Instrument Engineer

  • Competative
  • Angola Angola
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
NES Fircroft are searching for an Instrument and Controls Engineer to join a large client in there Algeria FEED and Design team. 

This opportunity is open to all nationalities however the candidate must have experience working for an operator client to be considereed. 

§  Site wide support on all I&C systems related to a remote joint venture oil processing facility.
§  Develop and incorporate maintenance procedures for Honeywell EPKS ICSS and SIS systems , including database backups, regular check pointing and associated hardware and software checks.
§  Develop instrumentation preventative maintenance procedures
§  Assist in shutdown execution instrument works as shutdown instrument supervisor
§  Maintenance of Dresser Rand Datum compressors driven by Solar Mars 100, Thomassen Frame 5P and Nuovo Pignone Frame 5 Turbines.
§  Cataloguing of new instrumentation items into CMMS
§  Perform Technical Bid Evaluations for all instrumentation and control equipment and components offered by external vendors during GB procurement process.
§  Maintenance representative for Decree 14-349 Compliance Project, working with 3rd party auditors to ensure that the facility complies with International Best Practice in terms of codes and standards as directed by Algerian Government.
§  Mentoring, assessment, training and developing the competence of Instrument technicians through on-the-job training, classroom lessons, coaching, assessment and feedback.
§  Maintaining technical competence and compliance to GB procedures and HSE standards.
§  Develop maintenance procedures for installed and commissioned Process Control Systems.
§  Provides instrumentation and controls engineering expertise plus consultation and technical guidance to EPIC contractor.
§  Ensure compliance to specifications and documentation of site engineering changes under management of change.
Requirements (Education required, background, experience, skills)
§   Engineering Degree, ideally in Instruments, Controls or Electrical Engineering
§   At least 8 years’ experience in the maintenance of instrumentation equipment within oil and gas production facilities.
§   Experience working on similar operated producing projects
§   Previous rotational and international working environment experience preferred
§   Demonstrated ability to work in a team of technical staff, to work with the maintenance department management of an organization, and to manage multiple concurrent project
§   Understanding of ATEX management
§   Understanding of Alarm Management using ISA 18.2 and EEMUA 191
§   Working knowledge of PLC installations including Rockwell, Siemens PSC7 and TIA portal using Step 7, upgrading site wide fire detection system Honeywell/Notifier, SIL allocation and verification and Solar Mars 100 control systems.
§   Working knowledge of IEC 61511 and functional safety.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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