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Asset Instrument and Controls Engineer (Technical Authority)

  • Job reference: 919794
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Instrument Engineering
  • Date posted: 12/09/2018

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Asset Instrument and Controls Engineer (Technical Authority), based in Aberdeen

Responsibilities will include:
Undertake role of Asset Instrument and Controls Engineer (Technical Authority) for assigned assets/areas of responsibility, and deputise for Team Lead as required.
Provide Instrument technical support guidance and decision making to other departments on all corporate matters, equipment design, selection and operation.
Participate in development and upkeep of Instrument Maintenance Policies and Procedures to support offshore/ onshore activities and ensuring technical integrity is maintained.
Assesses and determines the technical competence of individuals in/applying for selected onshore and offshore roles.
Take responsibility for any modification/upgrade which evolves from "like-for-like" replacement into new design, material, function and engage Facilities/Process in developing appropriate solution in line with Company drivers.
Visit assigned assets regularly (minimum 4 visits per year) as technical expert/site supervisor to assist platform crew manage major interventions/ projects for specific projects.
Participate in CMMS, SHE, TA, Technical and Vendor Audits. Report on findings via Synergi, and conduct checks to ensure all Operational Departments are upholding their obligations.

Understanding of offshore production and utility systems
Proven ability to read and interpret critical engineering drawings, SLD's, schematics, P&ID's
Proven offshore and onshore experience
Computer literate - Microsoft packages, Presentation, Database systems, Maintenance Management Systems (e.g. Maximo)
Ability to identify, investigate, audit and control technical change.
Related discipline knowledge, understanding and experience of "best practices".
Carry out control systems investigations when required (DCS, SCADA, PLC, F&G, ESD, Process etc), and provide appropriate recommendations.
HASAW awareness
Safety Management Systems compliance
Safety Case compliance

Understanding and use of Risk Assessment
Logical, structured, analytical approach
Project Management Skills

Hold an Engineering degree or similar from recognised university
Attained Chartered Engineer status
Relevant experience in process engineering


Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 919794

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