Company: Petroplan
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada


Reporting to the M, E & I team lead, the E&I Engineer will provide engineering support to the reliability engineering team as outlined in the responsibilities section outline below. The E&I Engineer ensures assigned scope of work are evaluated using a questioning attitude to ensure the work is effectively completed in line with expectation of the task and the M, E and I team lead.
  • Degree in Engineering and Professional Engineering designation with minimum 5 years related experience in the Petro-Chemical/Oil and Gas business.
  • Experience in electrical safety, power generation/distribution, small power equipment, heat trace and electric motors.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industrial process instrumentation, fire and gas detection equipment, metering systems, safety instrumented systems, hazardous locations and control valves.
  • Knowledge and experience in environmental, safety and loss prevention process and practices.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of risk management processes including risk assessment and risk mitigation planning.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Project Management, and the ability to lead through influence.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry practices, standards, rules and regulations.
  • Planning, communication (presentation and technical writing), and continuous improvement/engineering skills required to deliver overall value; and
  • Computer fluent MS/Office and experience with SAP.

  • Written communications clarity.
  • Work prioritization skills.
  • Familiarity with East Coast offshore regulatory environment; and
  • Computer skills - MS Office.

  • Provide technical support on electrical and instrumentation issues as required including Process Hazard Assessments (PHA);
  • Maintain FPSO electrical and instrumentation discipline documents;
  • Provide technical support and input to project and life of field teams on electrical and instrumentation issues, including project design reviews, technical specifications, and equipment selection.
  • Create and update material masters for electrical and instrumentation equipment, material and components for the FPSO.
  • Create and develop monthly Safety and Environmental Critical (SEC) reports.
  • Responsible for management of Terra Nova Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS);

Support Regulatory Query Form (RQF) development and regulatory queries/observations in cooperation with Operations support group.
  • Resolve electrical and instrumentation related Technical Queries (TQs) and develop Change Requests (CRs) as required, ensuring adherence to the Management of Change process.
  • Drive continuous improvement in performance and carry out commercial support e.g., contract adherence, PM02 generation, and invoice verification.
  • Work with the maintenance engineering, equipment strategy and reliability teams to execute and optimize planned maintenance strategies of electrical and instrumentation equipment.
  • Support M, E and I lead in planning, prioritization and execution of work-scopes.
  • Provides technical advice, and mentoring to other engineers including students and contractors.
  • Provides guidance to Operations / Electrical and instrumentation maintenance personnel as required; and
  • Makes recommendations that affect safety and production on the FPSO.

About Petroplan

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