Principal Instrument Engineer

Company Name: Wood

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Company Staff: 37645

Job Posted Date: 2022-09-05T20:10:01.000Z

Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

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

Experience Level:

Applicants Count: 13

Job Description: Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is currently recruiting for a Principal Instrument Engineer to join our Aberdeen based Engineering Hub to support various scopes across the full project lifecycle i.e., concept studies, FEED, detail design, EPC, and decommissioning. Projects scopes will cover all areas of C&I engineering including Functional Safety, Cybersecurity, Metering, Actuated Valves, Control System mods, Fire & Gas and package management.
With extensive experience in oil and gas industry, 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 Instrumentation & Control scopes on a project on time and within budget. This role will be based within Aberdeen office with hybrid working arrangements in place.

Work with team to best practices Build strong Client relations to ensure expectations are met

Process Ownership:

Adhere to and comply with relevant discipline specific procedures and provide feedback for continuous improvement Manage Engineering Hub workload and budgets across designated work scopes to ensure targets are achieved Participate in audits and incident investigations as required

Subject Matter Expertise:

Experience of Instrumentation and Control Engineering on Small / Medium / Large projects from concept to start-up Ensure self-awareness of relevant regulatory framework, legislation changes, initiatives, and industry technology developments Support various project types, including studies, control upgrades, metering, machine monitoring, F&G and packages Proven ability for equipment specification and selection and in ensuring compliance from the suppliers, preferably within an EPC environment Experience in Functional Safety including, knowledge of BS EN 61508/61511, development Functional Safety Management Plan, participation in Safety Reviews, development of SRS/SIL Calculations and verification and validation activities Competent in the application, specification and requisitioning of DCS, PLC, and SIS systems, with experience of the system full lifecycle Competent in Instrumentation and Control requirements for rotating equipment Provide discipline input to project estimate, scope definition, project plan and execution Provide I&C support to design reviews, constructability reviews, HAZID, HAZOP, LOPA, FSAs etc Take a lead in resolving technical issues across multiple disciplines, driving the technical solutions to completion Writing specifications and reviewing project documents prior to submission, ensuring high standard of scope definition and presentation, including checking for technical accuracy. Perform site visits Be able to present and describe engineering solutions and concept competently, to both technical and non-technical audience Develop or alter standard project specifications to meet project specific design criteria Assure the technical quality of work performed by subordinates based upon organizational standards, codes and general knowledge of engineering principles and practices Organise, plan and coordinate own work as well as the resources assigned on a specific project Provide relevant response and actions for: –

Site technical queries, discussions and optioneering Supplier, vendor, contractor, client, and site related discussions Site based activities


Executing assigned personal objectives Working within international and multicultural environment

Skills / Qualifications
Skills / Qualifications:

Engineering Degree in Electrical, Mechatronics, Electronics or Instrumentation; chartered status is an advantage TUV or similar Functional Safety Engineer qualification preferred Industry experience within refinery, petrochemical and/or oil & gasFlexible attitude with proven experience of effective working in a project team environmentVery good understanding of IEC 61511 & its implications in control system designAbility to deliver documentation that is technical correct to the required standard and scheduleExperience in Brownfield upgrades / replacement instrumentation projectsPrior experience reviewing and approving Engineering Deliverables

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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