The Instrumentation & Controls Engineer resides in the Maintenance Team and is responsible for ensuring the reliability and integrity of the asset instrument & control equipment.
Regular trips offshore liaising with offshore personnel, escorting vendors, escalated problem investigation.
• Provide Instrument Onshore technical support to the Asset to facilitate safe and effective maintenance and repair activities, ensuring availability of critical equipment.
• Ensure that Instrument equipment and associated system performance are capable of meeting business needs.
• Review and implementation of maintenance activities ensuring strategies, compliance, deferrals, changes and scheduling are optimized to give Incident free operation and maximum reliability. In conjunction with this process, ensure budgets are monitored and forecasted leading to the formation of annual budgets.
• Provide operational and specialist Instrument Engineering, control and safety system support to modification or study teams or projects.
• Identify opportunities to improve efficiency of all activities, improve equipment reliability, and reduce operating costs.
• Support Alarm reduction and rationalisation activities.
• Provide recommendations for critical spares and optimise asset inventory.
• Provide solutions to Technical queries as required by Management of Change processes.
• Ensure vendor support is effectively and efficiently utilised and that all activities are executed within both the scope and the terms and conditions of any contractual agreement. Identifies potential opportunities for new contractual requirements.
• Assist with the resolution of operational problems, including participation in and close-out of incident investigations and equipment failure root cause analysis.
• Make regular trips offshore to enhance collaboration.
• Participation in RCA, Incident Investigation, and writing of site specific procedures relating to I&C issues. Also provide input to performance standards, verification schemes and safety case documents.
• Participation in SIL assessments, Hazops and Safety reviews to give I&C input to various projects or problem resolution.
- Relevant engineering degree
- Demonstrates thorough knowledge of instrument and controls systems design, operation and repair techniques.
- Demonstrates clear understanding of instrumentation and control systems legislatory compliance requirements and risk and integrity management.
- Demonstrates a thorough capability lead and review SIL assessments and HAZOPs, and provide instrumentation and control inputs to new and upgrade programmes.
- Proactive approach to HE&S initiatives. Promotes a high level of awareness in self and others. Compliance with relevant procedures. Knowledge in implementing HES/OE management systems.
- Strong leadership and team building skills with proven track record in delivering business results. Self motivator and ability to motivate and persuade others.
- Excellent communications skills and ability to develop and sustain collaborative relationships with assets and functional teams to share lessons learned, best practices and to generate improvement opportunities.
- Able to implement and manage budgets, and manage sub-contracts.