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Principal Instrument & Control Engineer

  • Glasgow, Scotland, GB
  • July 19, 2022
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Energy Resourcing are searching for an experienced Principal Control & Instrumentation Engineer to become an integral part of an exciting new energy transformation in Europe.

Duties will include:

  • Provide Instrument Engineering services to Worley for a Main Service Agreement for a Client located in Grangemouth.
  • Work activities for both projects and proposals will be executed across all phases of projects including Conceptual Studies; Basic; FEED; Detailed Design; Procurement through to Commissioning.
  • Projects and proposals are for process plant and facilities across the Chemical; Oil and Gas; Power and Energy Transition/ New Energy sectors
  • Project work will include development of Instrument Engineering deliverables as required on a project by project basis
  • Project work as the functional Lead Engineer for projects as required by the C&I Group Manager

Assist the C&I Group Manager in:

  • Developing corporate procedures, standards, specifications and the required design tools for compliance with the SHE policy and efficient execution of production work
  • Defining the Development and Training needs for the discipline, support graduate and young Engineer / designer development


  • Extensive experience of Instrument Engineering Design on Medium / Large capital projects from concept to start-up
  • Competent of working within the C&I Discipline of a contracting organisation.
  • Competent to Lead the C&I Discipline interface with other Disciplines
  • Very good proactive communicator. The role involves liaison with Client Engineers & Project Management
  • Degree qualified for the related discipline
  • Have or working towards Chartered Engineer status as a Member of the Institute of Measurement and Control (IMC) or Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
  • Proven ability for equipment specification and selection and in ensuring compliance from the suppliers, preferably within an EPC contracting organization.
  • Competent in project execution using selected design tools and techniques.
  • Competent for budget & Schedule control / monitoring and reporting
  • Competent in design safety, constructability,
  • To be able to work to Company standards
  • Innovative when appropriate.
  • Competent in Electrical protection methodologies.
  • Competent in Specification, technical bid analysis and requisitioning of Field Instrumentation and Analysers.
  • Competent in the application, specification and requisitioning of DCS, PLC, and SIS systems, with experience of the system full lifecycle
  • Competent in the Specification / Design / Implementation of Hazardous Area Instrumentation (ATEX).
  • Site Surveys experience
  • Competent in Instrumentation and Control requirements for Mechanical packages.
  • Competent in P&ID development.
  • Competent in Sizing of flow devices / control valves / relief devices.


  • Automation and Control life cycle activities
  • Safety System life cycle activities
  • Fire & Gas systems
  • Familiarity with exSILentia software package preferred
  • Experience of working with and leading global integrated delivery teams is preferred
  • CompEx qualified
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