Accessibility Links

Instrumentation & Controls Engineer

  • Job reference: 924478
  • Location: New Forest, Hampshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Chemical Engineering, Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 22/03/2019


Evaluate and comment on discipline engineering work performed both internally and by Contractors and sub-contractors to ensure that work is being executed in accordance with project specifications, company standards, and regulatory requirements.

Facilitates effective execution of discipline engineering and design routines that align with the project's goals, objectives, and procedures.

Assures accurate and timely communication among the Project Team and other Company functions on discipline engineering activities, progress, and issues.


Analyse maintenance records to determine instrument failure rates, availability reliability calculations, failure modes identification, and program effectiveness & cost analysis.

Develop and execute process control surveillance programs.

Collect and trend process data using company's multiple process historical database and visualization software tools.

Perform process control philosophy and stability reviews coupled with execution of control logic updates and

loop tuning.

Conduct criticality assessment and develop equipment strategies/maintenance plans for instrumentation and control systems taking into consideration Safety Integrity Level (SIL) assessment, industry standards, regulatory requirement and manufacturer recommendations.


10+ years' of closely related professional experience.

Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or related engineering speciality, or equivalent professional experience.

Strong knowledge of discipline design standards, specifications, codes, and appropriate safety criteria. Experience in selection, application, and ISA data sheet specification of hardware including pressure temperature level instruments, control valves, shutdown valves, and fire gas detection.

Proficient in data collection and analysis with common database and software data analysis tools such as SAP, Analytics for Excel and Tableau.

Proficient in Microsoft Office suite of software programs.

Projects ranging from minor plant improvement to brownfield plant expansion.

Supporting Process Designers in producing early design documentation.

Carry out the detailed engineering associated with the sizing and selection of a broad range of instrumentation.

Participate in HAZOP, LOPA's.

Good working knowledge of functional safety standards (IEC61511/61508).

Supporting commissioning activities in the field. *

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.