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Control System (Automation) Engineer - Graduate

Control System (Automation) Engineer - Graduate

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Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Instrumentation
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Position Type 
Fixed Term

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood has an opportunity for a Junior Control System Engineer. As a result of this, Instrument and Automation Department operation is expanding and evolving to manage the challenges of regional projects that continue to pose challenges in offering our services through a global talent pool. After a training on the job period the candidate will be involved in the following activities:

  • Reporting to the Lead I&A Engineer, the main functions of the role will be the execution of project work, in accordance with the Discipline Design Instructions, including Amec Foster Wheeler and/or Project Procedures on Safety and Quality Control, within the man-hour, cost budgets and the project schedule targets
  • Review and comment PFD / P&ID for any control / interlock / safety related representations
  • Participating in HAZOP / SIL review meeting. Implementing safety instrument design as per review reports
  • Implementing safety instrument design as per HAZOP / SIL review reports, performing the calculation of SIL definitions and preparing safety requirement specifications
  • Update of P&ID and instrument structure design for the SIL requirements
  • Preparation / review / development of specifications of DCS / SIS / F&G systems and any other PLC related systems
  • Preparation of system architecture for DCS, SIS, F&G, or any other control systems
  • Preparation of material requisitions for DCS / SIS / F&G systems, SCADA or any other control systems required for the project
  • Preparation of technical bid evaluations of suppliers’ proposal for control systems
  • Preparation of the control system requirement for package units; supporting package specialists for MR, technical clarification and bid evaluations, document review and approval. Coordinating the interfaces between package unit control system and plant control systems
  • Review and approve vendor documents for incorporation into the design and co-ordination with other disciplines. Provide the input to other disciplines, such as electrical consumption for electrical power supply design, heat dissipation for ACMV design, weight and dimension for civil/architecture design
  • Preparation of cause & effect matrix, logic diagrams, control narratives and safety narratives, any other necessary control & ESD system related documents for the system configurations
  • Perform the calculation of SIL verifications and revise the instrument design structures where required
  • Review and check the all the activities and documents required for the lifecycles of the safety instrumented system
  • Review and approval of suppliers’ hardware and software configuration
    Design of control room layout
  • Instruct and advise instrument design team for the control system hardware and cabling installation design, system cabinet earthing and grounding design
  • Preparation of instrument bill of quantity and subcontractor requisition for control system hardware installation work
  • Review / comment / approval of supplier’s test procedures; attend FAT / SAT and follow up with any punch list
  • Preparation of functional test procedures for loop testing when requested by client
  • Requires extensive and independent contact with clients, vendor’s representatives and project field personnel. Attend and participate in coordination meetings required
  • Direct and / or participate in job site visits to collect or deliver design and engineering data
  • Ensuring that all comments are consistent and are included in the drawings according to the applicable procedure

Skills / Qualifications

  • New Graduate in Automation and Control engineering Master Degree
  • Highly motivated, well organized, resourceful and proactive
  • Possess good interpersonal skills with sound written and oral communication skills
  • Flexible approach and able to work under pressure with a can-do attitude and a desire to win
  • Fluent Italian (mother tongue) and English 

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws

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