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Control System Engineer

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Nima Ardalan

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

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mselect is looking for a Control System Engineer for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah, Iraq. Candidates must have a minimum of 7 years of DCS and ESD systems experience. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

  • Successful candidate will be required to perform the following
  • Preventive and corrective maintenance of control systems - Emerson Delta V, Allen Bradley PLC, Schneider Modicon,
  • Siemens & ABB 800 XA
  • Deliver and drive national engineer and technician coaching, assessment & development in control systems and
  • maintenance best practices
  • Support national maintenance teams in preventative and corrective maintenance
  • Providing diagnostic support for resolution of issues by performing Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and recommending
  • improvements to control system hardware, software, logic, HMI and Procedures
  • Startup support during Plant and Equipment startup, including PSSR (Prestart up safety review) & Control System Statement of Fitness
  • Provide Support during SAT & Commissioning activities for control system
  • Adhering to Management of Change (MOC) while doing any modification
  • Obsolescence Management & Spare Management for existing Control system
  • Point and logic configuration in DCS and ESD system, and Graphics Modification
  • Supporting daily Alarm management activity
  • Implementing Vendor recommendations related to control system to keep system up do date such as Antivirus update & Windows security patches
  • Awareness of Cyber Security & application in Oil & Gas
  • Responsible for design, specification, selection, and services related to Basic Process Control Systems, Safety Systems, PLCs, and other control systems
  • Responsible to assist with control philosophy and functional description
  • Knowledge of Control narrative aspects including simple & complex Loops

Qualifications and Experience
  • Hold a Bachelor s degree in Instrumentation or Instrumentation & Control or Electronics or Computer Science from a recognized and approved program
  • More than 10 years of experience in Industrial Automation Systems, including at least 7 years in DCS and ESD systems
  • Advance working knowledge of Emerson Delta V DCS system & OPC system
  • Advance working knowledge of Emerson Delta V Safety System SLS & its communication with DCS is a must
  • Knowledge of Rockwell PLC & HMI, Siemens PCS, Bentley Nevada will be preferred
  • Practical Experience with establishing communication interfaces with third party systems using Ethernet Network, Modbus & OPC is necessary
  • Networking fundamental knowledge is required
  • Knowledge of Industrial codes and standards- DIN/ ASME/ API/ ANSI/ NEMA/ ATEX etc. related to area of work will be preferred
  • Experience with Windows server, MS SQL server, VM Ware and virtualization is required
  • Ability to develop Engineering drawings and wirings schematics, loop diagrams and power distribution for Control system
  • Knowledge of SIL fundamentals is required
  • Knowledge of Alarm Management is required
  • Experience of working in multinational and multicultural environment will be an added advantage

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*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.