Instrumentation & Automation Engineer

Basingstoke, Hampshire

Instrumentation & Automation Engineer



Role Overview

You will be responsible for undertaking the competent engineering analysis and designing of instrumentation, automation, and telecommunications systems in accordance with Company procedures, standards and plans, and international standards and codes of practice.


As a member of the engineering team you will be responsible for:

  • Acting as technical engineer on projects and engineering activities.
  • Undertaking short term visits to a wide range of operating site and regional offices worldwide.
  • To ensure quality of work undertaken by themselves and others is commensurate with the goal of the activity considering the constraints of time and budget.
  • Ensuring all activities necessary to guarantee the design of a 'safe' plant are performed.

This is the opportunity for you if you have these skills and requirements:

  • Relevant degree or equivalent industry experience accredited by a recognized professional institution.
  • Experience of instrumentation, automation and/or telecommunications engineering for large industrial facilities, either in operations, maintenance or design would be advantageous for this position.
  • To be able to manage their time to effectively manage work activities ensuring that the goals and requirements of the work are met and that issues are effectively communicated and resolved.
  • Being aware of and able to evaluate the effect of new/modified legislation on plant design and performance.
  • Demonstrate a 'can do' attitude to the team and to external customers and stakeholders. Enthusiasm and flexibility are key attributes.
  • Ability to provide technical innovation, provide critical thought and a keenness to move the company forward in terms of continuous improvement.
  • Professional level English

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.