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Senior Control & Automation Designer

Senior Control & Automation Designer

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
BN-Brunei Daarussalam
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Instrumentation
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Fixed Term

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler is recruiting a Senior Control & Automation Designer to join our growing team in Brunei. The exciting project will run for at least five years, adopting our world class systems and making use of our extensive global expertise.

Successful applicants will be responsible for the execution and delivery of the Control & Automation Design. This will include the use of relevant software such as PDMS, preparing PFDs, UFDs and intelligent P&IDs. This is an end to end rejuvenation scope and as such, will involve interfacing with other disciplines like, planning, construction, procurement, HVEC and client operations.

You will be expected to work in a multidiscipline team environment where the overall success of the project is paramount. Amec Foster Wheeler is looking at a right first time approach and as such, we are looking for candidates who can rise to a challenge and are interested in being part of an innovative and driven team.


  • Execute all Control & Automation Engineering activities. Maintain technical integrity
  • Deliver and support a strong HSE culture. Work within budget and schedule limits
  • Assist other disciplines to achieve their goals. Support Management where required
  • Drive innovative solutions to reduce cost and schedule. Participate in relevant meetings, such as Model Review and PEER Reviews
  • Take full cognizance of Health, Safety and Environmental issues. Liaise and interact with other disciplines to ensure overall project goals are met
  • Advise management of variations in a timely manner
  • Utilize suitable technology to increase efficiency
  • Ensure all work reflects the context of a Brownfield Rejuvenation Project
  • Support the Lead Process Engineer supervising younger Designers and Draughtspersons
  • Support training requirements for Design team members
  • Ensure all deliverables are aligned with company and client procedures and national standards
  • Ensure documents are originated, checked and approved by suitable competent personnel
  • Keep up to date with latest procedures, client requirements and legislation

Skills / Qualifications


  • Relevant qualification in draughting
  • Conversant with relevant international standards and Codes or Practice
  • 10 years’ experience related to the offshore oil and gas industry
  • Minimum of 2 years working in a multi-discipline team environment
  • Have experience in using CAD systems
  • Familiar with working with construction engineers and installation schemes 


  • Brownfield rejuvenation
  • Experience with AVEVA and SPI systems
  • Worked in an EPC environment
  • Working knowledge of Shell’s DEPs

Company Overview

Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors. Employing around 35,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2016 revenues of £5.4 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, power and process, 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.

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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