Senior Instrument Engineer II (Automation)

Aibel is a leading service company within the oil, gas and offshore wind industries. We provide our customers with optimal and innovative solutions within engineering, construction, modifications and maintenance throughout a project’s entire life cycle. Aibel's 4000 skilled employees are located close to our customers at the company’s offices in Norway and South East Asia. In addition, we operate two modern yards in Haugesund and in Thailand, with complete prefabrication and construction capabilities.

Job responsibilities:

  • Report to, and provide support to the Lead Instrumentation Engineer on assigned projects and report to the Head - Instrumentation Engineering at the basis level.
  • Be familiar with and implement Company work processes, procedures and quality policy as appropriate on assigned areas of projects.
  • Be aware of Company contractual requirements and Scope Boundaries.
  • Be responsible for technical integrity and progress of assigned Instrumentation Engineering scope and deliverables as per the budget and schedule requirements of the project.
  • Be responsible for preparation of Field Instrumentation deliverables as per the schedule requirements of the project. These include but not limited to
    • Instrumentation Design Basis
    • Metering Philosophy, Specifications & data sheets
    • Specifications and Data sheets for control valves, safety valves, choke valve, on-off valves etc
    • Specifications and Data sheets for Field Instruments & analysers
    • Technical Bid Evaluation Reports for above
    • Field Instruments & analysers specifications and data sheets
    • Technical Bid Evaluation Reports
  • Review and Approve Instrument vendor documents
  • Review and approve instrument related deliverables from Mechanical/Electrical Package vendors, participate in Mechanical package vendor evaluations
  • Provide necessary technical support to the Lead/ package responsible Engineer to obtain necessary approvals from the verification body / classification society or other applicable approving authorities.
  • Ensure that the work is carried out to the specified QHSE requirements
  • Maintain a positive and safe working environment at work location
  • Comply without fail with the company code of conduct and ensure ethical behavior at all times. Unethical behavior shall not be tolerated
  • Strive to continually upgrade competence level of self
  • Encourage to and seek improvements to the project costs and schedule at all times
  • Refer to generic discipline deliverable list for details of discipline deliverables
  • Understand and comply with internal control procedures

Work experience requirements:

  • Minimum 13 years of experience in Instrumentation design engineering including a minimum of 3 years for offshore platforms or FPSO’s.
  • Must have prior work experience with medium/ large sized green field projects in the offshore oil & gas industry and possess a good understanding of project phases, milestones, deliverables, internal and external interfaces.
  • Applicant must have experience in in reputed Engineering consultancy / organization in the preparation of automation engineering deliverables namely:
      • System Specifications
      • Shutdown Hierarchy Diagrams
      • Typical Logic Diagrams
      • Process Cause & Effect Matrix (for topsides)
      • Fire and Gas Cause & Effect Matrix (for topsides)
      • Control Narratives
  • Applicant shall be experienced in handling Automation as a Package Responsible engineer. Must have handled complete cycle from specifications, RFQ, Technical bid evaluation, Purchase requisition, post order vendor drawing review/approval.
  • Experience in preparation of SCD’s would be an advantage.
  • Applicant must have good technical knowledge of IEC62443 Cybersecurity standards and their applications in offshore oil industry.
  • Applicant must have good technical knowledge of IEC61508/61511 standards and their applications in offshore oil industry with experience in functional safety life cycle activities including SIL classification workshops.
  • Experience in development of typical Instrumentation Engineering deliverables such as but not limited to Project Specifications and Philosophies, Field Instruments data sheets & specifications (Control valves, shutdown valves, Choke valves, Level Instruments, Pressure Instruments etc.), Metering Systems is desired.
  • Applicant must have experience in attending Workshops such as CHAZOP and Alarm Management and reviewing their reports
  • Hands on experience in SPI or AVEVA Instrumentation would be an advantage.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Instrumentation Engineering. Electrical or Chemical Engineers with relevant work experience may also apply.
  • ISA/IEC 62443 Cybersecurity certifications would be an advantage.
  • IEC 61508 CFSE/CFSP certification would be an advantage.

Other skills:

  • A self-starter who can work independently, make sound decisions, analyse problems and provide focused solutions.
  • Good understanding and knowledge of oil and natural gas industry standards such as, but not limited to, API (American Petroleum Institute), ISO (International Organisation for Standardisation),IEC, NORSOK, EU Directives ATEx, IECex requirements and other relevant standards related to Instrumentation Engineering.
  • Effective technical communication (verbal and written) skills with proven ability to present technical issues to design teams, client, technical authorities and verification bodies.

"We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified."

Other information:
Work location: Singapore
Application deadline: 2 Jul 2021

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