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C&I Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/06/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
* The Control & Instrumentation Engineer is a critical role delivering on safety and production aspects to our North Sea asset base. We are looking for a proactive, highly skilled individual who can work as part of a multi-disciplined team.
* The role is embedded within the onshore asset support team and focused in supporting the delivery of safe and reliable operations.
* The role will deliver short, medium and long term improvements to C&I equipment and systems.
* You will be an engineer experienced in supporting asset operational control systems and instrumentation, such that you can demonstrate a suitable breadth & depth of knowledge for this role.
* Budgetary accountability for control and instrumentation equipment will be a key part of the role.

Detailed Tasks & Responsibilities
* Ensure Instrumentation and Control System compliance with legislative requirements and good engineering practice.
* Be aware of appropriate discipline legislation, safety cases and safety management systems required to support the role.
* Own and maintain the asset CAT 1 Instrumentation and Control documentation,
* Develop and maintain asset Performance Standards and Planned Maintenance Assurance routines.
* Manage Safety & Environmental Critical Elements, ensure compliance with Performance Standards.
* Liaise with regulator and ICP `to ensure compliance.
* Ensure application of company procedures and policies, support/deliver asset improvement plans, and ensure continued safe reliable operation.
* Where applicable review and input to Operational Risk Assessments.
* Responsible for all aspects of Functional Safety from HAZOP, IL Determination, IL Validation and maintaining of associated asset documentation.
* Provide front line technical support to the assets ensuring troubleshooting is managed efficiently and effectively, participate in incident investigations and produce reports i.e. RCFA investigations for equipment failures.
* Co-ordinate and manage the instrumentation and control aspects of asset delivery plans, manage and coordinate 3rd party vendors, ensure MAXIMO system is updated.
* Contribute to asset Shutdown Plans, ensuring maintenance scopes are adequately provided for.
* Lead Instrumentation and Control Engineering input in to the Management of Engineering Change.
* Identify opportunities and deliver enhancements to the safe & reliable operation of equipment, whilst ensuring production efficiency is maintained.
* Complete engineering studies as and when required to support business and safety objectives.
* Review equipment reliability & availability with the aim of identifying bad actors and develop improvement plans to address bad actors.
* Assess obsolescence and sparing philosophy and monitor/amend to align with platform business case.
* Be the custodian for the asset Instrumentation and Control System maintenance strategies and ensure they are updated to reflect current industry standards/manufacturer guidelines.
* Manage 'in year' asset maintenance budgets and develop these budgets for future years.
* Manage critical & operating spares with the aim of ensuring spares are available in support of planned & unplanned maintenance activities.
* Carry out regular offshore visits (i.e. four visits per year minimum) to audit Instrumentation & Controls activities against Company Standards and Procedures, and on occasion deputise for the Instrumentation & Controls TA.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Experience of Control and Instrumentation engineering and of delivering maintenance support to operating assets in all areas of field instrumentation and system engineering (i.e. HIPS, ESD, F&G, DCS, HVAC, rotating equipment UCP's, etc.).
* Experience of identifying and delivering equipment enhancements.
* Knowledge of the safety, environmental and operational aspects in a Client/Operator environment.
* Knowledge of design safety though application of inherently safe design and international standards relating to instrumented protection systems.
* Strong safety/environmental awareness - understanding of legislative requirements.
* Demonstrable industry experience working to an advance level of competence.
* Experience in the production of SoWs, BoDs and engineering workpacks for vendor and offshore workscopes.
* Experience of modification/project 'close-out', FATs & SATS.
* Experience in Functional Safety.
* Experience in Cyber Security.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Related Instrumentation and Control engineering Masters or Bachelor's degree.
* Certification to travel offshore.

* Offshore Operations experience.
* TUV FS Engineer.
* CEng.

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