Instrument Engineer


Job description

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Instrument Engineer, based in Aberdeen.

* Adhere to and promote company 20 Principles and 7 Life Saving Rules to colleagues and external vendors.
* Specify, scope and execute improvements to instrument and protective systems.
* Act as asset instrument and protective systems engineering focal point for site projects, including studies.
* Act as Instrument and Protective Systems single point of accountability (SPA) for long-term Asset strategy.
* In line with above, lead discipline improvements in plant reliability, equipment strategy, defect elimination and equipment rationalisation.
* Define and own the asset’s Instrument and Protective Systems spares strategy.
* Lead discipline improvements in plant reliability, root cause analysis, defect elimination and continuous improvement.
* Lead / contribute to safety reviews, risk assessments and investigations as the Instrument and Protective Systems engineering focal point.
* Maintain the integrity of asset and protective systems relevant to discipline.
* Act as custodian of asset maintenance strategies for Instrument and Protective Systems equipment.
* Own the discipline relevant Forties Unity Performance Standards and close out ICP actions related to them.
* Support the maintenance team with the implementation of planned maintenance routines.
* Support the maintenance team in regards to equipment breakdown; including investigation of fault, defect resolution and execution of breakdown maintenance.
* Monitor and advise on the technical and safety implications of any maintenance backlog.
* Where required, lead and coordinate additional vendor support.
* Act as custodian of key Instrument and Protective Systems engineering documentation including Control Philosophies, Cause and Effect Diagrams, Hazardous Area Drawings, Loop Diagrams, Trip and Alarms Registers, Alarm Response Manual, ensuring same are kept up-to-date.
* Act as Single Point of Accountability (SPA) for Instrument and Protective Systems led site activity
* Job Responsible Engineer for Asset Instrument and Protective Systems MOCs (Management of Change) proposals
* Technical approval of Instrument and Protective Systems engineering content of Asset MOCs proposals
* Provide technical support to asset TAR activities.
* Support the Instrument and Protective Systems Engineering Technical Authority with the development and ongoing management of electrical practices and procedures.
* Coach asset instrument technicians to ensure their competency and skills are continually improved.

Experience & Qualifications:
* Degree in Instrument Engineering or Equivalent.
* Chartered Engineer or actively working to achieve chartered status.
* BOSIET, Medical and MIST for offshore travel.
* Significant experience including experience of Oil&Gas, Refining or Chemical Industries
* Knowledge and experience of the design, operation, commissioning and maintenance legacy instrument equipment, control systems and ESD systems.
* Comprehensive understanding and applied knowledge of relevant UK Regulatory (Safety Case, COMAH, etc) and industry standards. operations, including subsea and onshore overland pipelines;

Permanent position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference: PR/071224.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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