Full Time
Posted 3 years ago

Job brief

We are looking for a Lead Engineer, Instrumentation & Controls to provide instrumentation & controls engineering expertise to aid in the execution of the Company’s onshore and offshore projects.



  • To act as a focal point/technical authority for instrumentation & control engineering throughout all phases of engineering design, construction, offshore installation and commissioning.
  • Review Design Bases, design drawings, specifications, etc.
  • To act as required as the Company representative (instrumentation & electrical) to ensure that design work by contractors meets Company standards and relevant industry codes
  • To monitor the performance of design contractors and suggest remedial actions related to instrumentation & controls design.
  • To assist Company resident and/or project engineers with the instrumentation & control engineering aspects of Facilities design.
  • To participate in HAZOP’s and other key design reviews.
  • To provide input to Front End/Conceptual Engineering studies with respect to instrumentation & control design aspects


  • Minimum of 2nd class honours University Engineering Degree (Instrumentation or other relevant subject)
  • Membership of relevant professional institution preferred
  • Minimum eight (8) years relevant experience on offshore and onshore projects within the upstream oil and gas industry.
  • Must be used to working in a multi-discipline environment
  • Must have worked in an expatriate situation for at least five (5) years
  • Good understanding of project management controls and procedures.
  • Ability to work under pressure against tight deadlines whilst maintaining a high standard of consistency and accuracy.
  • Solid working knowledge of oil and gas industry instrumentation & control engineering codes and standards.
  • Have thorough knowledge of the design of onshore and offshore oil production facilities
  • Sound understanding of HSES management systems and the application thereof, particularly with respect to design integrity and safety.
  • Ability to manage interfaces both internally and externally with contractors
  • Good reporting skills with the ability to write well-structured and easily understood reports
  • Able to prepare and deliver effectively presentations for information dissemination both internally to management and externally to Clients or 3rd parties.
  • Fluent spoken and written English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to deal with a broad spectrum of cultural and organisational styles
  • Good computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, Project, Micro Soft Outlook Notes, PowerPoint)

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