Instrument Engineer

  • Category
    Engineering - Electrical
  • Location
    Grangemouth, Falkirk
  • External Reference
    JN-092021-206307
  • OrganizationType
    Engineering

Spring Engineering have an exclusive opening for an experienced Plant Maintenance Instrument Engineer to fill a permanent post with our Grangemouth based client.

You will be responsible for reacting to plant failures and preventative maintenance of instrumental equipment. Ensure compliance with the Statutory and Integrity inspection schedule and compliance with asset maintenance routines for all Instrumentation / electrical equipment, to ensure safe and reliable plant operation.

The successful candidate will carry out duties on their Top Tier COMAH site and it is preferred you have relevant experience in this area. Applicants from Water, Cement, Pharma, Chemical/Manufacturing may be considered as a potential suitable match.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for diagnosing, investigating, and fixing complex and technical faults on machinery, equipment, and components.
React to unplanned plant failures, by assessing the failures and failure mechanisms, implementing repair strategies.
Support the Reliability and Process Safety Roadmap by being a key actor on SIL / RCA / FMECA / MTBF / Preventative Maintenance plans.
Detailing requirements / scope for refurbishment of site Instrument equipment.
Participating in HAZOP's, and other design review activities.
Support the review of preventative maintenance Plan.
Use SAP to generate notifications/work orders, purchase materials and services, plan and structure plant assets and critical spare lists and record historic information and asset registers for instrumental assets.
Carry out preventative maintenance. Plan all maintenance activities, by collating work requests through SAP, creation of work order numbers.
Originate permits for work on the weekly plan.
Follow and implement instructions / procedures for instrumental work, reviewing the plant Engineering Procedures.
Write and review written risk assessments.
Record and store historic work activities on plant electronic systems.
Assist in the selection and management of critical spares.
Contractor management.
Grant the Entry Service certifications.
Ensuring that all works carried out are carried out on time and in a safe and efficient way.

Candidate skills and experience:

Instrumentation / Electrical Engineering Degree or equivalent with at least relevant industry experience or HND or equivalent in Instrumentation / Electrical Discipline with relevant experience, preferably within a top tier COMAH site experience in control and instrumentation, experience as supervisor of instrumental jobs.
Have worked on major outages, plant shutdowns (TAR's)
Computer literate with Word, Excel, Microsoft project, SAP (Experience of CMMS), Experience in a permit to work system, including isolation and lock off procedures.
Demonstrable background in the design & maintenance of instrument/control systems in a process industry environment
Experience in the process of identification, selection and management of SIL instrumentation
Ability to support proactively E&I department and workshop E&I, Deputise for Electrical engineer and supervisors in case of their absence.

Please apply online with up to date CV.



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