Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Competitive
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

Our Client in Aberdeen, UK, is looking for a Senior Instrument & Controls Engineer on a Permanent basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide day to day technical support including the installation of, and fault diagnosis of instrumentation and control equipment and systems.
  • Ensures all instrumentation and control systems and equipment is maintained in accordance with relevant standards.
  • Co-ordinate with offshore operations personnel the planned and corrective maintenance of plant instruments, control systems and equipment.
  • Ensure by audit that all documentation relevant to the function are maintained in accordance with operational procedures, safety principles and legal requirements
  • Monitor the performance of plant instruments, control systems (including software) and equipment providing recommendations to address reliability issues.
  • Maintain comprehensive records of performance, trends and failures.
  • Review and implement planned maintenance programme to meet statutory and OEM requirements.
  • Routine audit of the CMMS to ensure maintenance history is of a suitable quality and accuracy of PM/PMA periodicity and estimates.
  • Ensure the provision of all third-party support both on and offshore performs in accordance with the contract deliverables and conforms to statutory regulations.
  • Is familiar with the appropriate statutory legislation, operations safety case, asset verification scheme, and safety management systems in support of the function.
  • Development and management of OPEX and CAPEX budgeted activities and projects.
  • Contribution to and development of all direct and indirect activities across the entire planning system from 28 day to CoP.
  • To work and support across the operational disciplines and Technical Authorities to ensure team integration.  Complete regular offshore visits to directly support offshore operations. 
  • Drive an active role as Cyber Security focal point.
Essential Skills:
  • Educated to HNC/HND or equivalent standard.
  • Relevant onshore and offshore experience
  • Instrument & control support function experience required.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic when working as part of a team or on own initiative.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.