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Aberdeen, Hybrid Working
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Onshore
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Employee
Instrument

About The Role

Do you enjoy a challenge? Do you want to make a difference? Would you like to work within a friendly and inclusive team? We have an exciting opportunity working within both new and existing projects, creating bespoke, safe and cost-effective engineering solutions for our clients within the energy sector.

If you are passionate about Engineering, have some energy industry experience, or have transferable skills, then we would love to hear from you.
 

Basic Purpose of Job:

  • Ensure that all allocated responsibilities are dealt with in accordance with agreed procedures & standards.
  • Production of cost effective Instrument engineering reports, documents and deliverables for inclusion in workpacks and design books in conjunction with other members of the project team in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Support the Lead Engineer in department activities.
Key Duties:
  • Ensure that the work output of Instrument personnel under their supervision complies with the relevant, Client, national & international standards & procedures.  This will be generally be achieved by applying the Optimus Plus checking & approval procedure for all created documents, & calculations.
  • Provide technical assistance to Instrument personnel as required.  This will include developing the knowledge and skills of the  Instrument personnel, including mentoring.
  • Ensure as far as practically possible all assigned work is carried out in compliance with agreed budget and schedule.
  • Be conversant and knowledgeable with respect to current and new legislation and standards e.g., BS, API and Client codes and standards, DCR and HS&E Regulations and EU Directives
  • Prepare engineering and construction scope for both man-hours and equipment estimates and assist in the review of proposed schedules. 
  • Ensure that results of any development work are fully utilised in Instrument activities.
  • Provide technical assistance to other disciplines as required.
  • Providing documentation and drawing deliverables for inclusion in workpacks and design books on time
  • Producing cost effective designs that are fit for purpose and safe.
  • Participate as necessary in discussions with Clients and visit job sites as required.
  • Assist the Lead Engineer when requested in the execution of their responsibilities and duties
Our Senior Instrument Engineers can expect to work in a modern environment, enjoy flexible working and will be offered a range of working options to suit individual situations.  We have a generous benefits package available which includes pension, enhanced sick pay and income protection to name a few.

About You

Our ideal candidate will enjoy team working, will be customer and quality focused, can use their own initiative and will be responsive to our business and client needs.

Qualifications / Experience required - 

  • Degree in an electrical / Instrument engineering related discipline. (Desirable)
  • HNC or equivalent in an electrical / Instrument engineering related discipline.
  • Knowledgeable in and practical application control and safety systems.
  • Knowledgeable in and practical application hydraulic and pneumatic systems
  • Knowledgeable in and practical application control and shutdown valves.
  • Skilled in Instrument engineering principles and their application in engineering projects
  • BOSIET Offshore survival certification (Desirable)
  • Current offshore medical certificate (Desirable)
Skills - 
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Team player
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Displays confidence in own abilities and is motivated to deliver.
  • Ability to investigate and interpret data.
  • Ability to be responsive and open to changing circumstances.

About Us

We are all about practical delivery. Our expert engineering solutions are always tailored, pragmatic, credible and fit for purpose. That is the Optimus way.
 
Optimus is an integrated, multi-discipline engineering design, project delivery and consultancy organisation. Founded in 1999, the business began as a consultancy with a headcount of just four. In the intervening years, Optimus has grown into a highly respected international engineering consultancy with almost 100 employees working for clients worldwide.
 
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and value inclusion and diversity. We welcome applications from all persons regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran or disability status.

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