similar environment is mandatory. Offshore experience and current/valid BOSIET, MIST and Medical Certificates would be an advantage.