Instrument Support Engineer

Company Name: Wood

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Company Staff: 37645

Job Posted Date: 2022-09-09T11:47:42.000Z

Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

Job Industry: Mechanical Or Industrial Engineering, Oil & Energy, Electrical & Electronic Manufacturing

Experience Level:

Applicants Count: 19

Job Description: Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for an Instrument Support Engineer based in Aberdeen.

Instrument Support Engineer for nominated TAQA Bratani assets providing technical assurance and operations support in relation to lifecycle integrity, equipment reliability and acceptable technical risk.

Scope of equipment covered includes field instrumentation, process control and shutdown systems, fire and gas detectors/systems, actuated & control valves, shutdown & blow down valves.

Scope encompasses equipment from the wellhead wing valves and includes the import or export pipeline safety valve boundaries.

Key Responsibilities

Provides technical support to the Operations team in the day to day running of the platform(s) and resolution of key equipment integrity and operational issues.Supports the discipline Technical Authority in the maintenance of the Instrument and Control Performance Standards, their upkeep and compliance and supports the continual improvement of Maintenance & Integrity reporting functions including Status Reports & associated KPI’s.Provide support to the Instrument Technical Authority regarding the competency assurance process for discipline technicians where appropriate.Manages 3 rd party Instrument equipment support contracts as delegated by the Instrument Technical Authority.Carries out maintenance and spares reviews where required.Plans and manages overhaul and upgrade campaigns where directed and attends repair facilities for interface and witness activities as appropriate.Provides technical support to loss investigations, root cause investigations and action follow up activities where directed.Maintains the lifecycle technical integrity of the offshore installations by ensuring appropriate maintenance and integrity strategies, engineering standards, procedures and guidance documents are adhered to in all activities.Assesses performance and condition monitoring results, ensuring appropriate follow up.Supports the Technical Authority in the assessment of anomalies, deviations from standard and maintenance deferrals, developing risk mitigations and producing technical reports where appropriate.Ensures all temporary or permanent modifications are technically assessed, meet appropriate standards and correctly endorsed. Attends factory acceptance tests as required.Assesses deviations from standard, material degradation reports and maintenance deferrals, ensuring risk levels are acceptable and endorsing continued operation where appropriate.Supports the Technical Authority in management of the long term reliability of equipment through ‘look ahead’ planning, review of the relevant strategic plans and makes recommendations relating to strategic facilities improvements.Acts as the key focal point for discipline modifications.Provide support to the Technical Authority in the review of design documentation, technical reports and management system documentation where directed.Carries out routine maintenance history reviews within Instrument Equipment ensuring forward plans are established for identified equipment performance gaps (KPI’s, history, trends, backlogs etc.).Undertakes routine offshore visits, performs safety and technical site audits, etc.Participates in incident investigations to determine the root cause, ensures actions resulting from investigations are resolved within the given time frames and that Safety Critical Elements are designed, installed and maintained to ensure that the items are fit for purpose.Ensures HSE and IVB audit findings relating to technical integrity are followed-up.Acts as the Company Representative in relation to relevant Industry and governing bodies as required and directed.Supports routine Safety Case UpdatesDeputises for Instrument Technical Authority as required and directed.


Skills / Qualifications

Degree or equivalent professional qualification in relevant engineering discipline or significant experience in a similar role Current Offshore Medical and Survival Certificate


Chartered Engineer status with an appropriate engineering council registered body



Significant experience within specialist engineering discipline with a high level of knowledge of UK offshore operations and infrastructureThorough understanding of key legislation and regulatory framework applicable to UKCS offshore regime with detailed knowledge of major accident hazards, performance standards, assurance and verification activities.Sound knowledge of engineering practices, codes and standards and their application to development and management of lifecycle asset integrity assurance programmes.

Good knowledge of other discipline functions e.g. Operations, Inspection, Engineering and Process

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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