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Senior Principal Instrumentation Engineer at Petroplan

Senior Principal Instrumentation Engineer

Petroplan Full-Time

We are seeking for an Experienced Senior Principal Instrumentation Manager to be located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Job Description: -

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Become fully familiar with the project scope of work, specifications, schedule, and all inter-discipline requirements, including identifying concerns as early as practicable and taking appropriate initiatives to address the issues. Interpret contractual requirements as they relate to engineering execution

  • Identify changes to scope and promptly raise change notifications, including providing any necessary supporting documentation and estimates. Provide similar support for Variation Orders

  • Interface with all disciplines to develop clash-free designs

  • Interface with other departments to obtain input for Discipline designs and drawings

  • Maintain close coordination with other engineering disciplines, Planning, Fabrication, Marine, and Project Management teams, as required

  • Document substantive communications (communications that result in significant decisions or assignment ?
    of actions) and forward copies to the Discipline Lead Engineer and Discipline Manager

  • Prepare estimates for bid proposals, including technical query reviews, execution statements, and manhour estimates, identifying software requirements and any other project-specific requirements

  • Raise technical queries to obtain missing information, clarify work scope, and maintain preferred Client's procedures, specifications, standards, practices, and operational requirements.

  • Prepare, review, and (as Lead Engineer) approve Discipline engineering design basis, philosophies, and technical specifications.

  • Participate in finalizing deliverables lists and deliverables, ensuring compliance with specifications and functional integrity.

  • Review project schedule and fabrication schedule about construction sequence, milestones, and engineering scope.

  • Attend project kickoff and review meetings, vendor meetings, engineering meetings, and offshore site surveys, as required.

  • Provide technical direction and review of Designers producing products related to Instrumentation and Controls Engineering.

  • Prepare, review, and (as Lead Engineer) approve design reports and procedures.

  • Assist in providing necessary design inputs to other disciplines to enable them in proceeding with their deliverables.

  • Assist procurement personnel in procuring Discipline equipment, materials, and services; ensuring that work produced complies with Customer objectives and procedures. Procurement assistance includes preparing, reviewing, and (as Lead Engineer) approving requisitions, evaluating technical quotations, preparing queries, compiling bid tabulations and recommendations, preparing purchase requisitions, and coordinating with Procurement to expedite vendor documents, as directed by the Discipline Lead Engineer.

  • Assist in updating weight reports based on receipt of vendor information.

  • Review and (as Lead Engineer) approve vendor and subcontractor submittals, checking for compliance with project specifications and providing comments as necessary.

  • Review and (as Lead Engineer) approve design verification through single-discipline check / inter discipline check (IDC).

  • Provide technical support to fabrication queries, including identifying defect/rectification requirements.

  • Keep the Discipline Manager and Project Management Team apprised of all activities and concerns, technical, budgetary, and manpower related.

  • Assist in providing inputs for actual, planning, and forecasting progress reports including associated productivity.

  • Check final subcontractor and vendor data manuals to ensure that all requested data has been received and approved.

  • Present issues and problems to Customers in ? timely manner and assist the Lead Engineer in negotiating resolution by project and company requirement.

  • Perform (as required) Technical Quality Audit reviews by Client's Global Procedures.

  • Assist Lead Engineer with responses to Customers and other agencies (such as certifying authorities, auditors, third parties, etc.) on their review and approval.

  • Capture lessons learned and entered them into Client's Lessons Learned system.

  • Provide leadership, mentoring, and guidance to other engineers.

  • Supervise and guide assigned engineers and coordinate with project Lead Designers for Discipline engineering and design deliverables.

  • Assign personnel to analysis and design tasks based on knowledge of individual strengths and capabilities.

  • Monitor costs of own work processes.

  • Evaluate costs associated with the product and solutions.

  • Assist in the maintenance of departmental technical guidelines and standard calculation notes.

  • Participate in the development and maintenance of Global Procedures, Software, and Standards.

  • Incorporate approved lesson learn into Client's level 2&3 engineering procedure, as applicable.

  • May participate in standards development committees or task groups such as API.

  • Recognize as having good communication and presentation skills (e.g, published technical papers are clearly written, actively participates in conference and/or is capable presenter of design solutions or topics at lunch and learns, etc.).

  • Assist department manager in identifying departmental needs including development of personnel and technical capabilities.

  • Participate in Client's forums and represents Client's as a subject matter expert (SME).

  • Provide information on employee performance to the Discipline Manager.

  • Assist the Discipline manager in interviewing job applicants.

  • Prepare, review, and (as Lead Engineer) approve automation system definition, including philosophy, specifications, safety drawings, and system architecture.

  • Prepare, review, and (as Lead Engineer) approve ESD logic (as applicable) / cause & effect diagrams and F&G logic (as applicable) / cause & effect diagrams.

  • Review and (as Lead Engineer) approve specifications and data sheets for Instrumentation & Controls equipment.?

  • Review and (as Lead Engineer) approve I&C equipment spare parts lists.

  • Review and (as Lead Engineer) approve inputs to P&ID development and markups based on receipt of vendor information..

  • Review and (as Lead Engineer) approve I&C equipment testing procedures. Attend I&C equipment FATs, as required.

  • Participate in HAZOP, SIL, and Classification Studies, as required.

  • Assist in closing out HAZOP action items.

  • Provide construction, pre-commissioning, and commissioning support, as required.

  • Participate in automation testing, as required.

  • When acting as Lead Engineer, in addition:?

    • Act as project-based Discipline point of contact in communications and meetings with Customer counterparts.?

    • Ensure substantive communications are documented

    • Prepare bids and project Discipline engineering budget and execution plans, updating as required

    • Identify project staff needs based on knowledge of individual engineer's skill sets and provide requests ?
      to the Discipline manager

    • Plan, organize, and assign tasks, responsibilities, and manhour budgets to the discipline team, and verify tasks are completed within budgets

    • Plan Discipline Level 4 detail deliverable schedule/ register compliant with the overall execution plan

    • Prepare working forecasts identifying change management plans, corrective action, and real-time schedules?

    • Provide Discipline inputs for actual, planning, and forecasting progress reports including associated productivity

    • Alert the project team of any deviation from the scope or ? need for a change order

    • Monitor ??I measurement results and take corrective action as necessary to improve Discipline performance, including a performance at interfaces with others

    • Coordinate with other Discipline Lead Engineers and Designers to ensure timely receipt of necessary design inputs

    • Review and approve requisitions, technical quotation evaluations and queries, compiled bid tabulations and recommendations, and purchase requisitions; and coordinate with Procurement to expedite vendor documents as required

    • Lead the Discipline team during project audits (internal, Customer, and third-party technical audits) and Design Reviews

    • Review comments from Customers & other agencies on documents and drawings produced by the team, ?
      and resolve and give guidance on their update and incorporation

    • Assist the Discipline manager in the preparation of quarterly forecasts and manpower planning

    • Anticipate project engineering needs and plan accordingly

    • Coordinate with vendor for discipline managed/procured items

    • Assist the Discipline manager and Project Engineering Manager or Project Manager in the Performance Evaluation of project team members

Essential Qualifications and Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Electrical, or Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering?(Master's Degree is Preferred)

  • 15 years in oil and gas with major contractors or consultants predominantly performing detail design of offshore facilities.

  • Preferably Registered Professional Engineer or member of a professional engineering society and TUV certificate (advantage).

  • Detailed knowledge of design techniques and analysis methods, and detailed knowledge of the theory, content, and application of standards, codes, and guidelines as applicable

  • Knowledgeable in project coordination and execution skills

  • Recognized across company as a key lead, highly innovative designer or highly skilled analyst.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.


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