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Kent Recruitment

Instrument Engineer

USA - Channelview, Texas
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About the job:

Kent is looking for an Instrumentation Engineer to support our client in Channelview, TX.

You will be responsible for implementing best practices, developing, and optimizing preventative maintenance tasks, and supporting maintenance activities

Your responsibilities:
  • Responsible for Updating/developing SPI datasheets
  • Coordinate with the unit team for technical direction
  • Quality checking and design guidance for all 2D/3D CADD Drafting and design
  • Prepare and check Instrument Loop diagrams as well as Control Systems cabinets design and wiring
  • Participate in design reviews, HAZOPs and SILA/LOPAs
  • Prepare and check hook-up, installation and Instrument/Fire and Gas location plans
  • Support in the development of Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID’s)
  • Review project documents for scope, presentation, and technical accuracy
  • Develop Material Requisitions for field instruments, automated valves, control systems and completion of Technical Bid Evaluations
  • Develop Control Narratives and Cause and Effect diagrams/SDK’s
  • Provide support for engineering work estimates
  • Interface and approve mechanical equipment packages on behalf of the instrumentation and controls department scope of work
  • Interface with various engineering disciplines, suppliers, and other areas of the company
  • Manage assigned work effectively, including prioritizing, executing, managing schedule and budget, and reporting, to meet project goals
Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

Qualification/ Certification:
  • Diploma holder or higher qualification required. Degree holder preferred
  • 5 years of instrumentation Engineering/Design experience in the Oil and Gas industry
  • Understanding and familiarity of industry codes and standards
  • Knowledge of instrumentation and measurement technology, PLC maintenance and programming, analyzers and sample systems, failure analysis and reliability data analysis
Skills Requirement:
  • Proven track record of successful projects
  • Site experience in construction or commissioning of plant Instrumentation and Control Systems would be an asset
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