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Kent Recruitment

Senior Engineer – Instrumentation

Canada - Calgary, Alberta
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About the job:
The successful candidate will report to E&I Discipline Manager and will be assigned to various projects associated with the Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals industry as directed by the Project Management group.

The candidate will possess a solid understanding of I&C design principles complemented by practical working experience within Oil and Gas processing facilities. The candidate is required to be a well-organized and effective communicator. The candidate will be able to work independently, lead a team of professionals (engineers and designers) and be effective when working in a team environment.
Skills and Responsibilities:
  • Assigned as working design lead (sub-lead, area lead or project lead based on the size of the project) for multiple sustaining capital projects, while still being able to take on design-related deliverables.
  • Manage assigned work effectively, including prioritizing, executing, managing schedule and budget (Engineering effort hours), and reporting to meet project goals/targets.
  • Establishing the scope of work, effort hour estimates and deliverable lists.
  • Development of instrument index, I/O list, I/O assignment, equipment list, alarm rationalization list.
  • Review of instrument loop diagrams, wiring drawings, instrument location plans, installation details, and Fire and Gas (F&G) location plans.
  • Performing instrument selection, specification, and inline device sizing calculations.
  • Develop instrument specifications and datasheets.
  • Develop BOMs / MTOs.
  • Develop cable schedules.
  • Design cabinets and JBs etc.
  • Design Control Room Layouts
  • P&ID development
  • Participating in design reviews, HAZOPs, LOPA and SIL.
  • Reviewing project documents for scope, presentation, and technical accuracy.
  • Procurement support by preparing MRQ/MRP packages, and performing TBE for field instruments, analyzers, and system cabinets.
  • Development of Control Narratives and Cause and Effect diagrams.
  • Providing home office engineering support to on-site personnel
  • Review vendor designs for compliance with technical specifications and applicable standards.
  • Develop engineering work packages or Construction work packages.
  • Supervise and mentor the team members.
  • Attending project team meetings, Client meetings & vendor review meetings
  • Establishing a good working relationship with the Clients. Strong Client focus and ability to represent the company professionally.
  • Performing field visits to validate existing drawings and confirm tie-in locations.
  • Utilize the workshare office or HVEC (High-Value Engineering Center) to complete the electrical deliverables.
  • Reviewing designs for constructability and accordance with project requirements.
  • Review and stamping of I&C drawings and documents.
  • Programming of PLC, DCS and SIS system (i.e. Honeywell and Allan Bradley)

In addition to the responsibilities listed herein, the employee may be required to perform other ad-hoc tasks as needed or directed by the supervisor or management. These tasks will be within the reasonable scope of the employee's skills, capabilities, and role within the organization. The intent of this provision is to allow for flexibility and adaptability in meeting the dynamic needs of the organization, ensuring that operational requirements can be met efficiently. All such tasks will be assigned considering the employee's current workload and with respect to their professional development.
Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:
Knowledge/ Qualification/ Training/ Certification:
  • Degree in Instrumentation and Control Systems from an accredited University or College.
  • Registered as a Professional Engineer in Canada
  • 10 years of instrumentation and control design experience in the Oil and Gas Industry.
  • Experience using Smart Plant Instrumentation (SPI).
  • Experience with Analyzers would be an asset.
  • Experience in the EPC industry, leading the local and workshare team will be an asset.

  • Effective communication skills (Written and verbal).
  • Leadership skills, team player, proven multi-tasker with strong organizational skills.

Behavior/ Core Competencies:
  • Proven attention to detail, analytical, team player and strong customer service skills required

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