Senior Instrumentation & Control Engineer Jobs in Sharjah – UAE at Oil & Gas Job Search

Title: Senior Instrumentation & Control Engineer

Company: Oil & Gas Job Search

Location: Sharjah – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Engineering, Management

MAJOR FUNCTIONS Technical Authority for Instrumentation & Control (I&C) and associated systems and documentation.

Determines the I&C strategy for the Operating Facility and provides leadership, direction, and guidance in support of Projects, Operations and Maintenance.

Assures compliance with discipline related legislative, regional, and company mandated standards and application of industry best practice.

Sets and monitors effectiveness of maintenance strategy within discipline to minimize operational risk and optimize equipment reliability and availability at lowest lifecycle cost. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Provide Technical Assurance for all I&C and associated systems for the business.

Undertake periodic audits and verification exercises to assure adherence to standards within discipline. Report on findings and provide recommendations for any deviations to ensure technical risks are managed.

Review specifications, bid packages, design and fabrication documentation and recommended manufacturers and suppliers of rotating equipment in support of local and regional projects.

Specify Tender and manage I&C technical service contracts.

Act as a coach or mentor to Local National Engineers and Technicians in support of their development and to build in-house capability.

Create and maintain the regional I&C annual and multi-year plans and provide input to regional and COMPANY strategy.

Provide OPEX and CAPEX budgets and forecast estimates for annual and the multi-year plans.

Develop, implement, and monitor performance metrics, measures and KPIs, report on results and make recommendations for improvement.

Introduce new technology and industry best practices to enhance operational effectiveness and eliminate obsolescence.

Work closely with the Maintenance Function to improve and optimise I&C efficiency, and reliability utilising proven techniques such as RCM and FMECA and developing standardised practical operating and maintenance procedures and practices.

Lead RCA Investigations into equipment failures and make recommendations for improvements and elimination of defects.

Audit and verification of existing kit meets industry, regulated, company mandated, standards.

Minimum Educational, Technical Qualifications/Certifications/Experience Required Degree in relevant Engineering Discipline

Chartered Engineer (preferred)
Membership of a discipline related professional body

A minimum of 15 years’ experience as a senior instrumentation & control engineer or manager in the oil & gas industry, ideally with expertise in LPG production facilities or Oil & Gas production facilities.

Subject matter expert in maintenance techniques with oil & gas I&C Systems.

Demonstrable success initiating change and delivering improvements and resolving technical issues. Recommended Skills Auditing Performance  Metric

Reliability Centered Maintenance

Root Cause Analysis Engineering Operations


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