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Instrumentation Engineer

Region: Den Helder

Sector: Oil & Gas, Maintenance

Function description maritime vacancy Instrumentation Engineer

The instrumentation engineer's job is to develop new electro-technical and instrumentation-technical installations and adapting existing ones, such that they are delivered safely and on time and their reliability is ensured.

Main Duties

  • receiving information on projects (new or existing) from the lead project engineer and/or maintenance and integrity manager
  • evaluating the feasibility of product designs from an electro-technical and instrumentation-technical perspective; agreeing designs with other departments involved
  • establishing possible solutions (concept designs)
  • ascertaining the necessary electro-technical and instrumentation-technical installations/equipment, peripherals and supplementary requirements; advising on how to deploy resources
  • developing and elaborating ideas regarding the approach to be taken; advising the supervisor on whether to carry out engineering tasks (or have them carried out) in-house or to partly or fully outsource them
  • drawing up and explaining the technical specifications for suppliers or potential suppliers;
  • evaluating tender bids for the purchasing of electro-technical and instrumentation-technical installations/equipment
  • ensuring the guiding principles for process schematics (including for process flow) are worked out
  • drafting the specifications, preparing drawings
  • drafting the project implementation plan and the budget for the project coordinator, drawing on information from suppliers
  • studying third parties’ technical specifications, testing them for conformity to electro-technical and instrumentation-technical design requirements in place
  • checking proposed plant changes, testing them for conformity to the electro-technical and instrumentation-technical requirements in place
  • providing guidance to the outsourced engineering tasks, checking the schedules and specifications delivered
  • flagging up any discrepancies/anomalies; finding a solution
  • carrying out testing programmes for installations and equipment; evaluating the findings
  • evaluating electro-technical and instrumentation-technical installations and equipment for conformity to the specifications, legislation and regulations in place
  • checking the drawings, documentation and certification
  • holding end-of-project meetings with suppliers regarding tasks remaining; supervising the follow-up
  • guiding through the commissioning of installations and equipment
  • evaluating the proposed changes in electro-technical and instrumentation-technical terms; indicating any amendments that are needed
  • advising supervisor and the user organisation regarding new developments in electro-technical and instrumentation-technical equipment and systems (and how to apply such)
  • following of developments in the electro-technical and instrumentation-technical fields
  • checking suppliers’ documentation in electro-technical and instrumentation-technical terms
  • studying the relevant regulations and norms; determining the implications for the installations/equipment
  • seeking information from, and holding discussions with, government bodies on the legislation and regulations in place
  • drafting the documentation needed for licences
  • applying for and managing the licences
  • assisting government bodies during checks and inspections regarding licensing issues; answering their queries
  • receiving technical queries and problem reports via the production, operations support and construction departments.
  • analysing the question/problematics of the circumstances and situation; determining the cause of anomalies
  • selecting additional electro-technical and instrumentation-technical techniques
  • evaluating the necessary modifications to installations and giving notice of such; ensuring a structural solution
  • evaluating the result of adaptations carried out, to ensure that they meet the aims set
  • analysing the electro-technical and instrumentation-technical prerequisites of new projects
  • evaluating conceptual designs for feasibility, maintainability and operation
  • drawing up procedures and instructions for electro-technical and instrumentation-technical installations/equipment
  • keeping current and editing any changes/amendments to procedures/instructions
  • submitting the procedures/instructions for electro-technical and instrumentation-technical installations/equipment to the user organisation; answering queries

Function demands maritime vacancy Instrumentation Engineer


  • relevant BSc degree (electrical and/or instrumentation engineering)
  • typically a minimum of 5 years’ experience from a relevant field / disciplines
  • requires deep knowledge of the specialist area, the E&P business and Oil & Gas industry
  • offshore travels must be expected
  • excellent knowledge of the Dutch and English language, both written and verbal skills
  • Living in the province of North Holland, or willing to relocate

Company description

The company is an important player in exploration and production of oil and gas in the Netherlands.

Excellent achievements are a result of the contribution made by our client's E&P’s highly knowledgeable, skilled and dedicated workforce.

Working conditions maritime vacancy Instrumentation Engineer

We offer a fulltime contracting position in an interesting and challenging environment.

Do you have questions about this vacancy?

Mevrouw Kristy Meissner
Contact company:
Oceanwide Offshore Services
Phone number:
+31(0)223 671727
Luchthavenweg 6i
Den Helder
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