Project Instrument Engineer


The objective of the position is to ensure compliance with established Project specific procedures and engineering design standards during Final Study Phase of the project and the timely completion of the activities.

The scope of the position covers all reviews and support of instrument design activities associated with the Engineering Contractor’s activities for the proje



 Reporting to the Project Manager and responsible for undertaking, instrument design reviews in accordance with appropriate technical standards and specifications associated with the services provided by the Engineering Contractor.

 Instrument design review activities are in support of the Project and development initiatives and include support to other disciplines during the engineering and procurement phases.

 Stimulates challenges and supports the Engineering Contractor to strive for easy/simple solutions and to avoid unnecessary changes.

 Attend factory inspections and expediting, where applicable, and ensure equipment is in full compliance with the specifications and in time.

 Follows the instrumentation equipment and bulks quantities and checks these in the estimate.

 Follows the development of the execution schedule ensuring both the timings and sequencing are correct.

 Where budget bid enquires are prepared, check technically both the issuance and bid analysis that they are of the correct quality.

 Take responsibility for the engineering Contractor’s deliverables as per the Contract and ensure these are both issued for design and fully signed off by both the Contractor and client.

 A prime responsibility is the development and maintenance of good and beneficial relationships with, contractors, partners, vendors, local organisation and other businesses and third parties such as engineering institutions, certification bodies etc..

 Support and implement the use of Common Engineering Specifications. Where required raise the appropriate deviation requests, keeping a register with the status of such.

 Ensure that the relevant Local and International regulations are followed by the Contractor and Vendors.

 Ensure that effective use of the Lessons Learned system according to BEI-CO-00-016 is made.

General duties

 have a full knowledge of the Feasibility Engineering package

 have a full knowledge of the Engineering Contractors scope as per the Contract

 have a full understanding of the Engineering Contractors Schedule and the activities and deliverables for the discipline and be a driver to ensure the latter are achieved in a timely manner.

 prior to commencing work, agree with the Project Manager the proposed budget and contingency, for the work to be undertaken for his discipline

 ensure that all tasks assigned by the Project Manager are completed on time and within budget

 attend internal / external design reviews and other meetings, as necessary

 attend internal training courses as requested by the Project Manager and be aware of external training courses which could be of benefit

 keep up to date with and adhere to Company and Project related procedures

 make himself/herself fully familiar with Company Common Engineering Specifications and its local amendments and ensure deviation requested are raised accordingly, logged and followed up.. Give the appropriate feedback to the workgroup.

Specific duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to;

 For all Instrument Equipment and Installations,

 Conduct design reviews and approve in accordance with the project quality plan the Instrument specifications, data sheets, studies & calculation sheets, instrument loop diagrams, equipment room layouts, 3d reviews, elementary & connection diagrams, cable routing, power system, telecommunication system, material requisitions for instrument equipment and bulk material and alike.

 Ensure that the local Tie-ins and As Built documentation are reviewed correctly and correctly taken into the design.

 Is responsible for the Document Distribution Matrix for the respective discipline area.

 Approve the material requisition for budget bid inquiry and pass to Engineering Manager for final approval

 Perform a detailed quality check of the Instrument Work package before budget bid inquiry, if applicable.

 Review technical bid evaluations and approve accordingly

 For any defined long lead items follow up of the supply and Vendors’ drawing check in accordance with the project quality plan and carry out vendors’ visits for inspection purposes

 For any defined long lead items participate actively in Vendor contract negotiations, Kick-off meetings, and visits to expedite information etc.

 Support the exercise to define the spare parts, for 2 years commissioning and Start-up and for capital spares; ensure these are in the estimate

 Contribute as a team member, and liaise with other disciplines and the Engineering Contractor as necessary for IDC checks etc., to minimise costs and efficiently co-ordinate planned work scopes.

 Follow up closely the engineering and procurement schedules ensuring the activities for the discipline are completed in a timely manner.

 Attend internal progress meetings and meetings as required with the Contractor.

 Review and approve all instrument changes after “Approved for Design” level is reached.

 Participate actively in the Contractors planning and monitor overall progress and performance by frontline activities identifying any areas of concern and implementation or instigation of appropriate remedial actions

 Actively participate in audits of both the Contractor and Vendors.

 Give input to the Engineering Manager to keep track of the process defects, non-conformities etc., as stated in the Contract with the Engineering Contractor.

Perform risk Assessment continuously in his area.

HS & E Responsibilities

 Subscribe to and comply with HSE Policy and Management System

Specific responsibilities include

 Participate with the HAZOP studies completion and updating, attending meetings as required.

 Ensure strict Compliance with HSE-031 (6 step method)

 Participate with the SIL Classification studies completion and updating, attending meetings as required. Ensure that all Safety Interlocks Functions are identified, documented and SIL classified.

 Ensure fail tolerant design of the instrument loops and instrument reliability according to the SIL requirements and the agreed testing frequencies.

 Participate with HSE Design Conference, HSE Design reviews during the course of the Project.

 Issue near miss reports when appropriate.

 Conduct observation tours throughout the construction, commissioning and start-up period.


Competence requirements

 Master degree in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)

 Minimum 10 years of working experience

 High degree of computer literacy.

 Vast knowledge of the discipline

 Trained in Project Management

 Knowledge of International directives on his disciplines

 Previous knowledge of Instrument installations

 Technical experience, preferably in a maintenance or Project environment working with Contactors.

 Comprehensive Onshore Construction and investment project Experience

 Woking experience in multicultural environment

 Experience of olefins or poly-olefins plants is important


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