E&I Engineer

Antwerp, Belgium

Job Reference 1195455

Location Antwerp, Belgium

Industry Process - Chemicals

Function Budget / Cost Control

Job Type Contract

Date Added October 10, 2023

Location: Antwerp – Office and occasional site visits
Contract duration: 12 months (Possibility of extension)
Contract type: PAYE - Hourly rate
Start Date: ASAP
Recruitment Partner: Airswift
Account Manager: Anthony Hughes

As one of the world’s leading consulting and engineering companies, operating across Energy and Materials markets, we are proud to be in a position to expand our team in Belgium and have partnered with Airswift in order to help us meet our recruitment objectives in 2023.

We have a great opportunity for an E&I Engineer to work on a range of projects in our Branch office in Antwerp. The main functions of the role will be the execution of project work, in accordance with the Discipline Design Instructions, including Project Procedures on Safety and Quality Control, within the man-hour, cost budgets and the project schedule targets. The chosen individual will ideally have a strong focus on instrumentation.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Review and comment PFD / P&ID for any control / interlock / safety related representations
  • Participating in HAZOP / SIL review meeting. Implementing safety instrument design as per review reports
  • Implementing safety instrument design as per HAZOP / SIL review reports, performing the calculation of SIL definitions and preparing safety requirement specifications
  • Update of P&ID and instrument structure design for the SIL requirements
  • Preparation / review / development of specifications of DCS / SIS / F&G systems and any other PLC related systems
  • Preparation of system architecture for DCS, SIS, F&G, or any other control systems
  • Preparation of material requisitions for DCS / SIS / F&G systems, SCADA or any other control systems required for the project
  • Preparation of technical bid evaluations of suppliers’ proposal for control systems
  • Preparation of the control system requirement for package units; supporting package specialists for MR, technical clarification and bid evaluations, document review and approval. Coordinating the interfaces between package unit control system and plant control systems
  • Review and approve vendor documents for incorporation into the design and co-ordination with other disciplines. Provide the input to other disciplines, such as electrical consumption for electrical power supply design, heat dissipation for ACMV design, weight and dimension for civil/architecture design
  • Preparation of cause & effect matrix, logic diagrams, control narratives and safety narratives, any other necessary control & ESD system related documents for the system configurations
  • Perform the calculation of SIL verifications and revise the instrument design structures where required
  • Review and check the all the activities and documents required for the lifecycles of the safety instrumented system
  • Review and approval of suppliers’ hardware and software configuration
  • Design of control room layout
  • Instruct and advise instrument design team for the control system hardware and cabling installation design, system cabinet earthing and grounding design
  • Preparation of instrument bill of quantity and subcontractor requisition for control system hardware installation work
  • Review / comment / approval of supplier’s test procedures; attend FAT / SAT and follow up with any punch list
  • Preparation of functional test procedures for loop testing when requested by client
  • Requires extensive and independent contact with clients, vendor’s representatives and project field personnel. Attend and participate in coordination meetings required
  • Direct and / or participate in job site visits to collect or deliver design and engineering data
  • Ensuring that all comments are consistent and are included in the drawings according to the applicable procedure

Skills & Qualifications
  • Degree / Technical Diploma in Automation and Control Engineering
  • Highly motivated, well organized, resourceful, and proactive
  • Possess good interpersonal skills with sound written and oral communication skills
  • Flexible approach and able to work under pressure with a can-do attitude and a desire to win
  • Fluent in English and Dutch

  • The next step
    We have an exceptional team in place, and we are pleased to be able to appoint a further person to our growing business. We are aware that you may not ‘tick all the boxes’, but if you believe you can genuinely offer some valuable skills and experience to our business, please in the first instance contact our recruitment partner Airswift.

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