Senior Instrument & Controls Engineer

Westhill, Aberdeen
16 Jun 2019
16 Jul 2019
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Instrument & Controls Engineer with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry.

  • Provides technical support to the Operations Team in the delivery of project overhaul campaigns or resolution of key equipment integrity and operational issues.
  • Supports the discipline Technical Authority in the maintenance of the Instrument Equipment performance standards, their upkeep and compliance and supports the continual improvement of Maintenance & Integrity reporting functions including Status Reports & associated KPI's.
  • Provide support to the Instrument Technical Authority regarding the competency assurance process for discipline technicians where appropriate.
  • Plans and manage overhaul and upgrade campaigns where directed and attend repair facilities for interface and witness activities as appropriate.
  • Manages 3 rd party Instrument equipment support contracts as delegated by the Instrument Technical Authority.
  • Carries out maintenance and spares reviews where required.
  • Provides technical support to loss investigations, root cause investigations and action follow up activities where directed.
  • Maintains the lifecycle technical integrity of the offshore installations by ensuring appropriate maintenance and integrity strategies, engineering standards, procedures and guidance documents are adhered to in all activities.
  • Assesses performance and condition monitoring results, ensuring appropriate follow up.
  • Supports the Technical Authority in the assessment of anomalies, deviations from standard and maintenance deferrals, developing risk mitigations and producing technical reports where appropriate.
  • Ensures all temporary or permanent modifications are technically assessed, meet appropriate standards and correctly endorsed. Attends factory acceptance tests as required.
  • Assesses deviations from standard, material degradation reports and maintenance deferrals, ensuring risk levels are acceptable and endorsing continued operation where appropriate.
  • Supports the Technical Authority in management of the long term reliability of equipment through 'look ahead' planning, review of the relevant strategic plans and makes recommendations relating to strategic facilities improvements.
  • Acts as the key focal point for discipline modifications.
  • Provide support to the Technical Authority in the review of design documentation, technical reports and management system documentation where directed.
  • Carries out routine maintenance history reviews within Instrument Equipment ensuring forward plans are established for identified equipment performance gaps (KPI's, history, trends, backlogs etc.).
  • Undertakes routine offshore visits, performs safety and technical site audits, etc.
  • Participates in incident investigations to determine the root cause, ensures actions resulting from investigations are resolved within the given time frames and that Safety Critical Elements are designed, installed and maintained to ensure that the items are fit for purpose.
  • Ensures HSE and IVB audit findings relating to technical integrity are followed-up.
  • Acts as the Company Representative in relation to relevant Industry and governing bodies as required and directed.
  • Carries out routine offshore visits, performing safety and technical site audits.
  • Supports routine Safety Case Updates
  • Deputises for Instrument Technical Authority as required and directed.

Skills / Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:
  • MSc, MEng or equivalent professional qualification
  • BSc, B.Eng or equivalent with relevant considerable experience
  • Chartered Engineer or recognised equivalent

Minimum Experience:
  • Demonstrable balance of industrial experience at relevant level and position.

Job-Specific Skills:
  • Intellectually capable, can substantiate the ability to apply theory in a practical context
  • Professional demeanour, interpersonal skills
  • Able to demonstrate team working skills
  • Enthusiastic, conscientious and keen to learn
  • Flexible with a can-do attitude

Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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