Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: Reading, United Kingdom
Status: Active

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Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler are currently recruiting for a Senior Control & Instrument Designer. We are currently looking for people with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference to our performance on projects across the full life cycle, from studies and FEED to EPC, to ensure that Foster Wheeler continues to differentiate itself from its competitors by delivering quality projects to our client’s requirements.
The Senior Control & Instrument Designer reports to the Lead Control & Instrument Engineer and is accountable for executing assigned work in accordance with the applicable Project Procedures and Standards, including Amec Foster Wheeler and/or Project Procedures on Safety and Quality Control, within the man hour and cost budgets and the project schedule targets.

  • Contribute towards a healthy, safe, environmentally sound and secure working environment, in the home office, on projects and during visits and periods on site or in other offices.
  • To be aware of response and actions required and to implement these actions, in the event of excursions from the safe conditions.
  • Provide discipline technical and engineering services to a standard and proficiency commensurate with Foster Wheeler’s Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Assurance (HSEQ) System
  • Execution of proposal and project work in a Senior Designer capacity
  • Have an understanding of the extent, methods and means of producing and need for Discipline Design deliverables and main activities, as well as the budgets required to produce these and to seek to achieve or better these metrics
  • Provide technical skills and experience in the approach, preparation, checking and fulfilment of calculations, drawings, diagrams and other deliverables and activities and to recognise and advise personal competency and development needs
  • Maintain a contemporary technical competency through familiarity and knowledge, learning and development in the discipline subject area
  • Demonstrate a means of continual development and practical appreciation and skills of discipline technical matters
  • Advise the Chief/Principal Control & Instrument Engineer of any health, safety, environmental, security or competency issues, including residual risks that are relevant to the office, proposals and projects
  • Execute proposal and project work in accordance with the Project Execution Plan (PEP), Project Co-ordination Procedure (PCP), Project Instructions (PI) and Discipline Design Instructions (DDIs)
  • Produce calculations, written documents and drawings as required to support proposals, projects and other special needs and that each is in compliance with the relevant codes, standards and procedures
  • Ensure such documents are properly and consistently drafted, checked and approved
  • Check designs and code calculations undertaken by others
  • Establish and maintain a good working relationship within proposals and projects
  • Participate in site visits, surveys and queries, including assessment of safety, investigations and documentation when at site
  • Assessments of suppliers, vendors, contractors and clients
  • Represent Foster Wheeler in a professional, conscientious and ethical manner with clients, suppliers, vendors, contractors and at other offices

Skills / Qualifications

  • Experience of executing control and instrumentation design work using industry standard tools, such as SPI, INtools, PDS and SP3D
  • Qualifications in a relevant Engineering discipline
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the sequence, logic and dependencies of discipline activities leading to an effective contribution and fulfilment of the proposal or project programme
  • Familiarity with the Foster Wheeler’s HSEQ Manuals and to have experience and understanding of the requirements to meet design codes, standards and procedures and be able to implement the Client quality documents as defined in the project control documents
  • Ability to work in a team or on an individual basis, while being able to achieve targets
  • Ability to advise the Chief Designer / Lead Instrument Engineer on issues of proficiency or deficiency in the skills and competencies of the Discipline Department as they become apparent
  • Experience in the assistance of development and training of apprentice design personnel

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


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