Instrument Engineer

Chennai - Tamil Nadu - India - Energy - Oil & Gas - Engineering & Design - Academic Bachelor

We’re hiring a Instrument Engineer for our client, a leading oil & gas company, to join their growing team. This is a Permanent position in Chennai.

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Sneha Poranki, Account manager

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About this role

Instrument Engineer is accountable for technical integrity of E&I activities, Producing and maintaining deliverables (including but not limited to Drawings, Calculations, Datasheets, Technical specifications, Material Requisitions, Technical bid evaluations, Schedules, MTO’s, Work volumes) in accordance with industry standards, codes and client specifications within the schedule and budget as set-out by the Lead E&I Engineer/Engineering Manager.


The responsibilities of the Instrument Engineer shall include, but are not limited to, those contained in the following statements:

  • Assist in the Engineering activities on projects, tenders under the direction of Lead Engineer/ Engineering Manager;
  • Ensure safe, effective and successful implementation of process engineering activities within budget and schedule requirements;
  • Understand process measurements, Relief/ control/ ESD valves, Analyzers, equipment protection system;
  • (Vibration/temperature), fire systems and PLCs;
  • Shall be capable of handling Electrical, Instrumentation and control activities for the mechanical packages such as Dehydration, Sweetening, Electrostatic Desalters, Produced water, Chemical injection etc;
  • Shall be capable of handling Control system packages;
  • Prepare E&I specifications, datasheets, calculations (sizing, load, equipment), Load list, SLD's, Schematics, functional and interlock diagrams. Protection and metering schemes;
  • Prepare Material requisition, Technical bid evaluations and review vendor drawings;
  • Take part in Hazop, SIL, 3D Model reviews, Construction reviews, Design reviews;
  • Review materials take-offs and bill of materials. Ensure that the quantities are within budget and any changes are documented with approval from Engineering Manager/Project manager;
  • Review 2D drawings such as Hook-up drawings, Loop Drawings, Block drawings, JB drawings, Area classification, Cable Schedule, Drum Schedule, Cable routing, Instrument Location drawings, F&G;
  • Layouts, control room drawings in accordance with Client specifications;
  • Bring to the attention of the necessary parties, any problems, assistance or matters that may affect quality, deadlines or costs;
  • Participate in reviewing and checking designs, drawings and data from other parties/execution offices;
  • Establish good working relationships and communication with all Leads, Managers and clients;
  • Interface with Subcontractors, Suppliers and Vendors for completion of engineering activities;
  • Adhere to the HSE requirements stipulated by Company/Clients;
  • Maintain Quality documentation and report any non-compliances for process improvement;
  • Undertake any other general duties that may be requested. The list of duties is not exhaustive in any way and may change at any time.

About you


  • Degree in Instrumentation and Electrical engineering from an accredited university or equivalent;
  • Experience in similar position working for EPC Projects in Oil & Gas sector, especially in E&I engineering activities related to Process skids;
  • Ability to demonstrate previous experience in the use of software like SPI/ Intools, Navisworks;
  • Must have good working knowledge of codes and standards used in the Industry (NEC, NEMA, ISO, IEC, ATEX, NORSOK, ASME, ASTM, API, ANSI etc…);
  • Engineer shall have good interface knowledge with other disciplines especially Process, Piping, Mechanical etc. and knowledge of all discipline documents and drawings is required;
  • Familiarity with HAZOP/Hazid, Functional safety and SIL reviews;
  • Knowledge of MV and HV electrical systems, LV/MV Motors, substations, transformers, UPS, Generators;
  • Experience with Electrical and Instrumentation design for prefabricated modular packaged equipment;
  • Experience in Telecommunication System Design e.g. PA / GA, Telephone, LAN, CCTV, Radio, Access Control, etc. would be an added advantage;
  • Sound working knowledge of industrial best practices engineering and experience with Factory Acceptance Testing;
  • Verbal and written communication using English is compulsory.

What we offer

Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

About us

Brunel India Private Limited, a subsidiary of Brunel Holding Group Company (Brunel Intl. N.V.) a company registered in the Netherlands with over 10,000 employees in 104 offices across 35 countries. The Energy Division of Brunel Group comprehensively provides manpower services for Upstream Oil & Gas, Downstream Oil & Gas, Renewables, Power Generation, Mining & Resources, Civil Engineering, Automotive, Rail, Life Sciences, Finance, Legal and ICT. Our core services are Pay Rolling, Contract Hire and Direct Hire services for major Operating companies and EPC contractors.

Today, we’ve grown into a global service provider with an annual turnover of € 885 million, and we’re listed on Euronext Amsterdam NV and included in the Amsterdam Small Cap Index (AScX).


  • Vacancy number: PUB255579
  • Location: Chennai
  • Market: Energy
  • hours per week: 45
  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Saturday, April 11, 2020
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Sneha Poranki

Account manager Brunel Energy India Mumbai

+91 22 67596787

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