Instrument & Controls Engineer – Wood

Full Time @ Jobs in Qatar Sector: Electronics Engineering
  • Doha, Qatar
  • Date Posted : August 22, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an opportunity for a Instrument & Controls Engineer to join our team in Qatar on a short term contract of 3-4 months. This is a key role within the Wood Doha office delivering across study, FEED, EPC and PMC scopes of work.

Reflecting the market focus for the office in both brownfield and greenfield opportunities, multi-skilled personnel are sought, in particular those with experience in:

  • Onshore Oil and Gas
  • Offshore Oil and Gas


  • Ensures Wood and Client Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures are followed and that a high standard of safety is achieved in all associated work
  • Produces and reviews C&I deliverables with guidance from the Lead Engineer, ensuring accuracy and alignment with the scope of work prior to issue . Such deliverables including but not limited to the following:
  • The design basis, instrument schedules/index, sizing calculations and instrument datasheets (control valve, relief valves, flow / pressure / level instruments, cable, etc), Control & Shutdown System Philosophies, etc.
  • Preparation and development of enquiry packages including Specifications, Datasheets, Request for Quotation and Technical Bid Evaluation.
  • Develop specification and prepare material requisitions for control systems, instruments, control valves and all other instruments
  • Supports development and provides instrumentation and control input for P&IDs and Cause & Effects
  • Review Vendors’ quotations prepare technical quotation evaluation and recommend the final technically acceptable Vendor, in conjunction with Materials Management Department commercial quotation evaluation. Technically approve Order Variation Summaries
  • Participate in coordination meetings and engineering review meetings with Vendors of major equipment as required
  • Prepares and develops material take off for the I&C discipline
  • Takes responsibility for challenging I&C engineering tasks and capable of delivering scope for an area on large and/or complex projects
  • Participates in project reviews, design reviews, audits and other workshops as required
  • Completion of site surveys and data gathering for brownfield scope of work, taking responsibility for development of the site survey report
  • Assess progress and procedure associated reports and input to the progress measurement system. Derive and suggest plans to recover slippage, correct inefficiency and to take any resulting agreed actions
  • Remain up to date with the latest technical developments in your fields of expertise
  • Takes a proactive approach to personal & professional development

Skills / Qualifications / Experience

  • Engineering Degree in Instrumentation & Control, Electrical & Electronics Engineering or similar with a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience
  • If not enrolled on the Register of Engineers in the State of Qatar, then candidates must be a Chartered Engineer
  • TÜV Function Safety Certification is desirable
  • Further education and experience with Cyber Security Systems is desirable
  • Proven core Instrument & Control Engineering skills, including design experience in the Oil & Gas sector
  • Experience in working in a variety of projects and phases, including greenfield and brownfield, on and offshore, Pre-FEED through to EPC, with a focus on offshore upstream.
  • Familiar with third party control system architecture and design including Honeywell, Yokogawa, Emerson, Invensys, Siemens and ABB for example
  • Familiar with and competent with PAS, DCS, SCADA and PLC control system design including fieldbus technologies and the various communication protocols
  • Experience with ESD, F&G and Condition Monitoring Systems design
  • Experienced with completing SIL assessments, SIL verification, and SIS architecture design
  • Experience and knowledge of Telecoms engineering and design is desirable, including an awareness of relevant international design codes and standards such as IA/TIA and ETSI
  • Experience with Telecoms systems such as LAN, CCTV, PA/GA, UHF/VHF Radio, Microwave and Access Control for example is desirable
  • Strong understanding of plant design and field instrumentation / control room layout
  • Understanding and use of SPI (INTOOLS)
  • Experienced and well versed with HAZOP / SIL / LOPA, capable of representing the discipline as the technical authority in such studies
  • Familiar with and experience in the application of international design codes and standards such as ISA, NFPA, BS, API, IEC, NACE, NEMA, ANSI, etc
  • Ideally has experience with Qatar O&G customer design standards including Shell DEPs
  • Experience with management of vendors, able to complete Technical Bid Evaluations and oversee development of vendor scope
  • Experience completing factory acceptance tests for a range of instrumentation and control systems is desirable
  • Construction and site experience is desirable, with exposure to loop checking, installation and problem solving of transmitters, pressure switches, level switches, control valves, F&G detectors, flow meters and MOVs
  • A self-motivated, proactive individual with high achievement drive and initiative, excellent verbal and written communication skills and good organisational awareness
  • Ability to impact and influence fellow workers
  • Display analytical and innovation skills to manage new technology

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