Matchtech

Instrument Engineer

Recruiter
Location
Southampton
Salary
£35000 - £50000 per annum + pension and benefits
Posted
30 Jun 2017
Closes
28 Jul 2017
Ref
EMP393657
Contact
Annabel Honour
Sector
Automation
Discipline
Electronic
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently seeking a qualified and experienced Instrument Engineer to join our team in Southampton.

Our Offer

We offer an excellent remuneration and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, defined benefit pension scheme, share incentive plan, private health care for employees and their families and, where applicable, relocation assistance. Onsite facilities, including a gym.

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 successful candidate will work with a small team, which is part of the larger Engineering Service (FAES) Department. The Department comprises of approximately 100 multidisciplinary engineers and technicians, and provides technical support across the site refining and petrochemical facility.


Epected Level of Proficiency

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

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

More jobs like this