Instrument Engineer

  • 22/03/2019
  • Ref.0347

On Line People Limited are currently looking for an Instrument Engineer to work for one of our major clients based in Immingham. This is a contract position for an initial period of twelve (12) months, after which time the role and requirement will be re-assessed.

Basic Purpose:

Responsible for the mechanical integrity and reliability of the C+I assets. Participates in the development and implementation of the C+I reliability and asset care strategies. Provides technical support to the operations & maintenance teams.  


Primary functions/responsibilities:

  • Provision of Instrument maintenance engineering expertise.
  • Daily monitoring of critical instrumentation performance.
  • Specification, installation and commissioning of a wide range of field instrumentation, control and safety equipment including control valves, thermowells and flow measurement orifice plates
  • Management of SIS including proof test postponement evaluation, PTI extension, SIL calculation generation and adjustment.
  • Production and review of general maintenance and SIS proof test procedures. 
  • Use of computerised engineering tools, SAP, EIMS, Livelink, SILSolver (ABB TRAC, ExSILentia etc).
  • Provision of technical engineering reviews for management of change documents.
  • Hands on provision of support to area instrument technicians.
  • Support for regulatory inspections and audits (HSE / EA) within area of responsibility.
  • Acts as project leader for Instrument Maintenance projects.


Critical Skills:

  • Establishes priorities and develops critical tasks
  • Accepts ownership, is accountable and delivers on commitments
  • Committed to continuous improvement. Encourages creativity and innovation.
  • Understands and uses functional expertise to contribute to the success of the business. 


Essential Qualifications:


  • Degree Qualified in relevant E/I subject.
  • Experience of working in a maintenance engineering role within a high hazard industry.
  • Chartered Engineer preferred
  • TUV Functional Safety Engineer preferred
  • CompEx12 or similar preferred