• Title
    Principal Instrument Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Instrumentation
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for a Principal Instrument Engineer to join our team in Baku, Azerbaijan. We are looking for candidates with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference to our performance to ensure that the company continues to differentiate itself from competitors by delivering quality projects to our client’s requirements.


    This represents an excellent opportunity for individuals interested to work in Azerbaijan, with most assignments expected to be for at least one year’s duration with the opportunity of further extension for the right candidates.


    • Responsible of the provision of instrument & control engineering services in support of project scope of work delivery
    • Ensuring that the work is carried out in accordance with the requirements of the current releases of any company/client or statutory design, codes, standards or procedures
    • Familiar with IPF/SIL classification methodologies is required. Experience with Yokogawa/Honeywell ICSS systems is strongly preferred.
    • Read P & ID's and & identify instrument draughting content
    • Prepare instrument hook-ups (process/pneumatic/hydraulic)
    • Identify field termination requirements & prepare appropriate drawings
    • understand requirements for cable segregation (analogue/digital/IS & non IS)
    • Prepare accurate material take offs
    • Ability to correctly size cables & complimentary field termination details
    • From site survey prepare equipment fixing details & accurately identify suitable cable lengths & routes
    • Prepare instrument loop diagrams to aid commissioning
    • Understand cause & effect diagrams and their preparation
    • Understand and be able to prepare logic diagrams
    • Produce cable schedules to reflect length/size glanding requirements etc.
    • Awareness of fire & gas systems and the requirements for specific detector types

    Skills / Qualifications


    • Qualified to Msc, MEng or equivalent qualifivation or BSc, BEng or equivalent with extensive relevant experience
    • Chartered Engineer or recognised equivalent 


    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  

    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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