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Instrumentation Engineer (EXPAT)

Kelly Services
Houston, TX 77007
**Instrumentation Engineer-Projects (U.S. EXPAT Assignment Overseas)**


**Kelly Engineering** is currently seeking an experienced (9+ yr) **Instrumentation Engineer (U.S. EXPAT Assignment)** to join a Oil Majors world-class Project Management Team, with the opportunity to work on some of the best-in-class and largest capital projects in the world. PMT is directly involved in executing and managing assigned projects safely, on schedule, within budget and to the highest standards of integrity and compliance. This will involve engineering design, procurement and construction of various sizes ($), types and complexity of small, medium to multi-billions-dollar mega projects.


**Project Management Department** manage and execute projects usually from multiple site offices or engineering contractor design offices, geographically scattered throughout the region.


**Instrumentation Engineers** primary role is to provide technical expertise for the specification, design, purchase, installation and commissioning of instrument and electrical systems, including low, medium and high voltage electrical systems, electronic and pneumatic instrumentation, control systems, field instrumentation, analyzers and emergency shutdown systems.


**Duties & Responsibilities :**


+ Execute capital projects according to the scope, schedule and budget.

+ Responsibility for project development: preliminary engineering to detail designs to construction and the final safe turnover to proponent.

+ Manage General Engineering Services (GES) design contractor activities during the development of project proposal, include definition of project work scope and schedule requirements. Development of detailed estimate leading to funding appropriation and approval.

+ Manage contractor preparation of detailed design drawings, material specifications and procurement, and/or construction bid packages.

+ Provides detailed instrument/electrical engineering design and contractor supervision to ensure that capital and expense projects are completed accurately and efficiently.

+ Provides accurate instrument, electrical and control systems specifications.

+ Monitors and directs activities of engineering and construction contractors for progress and quality to ensure compliance to company and industry standards.

+ Provides ongoing technical support to operations and maintenance departments on instrumentation, electrical and control system problems.

+ Provides cost estimates and preliminary engineering design work for the development and preparation of projects.

+ Develop and/or review data acquisition and controls (PLC/DCS/DAQ) for complex engineering systems with many I/O signals from highly varied sensors and instruments during design & construction phase.

+ Be familiar with international procedures of Projects Phases, Engineering Phases, Bidding procedure, Procurement Process, Construction Requirements and up to date Best Practices

+ Fully understand contract documents (inclusive of appendices, drawings and specifications), project execution plan, interface management, change management, construction sequencing, standards specifications and project schedule to support project manager and/or company representative in timely completion of project.

+ Performs change order scope definition, cost estimation and assists the Project Manager or Company representative in change order negotiations.

+ Review weekly and monthly reports on the status and progress of the contracts, including project costs and potential changes. Attend project meetings e.g. progress, stakeholders, design review, plot plan, value improvement and assist in managing and reviewing the project progress i.e. planned vs actual.

+ Review of project schedule, coordinating and monitoring the assigned project progress and challenge below par performance of the contractor.

+ Review, coordinates and monitors invoices (claimed vs actual physical progress checks) and contractors submittals.

+ Performs Project Reporting and implementation of company initiatives during project execution.

+ Formally designs or studies instrumentation modifications to oil & gas processing and handling facilities, residences and utilities.

+ Provide routine instrumentation (design and construction) support such as refinery process plants that include, but are not limited to, refining, NGL and utilities plants.

+ Develop and/or review testing and commissioning procedures.


Minimum Requirements:


+ As the successful candidate you will hold a Bachelors degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical) and a higher degree is preferred.

+ You have at least 9+ years of experience, preferably in Oil & Gas, pipelines, refineries, onshore, offshore production platforms, such that the incumbent is clearly recognized as an expert in instrumentation engineering.

+ Excellent English communication skills (oral and written) and no second language is required.

+ Must have Engineering Design & Construction phase experience with control circuits, schematics, PLC's, DCS. Application experience with process Controls- instruments, valves, automation.

+ Able to read PLC ladder logic and DCS function diagrams with a thorough knowledge of engineering practices and economic principles in the applicable International Codes, Standards and Specifications.

+ Dynamic attitude towards project improvements and savings with recognized institutions certification is desirable but not mandatory.

+ Work experience in the GCC- Middle East Region is a plus, but not required.


***MUST be legally permitted to work in the United States!**


***MUST be able to move overseas for this U.S. EXPAT assignment!**


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.


Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-11-10 Expires: 2021-12-11

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