NES Fircroft

Senior Control Systems Specialist Engineer

Job Overview

Title: Sr Control & Instrumentation System Engineer
Location: Basra, Iraq
Rotation: 28/28
Department: M&E  Engineering
Role and Responsibility Synopsis:
Candidate shall report to Instrument & Control Team Lead and will be an integral member of a multi-discipline Engineering Department.Candidate’s responsibilities shall include:

  • Provide technical support, as necessary, to ROO Departments, namely, Brownfield and Greenfield Development Projects, Construction, Operations and Maintenance Groups, on all aspects of control and safety system engineering.
  • Participate in conceptual, basic, and detailed design activities.
  • Provide assurance on engineering compliance with pertinent Standards, Specifications, Codes and Regulations. Ensure that non-conformities and temporary deviations are identified, risk assessed, and plans are put in place to mitigate risks.
  • Provide response to engineering and site queries and suggest solutions in line with ROO specifications and best engineering practices.
  • Provide technical input to ROO management of change process.  Carry out Site Surveys. Produce design and Instrument, Control and safety system work pack deliverables. Contents to include; Scopes of Work, Design/Construction Drawings, Design calculations, System Architecture, Network configuration, Control narrative, Software design specification, HMI specification, Alarm configuration, System I/O allocation, MTOs, Task Hazard Assessments.
  • Provide support to develop and execute strategies to upgrade and expand existing control /safety system.
  • Review and approve, as necessary, third-party engineering deliverables.
  • Produce material requisitions, technical bid evaluations, interface as necessary with vendors via Procurement Department
  • Provide support as necessary to activity planning and progress reporting.
  • Liaise and work closely with ROO Instrument Technical Authority for guidance as necessary.
  • Attend System testing , FAT , SAT and conduct technical audit/verification.
  • Represent ROO on technical issues associated with 3rd party organisations, national authorities, and regulatory bodies where necessary.
  • HSE inputs to support ROO performance contract including safety audits, Isolation Audits, Safety Observations, Risk assessments etc.
  • Develop, implement, and manage contracts as CAM where necessary.  Provide input to budget planning.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree  in Instrumentation/Control /Electronics engineering
  • 15+ years relevant experience in control and safety system engineering, including the design and operation of processing systems in the oil and gas industry.
  • Functional safety certified from TUV/Exida or similar Organization.
  • Experience in onshore operations, emerging areas / multicultural environments. Relevant experience in successive roles includes problem analysis, solution proposal, related working procedure draft and implementation.
  • Experience of engineering role in detailed engineering design, procurement, construction and commissioning of PLC, DCS, ESD, FGS, RTU, SCADA, HMI and Historian.
  • Sound knowledge on system topology and control networks RS232/485/422,Modbus,Ethernet,TCP/IP, SafetyNet ,Ciontrol Net,  DH+ etc  and network security .
  • Experience on digital/smart oil field instrumentation and network.
  • Hands’ on experience on Emerson Delta-V ICSS and Alen Bradley Control logix.
  • Candidate to demonstrate familiarity with all relevant industry codes, standards, and practices (IEC, IEEE, ISA, API, ISO), for instrumentation & control systems.
  • Candidate to demonstrate good presentation and effective interdisciplinary communication skills, capability of communication with all levels, manages with different cultural background.

If you were already up and running in this role, here are some of the areas you would have been working in last week:

  • Completing tasks
  • Defining problems, distilling and defining the pertinent issues
  • Determining and proposing effective solutions
  • Showing initiative and proactiveness

To apply for this pipeline engineer role, you will need a degree or international equivalent in an engineering discipline. You will also require:

  • 10 years of industry experience in the field of pipeline engineering, design, construction, operation, inspection and maintenance
  • 5 years of this should be in a senior pipeline integrity position

In return for your knowledge and expertise, you will receive a favourable contract rate.

To apply for this Pipeline Engineer job in Iraq, contact us today.

With over 90 years of combined experience in delivering workforce solutions to the global energy industry, NES Fircroft is proud to be the world’s leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & renewable, Infrastructure, and Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide. We provide tailored staffing solutions, sourced from a global talent pool by a dedicated, discipline-specific team of consultants.

With over 90 years’ combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world’s leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.