Control and Instrument Field Engineer

Attractive salary package.
12 Oct 2016
12 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

As the Control and Instrument Field Engineer, you will:

• Provide technical support for the projects, equipment upgrades, commissioning of new plant and equipment.

• Respond to any major occurrence of plant breakdown where control and instrumentation expertise is required, carry out prompt inspection, analyse the fault, repair and re-commission affected plant and equipment so as to assure the minimum loss of production.

• Support plants with maintenance according to the Plant Maintenance programme. This will include working on maintenance shutdowns, routine maintenance or major overhaul maintenance.

• When supervising contractors and/or Air Products staff, ensure that the work is adequately planned and executed safely at a high level of effectiveness.

• Carry out plant modifications according to central design specification, submit any self generated design changes to specialist engineers for approval before implementation. For some projects generate scope, cost and obtain Expenditure Approval and execute the work scope.

• Give advice and assistance to Plant Managers, maintenance manager and maintenance staff on maintenance matters as requested, drawing when necessary upon the technical resources and expertise of specialist engineers.

• In association with the Maintenance Systems group, review and update the technical content of the preventive maintenance procedures and to recommend changes where improvements in safety, quality or economy may be effected.

• Propose and execute improvement projects to optimise working and organisational systems, like documentation streams, databases, SAP programme enhancements.

• Provide as required, training to Air Products personnel in maintenance practices.

As the Control and Instrument Field Engineer, you will have:

• A completed HTS or a Bachelor degree in a relevant field of engineering. 

• A completed Formal Instrumentation Apprenticeship, Tertiary Vocational Qualification to minimum MTS (Netherlands) / HNC (UK) or equivalent, supplemented by 5 years post apprenticeship experience in control and instrumentation systems.

• Ability to read instrumentation drawings, trip panel drawings, logic diagrams and tables, PLC and DCS configuration.

• Ability to communicate in Dutch and English, both in spoken and written word.

•  Knowledge of process plant instrumentation of various types (e.g. pressure, temperature, flow, level, vibration measurement and transmission systems), shutdown systems, controls systems such as DCS and PLC (Bailey, Siemens, ABB), safety systems (Hima), analysers of various types. Knowledge of control and switching valves of various types, diagnostic tools, MS Office and SAP will be an asset.

We need dedicated and driven people who are committed to getting it right with a never-ending desire to learn, improve and contribute. In return we offer a culture of respect, challenge and innovation – with excellent opportunities for growth and development. If that sounds interesting, then come and discover, care, accomplish and thrive at Air Products.