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  • Job reference: RMS0108904

Lead I&C / MICC Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Calgary
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/05/2012
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The Company:
Our client, a major owner/operating company, requires expertise for their ongoing oil sands mega-projects in Alberta.

This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only.

The Role:
The Lead I&C/MICC Engineer stewards all phases of instrumentation and controls engineering. He ensures that the Project's requirements, as detailed in the Early Project Development Basis, Facilities Design Basis and Project Design Basis, for all instrument and controls engineering are carried out faithfully, and in a timely fashion. Stewards I&C engineering aspects of the Project with other discipline leads on the PT, as necessary. Oversees the work of the Main Instrumentation and Controls Contractor (MICC) Project Manager and his organization. Stewards the interfaces among the PT and the Contractor's organization with respect to instrumentation to ensure quality and appropriate management of change. Champion the Design Philosophy to ensure that the benefits of this approach can be realized on the Project expansion.

Responsibilities and duties:
Provide overall instrumentation and controls engineering technical leadership and expertise
Steward the MICC and Contractor's activities with respect to instrumentation including:
Instrumentation engineering inputs to the Project Design Basis/other Gate 3 deliverables
Development of instrumentation logic and loop diagrams
Development and design of the I&C system
Development of the schedule, recommended deliverables, and labor hour estimate for instrumentation
Measurement and reporting of engineering progress
Selection, specification, and inspection of instrumentation components
Procurement of tagged items including preparation of specifications, vendor recommendations, etc.
Instrumentation estimates for weight control report, as needed for modularization/transportation

Review, evaluate, and advise:
Instrument specifications, logic and loop diagrams
Compliance with design methods and safety factors to be used in design of project. Reviews completed design for correctness, compliance, and operability
Operability of the unit or plant for start up, normal, turndown, and shutdown modes. Reviews or sets design basis for abnormal operating conditions
Technical bid tabulations for instruments and instrumentation systems
Provide planning input for shop tests and Factory Acceptance Tests (FATs) and protocols
Participate in I&C technical specification preparation
Participate in Hazard Operability (HAZOP) reviews


Reports To:
Project Supervisor: Facilities Supervisor
Functional Supervisor: Engineering Dept., Facilities Group, I&E Manager

Positions Supervised:
Directly on the Project: I&C Engineers, I&C Testing Engineer
Functional responsibility: None

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Thorough and extensive knowledge of :
Instrumentation and controls engineering principles, theories, and concepts
Applicable codes, standards, and trade practices
Thorough knowledge and expert judgment in the selection and application of Instrumentation hardware
Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology
15+ years of closely related professional engineering experience, 5+ years of which should be at the Senior Instrument Engineer level
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs
Ability to adapt to tight deadlines, heavy workloads, and frequent changes in priorities
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