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  • Job reference: RMS0113397

Senior Instrument Engineer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/08/2012
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our Client is an international energy service company with £5bn sales, employing more than 29,000 people worldwide and operating in 50 countries.
The group consists of 3 divisions being Engineering and Production Facilities, Well Support and Gas Turbine Services.
Our client is an international leader in both marginal field developments, in life-of-field engineering and in production support.

The Role:
◦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.
•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 required

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
•Candidates should have extensive knowledge of field instruments, hydraulic power units, Analysers etc and be familiar with the creation of workpacks and workpack deliverables e.g. instrument data sheets, material requisitions, inspection matrices etc
◦Capable of representing client to business associates in a professional manner
◦Good interpersonal skills.
◦Team player
◦Computer literate in Microsoft Office Applications
◦Displays confidence in own abilities and is motivated to deliver
◦Ability to be responsive and open to changing circumstances
◦Ability to motivate and supervise other discipline personnel
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