Chief Instrumentation Engineer


Doha, Qatar

Ref: LP742-297

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

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Primary Objective:

To provide Instrumentation & Control discipline specific engineering services to Worley and its clients, and technical support and supervision within the discipline and to other disciplines by leading a discipline team.

Specific Accountabilities :
- Builds positive working relationships with external parties such as the customer, suppliers, and contractors.
- Supports proposals by developing the discipline execution strategy, estimating costs, writing proposal content, and presenting to customers.
- Ensures the project work is covered for vacation and unplanned absences.
- Ensures discipline technical work and team activities meet all health, safety, environmental, and security requirements
- Provide specialist technical support, supervision and advice to the discipline and project teams; participate in peer reviews;
- Ensures recognised onshore & offshore engineering practices applicable to Instrumentation & Control design engineering are adopted within the discipline.
- Supports management of project change and progressing for the discipline and works with the Project Management Team to take corrective actions regarding any issues, staffing requirements, scope changes, progressing, or other events that could affect project completion and/or profitability.
- Plans discipline quality, monitors quality activities, drives squad checking, recommends improvements, and takes action where required.
- Collaborates with project team in review of project documentation such as proposals, estimates, budgets and schedules
- Determines technical issues, defines alternate solutions, establishes pros/cons for multiple solutions, and makes recommendations through official project documents such as technical queries, technical deviations, etc.
- Establish a list of discipline deliverables. Controls, monitors and progresses these deliverables to an agreed schedule.


Job Specific Knowledge :
- Experience in brown fields & asset services type project / contracts.
- Excellent technical and practical engineering skills and able to consistently deliver quality, accurate and timely work to Worley and its clients.
- An excellent knowledge of the fundamental requirements of the Instrumentation & Control discipline, and the basic requirements of other disciplines.
- An excellent knowledge of applicable local and international standards and statutory and regulatory requirements.
- Competent in the use of relevant Instrumentation & Control discipline specific software.
- Extensive knowledge of design deliverables required for Conceptual, FEED and Detailed Design, and establishing the appropriate level of detail and checking required for each phase.
- Experience and good understanding of DCS, SIL 3 F&G and ESD, PA/GA system
- Design and selection of instrumentation/equipment used on the onshore/offshore process facilities.
- A thorough knowledge of codes, standards and practice applicable to the design and installation of instruments (eg API, ISA, ANSI, AGA, ISO and IEC codes etc.)
- A thorough knowledge on the selection of equipment and materials for new projects and replacement in existing installation.
- Extensive experience in the design of control and safety systems such as SCADA/DCS, ESD, IPS Fire & Gas Detection, Fire Protection Systems, metering, WHCP, etc. Experience in preparing deliverables required for Safety Control System design in accordance with IEC 61508 and IEC 61511.
- Familiar with and able to apply cyber security requirements for Industrial Control Systems.

Industry Specific Experience :
- Extensive work experience at a senior level within the Oil & Gas industry (Offshore and Onshore).
- Minimum 15 years design experience within the oil and gas industry, with last 5 years' at least, leading a team of Instrumentation & Control discipline engineers and designers
- Extensive technical, practical and leadership experience in the Instrumentation & Control discipline in the same or similar industry, including experience managing and leading multi-disciplinary projects and teams.

Education - Qualifications, Accreditation, Training :
- Full-Time Bachelor's Degree in Instrumentation/Electronics Engineering from an accredited university
- MME (Ministry of Municipality and Environment) engineering accreditation is a mandatory requirement. Candidates not holding this accreditation must be willing to achieve this within the probationary period.
- Chartered Professional Engineer (CPEng) status or undertaking the same will be an advantage
- Functional Safety Engineering certification from TUV or EXIDA is required.

IT Skills :
- DCS, SIL 3 F&G and ESD, CCTV, PA/GA system
- SIL Verification

People Skills :
- Able to work in diverse team
- Able to make difficult decisions and lead and manage others in changing business conditions.
- Highly effective people management skills such as leadership, team, interpersonal, coaching, mentoring and supervisory skills. Must be able to build, motivate, develop and manage an effective team.
- Highly effective management skills including the ability to plan, set goals; and manage time, priorities, resources, accountabilities, schedules and cost.
- Understands Worley Vision and purpose, translates it into team goals and objectives, and gains team commitment to achieving those goals and objectives.
- Effectively manages and resolves conflict between individuals and/or groups.
- Negotiates successful outcomes that achieve the required objectives and have the support and acceptance of all parties.

Other :
- Good English communication skills (spoken & written)
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills, including the ability to convey information and ideas to individuals and groups, and make presentations when required.
- Demonstrates initiative and a willingness to learn and continuously improve on performance.
- Able to work on multiple projects of various size and complexity.
- Able to work effectively in small to large multi-disciplinary teams and share and transfer knowledge within teams.

What we offer you

Providing an agile culture and challenging work opportunities results in a positive work environment. Our people enjoy competitive compensation packages and a fun, personal, collaborative and safe working environment. We value equal employment opportunity and are committed to promoting fairness, equality and diversity.

Our policy is to conduct background checks for all candidates who accept an offer of employment with us.
If you have the passion and talent to keep up, it's time to test the limits of what you can become. Find your future with Worley.

About the Company

Worley is a leading global provider of professional services in the energy, chemicals and resources sectors. We partner with our customers to address their most critical challenges at every stage of their projects: from initial concepts to sustaining and enhancing their assets. And we provide smarter, bolder solutions while delivering on our own sustainability commitments.

We are 51,000 bright minds across 46 countries all driven by a common purpose – delivering a more sustainable world. While working to fulfill our ambition to be recognized globally as the leader in sustainability solutions.

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Engineer salaries in Qatar

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QAR 12,500

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