Instrumentation Control Engineer

Access Talent Group

Dubai, UAE

Ref: SP192-08

Job description / Role

Employment: Contract

To provide engineering expertise in the field of Process Instrumentation, Custody Measurement (custody measurement depends on the Project process, PMT to confirm requirement case by case) and Process Control & Automation for the support of the Project Management Team on a large project. Must have experience in EPC project execution and FEED stage and thorough knowledge of Engineering and Construction, including field experience (where the candidate is required to continue the assignment until construction phase), and a background in project management is required.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

• Provide realistic and practical technical solutions to operational engineering challenges.
• Evaluate existing and new manufacturers in his/her area of expertise for technical competence and compliance.
• Perform technical studies in applicable project related technical issues and prepare reports and feedback for presentation to technical and management personnel.
• Review engineering and design proposals for large project.
• Review and develop engineering and design documentation, including engineering procedures, standards and specifications (FEED).
• Experience on HAZOP/SIL assignment and knowledgeable of IEC 61511.
• Work collaboratively with design engineers, operation engineers, purchasers and other internal personnel.
• Liaise with clients, suppliers, contractors and relevant authorities.


• B.Sc. in Electrical/Mechanical/Process/Process Control Engineering.
• 10-15 years of experience in instrument and control engineering in the oil, gas or petrochemical industry
• Must have in-depth knowledge of basic instrumentation and control including flow, level, pressure, temperature and process analysis
• Must have traceable experience in the field of instrument selection in relation to process applications
• Good knowledge of boiler control, process heater control and process furnace control in accordance with Project Process requirement
• Good knowledge on materials and material selection for in-line instrumentation
• Knowledgeable of electrical systems for instrumentation, including cabling, wiring methods, grounding, materials, control circuits. In addition, hazardous area design implementation shall be part of candidate’s experience
• Very knowledgeable with a wide variety of national and international standards, especially related to ISA, ANSI, ASME, API, NFPA and IEC
• Field experience is required in oil, gas or petrochemical industries with a wide variety of instrument and control installations. Candidate should have experience during plant construction, commissioning, start-up or operations and including selection and installation of field instruments, cables, enclosures, trays, hazardous area installations and grounding
• Candidate should have knowledge of and experience with Distributed Control System (DCS) and Emergency Shutdown System (ESD) and their implementation. Experience with Foundation Fieldbus is a must.
• Experience on selected project vendor’s PCS (project control system) and FAT (final acceptance test)
• Must be computer literate with advanced level of experience in use of office and technical software
• Good knowledge of English, both written and verbal

About the Company

Recruiting within the Building, Civil and Structural Engineering, Utilities, Transport Infrastructure and Energy markets, based in Southampton, UK and Abu Dhabi, UAE, we offer a wide scope of expertise to cover Europe and the Middle East.

Finding the best people for your business, or the right company for your next career move is always an important process. As such, we consider relationships based on mutual trust and understanding, free of gimmicks and frills, to be of vital importance. We base our activity on honesty and professionalism, offering you the right solution at the right time.

Our team of industry experts will be able to offer excellent insights into their specialist sector, providing useful advise, information and guidance throughout the recruitment process. Whether recruiting personnel or looking for your next role, we want to make sure that partnering with Access Talent Group is an experience you would recommend to colleagues and friends alike. For more information into each industry area we work in, please see our Sectors page.

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