Instrument Engineer

Booth Welsh have a new opportunity for an experienced Instrument Engineer to join our strong Engineering team based in our head offices in Irvine, North Ayrshire

Key responsibilities – Instrument Engineer

  • Actively lead the design and co-ordination of brownfield / greenfield C&I projects with other internal stakeholders such as operations, production & external consultants.
  • Review, estimate and design the C&I requirements for all projects.
  • Manage the approvals of C&I project documentation.
  • Ensure appropriate technical reviews are undertaken with Head Office and key stakeholders.

Technical Experience – provide technical expertise for project designs in the following area

  • Field Instrumentation Specification & Procurement (Flow, Level, Press, Temperature)
  • Process Control
  • Actuated Valve Specification & Procurement, incl. SOV/Lim-Switch peripherals
  • Control Valve Specification & Procurement
  • Instrument signal peripherals (I.S. Isolators, conditioners, I/L relays & Interface Relays)
  • Knowledge of Complex Instrumentation (Analysers, Vibration monitoring or similar)
  • Field Instrument Installation Design: Scope of Work, ILDs, Cable Schedules, IO & Device Schedules, Schematic Diagrams, Termination Diagrams, Instrument Hook-up Diagrams.
  • Specification of Instrument Equipment for Hazardous Areas
  • Good knowledge and understanding of ATEX regulations, certification and IP ratings.
  • Hazardous Area Design (incl. adherence to BS EN IEC 60079-14 and other relevant sub sections of BS EN IEC 60079)
  • Hazardous Area Design specifics for I.S. Installations (incl. DSD calculations)
  • Functional Safety Lifecycle requirements (design & implementation phases for adherence to IEC 61511)
  • SIL/SIF/SIS designs
  • BPCS/PLC/Remote IO hardware: Delta-V, Siemens PCS7 & ET200, Allen Bradley, Stahl
  • Control Panel Design (incl. CE assessment/testing, ATEX certification & FAT) – preferable
  • Controls System Comms Architecture for comms interaction with smart instrument devices and control panel nodes (Industrial Ethernet, Profibus-DP/PA, Profinet, ASi-Bus, Modbus)
  • Drawing Package – basic competency: AutoCAD and/or MicroStation

General Requirements

  • Excellent communications skills and a track record of developing good working relationships within all levels of an organisation and with external consultants & contractors.
  • Highly developed team working skills and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of UK legislation and standard practices relevant to discipline.
  • Day-to-day support to the Lead Instrument Engineer
  • Ensure implementation of client standards throughout all client projects
  • Ensure implementation of best practices from previous client projects
  • Ensure all duties are carried out in line with all company policies and procedures
  • Assist with revision of Engineering templates & procedures – relevant to discipline
  • Assist with generation of new Eng. procedures to improve ways of working within department
  • Mentoring for Graduate/Young Engineers
  • MS-Office competency: MS-Excel, MS-Word, Office 365
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