Instrument & Control Engineer


Doha, Qatar

Ref: SP124-402

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is recruiting for an Instrument & Controls Engineer to join our team in Qatar on a long term basis. This is a key role within the Wood Doha office delivering across study, FEED, EPC and PMC scopes of work. In this role, you will be responsible for the execution of project work in accordance with the project execution plan, including Wood and/or Project Procedures on Safety and Quality Control within the man-hour, cost and project schedule targets.

Reflecting the market focus for the office in both brownfield and green field opportunities, multi-skilled personnel are sought, in particular those with experience in:
- Onshore Oil and Gas
- Offshore Oil and Gas

- Ensures Wood and Client Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures are followed and that a high standard of safety is achieved in all associated work
- Produces and reviews C&I deliverables with little input or guidance from the Lead Engineer, ensuring accuracy and alignment with the scope of work prior to issue. Such deliverables including but not limited to the following:
- The design basis, instrument schedules/index, sizing calculations and instrument datasheets (control valve, relief valves, flow / pressure / level instruments, cable, etc), Control & Shutdown System Philosophies, etc.
- Preparation and development of enquiry packages including Specifications, Datasheets, Request for Quotation and Technical Bid Evaluation.
- Provides direction and guidance to designers in the production of I&C drawings such as field instrument & LER layouts, routing & layout drawings (cable, tray, MCT, etc), wiring & termination & loop diagrams,
- Develop specification and prepare material requisitions for control systems, instruments, control valves and all other instruments
- Supports development and provides instrumentation and control input for P&IDs and Cause & Effects
- Review Vendors' quotations prepare technical quotation evaluation and recommend the final technically acceptable Vendor, in conjunction with Materials Management Department commercial quotation evaluation. Technically approve Order Variation Summaries
- Holds co-ordination meetings and engineering review meetings with Vendors of major equipment as required
- Prepares and develops material take off for the I&C discipline
- Assist in performing managerial tasks as requested, such as assigning tasks to engineers; planning and coordinating portions of the engineering work; preparing scopes, schedules, and budgets; attending project meetings; and developing lesser-experienced technical professionals
- May serve as the Lead Engineer and/or discipline technical authority when required on small to medium complexity projects. In such capacity will take responsibility and ownership for cost, schedule, resource allocation and risk.
- Provide piping input to tenders and project estimates in the development of method statements, deliverable lists, manhours, CTRs and risk
- May supervise a small work group consisting of engineers and designers with some coaching from Lead Engineer, or may provide advice and guidance in area of specialisation to others
- Takes responsibility and ownership for challenging I&C engineering tasks and capable of delivering scope for an area on large and/or complex projects
- Participates in project reviews, design reviews, audits and other workshops as required
- Completion of site surveys and data gathering for brownfield scope of work, taking responsibility for development of the site survey report
- Assess progress and procedure associated reports and input to the progress measurement system.
- Derive and suggest plans to recover slippage, correct inefficiency and to take any resulting agreed actions
- Remain up to date with the latest technical developments in your fields of expertise
- Takes a proactive approach to personal & professional development


Skills / Qualifications
- Engineering Degree in Instrumentation & Control, Electrical & Electronics Engineering or similar
- Minimum of 5- 10 years of relevant experience
- Enrolled on the Register of Engineers in the State of Qatar or be ready to become registered.
- TÜV Function Safety Certification is desirable
- Further education and experience with Cyber Security Systems is desirable
- Proven core Instrument & Control Engineering skills, including design experience in the Oil & Gas sector
- Experience of working in a variety of projects and phases, including greenfield and brownfield, on and offshore, Pre-FEED through to EPC, with a focus on offshore upstream.
- Familiar with third party control system architecture and design including Honeywell, Yokogawa, Emerson, Invensys, Siemens and ABB for example
- Familiar with and competent with PAS, DCS, SCADA and PLC control system design including fieldbus technologies and the various communication protocols
- Experience with ESD, F&G and Condition Monitoring Systems design
- Experienced with completing SIL assessments, SIL verification, and SIS architecture design
- Experience and knowledge of Telecoms engineering and design is desirable, including an awareness of relevant international design codes and standards such as IA/TIA and ETSI
- Experience with Telecoms systems such as LAN, CCTV, PA/GA, UHF/VHF Radio, Microwave and Access Control for example is desirable
- Strong understanding of plant design and field instrumentation / control room layout
- Understanding and use of SPI (INTOOLS)
- Experienced and well versed with HAZOP / SIL / LOPA, capable of representing the discipline as the technical authority in such studies
- Familiar with and experience in the application of international design codes and standards such as ISA, NFPA, BS, API, IEC, NACE, NEMA, ANSI, etc
- Ideally has experience with Qatar O&G customer design standards including Shell DEPs
- Experience with management of vendors, able to complete Technical Bid Evaluations and oversee development of vendor scope
- Experience completing factory acceptance tests for a range of instrumentation and control systems is desirable
- Construction and site experience is desirable, with exposure to loop checking, installation and problem solving of transmitters, pressure switches, level switches, control valves, F&G detectors, flow meters and MOVs
- A self-motivated, proactive individual with high achievement drive and initiative, excellent verbal and written communication skills and good organisational awareness
- Ability to impact and influence fellow workers
- Display analytical and innovation skills to manage new technology

Applicants are required to:
- Be available for work in Doha, Qatar from June/July 2023
- Be a self-motivated, proactive individual with high achievement drive and initiative, excellent verbal and written communication skills and good organisational awareness
- Confidently deliver assigned scopes of work independently / remotely from technical leadership personnel, with minimal guidance and direction
- Take accountability for own targets and supervise engineering and design resource as required to meet project expectations
- Have demonstrable experience of working within a small project office, supporting cross discipline activities beyond their core discipline
- Be willing and able to represent Wood in both onshore and offshore surveys, holding relevant certification or willing to undertake suitable training such as BOSIET and H2S Awareness.
- Demonstrate a competent level of written and spoken communication skills in the English language

Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

About the Company

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

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