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(1878) Principal Control and Instrumentation Engineer posted by All jobs by Amec Foster Wheeler

Amec Foster Wheeler has an opportunity for a Principal Control and Instrumentation Engineer in Reading on a contract basis. In this role, you will be responsible for the execution of project work, in accordance with the Discipline Design Instructions, including Foster Wheeler and/or Project Procedures on Safety and Quality Control, within the man-hour, cost budgets and the project schedule targets.

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, able to work independently, and have demonstrable leadership qualities. They will be confident in their own ability to deliver the Control and Instrumentation scope on a project on time and within budget, while facilitating effective work share with other execution centres around the world.
Develop specification and prepare material requisitions for control systems, instruments, control valves and all other instruments
Issue material requisitions to the Material Management Department for enquiry, order placement and for any subsequent revisions
Prepare the Master Requisition Index and update and issue it on a regular basis
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
Hold co-ordination meetings and engineering review meetings with Vendors of major equipment as required
Liaise with other Groups and Client as necessary
Assess progress and procedure associated reports and input to the DMS. Derive and suggest plans to recover slippage, correct inefficiency and to take any resulting agreed actions
Advise the Chief / Principal Instrument Engineer of any major slippages and their causes, all policy matters, major technical problems and unresolved differences with other Groups, and requests for changes by the Client which may constitute a contract change
Assist in the preparation of Auxiliary Flow Diagrams as necessary
Establish and maintain a filing system of project documents
Arrange for the transfer of records to storage, microfilming and for destruction
Prepare, check, approve and provide technical input into project deliverables to the required quality standards in conformance with or better than, the approved budget and programme
To provide relevant knowledgeable practical skills in the response and actions for:
Site visits and site surveys
Site queries and discussions
Supplier, vendor, contractor, client and site related discussions
Site based activities
To prepare and support discipline contributions to Proposals including:
Interpretation of the discipline technical content of the Enquiry and understanding the relationship with other disciplines
Advise Proposal Manager of any omissions, anomalies, inconsistencies or interpretations and develop these to a conclusion
Definition of activities and deliverables
Prepare discipline man-hour estimates
Liaise with the Estimating Group on the preparation of equipment cost estimates and installation work content
Contribution to Proposal’s discipline write up
To be technically astute and conversant with the lasted advances in technology
Ability to deliver documentation that is technical correct to the required standard and schedule
Understand and control Material Take Off
Ability to develop subcontract requisitions where applicable and review other lead telecoms subcontract requisition
Experience in a similar role within the contractor environment is essential
Prior experience reviewing Engineering Flow Diagrams and Piping Layouts and Models with reference to assigned equipment
Amec Foster Wheeler () designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.
Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry – from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products – and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.
Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.
Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.


Start Date : 19/09/2016

Status : Waiting

Oil & Gas / Petroleum
Education Level
Bachelor of Technology/Engineering
Professional Type
Required Skills