Company: Raeburn Recruitment
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer
Education: Some College
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, 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.

Our client now has an immediate requirement for an instrument engineer to join their team on a staff basis. Previous experience with FPSOs is preferred.

The Instrument Engineers job objective is to provide instrument/control maintenance support to off-shore installations in accordance with procedures. All activities will be performed in accordance with Corporate Management System.
The Instrument Engineers responsibilities include acting as the onshore technical focal point for matters on control/instrumentation as well as providing support to offshore installations for all instrument/low voltage maintenance requirements. They will also be required to provide technical support with regards to the repair and maintenance of installation equipment and reviewing planned maintenance routines. Other responsibilities include advising on competency assessments, raising modification requests, raising contract service orders (technical work scopes) for vendors, reviewing technical content of maintenance frame agreements and determining spares requirement for items of equipment. The Instrument Engineer will actively contribute towards continuous improvement initiatives.


A creative and organised Instrument Engineer with excellent interpersonal skills and problem-solving ability. Furthermore:

§HNC/HND or BSc in Instrument Engineering or equivalent (Chartered/Incorporated Engineer would be preferable)
§Offshore North Sea experience as Instrument/Control Engineer
§Understanding of UK legislation
§Fiscal Metering Experience

Established in 1981, Raeburn has more than 34 years’ experience supporting our clients in the UK and international Oil & Gas and Petro-Chemical Industries.




Raeburn is built upon a solid foundation of experience and genuine hands on appreciation of our client’s project and operational developments - from the very first generation of UKCS offshore platforms to onshore refineries, tension leg platforms, pipeline and subsea completions, deep water projects, FPSO developments and de-commissioning projects, Raeburn have effectively supported our clients at all stages of their UKCS and international upstream and downstream projects and operational requirements with qualified and experienced multi-disciplined personnel.




Our combined knowledge of worldwide Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical projects both onshore and offshore, operations and standards, our unmatched professional technical and commercial recruitment experience, pay-rolling services, access to one of the world’s largest Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical specific databases, and our proven experience in the fields of international Visa, Work Permits, Payroll and Taxation management, ensures that Raeburn are best placed to support our clients with their recruitment needs, and provide support and advice on industry related matters.




Raeburn are fully committed to supporting our clients with all their recruitment and on-boarding requirements, and have the scalable structure, experience and dedication to provide a high quality, unrivalled and professional services enhancing efficiency and adding value to our clients’ businesses.




Raeburn have an outstanding track record of delivery for the Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical industry’s major operators, service companies and contractors at all stages of their developments both in the UK and internationally. We are aware of the ever changing recruitment market and the need to ensure we are pro-active in the delivery of recruitment services provided to our clients, specifically in terms of legislation, technology and contractual demands.




Raeburn’s growing success is built upon our knowledge and expertise within the Oil & Gas and Petro-Chemical industries delivering the very highest of standards and reliability in sourcing the very best talent available in the market. Raeburn’s management and our teams of dedicated recruitment professionals are committed entirely to delivery and support for our clients now and in the future.