Senior Instrument Engineer

  • 27/11/2018
  • Ref.0286

On Line People Limited are currently looking for an Instrument Engineer to work for one of our major clients based in Hessle. This is a contract position for 6 months+, working full time hours Monday to Friday.

Job Description:

Required Skills/knowledge:

• Knowledge of the specification and selection of process instrumentation and valves

• Completion of Instrument Datasheets for process instrumentation and valves

• Development of project solutions from concept through to detail design

• Management of Junior Engineers and Design personnel working on their allocated projects

• Review and management of project plans and costs within their immediate control.

• Experience of the design and implementation of industrial communications networks e.g. Modbus, Profibus DP, TCP/IP networks would be advantageous.

• Experience in the integration and/or deployment of control systems (DCS, PLC, SCADA, ESD, F&G)

• Significant experience in conducting site surveys on various types of Instrumentation equipment and systems and able to define scopes of work based on such surveys

• >5 years experience in an Engineering design office/project environment

• Knowledge and design of intrinsically safe circuits and I.S. Descriptive Documents/Calculations

• Have significant experience in the design and selection of equipment for installation in potentially explosive atmospheres e.g. ATEX/DSEAR.

• Have >3 years experience (Engineer) or >10 years (Senior) in the process industries e.g. Chemicals, Petrochem, Oil & Gas etc.

• Production of workpacks and construction narratives/scopes of work.

• Generation of project estimates for own discipline

• Sound knowledge of the Functional Safety standards BS EN 61511 and BS EN 61508 and their implementation on actual projects

• Experience of the design and specification of instrumentation and control systems associated with ESD, Fire and Gas and other critical duties

• Ability to write detailed, structured technical reports and business cases

• Experience of HAZOP and/or SIL Determination attendance wold be advantageous


• Degree in Instrumentation and Control or relevant subject. Experience in lieu of this alongside lower qualifications will be considered

• Compex EX 12 would be advantageous

• Functional Safety registered professional/Engineer with TUV/Exida etc. also advantageous

• A willingness to travel for site visits/surveys is essential (ongoing/rolling contract).