Principal Instrumentation Engineer

Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Job Reference 1191745

Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Industry Oil & Gas - Offshore Oil

Function Control & Instrumentation

Job Type Contract

Date Added July 20, 2023

Vacancy Overview

Principal Instrumentation Engineer – Aberdeen, UK

Brief Job Overview

The successful Instrumentation Engineer will join a large oil and gas project for our leading engineering client working across all phases of the project including Conceptual Studies, FEED, Detailed Design, and Procurement through to Commissioning.

Key responsibilities and main tasks:

•            Work activities will include both project and proposal work where both the technical approach and continuity must be aligned.
•            Projects and proposals are for process plants and facilities across the Chemical; Oil and Gas; Power and Energy Transition/ New Energy sectors.
•            Project work will include the development of Instrument Engineering deliverables as required on a project-by-project basis.
•            Project work as the functional Lead Engineer for projects as required by the C&I Group Manager.

The experience shall include:
•            Experience in Instrument Engineering Design on Medium / Large capital projects from concept to start-up.
•            Competent in working within the C&I Discipline of a contracting organisation.
•            Competent to Lead the C&I Discipline interface with other Disciplines.
•            Very good proactive communicator. The role involves liaison with Client Engineers & Project Management.
•            Degree qualified for the related discipline.
•            Have or work towards Chartered Engineer status as a Member of the Institute of Measurement and Control (IMC) or Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
•            Proven ability for equipment specification and selection and in ensuring compliance from the suppliers, preferably within an EPC contracting organization.
•            Competent in project execution using selected design tools and techniques. 
•            Competent in budget & Schedule control/monitoring and reporting.
•            Competent in design safety, and constructability.
•            To be able to work to Company standards.
•            Innovative when appropriate.
•            Competent in Electrical protection methodologies.
•            Competent in Specification, technical bid analysis, and requisitioning of Field Instrumentation and Analysers.
•            Competent in the application, specification, and requisitioning of DCS, PLC, and SIS systems, with experience in the system's full lifecycle.
•            Competent in the Specification / Design / Implementation of Hazardous Area Instrumentation (ATEX).
•            Competent in Instrumentation and Control requirements for Mechanical packages.
•            Competent in P&ID development.
•            Competent in the Sizing of flow devices/control valves/relief devices.

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.

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