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  • Job reference: RMS0217959

Instrument Engineer

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 14/10/2019
  • Duration: permenant
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The Role:
This position is an Instrument Engineer working within the Instrument Engineering function. The incumbent will be responsible for assuring that all assigned assets are operated, maintained and developed within their design envelop.

* Responsible for ensuring that designated assets are operated within their design envelop, current best practice guidance and legislation
* Responsible for on-going technical assurance of the asset instrument systems and equipment's
* Responsible for assuring software change control procedures on all software based instrumented systems are complied with and managing users in the software change control system
* Provide front line technical support to operations
* Raise technical queries and produce scope of work for change requests to resolve operating issues with the platform
* Perform offshore troubleshooting of operational issues and plant trials of improvements
* Monitor performance of ICSS SCADA packages including ExaQuantum, SER, SFM, ARA and PRM and implement improvements in platform monitoring and verification reporting
* Conduct performance reviews to identify improvement opportunities including bad actor analysis and root cause analysis
* Monitor and evaluate maintenance and fault rectification on instrumented systems
* Liaise with major projects group on discipline specific technical issues
* Review of design deliverables from engineering contractor
* Provide operations commissioning assistance to brownfield modifications including management of support vendors
* Participate in management of change (MoC) process and ensure instrument modifications are risk assessed and comply with MoC procedures
* Responsible for preparation and control of annual instrument & telecoms.
* Responsible for management of healthcare support contracts including KPI reviews
* Provide Instrument input to production loss reporting
* Collaborate with production engineers to develop data visualization, machine learning/analytics tools to improve asset availability and uptime
* Responsible for assuring remote access procedures on all software based instrument systems are complied with and managing users in the remote access software system
* Responsible for assuring Cyber security procedures are complied with and audit actions implemented

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Degree qualified Engineer with relevant detail design experience and significant operations involvement.
* Be able to demonstrate commitment to safety
* Good knowledge of IEC 61511 & IEC 62443 lifecycle and verification requirements
* Current working knowledge of instrument engineering, guidance and legislation
* Preferably Chartered Engineer with professional engineering institute such as IET or InstMC
* Aware of latest technical developments and commitment to maintaining competence through CPD

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