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Automation Engineer - Offshore

Doha, Qatar

English (UK)

Job Description

What are my responsibilities?

  • Design Clarification: Reviewing the specifications released by customer; clarifying the scope and estimating man-hours and material requirements for jobs.
  • Engineering: Assuring Software and hardware engineering testing jobs are done timely and within the budget.
  • FAT: Organizing the review and test of engineered system with customers, conclude successful FAT with end users.
  • Documentation: Assuring all project documentation is updated according to the documentation structure.
  • Offshore work: Ensure that the final engineered solution is implemented successfully at offshore sites.

What do I need to qualify for this job?

  • In depth experience with the following technologies:
    • Siemens S7 Automation Systems, SICOS knowledge will be preferred.
    • Working knowledge on Siemens PLC system: Simatic S7 400, F and FH systems. Safety Systems,  S7 1200, S7 1500, Profibus, Profinet, Modbus, Ethernet networks. PDT, TIA Portal (preferred)
    • Knowledge of Siemens Offshore Oil & Gas standards for offshore automation systems  and ATEX standards
    • Knowledge and work experience with Siemens PCS7 is a must and PCS7 V9.0 exposure is preferred. Full knowledge of Client-Server architectures, Historians, and knowledge of VMWare / Virtual systems is preferred.
    • Must be abreast with MS office applications. Knowledge of Autocad, Sigraph or Eplan is preferred
    • Windows Server, MS SQL Server, VMWare / Virtualization,
    • Hands on work experience with SCADA, ESD and F&G systems
    • Electrical wiring in low voltage cabinets, ability to develop engineering drawings and wiring schematics for automation systems.
    • Candidate needs to undergo offshore safety trainings e.g.: BOSIET, OLF, OPITO, HUET, H2S, etc.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Automation Engineer in Oil & Gas sector preferably with offshore work experience
  • Working with estimates for upcoming jobs, and ability to lead team members to achieve work within the estimate limits
  • Work as team leader or leader of certain tasks as i.e. documentation. Must have ability to motivate and develop team members
  • Bachelor degree in Engineering or related discipline (Electrical, Electronics, Computer Science / Computer Engineering, Mechatronics, etc.)

What do I need to know?

  • Must be able to work in a fast paced, multicultural environment as a team and as an independent contributor.
  • Must be flexible and have the ability to work under pressure on offshore sites providing trouble shooting support to offshore personnel.

How do I apply?

We are looking forward to receiving your on-line application. Please note: only complete application documents – including diplomas, certificates of employment or letter of recommendation respectively – can be considered in the selection process.


Job ID: 85396

Organisation: Process Industries and Drives

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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