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  • Job reference: RMS0182471

Head of Department, Instrumentation

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 18/09/2017
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (16/10/17)
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The Role:
Position Summary:
Head of Instrumentation Technical Support
* Oversees multiple Instrumentation leads across multiple projects (typically within one or more business units).
* Provides technical oversight, staffing coordination, business unit proposal support, mentoring / development of entry level personnel, and general department coordination.

Responsibilities or Duties:
* Development of Instrument and Control portion of P&ID's
* Creation and Management of the Instrument Index database
* Specification and selection of field instruments to meet performance criteria
* Instrument Sizing calculations (Control Valves, Relief Valves, Flow Elements, and thermowell vibration calculations.
* Specification, selection and purchase of all Instrumentation
* Specification, selection and purchase of Process Control Systems and Safety systems
* Functional design of the Process Control Logic and Safety logic (defining requirements)
* Create and manage instrumentation scope work for project
* Integrate packaged equipment into overall system design
* Oversee development of detailed design drawings including Instrument Plans, Details, Wiring, Loops, and Fabrication Drawings
* Knowledge of industry codes and standards applicable to Oil and Gas and Refining Industries (API, ISA, NEC / IEC, NFPA, ASME, etc.)
* Interface with the Project Management team and Client
* Develop and maintain labor and material estimates for projects
* Develop and maintain instrumentation progress, schedule, staffing planning, and coordination with project management including regular reporting
* Provide proposal support for multiple proposals simultaneously
* Ability to generate department administrative and technical standards and procedures
* Ability to train and mentor instrumentation staff
* Coordinates with project discipline lead engineers to ensure correct implementation of the design for his engineering specialty and coordinates the work of engineers within his specialty.
* Prepares and reviews engineering studies, design drawings and documents, and material and equipment specifications. Resolves specialty related engineering issues by applying accepted principles, codes, and standards.

The Company:
* Oversees multiple Instrumentation leads across multiple projects (typically within one or more business units).
* Provides technical oversight, staffing coordination, business unit proposal support, mentoring / development of entry level personnel, and general department coordination.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Required: 20+ years in the in the Oil and Gas, Refining, or Chemical Industry.
* Has experience in the oil/gas, hydrocarbon, refinery, offshore, or infrastructure industries and is recognized as specialist in a specific engineering field on large to mega projects.
* Must have thorough knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods, design details, international codes and standards, procedures, and specifications.
* Knowledge of INtools / SPI 2013 Intergraph product including capability to prepare Instrument Sizing Calculations, Instrument Index, Specification Sheets and Cable Schedules.
* Preferred: Professional Engineering License.
* Required: BS any Engineering.
* Preferred: BS Chemical, BS Mechanical, BS Electrical Engineering.
* A good working knowledge of current industry specific technology and the application of current engineering software / tools.
* Strong computer and database skills preferred.
* Good communication and presentation

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* Required: 20+ years in the in the Oil and Gas, Refining, or Chemical Industry.
* Has experience in the oil/gas, hydrocarbon, refinery, offshore, or infrastructure industries and is recognized as specialist in a specific engineering field on large to mega projects.
* Must have thorough knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods, design details, international codes and standards, procedures, and specifications.
* Knowledge of INtools / SPI 2013 Intergraph product including capability to prepare Instrument Sizing Calculations, Instrument Index, Specification Sheets and Cable Schedules.
* Preferred: Professional Engineering License.
* Required: BS any Engineering.
* Preferred: BS Chemical, BS Mechanical, BS Electrical Engineering.
* A good working knowledge of current industry specific technology and the application of current engineering software / tools.
* Strong computer and database skills preferred.
* Good communication and presentation

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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.

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