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Instrument Engineer

  1. Al Khobar
  1. Oil & gas, Project, programme & cost management

Faithful+Gould is looking for an Instrument Engineer for a large O&G company in KSA.

SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies; with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.

Our aim is to protect and maximise our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.

Key services include : Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.

Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focussed our digital transformation around platform modernisation and product development and through standardisation and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

Job Purpose & Scope:

  • The candidate shall provide technical engineering support on all matters related to his discipline for the DR&NGLF Admin Area Projects.
  • The permanent work location will be in Ras Tanoura Area.
  • Engineering Work Orders (EWO’s) and submittals for investment.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Review engineering deliverables for projects detailed design.
  • Assist in resolving technical issues during project life cycle C1-Type Projects.
  • Identify and deploy new technologies and initiatives that uplift project value.
  • Conduct technical evaluation for instrument equipment procurement.
  • Evaluate submitted Business Cases quality with SME’s and work with Facility Department BI Coordinators to address comments in a timely manner.
  • Participate in technical networks; develop/implement best practices.
  • Prepare / Review engineering documents like calculations, specifications, philosophies, datasheets and drawings to ensure compliance with specification and functional integrity.

Organizational Relationships (Work Contacts)

  • Report directly to Lead Control & Instrumentation Specialist, and provide support to Project Managers and
  • Engineers within the Onshore Capital Projects Management Team organization.
  • Interface with Managers, Team Leaders and Engineers in Company's Technical Departments, Business Units, Operations Units, and Logistics Department.
  • Interface regularly with Contractor’s engineering and Project Management team and Team Leaders as and when required.

Independence of Operations and Decision-making Authority:

  • Responsible for influencing, coordinating, and managing all Instrumentation engineering related activities.
  • Participate in technical reviews and studies and ensure that technical reviews and studies receive the appropriate Instrumentation related engineering input.
  • Exercises judgment in making decisions; knows when to seek advice.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 15 years of engineering experience in projects including design, construction or technical support or operation of refining or petrochemical facilities.
  • Knowledge of relevant industry codes, such as ISA, IEC, IEEE, CSA and/or NEC.
  • Familiarity with the relevant standards.
  • Must have a practical knowledge in oil and gas processing and equipment.
  • Have knowledge of Multi Variable Controller/Advance Process controller/CCC anti surge controller etc.
  • Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) and/or Professional of Engineering (PE) certification is preferred
  • Must have a practical knowledge in oil and gas processing and equipment.
  • Strong oral/written communication skills and the ability to interact and work in a team environment.
  • Saudi nationality or expat (Asian).
  • Experience with Contractors and worldwide suppliers, in particular those involved in the design, procurement and construction of major oil and gas facilities.
  • Excellent technical team and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience and detailed knowledge of relevant international codes and standards.
  • Knowledge of specialist Electrical engineering software e.g. ETAP, CYME, SMARTPLANT etc. and general business software.
  • Ability to make independent decisions in the planning, organizing and coordination of solutions to complex problems.

Rewards and Benefits
We offer an excellent package which includes

  • A competitive salary
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Transportation allowance
  • 22 working days annual leave
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

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