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Principal Instrument Engineer

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Instrument & Electronic
  • Date posted: 18/09/2019
  • Job reference: VR/44564
This vacancy has now expired.
Raeburn Recruitment are assisting our Client, a leading Oil & Gas Operator, with a requirement for a Principal Instrument Engineer. This is a contract role for initial 10 month period and will be based in their Aberdeen office.

You will be reporting to the Instrumentation & Control Technical Authority. Your main duties will include:
- General controlling of project work including look-ahead planning, controlling budgets and schedules, change control, estimating activities, document management system set-up and weekly progress reporting
- Reviewing client and international standards and ensuring project compliance
- Developing project functional requirements specifications for control systems, SIS, F&G and instrumentation
- Participating in design reviews including HAZOP SIL/LOPA, hazardous area, constructability, etc.
- Performing calculations for intrinsic safety, SIL verification, flow metering sizing, valve sizing, thermowells, etc.
- Managing the preparation of design deliverables
- Developing the control and instrumentation content of piping and instrument diagrams (P&IDs)
- Leasing with clients' engineering representatives

To be considered for the Principal Instrument Engineer role you should be able to demonstrate the following:
- Extensive Oil and Gas industry experience
- Degree in an Engineering discipline although relevant experience or related qualification will also be considered
- Detailed knowledge and experience with design and operation of Oil and Gas installations, including DCS, ESD, F&G, and process instrumentation for use in hazardous area environments
- Experience in provision of engineering support to offshore operations
- TUV Certified (Preferred)
- Chartered Engineer Status, or working toward this

Please note: Only those with the Right to Work in the UK should apply. Raeburn do not have the ability to provide visa sponsorship, therefore current valid ability to work in the UK is required.