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Instrument and Control Engineer III

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Trinidad and Tobago
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/08/2019
  • Duration: 1 year
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Roles and Responsibilities:


* Design and continuously improve I&C associated layers of protection, i.e. the process control and operator response layers, to reduce demands on higher IPLs e.g. relief valves, SIFs, maintaining control loop health, the alarm system and HMI (and associated human factors).
* Design and maintain integrated automation solutions that meet operational integrity and digital security requirements.
* Develop and maintain simulators that can be used to train and competency assure process operators.
* Maintain critical process data storage (e.g. in local historians), upward transfer and visualization.


* Design, implement and maintain regulatory control schemes and strategies, thereby delivering process stability and silent running (including package supplied 'black box' controls)
* Optimize process operation within the normal operating envelope, using for example advanced control and optimization techniques to maximize production.
* Use process models and dynamic simulation to determine and test new operating scenarios, investigate and analyze process upsets and help validate process modifications.
* Using diagnostic and performance metric information generated from or via the automation system to proactively maintain stable process operation e.g. using control loop performance and alarm metrics analysis tools.
* Demonstratable familiarity with Honeywell, Rockwell & Triconex PLC/Automation systems.

Key Discipline Interfaces

* Process Engineering e.g. to determine process control strategies to target optimum plant operation.
* Process Safety Engineering e.g. IPL design, alarm system design
* Instrument & Protective Systems e.g. Instrumentation interfaces to the automation system, logic solver build.
* Operations Critical Telecommunications / IT&S e.g. robust automation network design, digital security measures.
* Subsea e.g. subsea control to topsides interface design.
* Mechanical Engineering e.g. control integration, condition monitoring.

Work Schedule: 8 hrs per day / 40 per week
Work Location: Port of Spain, Trinidad
*Relocation or Employment-visa assistance not offered*

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