PACO Instrument Engineer

Amec Foster Wheeler

Wood is currently recruiting for a PACO Instrument & Control Engineer to provide Engineering and Maintenance support within the Operations business unit in Aberdeen

The PACO Instrument Engineer will work within a multi-disciplinary team providing technical expertise supporting of all activities related to PACO / Instrumentation. With a focus on asset integrity and reliability, in line with PACO long term strategies and the Asset strategies / Roadmaps, proviing support to the team lead in managing all central maintenance contracts.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Accountable for PCD training and competence for the engineering and site maintenance teams

  • Ensure that identified PCD-IT gaps are identified, managed and resolved through inclusion in the relevant processes (MTO/eMoC/FSR)

  • Co-ordinate engineering support to the site instrument teams during instrument field equipment or control/safety system failures and during maintenance turnaround activities

  • Review and implement spare part, repair and obsolescence strategies for the sites instruments, PCD and control/safety systems equipment

  • Manage the reliability of PACO equipment acting on identified bad actors and threats to safety reliability

  • Ensure that appropriate Maintenance Strategies are in place

  • MRP/Planning & Deliver

  • Responsible to ensure scopes are identified in the IAP and executed on plan where appropriate

  • Support the creation of the annual budget for discipline activities in line with the facility business plan

  • Asset support consists of providing expert advice, as required on all matters relating to PACO / Instrument maintenance, operability and performance of all PACO related equipment, including Field Instrumentation, DCS systems, Safeguarding System and and Fire and Gas

  • Accountabilities include the review of monthly key performance indicators (KPI) for each asset and attendance at monthly Asset Integrity meetings

Technical skills:

  • CEng / IEng – or significant experience required for this role

  • Either be a Chartered Engineer or working towards Chartership

  • Expected to be TA3 as a minimum and working towards TA2

Person Skills:

  • Strong and visible Safety Leadership behaviors

  • Demonstrated track record of collaborative behaviors and strong influencing skills in delivering safe business outcomes

  • Ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team

  • Courage to stand up for personal convictions and deliver enterprise first outcomes

  • Be proactive in your own talent management and capability development

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Requisition ID: 2023-129487

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Wood Plc

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