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Principal Instrument Engineer

  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £40 - £45 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Oil, Gas and Petrochemical
  • Contact: Relyn Winter
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 0191 415 3300
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Start Date: 2022-08-01
  • Expiry Date: 08 August 2022
  • Job Ref: NRLPI

NRL is recruiting a Principal Instrument Engineer to join our client Hydrogen project team in London or Stockton-on-Tees on a staff or PAYE basis. This role is a hybrid working position, with some office work required.

Role Overview

  • Work activities will include both project and proposal work where both the technical approach and continuity must be aligned

  • Work activities for both projects and proposals will be executed across all phases of projects including Conceptual Studies; Basic; FEED; Detailed Design; Procurement through to Commissioning. 

  • Projects and proposals are for process plant and facilities across the Chemical; Oil and Gas; and Power sectors

  • Project work will include development of Instrument Engineering deliverables as required on a project by project basis

  • Project work as the functional Lead Engineer for projects as required by the C&I Group Manager, or a Senior Engineer on a large project reporting to the lead Instrument Engineer

Assist the C&I Group Manager in

  • Developing corporate procedures, standards, specifications and the required design tools for compliance with the SHE policy and efficient execution of production work

  • Defining the Development and Training needs for the discipline, support graduate Engineer / designer development

Experience and Qualifications required

  • Many years Instrument Engineering experience, with minimum 5 years in a Lead role on Medium / Large capital projects from concept to start-up

  • Experience in delivery of Fast Track projects

  • Competent of working within the C&I Discipline of a contracting organisation.

  • Competent to Lead the C&I Discipline interface with other Disciplines

  • Very good proactive communicator. The role involves liaison with Client Engineers & Project Management

  • Degree qualified for the related discipline

  • Have or working towards Chartered Engineer status as a Member of the Institute of Measurement and Control (IMC) or Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

  • Proven ability for equipment specification and selection and in ensuring compliance from the suppliers, preferably within an EPC contracting organization

  • Competent in project execution using selected design tools and techniques.

  • Competent for budget & Schedule control / monitoring and reporting

  • Competent in design safety, constructability,

  • To be able to work to Company standards

  • Innovative when appropriate

  • Competent in Electrical protection methodologies

  • Competent in Specification, technical bid analysis and requisitioning of Field Instrumentation and Analysers

  • Competent in the application, specification and requisitioning of DCS, PLC, and SIS systems, with experience of the system full lifecycle

  • Competent in the Specification / Design / Implementation of Hazardous Area Instrumentation (ATEX)

  • Competent in Instrumentation and Control requirements for Mechanical packages

  • Competent in P&ID development

  • Competent in Sizing of flow devices / control valves / relief devices