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Systems Engineer

United Kingdom,--Aberdeen
Job Contract
Job Type
Full Time
Reference No.

Systems Engineer

March 2019 to 30 November 2019
(this is the standard contract renewal date but project envisaged to October 2020)


The field is located in the Central North Sea about 160km east of Aberdeen. The facilities comprise of three structures linked by bridges plus not normally manned installations located about 6km from the Complex.

This position is an engineer specializing in Systems & Controls who will support the delivery of critical upgrades to the existing ABB Integrated Control and Safety System (ICSS) which will be carried out in 2020 shutdown period.

The position will be based in Aberdeen. There is a requirement to travel to Contractor offices for activities such as engineering reviews, progress reviews and FAT. Offshore trips to Site will be required for this project.

Respect Company health and safety policies and objectives and contribute to delivering incident free working.
Coordinate and control all Systems Engineering activities within the project scope and ensure that they are carried out in accordance with Company procedures, recommendations and statutory requirements.
Maintain effective communications links with the project team members, Company contacts and key Contractors representative.
Provide the technical expertise for the project activities.
Monitor and evaluate the technical aspects and performance of the project Contractors.
Must have applicable offshore certificates and be willing and able to travel to Site.

Attendance at project meetings.
Monitor Contractor performance and provide feedback to Project management.
Be fully aware of contract requirements and that these are applied to works.
Review/Approve Contractors deliverables such as design specifications and drawings.
Identify outstanding design issue.
Expedite Company technical responses to Contractors technical queries.
Assist with preparation of technical documentation.
Review and attend the qualification, FAT and SAT of software and equipment.
Assist with the preparation of pre commissioning and commissioning procedures.
Contribute Systems technical knowledge to operational procedures.
Liaise with Head Office and local Technical Authorities on system engineering topics and issues.

In depth Knowledge of ABB systems and upgrading would be advantageous including:-
SC400 and AC410 controller migration to 800xA series products.
800xA controller system upgrades from Version 5 to Version 6.
Implementation of cyber security requirements to meet OG86 Specification.
Design and operation of HMI.

Degree qualified in numerate discipline engineer.
FSEng certification.
Experience of Control and Safety System testing methodologies.
Significant Systems Engineering experience including preparing and reviewing procedures, specifications and technical reports.
Member of a Professional Body.
Network infrastructure design, specification, construction and performance.
Knowledge of the concerned engineering disciplines: Instrumentation, Topsides Controls, HIPs (High Integrity Protective Systems).
Offshore Survival and MIST

Recruitment and Operations Director

Gary Gray
01224 628 225
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