Controls and Instrumentation Engineer Job in an Oil and Gas Company


Oasis Africa Consulting Limited – Our client, an independent oil and gas operator with head office in Lagos and field operations in Delta and Rivers state respectively is currently looking for candidates to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Controls and Instrumentation Engineer- GPP

Location: Delta
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

  • Work safely and ensure appropriate safe guards are in place to mitigate hazards and prevent incidents
  • Act as Controls and Instrumentation Engineer lead in directing and interfacing with other I&C engineers as required
  • Design, develop and test new control systems as well as maintaining and modifying existing systems
  • Engage appropriate support to ensure compliance with relevant health, safety and environmental regulations and quality standards
  • Purchase equipment specific to instrumentation, control and network systems
  • Analyze data and present findings in clear written reports
  • Learn plant operations and existing systems (control, network, data management, etc.)
  • Calibrate instrumentation, tune control loops and optimize advanced controls and expert control systems
  • Able to work irregular hours or be on-call occasionally to support project implementation to deal with faults which occur at the plant operations.
  • Provide programming development, testing and support for expert control systems (ECS), programmable logic controllers (PLC), human machine interfaces (HMI) and process networks
  • Work collaboratively with design engineers, plant engineers, IS and other internal staff
  • Participate in the development, implementation and compliance of plant process network standards Liaison with consultants, contractors and suppliers

Qualifications

  • B.Engr. in Electrical Engineering or other engineering curriculum with controls and instrumentation experience
  • 15 years’ experience in Gas Processing Plant or equivalent industry
  • Demonstrated skills in specific control disciplines such as:
    • Advanced process control (APC)
    • Multiple-input & multiple-output (MIMO) with model predictive control (MPC)
    • Distributed control systems (DCS)
    • Programmable logic controllers (PLC)
    • Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)
  • Frequent travel (up to 50% plus)
  • Creative problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent critical thinking skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong team working skills, with an ability to motivate and engage others
  • Flexibility and an ability to compromise
  • Willingness to accept responsibility and make decisions
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Understanding of and ability to work with high-level computer technology

Salary and Benefits

  • Pay/benefits are competitive based on industry standards