Amec Foster Wheeler
Principal Instrument Engineer
Amec Foster Wheeler
Published: 12th September 2017 (12 days ago)
Aberdeen, Various
Job Type

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilties

Role Overview


Amec Foster Wheeler, a recent winner of the Glassdoor Employees' Choice Award for 'Best Place to Work in 2016 - UK Category’, is currently recruiting is looking for a Principal Instruments Engineer to join our Oil and Gas project delivery operation based in Aberdeen for a duration of 6 months.


You will join the Control Instrumentation & Telecoms Department which provides concept, FEED and detailed design services for process automation and telecommunications systems for onshore and offshore Oil & Gas facilities. Our work includes specification and requisitioning of Control, Instrumentation and Telecoms equipment, as well as preparing detailed installation design packages, with emphasis on safety in design and high quality in our deliverables.




Your skills and expertise will be utilised across a range of domestic and international projects, starting in the bid phase, continuing through to award, start up and execution.


Key Responsibilities


  • Administer and implement Company, and where applicable, Client/Project policies and procedures
  • Approval, checking and preparation of design/engineering documentation
  • Undertake tasks on behalf of Sub-CoP Leader/Principal as directed
  • Provide technical assistance to Business Development strategies, activities and initiatives.
  • Undertake training of less experienced engineers, including duties as a mentor
  • Ensure delivery of all aspects of discipline design, specification and procurement of the project to cost, schedule and quality criteria
  • Plan and maintain the discipline progress of the project
  • Commitment to and promotion of Amec Foster Wheeler’s values and ensuring the realisation of company and project health, safety, environmental, quality and ethics, systems, policies and procedures

Skills / Qualifications

ARole Requirements


  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent in appropriate engineering subject
  • Chartered Engineer and member of appropriate engineering institution
  • Experienced in use of analytical methods used within discipline including theoretical background for analysis programs
  • Experienced in planning, progress monitoring, forecasting and reporting
  • Competent in commercial, contractual and administrative aspects of engineering
  • Experienced in controlling all aspects of discipline design including some multi-discipline aspects
  • Highly experienced in quality control/safety/environmental methods and quality assurance/safety/environmental procedures for engineering
  • Experienced/competent in leading, supervising and the organisation of a medium/large sized single discipline team within a project


If you believe you have the necessary knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to succeed in this position, then we would like to hear from you. To apply, please click on the 'Apply to Job' button below.

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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