Site Control and Instrumentation Engineer
- Oil & Gas
- Job Type:
- Market related
Key activities/ accountabilities
SAFETY, HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT
1 Carry out assigned tasks and duties in a safe manner, in accordance with instructions and in compliance with safety rules, procedures, regulations and codes of practice.
2 Report all events (personal injuries, equipment damage, environmental, security etc.) to your Line Manager and regularly raise proactive observations to help reduce the risk of an unsafe situation occurring.
3 Drive improvements in Process Safety across the site. Lead investigations into incidents /accidents.
4 Competent to develop and review risk assessments and method statements.
5 Ensure Contractors carrying our maintenance work on the gas storage assets are suitable qualified, competent and experienced to carry out their duties in a safe and compliant manner.
1 Support to the O&M Team in areas of C&I Engineering.
2 Provide C&I expertise to the site. In conjunction with the O&M Team, lead on defining the maintenance requirement of C&I equipment on site, considering cost criticality and safety to ensure operational compliance and efficiencies are maintained.
3 Act as single point of contact for site modification (MoC) involving Control & Instrumentation, in particular the Automated System Modification processes, and be Technical Safety Assessment leader when required.
4 Support the Operational Team for the project handovers, with a specific focus on control systems and acceptance criteria.
5 Prepare engineering requirements for C&I projects, and challenge contractor generated proposals (SIL levels, instrumentation philosophy)
6 Deliver operational based continuous improvement and obsolescence C&I improvements that minimise downtime / maximise plant availability and gas plant reliability.
7 Site authority on functional safety in accordance with IEC61508 and IEC61511
8 Leads HSE COMAH intervention visits on EC&I topics.
1 Prepares functional analysis (safety critical control systems, ESD, F&G) for the site, and when required is able to present this to external parties (HSE) or internal audit. Act as single point of contact for any C&I specific auditing.
2 Keep C&I documentation up to date and accurate (Loop diagrams, P&IDs, F&G system arrangement and philosophy, Alarm schedule, Cause & Effects charts, DCS maintenance records and reported issues)
3 Own the SIS management system (SIF loop maintenance, ESD / PSD maintenance) and critical process functionality on the gas plant (ESD1).
PROCESS CONTROL SYSTEMS (DCS)
1 Act as single point of contact for process control system improvements involving DCS modifications. Generate specifications and implement modifications (programming, testing, commissioning) for continuous improvement related activities.
2 Working collaboratively with IT, ensure that the DCS and other control systems (PC / PLC) are up to date with regards to cyber security protection and other identified potential risks.
3 Define and manage DCS access authorisation for a set of identified persons (visual / operations / maintenance / engineering).
PROCURMENT & CONTRACT MANAGEMENT
1 Responsible for preparation of scopes of work for tendering purposes, drafting single source justifications, managing C&I spares, procurement of C&I spares and receipting of invoices in a timely manner.
2 Responsible for preparation of scopes of work for third party contractors, managing contractors whilst on site and receipting of invoices in a timely manner.
3 C&I maintenance contracts specification and setup. Prepares the technical documentation for instrumentation, systems requisition and performs the technical evaluations as and when required.
4 Contract Manager for MAN Turbo and ABB contracts for C1 and C4 gas compressors. Main point of contact and maintains relationships and plans all work.
1 Ensure that all procedures are complied with, and all actions are auditable while also maintaining the highest personal, professional and ethical standards.
2 Adhere to internal policies and procedures: Instructions, Technical Notes, and Handbook and adhere to external regulations: Employment Law, local requirements.
3 Implement the requirements of the Stublach Management System associated with documentation control for the Maintenance Team.
4 Ensure maintenance policies are implemented across all the gas storage assets, including asset integrity management. Support Continuous Improvement Programmes.
Skills/ Experience required to perform role
1 Job holder must have an overall awareness of safe systems of work having worked in an operational environment.
2 Ideally a minimum 5 years’ experience in operations/ maintenance of processing plants/ equipment, preferably within the oil and gas industry/top Tier COMAH industry
3 Takes initiative in problem solving and volunteers’ solutions.
4 Communicates with colleagues and Line Managers and shares information.
5 Communicates with external parties to ensure smooth and safe functioning of activities.
6 Identifies best practice (internally and externally) to deliver continuous improvement actions.
7 Seeks regular feedback from all sources in order to drive through safety and operational improvements.
8 Adopts a consistent approach, checks the quality of work and meets deadlines
9 Takes accountability for all EC& I activities on site: corrective maintenance, preventive maintenance, and continuous improvement. Owns problems and finds solutions to drive problem resolution.
1 Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in and engineering subject, ideally control and instrumentation.
2 Experience of ABB 800XA DCS preferred but not essential.
3 NEBOSH Certificate would be an advantage
4 Strong technical maintenance/operations background.
5 Functional safety training, such as TUV would be an advantage
6 Recognised process safety training would be an advantage
7 5 years operational site experience, ideally with a major accident hazard business; oil, gas, chemicals, power etc.
1 A high level of personal resilience and persistence
2 Can-do attitude, leading by example to ensure maintenance and operational tasks are delivered in the safest quickest way possible. Willing to go above and beyond, setting the bar high for the team.
3 Change management skills, and the ability to bring a team along with new ideas and ways of working.