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Principal Instrument Engineer (PSC)

Woking, Surrey, United Kingdom


Job Description

Wood Digital Consulting (DC) is currently recruiting for a Principal Instrument Engineer to support one of our UK projects.
This is a hybrid role that can be based anywhere in the UK, mobility and travel to customer sites and face to face meetings with colleagues will be expected as required.
Applicants must be able to pass HMG Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check.
Join a culture of innovation, pushing the boundaries of what is possible to seek the best solutions for our clients.


Review and comment PFD / P&ID for any control / interlock / safety related representations
Prepare Instrument Index and Control System I/O List
Prepare Cause and Effects, I.S. calculations
Prepare material requisitions and data sheets for field instruments
Prepare technical bid evaluations of suppliers’ proposal for field instruments
Prepare the instrumentation requirement for package units; supporting package specialists for MR, technical clarification and bid evaluations, document review and approval 
Coordinating the interfaces between package unit control system and plant control systems
Review and approve vendor documents for incorporation into the design and co-ordination with other disciplines
Provide the input to other disciplines, such as electrical consumption for electrical power supply design, heat dissipation for ACMV design, weight and dimension for civil / architecture design
Prepare instrument bill of quantity and subcontractor requisition for instrumentation installation work
Review and help prepare deliverables like wiring diagram, loop diagram, hook-up, cable specification etc.
Direct and/or participate in job site visits to collect or deliver design and engineering data
Ensure that all comments are consistent and are included in the drawings according to the applicable procedure
Mentoring junior team members


Degree in Electrical, Electronics or Instrumentation Engineering with some experience in conceptual studies, FEED, detailed engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) projects in Refinery / Petrochemical / Chemical / Power / Pharmaceutical Plant
Good level of relevant experience is required
Knowledge with ISA Standards and other international standards for instrumentation and control
Knowledge of Field Instrumentation and familiar with PC based design software for sizing of instruments, preparation of requisition and procurement of instruments
Hands on experience with Smart Plant Instrumentation (SPI) will be an added advantage
Experience in attending/input to safety reviews such as HAZOP/LOPA/HAZID

About Us

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement 

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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