Industrial Control System Security/Cybersecurity Advisor

Spring, Texas, United States

Job Reference 1242430

Location Spring, Texas, United States

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Control & Instrumentation

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 25, 2024

Our client, a major Oil & Gas company is seeking a Industrial Control Sytem/Cybersecurity Advisor to work within their facilities located in Spring, TX for a 12-month contract (possible to extend) with benefits. 

Job Scope:
Position is for Industrial Control System Security/Cybersecurity Advisor. Role will support 3x EM assets with analysis of current practices relative to EM requirements and developing plans to close any identified gaps. Ideal background is as an Instrumentation & Controls Coordinator or Instrumentation and Electrical Technician but requires relevant experience in industrial control cyber security.
Support field operations:
• Perform Industrial Control System Requirement (ICSR)/Cyber Security risk assessments
• Ensure compliance with ICSR/Cybersecurity
• Provide interpretation of ICSR/Cybersecurity and supporting work practices.
• Support the field in understanding how to meet the required expectations
• Provide expertise to the growing number of new hires both field and office
• Report effectiveness of ICSR/Cybersecurity Sustainment program to management/field operations via monthly surveillance package and quarterly Operations Superintendent meetings
• Ensure alignment of the team with Operations
• Track closure of audit/self assessment concerns and sustainment activities.
• Identify and support reasonable deviations to ICSR/Cybersecurity

Instrument Controls Coordinator should have a good understanding of safety, health, and environmental requirements (SSHE), provides subject matter expertise to maintenance teams. Subject matter expert for specific processes and procedures, technical matters, and equipment. Equipment types may include instrumentation, control systems, analyzers, ("I&C"). Demonstrates very strong maintenance skills for these equipment types. Able to provide support or guidance for complex trouble-shooting, may participate in constructability and maintenance design reviews and may assist engineering for routine maintenance as well as Turnaround, or new project support. Ability to influence without authority and interacts effectively with operation and maintenance organizations. Significant experience in electrical, instrumentation and controls installation activities with specific focus on confirming adherence to applicable codes, standards and design documents with regard to the oil and gas business segments.

In addition to Level 1 and 2 tasks and Responsibilities, a Level 3:
• Assisting the contractors with clarification, interpretation, interference resolution and QA/QC related matters.
• Confirming equipment and materials arriving at site meet the engineering specifications and quantities
• Ensuring instructions, drawings and specifications for scope changes are issued in a timely manner.
• Ensuring that Health, Safety and Environment Programs are implemented and adhered to at all times
• Updating the site-wide deficiency lists to be issued at weekly construction meetings
• Participating in the turnover process by assembling completion checklists and other engineering and construction records


• Discipline appropriate technical degree or equivalent professional experience
• Previous experience in a closely related position
• Behavioral Skills: adaptability, analytical capability, collaboration, effective communication
• Functional Skills: Safety, Security, Health, and Environment (SSHE) management - operations and maintenance, maintenance planning, maintenance scheduling, maintenance management, maintenance-I&C/A
• Experience in interpreting electrical, instrumentation and controls installation plans, single line diagrams, block diagrams, loop diagrams, engineered construction drawings, technical specifications and engineering details and designs
• Understanding of industry codes, standards and construction methods for mining and mineral processing operations.
• Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to work in a team environment
• Effective communication skills; ability to clearly and concisely describe conditions in the field and recommend remediation steps
• Team Player; exhibits effective teamwork when working with persons over whom the person may have no direct authority and willingness to assist others
• Ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities
• Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs

• Computing Technology (devices and processes)
• Control System Technology (devices and processes)
• Field Operations
• Control system experience - i.e. DCS, Scada, etc.

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