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Senior/Principal Control & Instrumentation Engineer

  • Manchester, England, GB
  • March 24, 2023
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Energy Resourcing are currently recruiting for a Senior/Principal Control & Instrumentation Engineer with a strong automation background to join our client's Manchester project delivery team on a staff or contract basis.

This role offers a flexible hybrid working model with a requirement to attend the Manchester office 3 days per week.

This is an exciting career opportunity to work on a large Petrochemical project for one of the leading and most ambitious petrochemical companies in the world.

  • 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 & Gas; and Power 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, or a Senior Engineer on a large project reporting to the lead Instrument Engineer.

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 in Instrument Engineering on Medium / Large capital projects from concept to start-up.
  • Competent in working within the C&I Discipline of a contracting organisation.
  • Competent to Lead the C&I Discipline on Small Projects.
  • Degree qualified for the related discipline.
  • Have or are 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 constructability.
  • To be able to work to Company standards.
  • Innovative when appropriate.
  • Competent in the application, specification, and requisitioning of DCS, PLC, and SIS systems, with experience in the system's full lifecycle.
  • Experience in Functional Safety including, knowledge of BS EN 61508/61511, development of a Functional Safety Management Plan, participation in Safety Reviews, development of SRS/SIL Calculations, and verification and validation activities.
  • TUV or similar Functional Safety Engineer qualification.
  • Competent in Instrumentation and Control requirements for Mechanical packages.
  • Competent in Electrical protection methodologies.
  • Competent in Specification, technical bid analysis, and requisitioning of Field Instrumentation and Analysers.
  • Competent in the Sizing of flow devices.
  • Competent in P&ID development.


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