Instrument Engineer

First Energy


Instrument Engineer






12 Months Contract


Hybrid (3 Days)


Exciting opportunity to work with one of the leading operators in Aberdeen. If you are an Instrument Engineer and want to exceed look no further.



Purpose of Role:             


  • The primary purpose of this position is to provide discipline engineering support to UK operations to ensure equipment integrity and regularity.


Critical Responsibilities:


  • Ensuring that all activities are carried out in a safe and environmentally prudent manner complying with all regulatory requirements, legislation and Our Client’s HSES Procedures, asset-specific Performance Standards and Engineering Standards
  • Defining equipment/system to ensure compliance with performance standards and specifications of new equipment
  • Monitoring equipment/system performance, initiating and ensuring corrective actions
  • Responsible for discipline engineering and maintenance support to UK operations


Areas of Accountability, Responsibility and Competence:          


  • Provide frontline engineering support to Our Client’s operated assets to ensure safe, reliable and efficient operation of instrumentation.
  • Ensure HSEQ procedures are followed and that a high standard of safety is achieved in all associated work
  • Provide input and support to long term facility modification & maintenance plans/programs to ensure cost effective operation and asset integrity throughout facility lifetime.
  • Provide budget input/scope for maintenance and modifications.
  • Responsible for continuously challenging technical solutions, engineering performance and cost of modification projects.  
  • Identify and raise Technical Queries where engineering support is required to resolve more complex technical issues.
  • Work preparation in support of preventive maintenance program execution, including detailed work packages, material delivery and specialist vendor resource.
  • Responsible for equipment performance including spare part management and warranty follow up
  • Provide plans to manage obsolete equipment so that it does not impact safety or business performance
  • Adhere to contract management processes and ensure vendor delivery is robustly managed for any assigned contracts
  • Any other reasonable duty as per instruction by your manager


Critical Skills, Qualifications, Experience, etc.:


  • Educated to engineering degree level or satisfactory equivalent, e.g. HND/HNC plus preferable qualifications/experience and/or vocational certificates
  • Chartered Engineer Status and Corporate Member of a professional body preferred
  • Understanding of processes required to meet HSE objectives. Fully conversant with UK regulatory environment
  • Understanding of Our Client’s Corporate and Local budget, maintenance and project management processes and tools
  • Able to drive continuous improvement and to instigate and make change happen
  • Significant operational and engineering experience
  • Set ambitious, yet realistic goals and targets, and consistently achieve these
  • Previous relevant technical experience
  • Offshore experience
  • Self-driven. Strong personal leadership and drive toward teamwork. Ability to perform effectively within a strong peer group and to drive toward optimal business solutions
  • Good communicating, influencing, negotiating and networking skills. Builds excellent relationships. Respected internally and externally
  • Awareness of Our Client’s HSEQ Policies and Business Management System (BMS)
  • Awareness of Our Client’s Values & Business Principles



Company information

At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

We actively recruit at all levels and this is a superb opportunity for Instrument Engineers looking for new employment.

As part of putting people first, we strive to be an equal opportunities employer and we are always looking to increase the diversity of our workforce, working closely with our clients to ensure everyone is included.

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