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Senior Control & Instrument Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Algeria
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 22/10/2018
  • Duration: 12 months+
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The Role:
Fircroft are seeking a Senior Control & Instrument Engineer for a long term contract within North Africa

Rotation: 4x4
Duration: 12 Months+
Accommodation/Flights: Provided
Day Rate: TBC

To support the rotating equipment maintenance teams objective in ensuring the reliability and availability of our critical rotating equipment fleet includes GE LM2500's, Siemens RB211's, Solar Centaur 40's and Siemens SGT100'S, driving gas compressors and generators
* Maintain and troubleshoot control systems on our Gar turbines, compressors and generators, which include HMI's, PLC's( Logix5000, FT125, FT110, GE Mark VI), Drives, Historians and industrial networks
* Collect data and record using our CMMS (Maximo) or other available data sources.
* Analyse maintenance records to determine control and instrument failure rates, availability / reliability calculations, bad actor / failure modes identification, and program effectiveness / cost analysis
* Develop and execute maintenance program objectives
* Conduct critical assessment and develop equipment strategies/maintenance plans for control systems taking into consideration, obsolescence, industry standards, regulatory requirement and manufacturer recommendations
* Develop capabilities and skills of Junior members of team, through on the job training and professional development initiatives
* Collect and trend process data using company's multiple process historian
* Execute control system life cycle management programs which include control system inventory, obsolescence plans, managing spare parts and upgrade/replacement planning
* Support control system maintenance and test planning as required, software upgrades, ESD testing, offline and online testing, and coordination of activities with/without plant shutdowns
* Support planning and coordination of maintenance asks related to our rotating equipment control systems
* Participate with multi-disciplinary, multicultural team
* Review update and develop instrument and controls maintenance documentation
* Travel to all our production facilities in the field

Job Requirements:

* Able to review, evaluate, and update cause and effect, P&IDs, logic and architecture diagrams and control narratives
* Proficient in data collection and analysis with common database and software data analysis tools such as Maximo, System 1 and Exequantumn
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
* Ability to lead and train others

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelor degree from recognised university in Electrical, Automation, or Control and Instrumentation Engineering or demonstrate sufficient experience, capabilities and knowledge for the role if only technical diploma is held (Minimum 10 years' experience working in oil and gas or Energy Industry)
* Experience and knowledge in the following areas:
o Gas Turbine controls
o Instrumentation
o Instrument and wiring method selection for electrically hazardous areas
o Control system architecture design including basic process control versus safety instrumented system
o Expert Knowledge of Gas Compression systems
o Expert Knowledge of Power Generation systems
o Expert Knowledge of Gas Turbine systems
o Control system logic configuration and programming methods (PLC5, LOGIX500, SLC500, S7, Mark Vi, FT125 and FT110)
o Process control (e.g. PID theory /tuning, other basic/advanced regulatory control methods)
o HMI programming

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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