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Senior Instrument Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Middlesbrough
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/09/2013
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The Company:
Our client is a Global Engineering & Construction (E&C) Group inside which you’ll find an incredible range of expertise and opportunity.
They offer their clients a complete range of skills and services so that they can work with their teams right from the earliest ‘ideas’ stage of their planned investments, through the study or concept selection phase, the front-end design, the EPC phase, and on into the commissioning and start-up phase.

The Role:
Our client has an opportunity for a Senior Instrument Engineer. In this role, you will be responsible for the execution of project work, in accordance with the Discipline Instrument Design Instructions, including the clients Project Procedures on Safety and Quality Control, within the man-hour, cost budgets and the project schedule targets.

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, able to work independently, and have demonstrable leadership qualities. They will be confident in their own ability to deliver the Control and Instrumentation scope on a project on time and within budget, while facilitating effective work share with other execution centres around the world.


• Develop specification and prepare material requisitions for control systems, instruments, control valves and all other instruments
• Issue material requisitions to the Material Management Department for enquiry, order placement and for any subsequent revisions
• Prepare the Master Requisition Index and update and issue it on a regular basis
• Review Vendors' quotations, prepare technical quotation evaluation and recommend the final technically acceptable Vendor, in conjunction with Materials Management Department commercial quotation evaluation. Technically approve Order Variation Summaries
• Hold co-ordination meetings and engineering review meetings with Vendors of major instrument equipment as required
• Liaise with other Groups and Client as necessary
• Assess progress and procedure associated reports and input to the DMS. Derive and suggest plans to recover slippage, correct inefficiency and to take any resulting agreed actions
• Advise the Chief / Principal Instrument Engineer of any major slippages and their causes, all policy matters, major technical problems and unresolved differences with other Groups, and requests for changes by the Client which may constitute a contract change
• Assist in the preparation of Auxiliary Flow Diagrams as necessary
• Establish and maintain a filing system of project instrument documents
• Arrange for the transfer of records to storage, microfilming and for destruction
• Prepare, check, approve and provide technical input into project deliverables to the required quality standards in conformance with or better than, the approved budget and programme
• To provide relevant knowledgeable practical skills in the response and actions for:
o Site visits and site surveys
o Site queries and discussions
o Supplier, vendor, contractor, client and site related discussions
o Site based activities
• To prepare and support discipline contributions to Proposals including:
o Interpretation of the discipline technical content of the Enquiry and understanding the relationship with other disciplines
o Advise Proposal Manager of any omissions, anomalies, inconsistencies or interpretations and develop these to a conclusion
o Definition of activities and deliverables
o Prepare discipline man-hour estimates
o Liaise with the Estimating Group on the preparation of equipment cost estimates and installation work content
o Contribution to Proposal’s discipline write up

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• To be technically astute and conversant with the lasted advances in technology
• Ability to deliver documentation that is technical correct to the required standard and schedule
• Understand and control Material Take Off
• Ability to develop subcontract requisitions where applicable and review other lead telecoms subcontract requisition
• Experience in a similar role within the contractor environment is essential
• Experience with Engineering Flow Diagrams with reference to assigned instrument equipment
• Piping Layouts and Models with reference to assigned equipment
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