Principal Engineer - Control & Instrumentation

  • 0 yrs
  • $ Not Disclosed / YEAR

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Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Principal Engineer - Control & Instrumentation with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry.


Responsibilities includes but not limited to the following:


  • Responsible for the design and approval of all Instrument work on assigned projects and responsible for preparation and approval of project related standards / specifications and job Notes

  • Reflect instrument requirements on project MFD’s / P&ID’s utilising ISA standards and symbology as required

  • Review & approve project instrument index reflecting all instrumentation requirements inclusive of instrument type selection compliant to process criteria

  • Prepare requisition index for Instrument work, indicating planned issue date for each requisition. Review and re - issue periodically

  • Check and approve the drawing index for Instrument drawings

  • Prepare and approve general notes requisitions for instrumentation. Prepare and approve data sheets, material requisitions for valves and all other instrument items including control system

  • Issue material requisitions to the Procurement Department for enquiry, order placement and for any subsequent revisions

  • Design and requisition instrumentation: This includes instrument sizing and protection methodology, calculations and verification checks

  • Guide the designers for the preparation of Instrumentation drawings

  • Review and approve all Instrument drawings / documents and ensure that the quality of design and drawings produced for enquiry and fabrication purposes is of satisfactory standard

  • Prepare and approve technical bid analysis for Instrumentation

  • Ensure that Instrument engineering operations are complete in accordance with the approved project schedule and within allocated man - hours

  • Notify the Project Engineer of all deficiencies in the flow of data or other basic information required for execution of work

  • Provide progress report information, at the required frequency and with the required content, to the Project Engineer

  • Provide information where necessary to estimate the cost of contract changes, Alert the Project Engineer / Project Manager to circumstances considered to be subject to contract change and initiate change flags

  • Keep abreast of development in the Instrument engineering field. Suggest ways to improve efficiency, costs and service in the execution of projects and also contribute to discipline development activities

  • Assist where necessary in the compilation of operating manuals and mechanical catalogues


Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in automation / instrumentation

  • Minimum industrial experience: 15+ years

  • Desirable: Strong technical background

  • High degree of competency in Microsoft Office Suite of programs

  • Aspire to excellence, self starter and motivated individual

  • Ability to perform under minimal supervision

  • Excellent understanding of instrumentation and automation packages

  • Good knowledge of the major vendors in the field of instrumentation and automation

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.