Company: Wood
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Antwerp, Flanders, Belgium

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is recruiting for an Instrument & Automation Engineer for our Antwerp office on a one-year contract (renewable)
  • Reporting to the Lead I&A Engineer, the main functions of the role will be the execution of project work, in accordance with the Discipline Design Instructions, including Wood and / or Project Procedures on Safety and Quality Control, within the man-hour, cost budgets and the project schedule targets
  • Review and comment PFD / P&ID for any control / interlock / safety related representations
  • Participating in HAZOP / SIL review meeting. Implementing safety instrument design as per review reports
  • Implementing safety instrument design as per HAZOP / SIL review reports, performing the calculation of SIL definitions and preparing safety requirement specifications
  • Update of P&ID and instrument structure design for the SIL requirements
  • Preparation / review / development of specifications of DCS / SIS / F&G systems and any other PLC related systems
  • Preparation of system architecture for DCS, SIS, F&G, or any other control systems
  • Preparation of material requisitions for DCS / SIS / F&G systems, SCADA or any other control systems required for the project
  • Preparation of technical bid evaluations of suppliers' proposal for control systems
  • Preparation of the control system requirement for package units; supporting package specialists for MR, technical clarification and bid evaluations, document review and approval. Coordinating the interfaces between package unit control system and plant control systems
  • Review and approve vendor documents for incorporation into the design and co-ordination with other disciplines. Provide the input to other disciplines, such as electrical consumption for electrical power supply design, heat dissipation for ACMV design, weight and dimension for civil/architecture design
  • Preparation of cause & effect matrix, logic diagrams, control narratives and safety narratives, any other necessary control & ESD system related documents for the system configurations
  • Perform the calculation of SIL verifications and revise the instrument design structures where required
  • Review and check the all the activities and documents required for the lifecycles of the safety instrumented system
  • Review and approval of suppliers' hardware and software configuration
    Design of control room layout
  • Instruct and advise instrument design team for the control system hardware and cabling installation design, system cabinet earthing and grounding design
  • Preparation of instrument bill of quantity and subcontractor requisition for control system hardware installation work
  • Review / comment / approval of supplier's test procedures; attend FAT / SAT and follow up with any punch list
  • Preparation of functional test procedures for loop testing when requested by client
  • Requires extensive and independent contact with clients, vendor's representatives and project field personnel. Attend and participate in coordination meetings required
  • Direct and / or participate in job site visits to collect or deliver design and engineering data
  • Ensuring that all comments are consistent and are included in the drawings according to the applicable procedure

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree / Technical Diploma in Automation and Control Engineering
  • Highly motivated, well organized, resourceful and proactive
  • Possess good interpersonal skills with sound written and oral communication skills
  • Flexible approach and able to work under pressure with a can-do attitude and a desire to win
  • Fluent in English, knowledge of the Dutch language is a plus

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.