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Instrument & Electrical Engineer

  • Location: Grangemouth
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 21 days ago

  • Sector: Oil, Gas and Petrochemical
  • Contact: Shaun Lamb
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0141 226 8156
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 14 October 2021
  • Job Ref: 1038011

NRL’s client based in Grangemouth is looking to recruit an Instrument & Electrical Engineer on a permanent staff basis.
  • The post holder will be accountable for the development and implementation of Asset Care Policies for their discipline within assigned Refinery Assets. This role is responsible for regulatory compliance and the implementation of new and changing standards for assigned Refinery Assets. This position offers an exciting opportunity for the right individual to work within a dynamic team.

About the role:

  • Provision of discipline engineering within the Refinery/Offsite Engineering Teams to ensure required technical input to deliver integrity, safety and reliability of the maintenance, plant modification and operation of the Asset. This will include support for Asset Life Plans, vulnerabilities and RCFA reviews.
  • Audit the Asset Inspection process to ensure compliance with the Statutory and Integrity inspection schedule as well as compliance with asset maintenance routines for all instrument and electrical equipment, to ensure safe and reliable plant operation. This refers to SIS function checking and calibration, hazardous area inspections, Green House Gas Instrument Inspection and the preventive maintenance routines for all other instrument / electrical equipment. The preparation and endorsement of functional test and calibration procedures is an integral part of this function.
  • Review all maintenance and inspection reports to ensure all repair recommendations and potential future vulnerabilities are captured and remedial action resourced and planned. This extends to SIL rated inspection reports, SIF audits, UPS and Generator maintenance and overhaul, hazardous area inspections, motor and switchgear maintenance reports.
  • Define, implement and monitor effectiveness of the Asset Care Policies in delivery of the Asset integrity and reliability targets. Ensuring appropriate asset life plans, spares and PM¿s exist for equipment.
  • Advise the Engineering Manager that budgets and resource planning are adequate to deliver the annual Asset Care implementation plan.
  • Ensure that the MMS (Maintenance Management System) database for all equipment has the correct technical details, master maintenance documents and properly schedules preventive maintenance to achieve the Asset Care Policy.
  • Develop, recommend, and install (where appropriate) engineering improvements for the asset equipment to achieve the agreed asset improvement targets.
  • Responsible for the compilation of the work-list for respective discipline for Asset cycle ending TAR that will deliver future integrity and reliability targets.
  • Integral member of the cycle ending turnaround execution team, providing technical discipline expertise to ensure the executed scope is aligned with Asset Care Policies and to the required quality to deliver asset integrity and reliability targets.
  • Define the engineering workscope requirements associated with Asset Interventions for emergent repairs or catalyst works to ensure plant downtime is minimised and works carried out as required to deliver future asset operational performance.
  • Ensure appropriate annual CAPEX and EM (Exceptional Maintenance) submissions to ensure critical material items are available to the Asset as insurance spares or in support of Asset Turnaround programme and integrity & reliability targets are achieved.
  • Provide E&I support to assist the maintenance teams in non-routine activities e.g. defining quality requirements, defining workscopes & management of change documentation for temporary repairs.
  • This role also has some specific appointments including Radiation Protection Supervisor, Performing Authority in RAP, Electrical Excavation Authority, E/I PMP Technical Signatory.
  • Some periods of inconvenience to support planned and unplanned plant outages.
  • Deliver new procedures and strategies for asset care to improve integrity, safety and reliability of the Asset

What you will need?

  • Engineering Degree in Discipline
  • Chartered Status preferred but not essential
  • Relevant experience within a petrochemical industry
  • As a professional Engineer demonstrates thorough understanding and application of engineering discipline including knowledge of appropriate engineering standards and application
  • Expert knowledge of Electricity and Work Regulations, Wiring Regulations, DSEAR, ATEX and IEC61508/11 Functional Safety
  • Commercial awareness and contract management.
  • Troubleshooting skills.
  • Application I.T. Computer tools.

**Behavioural Skills**

  • Good leadership skills
  • A drive to learn new techniques
  • Ability to coach others
  • Strong commitment to health and safety of self and others, able to influence others poor safety behaviours and attitudes
  • Adept in dealing effectively with conflicting demands and priorities and managing personal time
  • Able to demonstrate systematic approach
  • Good interpersonal understanding and communication skills
  • Ability to challenge the norm and fixed assumption