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  • Job reference: RMS0098326

Instrument and Control Engineer, Level 4

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/08/2011
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The Company:
Our Client is a leading Global Oil and Gas Operating Company.

The Role:

The Company Instrument and Control Discipline Engineer position offers an exciting and challenging role to participate in a key program that will enhance the strength and integrity of our client's operation on the North Slope. The discipline engineer works closely with the Client's Technical Authority to ensure technical quality and the application of practical, operable, and innovative technology by the engineering contractors. The discipline engineer also helps to ensure contractor engineering discipline work is completed in an efficient manner and supports project schedule milestones.

The discipline engineer's roles and responsibilities include:
1. Provides safety leadership enforcing the Client's Health, Safety , and Environmental policies, procedures, and objectives to ensure that I and C designs are inherently safer, risks are reduced, and HSE requirements are satisfied.
2. Provides leadership, along witht the Clients' Technical Authority, for the overall instrument and control design efforts.
3. Develops instrument design practices and philosophies including overall control schemes and shutdown philosophies.
4. Ensures that appropriate design specifications and standards are being used in the design process.
5. Ensures project design is consistent with the client's integrity management standard use of Guidance on Certification and industry standards.
6. Reviews and provides comments on instrumentation and control designs.
7. Reviews P&ID's, loop drawings , instrument specifications, and instrument selection.
8. Provides safe, operable, and efficient equipment designs,
9. Evaluates and selects vendors and equipment.
10. Identifies integration and infrastructure issues.
11. Provides consultation and problem resolution.
12. Assists with performance tests and problem resolution.
13. Assists in checkout, commissioning, and startup.
14. Actively participates in fabrication shop visits.
15. Assists with the development of operation procedures and training.
16. Communicates and coordinates with Project Engineers and Project Leads.
17. Monitors performance of Engineering Contractor discipline engineers and reports deviations from acceptable performance.
18. Coordinates work efforts with the I&C Technical Authority.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Previous Oil and Gas industry experience.
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering.
Minimum of 15-20+ years of field experience.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Masters Degree is a plus.
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