Company: Cammach Bryant
Skills: Engineering Manager, Instrument & Controls Engineer
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Aberdeen, 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


Our client is looking for a Lead Controls Engineer for a permanent position, located in Aberdeen.

ROLE

In this position, the Senior Engineer can be involved in all phases of a field development, from the early onset in studies, pre-FEED and FEED but also following through the later phase in execution as well as maintaining a link with the life of field service.

This is a system role with a specific ownership of the Controls sub-system design and delivery interface. The Senior engineer has the technical expertise to cover every details of the controls scope but also understands the wider implications and interaction with the wider subsea and topside system.

As the regional controls system expert in the region, the Senior Engineer will have a key role interfacing with the internal Controls & Automation (C&A) product line sharing voice of the customer and contributing to the technology development road map (gap/need identification and business cases).

Another key responsibility is to ensure technical assurance of the selected controls solution during early and execution phases.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

JOB SCOPE and AUTHORITIES

Job scope means the magnitude of the job.

Which decisions (authorities) can be done by the Job holder?

• Approval of engineering documentation

Additional scope information

Must manage the following roles:

o Tender Engineering Representative for Controls in the win-it / early engagement phase and/or,

o Product Lead Engineer in the execution/do it phase.

Other roles to be agreed for each assigned project:

o Is expected to contribute to the controls and automation strategy by communicating business needs to the product management organisation and the controls & automation product line.
o Will regularly be involved in the technical assurance review process of the field solution.
• Responsible for Controls sub-system engineering within the pre-FEED, FEED and tender phases and establishing associated technical documentation in accordance with TFMC engineering practice and Company values.
• Responsible for understanding requirements of the controls sub-system and wider subsea/topside system implications. These shall be clearly communicated to the project engineering manager, system integration engineer and the relevant Controls engineering groups.
• Accountable for client relations trough meetings, presentations, interfaces etc.
• Responsible for technical management of Controls scope of work, defined by TFMC procedures, contract, schedules and budgets.
• Responsible to identify and coordinate input to potential variation orders for additional work outside scope or contract requirements, and propose PVO
• Responsible for identifying and analysing risks associated with engineering tasks. Is expected to be pro-actively involved in the technical assurance review process.
• Accountable for delivering Controls sub-system engineering package according to COMPANY requirements.
• Responsible for approving design basis and coordinating design activities within discipline
• Responsible to define and maintain Controls internal and external interfaces.
• Accountable for developing relation with 3rd party OEM controls providers, whose technology may be imposed by COMPANY 's brownfield wider dynamics or be the topside incumbent . It will be necessary to be conversant and up to date with all solutions.
• Responsible for contributing to the group's control and automation technology roadmap by expressing technology gaps/needs/opportunities (from project or voice of customer feedback) and associated business case to the product management organisation.
• Responsible for contribution to potential acceptance / roll out of new technologies by the customer base.

 

REQUIREMENTS

RECOMMENDED FORMAL EDUCATION:
  • BS in Engineering or equivalent and professional experience in engineering or related fields. Work experience can compensate for lack of formal competency.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Relevant experience in the domain of system engineering and controls engineering
  • Preferred exposure to a wide range of field & controls architectures, as well as control system technologies from a range of companies.
  • Preferred exposure to system and controls system engineering in brownfield environment
  • Familiarity with risk review & identification exercises
  • Preferred experience with pressure protection systems, understanding of SIL levels, etc..

REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS AND/OR PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS:

  • Expert knowledge of the overall topside and susbea control systems and of its individual sub-components.
  • Much preferred up to date knowledge and experience with company solutions and other technologies in the industry.
  • Advanced understanding of inter-dependance between the control sub-system and other topsides and subsea sub-sytem in the wider field development solution

REQUIRED MANAGERIAL SKILLS

  • Advanced technical management skills
  • Ability to coordinate multi-skilled exercises
  • Ability to prepare and present a comprehensive business case

Important Job Knowledge:

  • Knowledgeable in use of Global Process Business Management System (GPBMS)
  • Skilled in use of API 17F (ISO 13628-6)
  • Skilled in use of internal design guidelines and the codes
  • Excellent command of English