Instrument Engineer

Doha, Qatar

Job Reference 1243347

Location Doha, Qatar

Industry Oil & Gas - Offshore Oil

Function Budget / Cost Control

Job Type Contract

Date Added May 16, 2024

Vacancy Overview

Instrument Engineer

Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process, and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients. With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry.

Airswift is seeking for Instrument Engineer to work in Qatar with a major Oil & Gas Company. 
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in instrumentation and control engineering
  • Ensure and coordinate the proper realization of the Instrument design in compliance with organization’s standard, project specifications and procedures, time schedule, required level of quality and safety
  • Challenge Contractor on the proposed design, oversee the development of the Instrument design including P&IDs, instrument datasheets, safety functions, instrument diagrams, cable schedules etc.
  • Ensure a regular interface and coordination with other disciplines especially with ICSS team to secure proper execution of project safety and control system.
  • Promote field technical optimization/cost savings, ensuring first that they are compliant with the project schedule and the contracts, liaising with the Instrument Lead.
  • Identify Instrument engineering technical decisions to be made. Define and manage clear way forward for these decisions to be made and report to Instrument Lead.
  • Work with weight control engineer and engineering team to ensure close weight monitoring and control of weight.
  • Contribute to the proper realization of the identification and specification of the LLIs
  • Participate in equipment FAT, SAT and other inspections at site/vendor premises as required
  • Ensure close coordination with other disciplines on all engineering, constructability, and operational matters,
  • Ensure that relevant feedback/lesson learned from previous similar projects are considered in the design performance.
  • Assist in planning and preparation of Instrument discipline kick-off meeting with EPC Contractor
  • Support procurement engineering including TBEs and vendor documents review, and assist in manufacture site visit
  • Support fabrication and construction engineering on review of engineering documents, modification approval, non-conformity reviews and assist in closer of punch lists
  • Support project during installation and hookup stage and review/approval work-pack, review of red-marks
  • Ensure project documents related to the Instrument discipline are reviewed and commented in a timely manner and in accordance with organization’s standards, project specification and contractual requirements.
  • Identify any optimization / improvement in the design dossier to be implemented in the early stage of detailed design, promote, and encourage submissions of value engineering proposals.
  • Promote fit for purpose design to reduce and to optimize planning and costs,
  • Ensure as far as possible standardization of design proposals for wellhead platforms
  • Coordinate and issue project response to contractors and vendors requests on engineering design clarifications and TQR.
  • Identify the protentional deviations/derogations to the organization to and assist in preparation of deviation package
  • Consult E&C department to process derogation requests and interface with relevant TRP to secure needed approvals
  • Review of final project documentation including final dossiers and as-built drawings.
  • Assist Instrument Lead to define, follow up and evaluate the Instrument discipline studies to be carried out by Contractors, ensure the studies completed as per approved project gate and maturity.
  • Assist in preparation and attend to project studies including model review, HAZOP, SIL, HAZID, constructability review, PRs.
  • Provide technical answers and clarifications to internal project audit sessions (PR, HAZOP, SIL, HAZID, etc.…).
  • Participate in weekly Instrument engineering meetings with Contractors, and in specific ad hoc meetings as required by management.
  • Assist in preparation of engineering progress reports detailing Instrument discipline progress across schedule. risks and technical issues to ensure accurate and timely information available to Package Management Team
  • Identifying potential risks and scope changes within the Instrument discipline, conducting initial impact assessment to provide detailed information to Instrument Lead.
  • Ensure the design follows the approved SOR, basis of design and project standards, captured and manage any changes as per project change management plan.
  • Experience: 10-15 years’ experience as instrumentation and control engineering in Oil and Gas industry.
  • Strong engineering knowledge, package interfaces (control & safety), tie-ins methodology on existing operating ICSS
  • Experience working in Asian Fabrication yard will be a plus. 
  • Strong leadership skills and good communication skills
  • Major operator experience is required
  • Ability to work on projects in a complex and multicultural environment

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