Company: Petroplan
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Salary: Negotiable
Location: France

Instrumentation & Control Lead

This is a long term contract based out of our clients offices in Europe. Local accommodation and transportation to and from the office is provided. The successful candidate must have the right to work in Europe without sponsorship.

Academic: Higher Technical Engineer
  • 10 years of experience, recommended in Offshore Substations
  • Recommended experience in German BSH requirements

Activities to Develop:
  • Experience in I&C subsystems (DCS, Scada, field instrumentation, FDS, FiFi, Inert Gas & communication protocols).
  • Control System topology design for offshore projects.
  • Technical Specification and technical document (IO List, Inst List, Cause & Effect matrix, Functional Descriptions, Control Narratives, etc).
  • Technical Specification of motorized and pneumatic valves.
  • Technical specification of I&C Cables.
  • Flowchart from process description.
  • Factory Acceptance test assistance in vendor installations.
  • Expediting (Technical evaluation and follow on the purchase) of I&C devices.
  • Fire Detection System control.
  • I&C team management.
  • Guarantee the coordination of works with the rest of disciplines within the Engineering Department and within their own department.
  • Undertake design and analysis activities in accordance with tasks assigned on Project.
  • Produce project status reports on weekly and monthly basis.
  • Produce project status reports

Standards Acknowledge:
  • IEC (International Electro technical Commission)
  • VDE (German Federation of Electro technical, Electronic and Information Technology Industries)
  • ATEX
  • VdS German safety std
  • KKS (Kraftwerk Kennzeichen System) Power Plant Item Designation System.
  • ISA (International Society of Automation)

Computers Skills:
  • Microsoft Office.
  • Smart Plant (Intools).
  • AVEVA Instrumentation.
  • Autocad.

  • English.


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