Instrumentation designer

Pau , France

Job Reference 1239901

Location Pau , France

Industry Oil & Gas - Downstream

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added March 13, 2024

Vacancy Overview

Airswift has been tasked by one of our major EPC O&G clients to seek a Instrumentation designer to work in their facilities located in Pau, France.

  • Contract Duration: 2 months (can be renewed)
  • Work Location: Pau, France
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Industry: Oil and Gas


We are looking for an experienced instrumentation designer/draughtsman to carry out the studies and CAD.


With a DUT/BTS degree in physical measurements, automation and industrial computing, the position is open to holders of a bac+2 with at least 10 years of experience in the industrial, energy (preferably offshore O&G) or naval sectors and in engineering.

We are looking for an employee with the following requirements:

  • Knowledge of LV electricity, physical measurements, pneumatics, automation and industrial computing.
  • Curiosity and ability to analyze and understand technical topics.
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks accurately, quickly and with quality.
  • Ability to manage the objectives (hours allocated to tasks) entrusted with progress monitoring to the group leader or the head of the instrumentation / automation study.
  • Mastery of the CAD tools listed in section 4.


The work will be carried out autonomously, under the responsibility of the instrumentation design manager and/or the project manager and in interface with the other disciplines within the framework of pre-project and detailed pre-project studies and detailed studies.
The activities and work to be carried out will include, but are not limited to:

    • Ensure compliance with the issuance dates of the entrusted deliverables.
    • Management, preparation and verification of CAD activities.
    • Participation in interface meetings with other disciplines.
    • Management of the hours assigned to the tasks assigned.
    • Reporting of progress to the group leader or the head of the instrumentation/automation study.

Task Completion:
    • Instrument connection studies and general installation.
    • Measurement and positioning (on plan, in laser readings or 3D model).
    • Locating equipment, instruments and cables.
    • Symbolization of instruments or typical instruments on P&IDs.
    • Analysis and understanding of existing documentation (multi-discipline, vendor, norms & standards).
    • Analysis and understanding of site data.
    • Identification of technical needs.

Writing the documentation:
    • List of Instruments, Inputs/Outputs.
    • Interlink diagrams.
    • Cable book.
    • Drawings of terminal blocks or turntables.
    • Layout plans (technical rooms, cabinets, cabinets, junction boxes).
    • Site and route plans.
    • Support planes.
    • System architecture plans.
    • Loop diagrams.
    • Pneumatic or hydraulic diagrams.
    • Installation and connection diagrams.


Fluency in written and spoken technical English. The language of deliverables and meetings can be either English or French.

Software Proficiency:
  1. OFFICE 365 (MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Teams)
  2. MS SharePoint,
  3. AutoCAD.

Knowledge or proficiency in the following software is a plus:
  1. Smart Plan Instrumentation (SPI),
  2. Navisworks,
  3. PDS, PDMS,
  4. E3D,
  5. MySurvey,
  6. Safety Culture, HSE sensitivity,

If you are interested and think you have the right profile, please apply!
Consultant: Rachel Marques at


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