Control & Instrumentation Engineer

4 Resourcing Ltd
£45000 - £50000/annum + company benefits
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is looking for an experienced Control & Instrumentation Engineer Piping Designer/Engineer to work for them ideally in a permanent staff role (the client may consider someone on a contractual basis - dependent on their experience). The ideal candidate will have DCS/SCADA/PLC experience and be educated to a degree level.

Pay Scale
Permanent - Approximately 50K pa if a permanent member of staff (dependent on experience)
Contract - dependent on experience

Purpose of the Role
To develop, manage and deliver, Control & Instrumentation design packages.

Key Skills/Requirements
• Degree in Instrumentation & Control Engineering preferred, Chartered status or prepared to work towards Chartered status. HNC qualification with demonstrable competencies would be considered.
• Extensive Instrumentation and design experience, principally within the Chemical, Petrochemical, Oil & Gas, Steel, Pharmaceutical and/or Power industries included.
• Develop and improve existing control/automation applications.
• Have in-depth understanding of Instrumentation principles, PLC’s, Control systems, Emergency shutdown systems and Fire & Gas systems.
• Able to manage system integration subcontractors, produce FDS/URS and Installation Work Packs.
• Good understanding of process safety requirements (61511/61508) on top tier COMAH sites including experience in SIL assessments and verification. TUV Functional Safety accreditation would be an advantage.
• Experienced knowledge of engineering software and tools, including AutoCAD.
• Knowledge of SmartPlant Instrumentation would be an advantage.
• Effective communication and time management.
• Ability to lead a team of engineers/CAD staff.
• Ability to manage costs and schedule via a CTR system to tight budgets/deadlines.
• System Integration experience, inc DCS, PLC (Allen Bradley/Siemens/Rockwell) ideally on gas plants

Main Responsibilities
• Responsible for Safety and Environmental implications of engineering design
• Responsible for instrumentation and Control design development in accordance with the project quality plan, and all applicable codes and legislation.
• Production and/or checking of instrument calculations.
• Generation and checking of equipment specifications, drawings and data sheets
• Responsible for the management of change control during design.
• Development and approval of all Instrumentation and Control engineering drawings and deliverables in accordance with company and client procedures.
• Selection and liaison with equipment suppliers
• Investigate, develop and train others in new processes and design techniques
• Manage small sized engineering projects
• Act as the main client discipline liaison during project execution
• Prepare Instrumentation & Control engineering person-hour estimates and manage discipline engineering budgets
• Responsible for the quality of the Instrumentation & Control design and all related deliverables and documentation issued during project execution