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Instrument Engineer - Southampton & Hampshire

Engineering & Manufacturing - Engineering & Manufacturing
Ref: 4860 Date Posted: Tuesday 11 Jul 2017
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Nine Twenty Engineering are delighted to be recruiting for ExxonMobil's UK operation.

 

 

ExxonMobil  are the world's largest publicly traded international Oil & Gas Company and they offer world leading benefits and professional development for their staff. This is the only interview you will ever need to attend!

They require a qualified and experienced Instrument Engineer to join their team at Fawley Refinery and Chemical Plant.

 

You'll be responsible for providing specialist engineering, technical and safety orientated support to the Process and Maintenance Teams in matters relating to instrumentation equipment and operation.

 

Job Role Responsibilities

Instrument Engineers are responsible for providing specialist engineering, technical and safety orientated support to the Process and Maintenance Teams in matters relating to instrumentation equipment and operation.

 

The key responsibilities are to:

  • Provide specialist instrument engineering advice and recommendations to the Process and Maintenance Departments on day to day matters in areas ranging from field equipment to complex protective systems.
  • Support the development of site wide instruments and associated equipment, such as protective systems and machinery monitoring.

 

The role is based at my clients Fawley site, near Southampton, which is the largest and most technically complex refining and petrochemical facility in the UK. The successful candidate will work with a small team, which is part of the larger Fawley Area Engineering Service (FAES) Department. The FAES Department comprises of approximately 100 multidisciplinary engineers and technicians, and provides technical support across the Fawley refining and petrochemical facility.

 

To be eligible for this role, you must:

  • Hold an engineering degree in instrument engineering, or an equivalent subject.
  • Be, or be working towards being, a Chartered Engineer, as defined by the Engineering Council or equivalent.
  • Have relevant instrument engineering experience in an operational environment, preferably at a COMAH facility in the refining or petrochemical sector (five years+ as a guide). Candidates with less than five years’ experience, but who have a high degree of relevant industry experience will also be considered.
  • Have strong IT skills, specifically being an experienced and competent user of Microsoft Office – including Excel and Word.

Candidates should also have demonstrated work experience and / or knowledge of:

  • Sizing and selection of field equipment such as flow, pressure, temperature and level equipment
  • Sizing and selection of control valves along with the requirements of PED
  • Technical drawings such as loop drawings, P&IDs, logic diagrams, technical manuals & Cause & Effect diagrams
  • The maintenance requirements for instrumentation to ensure long term reliability
  • ATEX for hazardous areas
  • Protective systems, including IEC 61511, HIMA and Triconex equipment
  • Gas detection systems
  • Understanding of PLCs and their application in the process control sector
  • Machinery monitoring equipment and its application, experience with Bently Nevada systems an advantage
  • Control systems such as GE Mk V is desirable

To be considered for this position please apply for the attention of Nick Beecroft