Exterran is a global leader in full-service natural gas compression and a premier provider of services and equipment for oil & gas production, processing, treating, transportation and storage.
Exterran Corporation (NYSE : EXTN) is a publicly traded company with about 6,000 dedicated professionals working in about 30 countries.
We cover every major oil & gas region of the world and serve the full spectrum of energy clients, from the super majors and National Oil Companies (NOCs) to the independent Exploration & Production and distribution companies.
They count on us for fast, expert products and services. And we work hard to deliver.
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Position Summary : This position will be responsible to
Position requires excellent working knowledge of I&C detail design and engineering techniques, as well as CAD and PDMS familiarity.
Responsible to plan and conduct independent work that requires judgment in evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.
Need to supervise and lead a team engineers and designers in carrying out detailed engineering work for large sized project assuming entire responsibility of conceptual and detailed design and provide necessary technical information for procurement in compliance with tender specification / data sheet and within budgeted man-
hour and project schedules.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities :
Typical duties will include but not be limited to :
Preparation, review and approval of I&C detail engineering and design, drawings, specifications, calculations, charts and graphs
Project controls, cost estimates, quantity takeoffs and manpower requirements for proposals, forecasts and change orders
Hands on experience in handling medium scale (green field and brown field) automation projects based on PLC / DCS / SCADA systems including system hardware and software design, system configuration and programming (graphics, logics and complex control loop development).
Through knowledge and experience in preparation of control system architecture, control system specifications, technical bid evaluation and vendor document review of PLC and DCS based control systems.
Experience in conducting Factory Acceptance Test (FAT), Integrated FAT (IFAT) and Site Acceptance Test (SAT) for Control Systems.
Experience in site support for control systems during commissioning and start up.
Functional Safety Certification would be an added advantage.
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following :
Review the ITB (Invitation to Bid) documents submitted in the proposals stage, issue inquiry requisitions, review techno-
commercial vendor offers, prepare equipment, material and man-hour estimates.
Review contract requirements for project execution, organize the preparation of the Technical Document Register (TDR), and identify requirements and scope of work;
review specifications Process Data Sheets (PDS), Piping Material Specifications (PMS), Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID’s), Plot plans, General Arrangement (GA) drawings, and other relevant documents.
Establish contract review criteria, identify and resolve discrepancies and divergences from original proposal through the instigation of technical queries to projects / client.
Identify scope of work, budgeted man hours, budgeted quantities, total number of deliverables, time schedules and other specifications for execution of the work.
Recommend cost effective measures to reduce the overall package costs.
Prepare, supervise, review and monitor the development of equipment and material specifications and data sheets, Instrument Index, Input & Output Lists, Bill of Quantities, Block Diagrams, cable routing, control room layouts, Loop Diagrams, Wiring Termination Diagrams, Loop drawings, Installation Hook-
up Drawings, Instrument Plot Plans, Cable Tray / Trench Lay-outs, Cable Schedules, JB schedules, Interconnection Schedules and Installation detail drawings.
Prepare, review, organize the issuance of engineering drawings and technical documents for Inter-Discipline Checks (IDCs), co-
ordinate with other engineering discipline in the integration of data inputs.
Interact with Quality Control for quality issues; strictly ensure compliance with Company’s ISO Quality procedures.
Prepare, review and supervise the preparation of technical inquiry requests (Inquiry Requisitions) to vendors; participate in the technical evaluation of vendor bid offers.
Complete, review and provide guidance in the Technical Bid Evaluations (TBE), review vendor drawings and documents.
Prepare, coordinate Purchase Requisitions for the procurement of instrument and materials. Ensure materials are obtained within scheduled timeframes and budgeted costs.
Interface and regularly meet with client and vendor representatives, conduct internal staff meetings, ensure the progress of project in accordance to schedule, allotted man hours and budgeted costs.
Participate in HAZOP meeting and undertake SIL studies with client and representatives of other engineering disciplines.
Performs other duties as assigned by Direct Supervisor.
Required Skills or Tools :
Thorough knowledge I&C engineering / design for large scale industrial / oil and gas projects.
Thorough in-depth knowledgeable of international standards, International Electro technical Commission (IEC), National Fire Protection Association / National Electrical Code (NFPA / NEC), IEEE and API Standards
Ability to handle multiple tasks on multiple projects while maintaining schedule, budget and quality.
Experience in working in multi-cultural, multiple discipline office on projects with Oil & gas and / or Petrochemical Clients.
Thorough knowledge on Hazardous area classification and selection of equipment.
Thorough knowledge of safety instrumentation and function, certification will be added advantage.
Preferred Education / Experience :
Bachelor’s Degree in Instrument Engineering
15+ years of related petrochemical experience preferable from a background in working for consultancy organizations in the EPC of the Oil and Gas Industry.
Minimum of 5 years in a similar position is required. Must have experience in working in a Multi-cultural office on more than one project at a time.