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Instrumentation Engineer

  • Location: Zürich, Switzerland
  • Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 26 days ago

Instrumentation Engineer

Pharmaceutical Project

Zurich, Switzerland

CHF90,000 - CHF100,000

Flights / Accommodation / Living Allowance

Currently recruiting on behalf of a specialist Electrical & Instrumentation Contractor for an Instrumentation Engineer. You will be working on the next phase of a Pharmaceutical Project just outside of Zurich, Switzerland.

Role Responsibilities

  • Inspect, commission, maintain and troubleshoot process control instrumentation and specialised equipment

  • Complete all relevant project documentation including knowledge of completion system

  • Perform highly skilled commissioning, testing, maintenance and repair on control, metering and recording instruments, control apparatus, data logging and display equipment, communications/ telemetering systems and Fire & Gas equipment

  • Perform commissioning duties on, control circuits, level control devices, flow control devices, temperature control devices and pressure control devices

  • Install, calibrate, commission, troubleshoot and repair of input sensors such as flow meters, level transducers, pressure transducers, fire & gas equipment and other monitoring equipment

  • Support the execution of commissioning procedures for assigned electrical tasks

  • Acceptance of Mechanically Complete Sub system packages from Construction

  • Punch List management and responsibility of offered Sub systems / Systems

  • Complete all relevant project documentation including knowledge of completion systems

  • Read, interpret and work from vendor documentation, project drawings, schematic diagrams and equipment manuals

  • Knowledge of low, medium and high voltage switchgear

  • Knowledge of cathodic protection, corrosion control and associated equipment

  • Commission lighting systems and associated control systems

  • Inspect and set safety switches

  • Maintain records and prepare regular and special reports on electrical and electronic systems

  • Analyse work problems and make corrections when will facilitate the completion of system assignments

  • Maintain equipment records and parts inventory

  • Coordinate activities with other departments and staff

  • Establish positive working relationships with immediate supervision and personnel from other departments

  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and written. Be able to follow oral and written instructions

  • Read, understand and follow Permit to Work procedures

Role Requirements

  • Instrument/Electrical theory, work methods, tools and testing equipment used in the commissioning of Pharmaceutical Facilities

  • 5 years of responsible experience in commissioning a variety of instrumentation and automation systems common to Oil/ Gas or Petrochemical or Pharmaceutical Industry;

    • Piping & Instrument Diagrams (P&ID's), telephone, telemetry equipment

    • Fire & Gas equipment

    • Valve Positioners

    • DC Power Systems

    • Analog and Discrete Signals

    • Pneumatic Systems

    • Hart Protocol

  • Proficient in Control Logic Schemes

  • Experience with various PLC, DCS, and Fire & Gas control systems

  • PLC logic controls

  • Process Automation

  • Report writing and records maintenance

  • Permit to work System

  • Cause and Effect logic relationships of equipment

  • Report writing and records maintenance

  • Occupational hazards and standard safety procedures