Company: Hydrasun Limited
Skills: Hydraulic & Pneumatic, Instrument & Controls Engineer, Mechanical Engineering
Other Skills: Process Control, Design Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: United Kingdom

Hydrasun is a leading specialist provider of integrated fluid transfer, power and control solutions to the energy industries, successfully delivering flexible hose, integrated instrumentation products, umbilical solutions and integrity management services worldwide.

We are recruiting for an Instrumentation Design Engineer within our Glasgow office for the on time delivery of projects/design packs that provide safe, economic, engineered solutions to our customers, in accordance with Hydrasun HSEQ processes and procedures and in compliance with all relevant codes and/or standards.


Essential Qualifications, Experience and Competencies

  • HND in Process/Instrumentation/Control Hydraulics Systems or equivalent

  • Experience of working in an mechanical engineering environment with design experience in a relevant area (Instrumentation, Process Control)

  • Experience of carrying out engineering design, development and manufacture of Process Control, Instrumentation, and/or Hydraulic systems

  • Development of P & ID's, BOM's and documentation packs

  • Autocad Inventor or similar

  • Ability to maintain a professional and focused approach at all times, in particular, in customer facing situations

  • Microsoft Office

  • Excellent HSE & QA awareness

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Good organisational and administration skills

  • Keen and effective attention to detail


Desirable Qualifications, Experience and Competencies

  • Degree in Engineering (Mechanical bias)

  • Working towards or Chartered Status

  • Subsea control systems

  • Design of control panels

  • Design of small bore tubing systems

  • Subsea engineering codes and standards

  • Product and process development

  • Fabrication/welding design/codes and standards

  • Active participation in engineering reviews and/or investigations with customers


  • Mathcad and FEA programmes experience

  • Knowledge of materials and processes used within offshore oil and gas operations


Duties will include but will not be limited to:

Technical Duties

  • Carry out technical & design engineering activities in support of the Integrated Instrumentation Solutions (IIS) Division.

  • Produce economic engineered solutions, considering all aspects from materials to manufacturability, that maximises profitably for Hydrasun whilst satisfying all customer and internal requirements

  • Liaise with customers to establish, through negotiation where appropriate, and confirm precise Engineering requirements

  • Liaise with other departments to ensure clarity of understanding of all customer/project requirements

  • Ensure full compliance, during all engineering and related activities, with regard to sound engineering practice and adherence to relevant internal and external procedures, guidelines and standards

  • Ensure development and improvement of existing products and services, where possible

  • Actively pursue the development of new product ranges from conceptual design to manufacture

  • Liaise with suppliers on technical and engineering matters

  • Ensure knowledge of industry developments is kept up to date

  • Ensure activities within the IIS Division & Engineering Department meet agreed target completion dates


  • Be responsible for knowing and understanding the Integrated Instrumentation Solutions Divisions and Engineering Department's targets and objectives

  • Carry out all the relevant administrative duties including helping with management reports and audits.

  • Keep any filing/admin/databases up to date

  • Adopt a "no surprises rule" and to ensure delivery against agreed objectives and targets

Continuous Improvement/Personal Development

  • Responsible for knowing and understanding your company targets and objectives.

  • Responsible for understanding, agreeing and achieving personal objectives set by the Department Manager.

  • Adhere to the procedures as laid down by the HSE Management System and Quality Management System.

  • Adhere to the procedures as laid down by the Human Resource Management System and to take an active part in the Performance Management Process and the Competence and Training Programme.

  • Adhere to any duty rota which may be in force.

  • Complete timesheets on a timely basis.

  • Put forward any suggestions for improvements.

  • Attend formal Team Briefings when requested in your own time.

  • Be a team member and actively promote communication and information sharing.

Hydrasun is a leading specialist provider of integrated fluid transfer, power and control solutions to the energy industries, successfully delivering flexible hose, integrated instrumentation products, umbilical solutions and integrity management services worldwide.


Our product and service offering is driven by customer requirements to continuously improve safety, quality, technical integrity, reliability, environmental awareness and value for money. Through our established global network of operational bases and partnerships we offer:


•Fluid Transfer
•Integrity Management
•Umbilicals & Subsea Connectors
•Hydraulic Power & Control
•Instrumentation & Process Control
•Engineering & Technical Support


Hydrasun currently exports to around 60 countries, which has included developing significant sales in countries such as Angola, Brazil and USA. The company has international operational bases established in Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, UAE, Brazil and The Netherlands as well as a further presence in West Africa and the US Gulf of Mexico.


The company’s global staff numbers have increased by around 100 in the past year to a total workforce of nearly 600 currently.


Hydrasun was recently awarded the coveted Overall Global Business of the Year at the Northern Star Business Awards 2012, along with awards for Achievement in International Business and Outstanding Contribution to Society.