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Senior Instrument & Controls Engineer

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    David Yarwood

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    19 days ago

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We're currently looking for a Senior Instrument & Control Engineer for a permanent staff role based in Aberdeen. This is to join a highly respected international service provider to the energy industry currently progressing into new energy markets, with a diverse client portfolio including many of the world’s major energy companies. The company offers a flexible hybrid working model with a three-day working week in the office and 2 days working from home.

A description is given below – if this role could interest then please contact me with a copy of your latest CV and information on your current situation and availability to start a new role, plus your salary expectations.

What does the job involve?

  • Provide day to day technical support including the installation of, and fault diagnosis of instrumentation and control equipment and systems.
  • Ensures all instrumentation and control systems and equipment is maintained in accordance with relevant standards.
  • Co-ordinate with offshore operations personnel the planned and corrective maintenance of plant instruments, control systems and equipment.
  • Ensure by audit that all documentation relevant to the function are maintained in accordance with operational procedures, safety principles and legal requirements
  • Monitor the performance of plant instruments, control systems (including software) and equipment providing recommendations to address reliability issues.
  • Maintain comprehensive records of performance, trends and failures.
  • Review and implement planned maintenance programme to meet statutory and OEM requirements.
  • Routine audit of the CMMS to ensure maintenance history is of a suitable quality and accuracy of PM/PMA periodicity and estimates.
  • Ensure the provision of all third-party support both on and offshore performs in accordance with the contract deliverables and conforms to statutory regulations.
  • Is familiar with the appropriate statutory legislation, operations safety case, asset verification scheme, and safety management systems in support of the function.
  • Development and management of OPEX and CAPEX budgeted activities and projects.
  • Contribution to and development of all direct and indirect activities across the entire planning system from 28 day to CoP.
  • To work and support across the operational disciplines and Technical Authorities to ensure team integration. Complete regular offshore visits to directly support offshore operations.
  • Drive an active role as Cyber Security focal point.


What skills and experience do you need?

  • Educated to HNC/HND or equivalent standard.
  • Relevant onshore and offshore experience
  • Instrument & control support function experience required.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic when working as part of a team or on own initiative.


What are the pay and benefits?

  • A competitive base salary
  • Pension Scheme – Standard Life - 3.5% Employee / 7% Employer
  • UK Healthcare – AXA
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Permanent Health Insurance (PHI)
  • Personal Accident insurance
  • Life Assurance (3x Base Salary)
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
  • Share Incentive Plan (SIP)
  • Employee Lifestyle Benefits Scheme
  • 30 days plus 3 public holiday entitlement
  • Plus, much more


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