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Responsible for the study, design, specification and detailed design of conventional devices, systems, units or facilities within the Instrumentation and Control discipline.
Carries out responsible and varied engineering assignments requiring general familiarity with the relevant discipline and knowledge of reciprocal effects on other disciplines.
Analyses technical documents and proposes solutions based upon industrial principles and practical experience. Works independently to develop / adapt drawings, documents and databases based upon a combination of standard procedures or methods developed in previous assignments.
Difficult, complex or unusual decisions are usually left to more senior engineers. Supervises and advises less experienced Instrumentation and Control engineers from time to time.
Able to prepare instrument indexes, datasheets, junction box grouping & cable schedules, wiring drawings, loop drawings, instrument hook-ups and layouts, etc.
Competent user of discipline specific tools for calculations and design such as Smart Plant Instrumentation, flow element and valve sizing software, etc.
Prepare / adapt new or existing drawings and documents for project specific objectives. Supervise, check and validate drawings and documents prepared by others.
Analyze, interpret and apply codes, standards and specifications to the work for unconventional systems. Make engineering decisions based upon analysis and consultation with more senior engineers.
Review vendor technical and commercial quotations for conventional and unconventional systems and make technical recommendations based upon best overall value.
Be the document owner for Instrumentation and Control documents, and supervise others in their document management practices.
Identify and communicate impacts of own work, or that of an Instrumentation and Control team, on other disciplines. Interface regularly with other disciplines.
Deliver cross-function deliverables to include technical evaluations, engineering requisitions, proposals and estimates for complex systems within Instrumentation and Control discipline.
Contribute to project and / or departmental meetings, technical reviews and safety reviews.
Demonstrate time management and budget awareness through management of blocks of engineering hours encompassing multiple tasks / deliverables.
Supervise and check the work done by designers for drawing and 3-D modeling.
Improve management skills to include scheduling and budgeting hours for own work and direct reports and by working to broader project budgets.
Assume other duties as may be required by the company from time to time.
Education and Skills
Bachelor of Electrical / Instrumentation Engineering Degree from an accredited University.
5 - 9 years post graduate work experience in an engineering consultancy or EPC company within the oil and gas industry.
Possess demonstrated experience in carrying out engineering activities involving Instrument data-sheets, specifications, material requisitions, technical bid evaluation and vendor drawing reviews
Familiar with sizing calculations for control valves, flow elements and thermowells (wake frequency).
Exposures in cable selection and preparation of specifications.
Adequate knowledge of process plant P&I D.
Conversant with SmartPlant Instrumentation.
Exposure to control and instrumentation systems commonly found in the oil and gas industry.
Some site based construction and commissioning experience is an advantage.
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class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.