Control & Instrumentation Design Engineer

June 16, 2022
  • Working Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (37.5 hours per week)
  • This role is predominantly based in the Orbital office.  Visits to client premises/sites will be infrequent but could involve overnight stays.
  • This position reports to: Head of Engineering and Projects

Primary Duties

  • Take ownership of the Control & Instrumentation elements of project design packages.
  • Produce design packs to client specifications and subsequent modifications within the allocated hours provided for the project.
  • Responsible for development of C&I design packages for Orbital projects.
  • Translate User Requirements Specification into Functional Design Specification for Orbital projects.
  • Produce Conceptual Design documentation and take through to detailed design, data sheets and manufacturing support information.
  • Create material specifications (Bill of Materials) for Procurement to source and purchase.
  • Undertake value engineering activities to address cost or design performance of the solution designs.
  • Effectively maintain design records in line with the Orbital QA system.
  • Producing the factory acceptance test documentation, installation support information and commissioning documentation.
  • Liaise with various disciplines including, Mechanical, Process, Software and CAD in respect to design interface.
  • Attend meetings with the client with respect to design reviews and progress updates in support of the project manager.
  • Have an attention to detail including closely monitoring project schedule and costs to identify ways to reduce costs

Secondary Duties

  • Prepare documentation for Formal Safety Assessments and for O&M manuals.
  • Peer review the designs of fellow Engineers.
  • Participate in Design Working Groups to enhance the design standards within the department.
  • Liaison with suppliers with respect to confirming the specification and equipment performance parameters, and where necessary outline costs for said equipment.
  • Monitor budgeted hours for design work and report back to the Project Manager on progress, any issues and any potential overspend.

Essential Skills

  • You must possess a minimum of HNC/HND in Control or Instrumentation Engineering/Electrical or Electronic Engineering, or an associated discipline.
  • Knowledge and experience of the design life cycle of a project.
  • Experience working in a structured design engineering environment.
  • Experience of producing designs for the gas distribution or transmission networks, oil and gas or petrochemical industries.
  • Previous experience of producing Electrical or Control & Instrumentation designs for hazardous area applications would be desirable although we would consider applications from individuals who have a working knowledge of ATEX regulations.
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal ensuring you communicate well with your colleagues and the customers.

Desirable Skills

  • BEng in Control and Instrumentation or Electronic and Engineering.
  • Experience of the gas network formal design processes such as IGEM GL5 or National Grid G35, Cadent/NGN G17, SGN PS6 design processes.
  • Familiarisation with Gas Network Design Standards / Specifications.
  • Experience in gas measurement, gas or liquid metering systems, gas sampling systems or gas analysers.

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