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General Instrumentation

  • Job reference: 916129
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 12/12/2017

General Instrumentation

A major client in Saudi Arabia are looking for an Instrument Engineer which will be a permanent role.

Seeking a General Instrumentation Engineer to join the Refinery - Automation & Instrumentation Unit.

Minimum requirements

As the successful candidate you will hold a bachelor degree in Engineering (Electrical, Electronic or Instrumentation disciplines)

You should have 9 years of work experience in field instrumentation, preferably with foundation fieldbus apparatuses.
You should have thorough knowledge of field instrumentation engineering practices and economic principles, calculation methods, knowledge of international standards and specifications.
Your experience must include understanding of Refinery facilities; their physical and operational constraints, main economic drivers to maximize asset availability.
Ability to communicate in spoken and written English.

Duties and Responsibilities

You will be required to perform the following:

Participate in the development of design and installation specifications along with commissioning plans.
Participate in the development of criteria for and evaluation of different field instrumentation and technical maintenance service providers.
Develop acceptance tests and inspection criteria.
Optimize the process control of the plants using the real time data (PID tuning) from PCS systems and performance monitoring of automation and instrumentation.
Provide support to the Field Instrumentation maintenance workshop in the following areas:

Maintenance, installation, troubleshooting, calibration and repair work on site or in repair shop.

Minimizing the downtime for all installed Field Instrumentation by the timely implementation of planned maintenance procedures.

Preventive maintenance, troubleshooting for field instrumentation.

Troubleshooting and modification of field instrumentation.

Testing, calibration, checking and recommissions of all test instrumentation against recognized standards.

Calibration of Field Instrumentation and maintenance of records on testing, calibration and installation.

Observing all HSE regulations and ensuring safe operating procedures are followed.

Perform technical assessment for field instrumentation performance.
Perform integration of new projects into existing infrastructure.
Evaluate process changes and manage the change consequences in terms of Field Instrumentation specifications and reactions.
Evaluate potential obsolescence.
Work and configure communication using Foundation Fieldbus devices, HART, Profibus and MODBUS (Serial and Ethernet) Communication.
Participate in engineering work and tests (FAT, I-FAT, etc.) and site activities (SAT, Pre-commissioning, Commissioning & Start-up) as well as in maintenance and troubleshooting jobs

To apply please send full CV.


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