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Principal Instrument Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Energy, Oil & Gas
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  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary:
  • Job reference: 2019-13857_1552661314

Job Description

WorleyParsons is currently looking to recruit a Principal Instrument Engineer based in Aberdeen.

The ideal candidate shall be a highly motivated engineer, able to work unsupervised and have demonstrable leadership qualities. The candidate shall have had previous experience executing control and instrumentation project work in the oil and gas industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • General control of project work including look-ahead planning, controlling manhour 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 procedures, standards and functional requirements specifications for control systems and instrumentation
  • Carry out feasibility studies and reviewing design alternatives - Undertake site survey
  • Develop instrument databases
  • Participate in design reviews including HAZOP, SIL/LOPA, hazardous area, constructability, etc.
  • Perform calculations for intrinsic safety, SIL verification, flow metering sizing, valve sizing, thermowells, etc.
  • Manage the preparation of design deliverables
  • Develop the control and instrumentation content of piping and instrument diagrams (P&IDs)
  • Liaise with and manage interfaces with other engineering disciplines; process, electrical, mechanical, piping and civils and architectural
  • Interface with clients' engineering representatives - Prepare subcontract requisitions for E&I installation and testing.

Role Requirements

  • Degree in an Engineering discipline although relevant experience or related qualification will also be considered
  • Chartered Engineer Status
  • A proven track record within the Oil and Gas, or Petrochemical industry

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