Senior or Principal Control & Instrumentation Engineer

Woking, Surrey, United Kingdom

Job Reference 1237184

Location Woking, Surrey, United Kingdom

Industry Oil & Gas - Midstream

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Permanent

Date Added January 17, 2024

Senior / Principal Control & Instrumentation Engineer


Key Skills: Instrumentation & Control Engineering, FEED, Detailed Design
Location: Woking

Duration: Permanent (Contract Workers may be considered)
Salary / Package: Competitive salary plus benefits

Timeframe: ASAP

Recruitment Partner: Airswift                Account Manager: Karen Robertson

Our business
As a global leading provider of engineering, procurement and construction management expertise to the energy, chemicals, and resources sectors we are proud to be able to expand our UK team and have partnered with Airswift to support our recruitment plans.

We are currently recruiting for a Senior or Principal Control & Instrumentation Engineer to join our team based in Woking, coordinating the production of engineering deliverables and providing project progress reports.  Supporting a variety of interesting and challenging opportunities in Low Carbon / Energy Transition (CCUS, Green Hydrogen, Blue Hydrogen, Offshore Wind, Waste to X, Emissions Reduction) as well as responsibly developing traditional international energy projects.


What can we offer you
Fantastic permanent opportunity to work on key energy industry projects. 

Key Responsibilities and background:
Typically supervises a team of engineers to address all discipline specific requirements within the project. May undertake discrete specialist studies / technology reviews under supervision. Liaises with other disciplines to achieve design consistency. Supports the Project Management Team in planning, identifying technical issues which could limit progress, impact project budgets. Interfacing with the client.
  • Either a Lead Engineer on a project or reporting to the Lead Engineer typically on larger projects, execute C&I engineering design activities for feasibility, concept, FEED, detailed design or EPC projects.
  • Can be technically responsible for all C&I and Telecoms engineering work and allocating, supervising and directing preparation of project deliverables. Subject to project size, will delegate some level of supervision and specific checking activities to appropriate competent personnel.
  • Capable of formulating resolutions and supervision of technically challenging and/or high-profile issues, with support from Consultant Engineer / Lead Engineer or Project Engineering Manager, and effectively communicating with Clients and Senior Management.
  • Reviews the ITB (Invitation to Bid) documents submitted in the proposals stage, prepares man-hour estimates and provides input to project execution plan.
  • Supervises, reviews and checks the C&I and Telecoms activities including: Philosophies, Specifications, Shut Down Cause & Effect Charts, Schedules, Drawings & Diagrams, Datasheets and Technical Requisitions for long lead items.
  • Identifies and resolves discrepancies and divergences from original proposal / contract by raising technical queries with projects / client.
  • Capable of participating in Factory Acceptance Tests.
  • Participates in multi-discipline Engineering Design Reviews and provides all necessary C&I and Telecoms engineering input and support to close out of actions.
  • Identifies a clear scope of work and supervises preparation of the Technical Document Register (TDR). Responsible for planning / scheduling the C&I and Telecoms engineering activities and manpower resource. Quantifies the total number of engineering deliverables, man-hour allocation and format of delivery, and other requirements for execution of the work. Provides necessary regular project controls / reporting input to Project Management.
  • Provides support to Procurement including for long lead item enquiry prepares Technical Requisitions, reviews vendor documentation and provides Technical Bid Evaluation support to ensure design conformance.
  • Ensures compatibility and conformance with client specifications and recommends cost effective improvements to equipment selection / specifications within the scope of client specifications and requirements.
  • Consults Quality Assurance with any quality issues ensuring compliance with ISO Quality procedures, Project Quality Plan and Design Integrity processes and procedures.
  • Co-ordinates Internal and client audit requests and facilitates audit procedures of engineering systems within the department. Complying with other accredited frameworks such as ISO 14001.
  • Contributes to training and development of other staff including identifying employee strengths and weaknesses and recommends training and development requirements.


Critical Skills & Personal Attributes:
  • Typically Master's Degree in Instrument or Electrical Engineering.
  • Chartered Status and significant related experience working for Engineering / Client organisations in the Oil and Gas Industry.
  • Excellent coordination, monitoring and supervisory skills.
  • Excellent Communication skills.
  • Tactful in resolving issues.
  • Cost awareness.
  • Proactive approach.
  • Alertness and attention to detail.
  • Team player.
  • Good written and spoken communication skills.
  • Exposure to Consultancy, FEED / Detailed Design and EPC projects.
  • Knowledge of international equipment specifications and costs.
  • In depth knowledge of standard international specifications and codes.
  • Knowledge of Safety and Quality procedures.

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, Karen Robertson

 
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