Senior Instrumentation Engineer

Rotterdam-Europoort, Netherlands

Job Reference 1239304

Location Rotterdam-Europoort, Netherlands

Industry Renewables - Biofuels/Biomass

Function Control & Instrumentation

Job Type Contract

Date Added March 1, 2024

Vacancy Overview

Airswift has been tasked by one of our major Oil and Gas clients to seek a Senior Instrumentation Engineer to work in their facilities located in Rotterdam, NL.

Job Title: Senior Instrumentation Engineer
Contract Duration: 1 year renewable
Work Location: Rotterdam - Full time at the refinery
Start date: ASAP

Project Description

As a member of the Project team, he / she contributes to the maturing the projects and provide discipline expertise. The selected person will be responsible for managing and completing a wide range of Instrumentation functions such as:
  • Review and approve project specifications of DCS and EDS systems, ESD, F&G systems PLC's and other packaged PLC's.
  • Review and approve project specifications of PLC and DCS configurations.
  • Review and approve project specifications of GCs and field analyzers.
  • Review and approve project specifications of gas detectors in process area and buildings.
  • Review and approve project specifications of loop wiring diagram-, logic diagram- and pneumatic hook design.
  • Assist instrument technicians during trouble shooting of field instruments. Fault finding in field panel wiring, DCS and PLC marshalling cabinets, JBs and field instruments.
  • Review and approve project specifications of the instrument maintenance procedure and calibration procedures.
  • Review and approve project specifications of field instrumentation such as mass flow, vortex flow, ultrasonic flow and level, radar level, MOVs, control valves and in-situ analyzers.
  • Support instrument and control engineers of Engineering Contractors and Construction Contractors.

Key activities and accountabilities will include:
  • Establish a safety-first culture to the project.
  • Provide Engineering and Construction expertise.
  • Ensuring delivery to agreed quality standards, schedule and cost.
  • Build an excellent relationship and interface with OWNERs project
    team and design/construction contractors.
  • Manage support with respect to HSE, Design Reviews, Quality Assurance and Control.
  • Implement the relevant engineering standards, capture lessons learned through pre- and post-project reviews, implement quality, and provide specialized technical support to projects and also to operations and maintenance.

  • 15+ years engineering and Brownfield/Greenfield work experience.
  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering or related fields.
  • Applied Knowledge of European Norms.
  • Thorough knowledge of projects and his discipline within engineering
  • Manage and support instrument and control engineers of Engineering Contractors.
  • Manage and support of Electrical and instrumentation installation contractors.
  • Good communication skills and aptitude for taking initiatives are essential.
  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Working experience on the entire project life cycle (from conceptual design through to final commissioning and handover).
  • An HSE driven mindset.
  • Good people management.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Good knowledge of policies, procedures and best practices in the areas his/her discipline.
  • Good planning skills.
  • Good negotiation skills.

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


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