Instrumentation Draftsman

Dunkirk, France

Job Reference 1241358

Location Dunkirk, France

Industry Oil & Gas - Carbon Capture

Function Control & Instrumentation

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 9, 2024

Instrumentation Draftsman

Key Skills: SmartPlant, Instrumentation Design & Documentation & AutoCAD
Location: Dunkerque
Contract: 12 Months, with possibility of extension
Salary / Package: Hourly rate
Timeframe: ASAP

Recruitment Partner: Airswift                Account Manager: Robert Caldwell

Key words: SmartPlant, Instrumentation Design & Documentation & AutoCAD

Our business
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 and the level of experience, exposure and expertise that the organization has is unparalleled.
Airswift is supporting a global EPC company, working on a clean energy steel plant project in Dunkerque, France.

We are seeking an experienced Instrumentation Draftsman who will deliver the design and instrumentation scope to the project on time and within budget, while facilitating effective work.

Key Responsibilities and background:

  • Perform all assigned work to agreed Safety, Health & Environmental standards and demonstrate a commitment to attaining high level of HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) performance.
  • Participate in and advise on all design activities and initiatives, including provision of training, inductions, documentation review etc.
  • Ensure that all designs are to required standards and that the project objectives are met.
  • Ensure that the work is completed to the agreed schedule and budget.
  • Use suitable technology to increase efficiency.
  • Produce air distribution schedules and indicate positions of air manifolds on plot plans.
  • Participate in relevant meetings, such as Model Reviews.
  • Report progress of assigned work tasks; identify and highlight potential issues.
  • Advise management of variations in a timely manner.
  • Support the Lead Control and Instrumentation Engineer and Management where required.
  • Coordination with engineers to ensure design intent is correctly implemented.
  • Coordination closely with other designers and CAD Operators for the creation and validation of instrument design drawings.
  • Be proactive in interacting with other disciplines to ensure overall project goals are met.
  • Drive innovative solutions to reduce cost and schedule.
  • Supervise Junior Designers and Draftsmen.
  • Keep up to date with latest company procedures, client requirements and international standards.
  • Design instrument cable block diagrams.
  • Produce cable schedules from the cable block diagrams, project specifications and standards.
  • Produce instrument hook-up drawings using the instrument database and project specifications / standards.
  • Produce instrument location drawings based on the instrument database, P&IDs and plant layout drawings.
  • Produce electronic and Pneumatic lay-outs.
  • Produce control room, equipment room and panel layout drawings
  • Develop the design instrument index based on P&IDs.
  • Produce earthing philosophy diagrams, based on engineering input.
  • Develop / provide input on the 3D Model to clarify instrument requirements on the model inclusive of cable racking, junction boxes, air headers and field instrument location.
  • Produce instrument loop diagrams, termination schedules and Instrument power distribution diagrams.
  • Provide mark-ups on mechanical & electrical / instrumentation interface drawings for back-drafting.
  • Produce requisitions of instrument cable, junction boxes, cable trays, Bulk material, etc. for enquiry, BID tabulation, purchase and drawing approvals.
  • To contribute and maintain environmental objectives and goals, in response to the Continuous Improvement of our processes in relation to the Environment.
  • Comply with the requirements and also its Continuous improvement in all our Company activities, to guarantee a position of global performance improvement.

Critical Skills & Personal Attributes:
  • Experience in Instrumentation design activities.
  • Leadership capabilities.
  • Capable of independently carrying out design activities & complete design deliverables in addition to guiding a Team of Designers.
  • Experienced in the use of appropriate codes of practice & international standards.
  • Use of Microstation and AutoCAD programs.
  • Use of 3D modelling pamrograms (PDS & SP3D), SmartPlant Review, Electrical raceway and Naviswork.
  • Use of SmartPlant Instrumentation (INtools).
  • Experience in construction erection works supervision at site.
  • Good English level.
  • Available immediately.
  • Valid European Work Permit is required.

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, and the account manager, Robert Caldwell.

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