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  • Job reference: RMS0198067

Instrument Controls Automation Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: London
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/08/2018
  • Duration: 12 - 18 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (07/09/18)
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The Role:
The Instrument and Control Engineer position will be focused on supporting control system hardware, software, and field instrumentation systems whether it be onshore, offshore topsides, hull or subsea systems.
This position will be focused on meeting the requirements of Process Control and Automation Engineering Standards and will be responsible for the technical assurance, processes, systems, and implementation plans to manage both the technical and process integrity of the assets.

Key Accountabilities:
- Conceptual and front-end designs for modifications and projects
- Coordinate engineering contractors for design and equipment specification
- Coordinate activities of onshore and offshore fabrication contractors to insure the systems are of high quality and built in a safe manner with reasonable cost and minimal impact on production
- Provide technical assistance for start-up of facility additions and insure key documents (drawings, procedures, process functional descriptions, cause and effects, etc.) are developed and maintained in an as-built status
- Provide technical guidance on the application of codes and standards with respect to instrumentation, Fire and gas, and Control System engineering
- Assist with tracking, projects, and closure of any action items from the assets
- Work closely with the Subject Matter Experts and SPU Instrument and Control System Technical Authority
- Liaise with Facilities, Operations, and Maintenance/IM teams to assist with root cause failure analyses (RCFA), analysis of inspection results, and implementation of solutions - including small projects as necessary
- Supply input to medium-to-large capital projects (Technical Assurance QA) - Provide technical assistance to Operations to help resolve any facility problems, as related to instrumentation, controls, safety system, communications and measurement
- Coordinate estimates, justification, and authorization for expense (AFE) preparation to obtain funding for facility modifications as related to the Instruments and Control (I&C) systems or portion of other projects
- Conduct appropriate reviews (Best in Class sharing, HAZOP, Pre Start-up Safety) to enhance safety, constructability and operability in the design of facility modifications
- Endorses working practices and operating procedures from instrument design perspective and monitors compliance with these
- Evaluate the impact of new equipment on the existing facilities

The Company:
Our Client is one of the world's largest energy companies with over 95,000 employees in 100 countries around the world, providing its customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, retail services and petrochemicals products for everyday items. Our Client's brand has grown to become recognised worldwide for quality gasoline, transport fuels, chemicals and alternative sources of energy such as wind, solar and biofuels. Our Client is progressive, responsible, innovative and

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.

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