Senior Instrument Engineer (Huizhou)


Huizhou, GD, CN

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Responsibilities:


•Provide instrument engineering expertise in support of the design, construction, commissioning, start-up and operation of the ExxonMobil Huizhou Chemical Complex.
•The work includes engineering design, configuration, programming, maintenance, trouble-shooting, failure analysis, performance analysis in support of safe and reliable operations of instrumentation equipment within the Complex, including:
-Field instrumentation for process measurement (e.g. Pressure, Temperature, Level, Flow and Composition) as well as specialty measurements (density, vibration, IR) and control valves, shutdown valves, and their transmission systems (e.g. 4-20mA, HART, ProfiBus),
-Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS),
-Machinery controls and protection systems,
-Fire and Gas detection and protection systems,
-Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s) for monitoring and control of packaged systems,
-Instrumentation cabling, wiring, junction box, power supply and distribution, UPS, and associated TCP/IP, SCADA, Modbus networking (switches, routers, Ethernet, fiber optics, etc.) and transmission systems.
•Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Sizing and specifying various types of instrumentation for new or existing instruments undergoing a change,
-Supporting the maintenance team and interfacing with vendors and contractors to maintain, troubleshoot, repair/replace, configure/tune/program, test/commission/de-commission, etc.,
-Support development of equipment strategies, understanding the impact of equipment sparing, redundancy, reliability, availability, maintainability, and maintenance cost in support of operations excellence and capital efficiency, and
-Participating in activities related to safety and risk assessment and in safety incident investigations related to instrumentation equipment.
•Primary contributions as both individual contributor and work-group Lead:
-Apply broad technical and business skills and expertise to solve more complex problems,
-Develop / implement innovative solutions to non-routine problems by leading teams in resolving technical challenges and expanding sphere of influence beyond core technical discipline,
-Provide work direction to a group of 3-5 contact engineers,

-Provide technical leadership, quality assurance and manage interfaces to other disciplines,
-Mentor less experienced engineers to develop skills, and
-Provide technical leadership (formal or informal) in operations and small local projects.
•Demonstrate capability to influence without direct authority.
•Utilize depth and/or breadth of experience to identify cross-functional business opportunities and participate in internal company networks to share knowledge and practices to the benefit of others.
•Work effectively with partners and contractors in pursuit of efforts on the projects and assets they support.
•Participate in industry conferences that align with the individual's skills and business focus.

Required Skills and Knowledge:


•Bachelor’s degree or above in Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Instrumentation & Control Systems or equivalent
•Minimum of 10 years working experience related to petrochemical industry or design institute.
-Experience in Design, Construction, Pre-commissioning, Commissioning and Start-up of process units is an advantage,
-Demonstrated experience with Instrumentation and Control (I&C) requirements and design principles and knowledge of field measurement and control devices and their proper application,
-Proficient in troubleshooting, performance analysis and solving field problems with a broad spectrum of measurement and control devices,
-Strong working knowledge and experience in equipment engineering specifications and standards, including Industry standards, Country-specific regulations (CSR) and local codes,
-Demonstrated capability to maintain and support safety system hardware, software architecture, and transmission systems and familiarity with SIS software and hardware platforms from major vendors (Schneider-Electric, Honeywell, HIMA, etc.),
-Knowledge of safety in design principles, ability to contribute to HAZOPs and Risk Assessments, SIL assignment and evaluation processes and knowledge and proper use of Hazardous Area codes to be able to classify areas and specify appropriate equipment,
-Familiarity with DCS software and hardware platforms from major vendors (Honeywell, Yokogawa, Emerson, etc.) or equivalent,
-Knowledge of fire and gas detection technology, systems, and implementation,
-Familiarity with SmartPlant Instrumentation (SPI) software or equivalent,
-Skills necessary to manage in-house and contract engineering scope for large capital project,
-Skills necessary to design, implement, troubleshoot and maintain data connections from DCS/SCADA systems to business, instrument, analyzer and other subsystem/peer system networks,
-Knowledge of Package Systems function, interface methods and specification development and skills necessary to configure host networking parameters and network devices for system interconnection and ability to troubleshoot networked systems,
-Skilled in equipment strategy development including risk assessment facilitation and evaluation of task cost effectiveness, communicating equipment strategy results and obtaining approval of completed equipment strategies.
•Knowledge, skills and experience in any of the following areas is an advantage:
-Knowledge of Industrial Control Systems Environment (ICSE) security design, implementation and on-going management, and
-Skilled in understanding and interfacing with all types of control and monitoring systems associated with machinery and with fired equipment.
•Experience in international projects, multi-national company (MNC), Wholly Owned Foreign Enterprise (WOFE) or JV is an advantage.
•Effective team player.
•Fluent in speaking and writing English.

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