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Lead Instrument and Controls (I&C) Engineer

SBM Offshore
Updated: May 30 2013
Desired Expertise: Instrument & Controls Engineer
Experience: 7+ years
Minimum Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: West Houston-Energy Corridor, TX, US
Reference Code: 110131
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: North America
Job Description:

Have you ever wanted to work for a world leader in their industry?

SBM Offshore is an integrated EPCI provider of floating production solutions for the deepwater oil and gas industry. SBM Offshore owns and operates the world's largest fleet of FPSOs which produced more than 1 million barrels of oil per day as of the end of 2011. SBM Offshore has a global footprint that includes 7 execution centers worldwide.

We are proud of our technological innovation, and are a market leader in R&D and technology development. Some of SBM Offshore's products include FPSOs, Turret Mooring Systems, CALM buoys, TLPs, and Semisubmersibles.

Careers at SBM Offshore offer our employees:

  • Unique opportunities to participate in the full life-cycle of projects and operations from engineering through construction and installation and throughout production operations.
  • Experience with a leader in deepwater floating production and mooring systems, in production operations and in terminals and services.
  • Opportunities for roles in Execution centers, in our construction yards and with our specialized offshore installation vessels.
  • A company philosophy of exposing talented individuals to all parts of the business which provides opportunities to expand their personal tool kits.
  • SBM Offshore is currently recruiting for a Lead Instrument and Controls (I&C) Engineer for our Houston office.

The Lead Instrument and Controls (I&C) Engineer will perform instrumentation and control engineering functions for FPSO and other offshore applications. Function as either support lead or lead in a project, and interface with other disciplines, project management, and client.

The Lead Instrument and Controls (I&C) Engineer reports to the Engineering Project Manager, and plans and manages Instrument Engineering and Design for FPSO projects. I&C experience should include previous offshore engineering lead experience consisting of the following: specifying control systems hardware and field instruments, Automated Valves (Pneumatic, Hydraulic, Electric) Pressure Relief Valves, Analyzers, Fire and Gas detectors and systems, ICSS, Metering Systems, C&Es, writing Control Narratives, Instrument Index, IO Assignment, Instrument Hook-ups, Instrument Supports, I&C Interface with Packages, Cable Block Diagrams, Cable Schedule, Instrument and F&G Layouts, and Termination & Loop Drawings.


Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelors Degree in Engineering (Electrical or Instrumentation) with preference given to candidates having an advanced degree.

Candidates should also have 7 years of related experience with offshore structures, including lead roles on both FEED and detailed engineering for FPSOs, etc. Experience should encompass: knowledge (sizing and selection) of all field instrumentation; development of instrument specifications for field and control room devices; specification of DCS, SIS, F&G, and PLC systems; leading a small team of engineers and designers; development of cause and effect diagrams, safe-charts, control narratives, etc.; and basic understanding of instrument design interfaces.

Candidates must have hands-on experience with Intools, in modules: Index, Specs, Calculation and Process Data.

Yard engineering support experience preferred.

Headquartered in West Houston's Energy Corridor, the Houston Execution Center of SBM Offshore offers a congenial work environment, excellent benefits, tremendous opportunities for qualified professionals, and competitive salary and benefits packages** (3 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO), 10 paid holidays, 401(k) Plan, 4-1/2 Day Work week, AD&D, Bonus Plan, Education Reimbursement Program, Flexible Spending Accounts, Medical and Dental Plans, Short & Long Term Disability Insurance and Employee Stock Purchase Plan). **subject to employment status

The SBM Offshore Group is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

This Position Is Closed to New Applicants

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