Instrumentation/Automation Supervisor

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Instrumentation/Automation Supervisor

Vadu/Constanta, Romania

Temporary, 1 year

17 December 2021

Job description

We are looking for an experienced Instrumentation/Automation Supervisor with an excellent project management, commissioning & start-up and technical understanding to provide support initially to our Project Midia Gas Development (MGD) and continue during Operational phase.

Role scope

  • Provide support and advice to the Construction & Commissioning, and Drilling/Well Ops departments during the project execution and start-up phase
  • Ensuring compliance with all regulatory, statutory and company requirements
  • Assist the Commissioning Team during critical activities including plant start-up, shutdown and emergencies
  • Prepare functional procedures and documentation for technical detail on mechanical area
  • Liaise with vendor during site visits to ensure safe start-up of offshore and onshore facilities.
  • Assist in coordinating response to emergencies if required.
  • Ensures the proper functioning of the instruments and systems of instrumentation, measurement, control, to ensure measurement correct set parameters


  • Work with specialist personnel /vendors to provide a planned, documented and managed engineering approach to the start-up, commissioning and handover of facilities, systems, and equipment to the BSOG Operations, resulting in a safe and functional environment that meets established design requirements and expectations.
  • Review work procedures, mobilization to offshore, completion of the work, achievement of mechanical completion, commissioning and ready for start-up in accordance with the approved design, procedures, in a safe manner, within schedule and in accordance with the applicable technical specifications.
  • Participate in the Electrical testing & pre-commissioning work at onshore sites in the form of walkdowns and functional verification agreeing punch list items and categorization.
  • Ability to understand / project procedures and drawings in particular extensive understanding of P&ID’s/SLD’s/D&ID’s/C&E’s.
  • Contribute to the Isolation philosophy development for plant livening up notification and control of isolations.
  • Ensure the Red Line Mark-up are done on relevant drawings and documents handed over from Construction and that drawings are marked up and signed for commissioning
  • Carryout sizing calculations for Control Valves, Flow Meters, Pneumatic & Hydraulic Power Systems
  • Preparation of Fire & Gas Detectors & Alarm Device Datasheets
  • Assist in managing the interfaces between onshore and offshore activities
  • Interface, coordinate with and oversee the work by Contractor and equipment vendor’s personnel to ensure the hook-up, testing & commissioning work packs, test packs, procedures and completion certificates are reviewed and endorsed by the relevant parties.
  • Contribute on production shutdown planning, preparation of integrated shutdown plan, work activities interfaces during shutdown, etc.
  • Monitor the provision of vendors’ construction, completion, commissioning and start-up documents. Review the same documents as required.
  • Witness where necessary critical activities such as construction, testing, completion and commissioning of the works
  • Review adequacy and accuracy of punch lists. Monitor final completion of the work.
  • Promote Near Miss and Unsafe Acts Identification Program (STOP).
  • Provide support to complete updates of all As Built Drawings and P&IDs to ensure that final revisions for the asset are up to date ready for start-up.
  • Contributes to work acceptance and warranty procedure for services performed.
  • Analyze and establish necessary materials, spare parts, tools and necessary devices for an efficient commissioning, start-up sequence and smooth operations.
  • Ensuring compliance with all regulatory, statutory and company requirements.
  • Maintain a safe and effective working environment.

Experience & Qualifications

  • National Qualification in Oil &Gas and/or relevant experience in the field.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in operations, design, procurement, construction, commissioning and start-up of oil & gas processing and production facilities (Onshore/Offshore), preferably with International reputable Oil & Gas Operating Company
  • Experience with Diesel and gas fired power generation, synchronization to switch boards and load control
  • Familiar with MCC installation, Relay Protection setting and injection, phase checking, rotations checks for electrical motors, earthing, UPS, emergency and non-emergency distribution for lighting and power
  • Competence in P&ID, FEED, DCS/ESD, loop diagrams, hook diagrams, instrument layout plans, JB termination details
  • Creative problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills and a high level of numeracy.
  • Fully familiar with relevant international codes, standards and recommended practices such as ISA, NEC, NFPA, BS API, IEC
  • Experience with reviewing and writing switching procedures and black start procedures.
  • Excellent knowledge both nationally and internationally of onshore & offshore projects.
  • Experience with ICSS systems (Honeywell preferably), Telecoms systems, gas generator driven compression systems and MEG/TEG Regeneration plant.
  • Experience of testing & commissioning subsea pipelines and umbilical’s.
  • Competent in Emergency Response Procedures and Instructions.
  • Competent at carrying out complex risk assessment and analysis.
  • Previous experience in the Safe Isolation and Re-Instatement of Plant process.
  • Experience in control of work regarding Greenfield construction and commissioning sites.
  • Experience of liaising with IVB for commissioning verification of safety critical elements.
  • Excellent supervisory, inter-personal relations and communication skills.
  • Fluent in English both written and verbal.
  • Good IT Skills.

 Qualifications/Training – Essential

  • National qualification in an Instrumentation/Automation Engineering discipline, or equivalent suitable experience demonstrated.
  • International experience of similar projects and roles.

Qualifications/Training – Desirable

  • Valid BOSIET certificate
  • Valid Medical certificate for offshore travel
  • Experience of boat transfers between offshore vessels and installations
  • INSEMEX certification 

Terms and conditions:

  • Location: Vadu/Constanta and short-term Offshore assignments – Romania
  • Temporary role: 1 year

If interested and qualified, please upload your CV in the form below by December 28th, 2021.

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