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Principal Instrumentation Engineer

  • Brentford, England, GB
  • March 9, 2023
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Energy Resourcing are currently recruiting for a Principal Instrumentation Engineer to join our client's London project delivery team on an ongoing contract basis.

This is a fantastic career opportunity to work on a large gas plant project which offers a long working duration.

  • Work activities will include both project and proposal work where both the technical approach and continuity must be aligned

  • 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 plants and facilities across the Chemical; Oil and Gas; Power and Energy Transition/ New Energy sectors.

  • Project work will include the 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, supporting graduate and young Engineer/designer development.


  • 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 the 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 in budget & Schedule control/monitoring and reporting.

  • Competent in design safety, and constructibility.

  • 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 in the system's full lifecycle.

  • Competent in the Specification / Design / Implementation of Hazardous Area Instrumentation (ATEX).

  • Competent in Instrumentation and Control requirements for Mechanical packages.

  • Competent in P&ID development.

  • Competent in the Sizing of flow devices/control valves/relief devices.


  • Automation and Control of life cycle activities.

  • Safety System life cycle activities.

  • Fire & Gas systems.

  • Familiarity with the exSILentia software package is preferred.

  • Experience in working with and leading global integrated delivery teams is preferred.

  • CompEx qualified.

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