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Snr Control & Instrumentation Engineer

  • Job reference: 922225
  • Location: Algeria
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Instrument Engineering
  • Date posted: 18/10/2018

Senior Controls and Instrumentation Engineer Rotating Equipment

Job Responsibilities:

  • To support the rotating equipment maintenance teams objective in ensuring the reliability and availability of our critical rotating equipment fleet includes GE LM2500's, Siemens RB211's, Solar Centaur 40's and Siemens SGT100'S, driving gas compressors and generators
  • Maintain and troubleshoot control systems on Gar turbines, compressors and generators, which include HMI's, PLC's( Logix5000, FT125, FT110, GE Mark VI), Drives, Historians and industrial networks
  • Collect data and record using available data sources.
  • Analyse maintenance records to determine control and instrument failure rates, availability reliability calculations, failure modes identification, and program effectiveness & cost analysis
  • Develop and execute maintenance program objectives
  • Conduct criticality assessment and develop equipment strategies, maintenance plans for control systems taking into consideration, obsolescence, industry standards, regulatory requirement and manufacturer recommendations
  • Develop capabilities and skills of Junior members of team, through on the job training and professional development initiatives
  • Collect and trend process data using company's multiple process historian
  • Execute control system life cycle management programs which include control system inventory, obsolescence plans, managing spare parts and upgrade replacement planning
  • Support control system maintenance and test planning as required, software upgrades, ESD testing, offline and online testing, and coordination of activities with & without plant shutdowns
  • Support planning and coordination of maintenance asks related to our rotating equipment control systems
  • Participate with multi-disciplinary, multicultural team
  • Review update and develop instrument and controls maintenance documentation
  • Travel to all our production facilities in the field.
  • Bachelor degree from recognized university in Electrical, Automation, or Control and Instrumentation Engineering and a minimum 10 years' experience working in oil and gas or Energy Industry
  • Experience and knowledge in the following areas:
    • Gas Turbine controls
    • Instrumentation
    • Instrument and wiring method selection for electrically hazardous areas
    • Control system architecture design including basic process control versus safety instrumented system
    • Expert Knowledge of Gas Compression systems
    • Expert Knowledge of Power Generation systems
    • Expert Knowledge of Gas Turbine systems
    • Control system logic configuration and programming methods (PLC5, LOGIX500, SLC500, S7, Mark Vi, FT125 and FT110)
    • Process control (e.g. PID theory /tuning, other basic/advanced regulatory control methods)
    • HMI programming
  • Able to review, evaluate, and update cause and effect, P&IDs, logic and architecture diagrams and control narratives
  • Proficient in data collection and analysis with common database and software data analysis tools.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English


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.