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  • Job reference: RMS0101155

Senior Instrument Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/05/2012
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The Company:
Our Client appears in the FTSE 100 index and is an international energy services company specializing in Oil and Gas and has annual revenues of over £2.6 billion. They believe that it is the people that drive their success, from Project Managers, Project Engineers, consultants to designers and commercial personnel. They work globally employing over 20,000 people on major operations including the UK

The Role:
Ensure that all allocated responsibilities are dealt with in accordance with agreed procedures & standards. Ensure that the Client business drivers and client performance incentives are understood & complied with.
Maintain technical integrity.
Production of cost effective Instrument engineering reports, documents and deliverables for inclusion in workpacks and design books in conjunction with other members of the project team in a timely and efficient manner.
Support the Lead Engineer in department activities.

Supervision of assigned discipline personnel including Instrument Engineers, Graduate Engineers and Designers.
Give technical direction and guidance to engineering and design personnel
Ensure that the technical competence of Instrument personnel under their supervision is matched to the work in hand
Ensure that the work output of Instrument personnel under their supervision complies with the relevant Client, national & international standards & procedures. This will be generally be achieved by applying the client checking & approval procedure for all created documents, & calculations.
Provide technical assistance to Instrument personnel as required. This will include developing the knowledge and skills of the Instrument personnel, including mentoring.
Ensure as far as practically possible all assigned work is carried out in compliance with agreed budget and schedule
Be conversant and knowledgeable with respect to current and new legislation and standards e.g., BS, API and Client codes and standards, DCR and HS&E Regulations and EU Directives
Prepare engineering and construction scope for both man-hours and equipment estimates and assist in the review of proposed schedules.
Ensure that results of any development work are fully utilised in Instrument activities
Provide technical assistance to other disciplines as required
Providing documentation and drawing deliverables for inclusion in workpacks and design books on time to meet offshore deadlines
Producing cost effective designs that are fit for purpose and safe
Participate as necessary in discussions with Clients and visit job sites as required
Assist the Lead Instrument Engineer when requested in the execution of their responsibilities and duties

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree in an Instrument engineering related discipline.
HNC or equivalent in an Instrument engineering related discipline.

Knowledge & practical application of some or all of the following engineering topics:

Field Instrumentation - Pressure, Temperature, Flow, Level, Pneumatics etc
Wellhead Control Panels / Hydraulic Power Units ( WHCP / HPU )
Instrumentation / Equipment for use in Hazardous Areas.
Control Valves, Shutdown Valves, Choke Valves and PSV's
Diverse Protection Systems - HIPPS, IOPPS etc
Emergency / Process Shutdown ( ESD / PSD ) Systems
Fire and Gas ( F & G ) Systems
Process / Distributed Control Systems ( PCS / DCS )
Sub-Sea Control Systems ( SSCS )
Programmable Logic Controllers ( PLC )
Metering Systems
Package Vendor Interface Management
BOSIET/FOET Offshore Survival Certificate and Medical

For degree qualified personnel; the completion of an IET / IMC recognised graduate training programme including a period working as
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