Lead Engineer - Instrumentation

0-2 years
2 months ago 7 Applied
Job Description

The person shall be responsible for the complete design, detailing and proposal engineering of instrumentation /Automation of Oil & Gas projects and substations. The Lead of Instrumentation shall manage the entire design for a project or a set of smaller projects including co-ordination with other disciplines viz., Electrical, Civil and Mechanical

Lead of Instrumentation shall lead a team of Engineers, Design Engineers and draftsman to manage the Engineering activities within budget, deliver on time and maintaining a high quality of engineering.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Estimate manpower resources as per work schedule allocation for project.
  • Monitor and report Instrumentation engineering progress of the projects.
  • Coordination with BU Operation's Team, BU Contract's team, Project Manager, Site Team, Clients, Consultants and vendors.
  • Ensure timely submission of Design deliverables.
  • Review and monitoring Equipment and Lot items with respect to ACE, timely reporting to Management for necessary action.
  • Review of the instrumentation drawing/document deliverables before submission to Client for approval.
  • Review of Pre-bid queries, DBR, BOQ & Scope of work for Proposal Engineering & Project Engineering.
  • Propose optimization Ideas during Pre-bid stage to reduce the BOQ cost.
  • Checking design conformity to ISO Quality standards & contract technical specification.
  • Interaction with client for drawing approval & clarification.
  • Interaction with site for clarification on drawing.
  • Interaction With vendors, Clients for giving Manufacturing Clearance for Instrumentation equipment.
  • Review of technical scope & specification for final contract document sign off.
  • Man-hour monitoring and control.
  • Standardize and adhere to the checklist of the deliverables.
  • Prepare and review technical submissions of proposal including design drawings, layout and

interface points Requirements

  • Reports any deviation from L&T standard specification and practices, concept change report to manager and seek his approval on the solution.

  • Leads/participates in meetings, reviews progress of projects and addresses complex interface/implementation/execution issues to ensure that the project proceeds timely and smoothly.

  • Knowledge on standards API, ISA, ASME, ANSI, NACE, and regulatory authorities certifications CSA, UL, IEC, NFPA, ATEX.

  • Anticipates potential problems and takes preventive actions and independently handles variations in project execution.

  • Independently manages/develops/provides advice on solutions to technical/engineering and related problems by reviewing the issues/data and analysis and evaluating various options/measures using expert knowledge, seasoned experience and precedents and professional references where necessary.

Technical Expertise:

  • Should have good experience in Oil & Gas project engineering execution & international standards and exposure to customer like Aramco, ADNOC, KNPC, QP, PDO standards / practices.
  • Should have good experience in detailed engineering and site commissioning activities of field instruments like Transmitters, Switches, Control Valves, On-Off Valves, Pressure Safety Valves, Various type of Instrumentation cables, Junction Boxes, Cable Trays, Cable Gland etc.
  • Should have good expertise in studying and correct P&I Diagram, Process interface checks, Interdisciplinary checks etc.
  • Should have good experience in detailed engineering and site commissioning activities of Various Industrial control and safety systems like DCS, Process PLC, Emergency Shutdown PLC, Fire and Gas PLC etc.
  • Should be aware of various design aspects like SIL study, Hazardous area classification, UPS Load Calculation, Battery sizing calculation, Ingress Protection etc.
  • Should have good experience in various industrial safety, security and communication systems like Fire alarm System, Public Address System, CCTV System, EPABX System, Fiber-Optic Communication etc.
  • Should have good understanding of various communication protocol used in industry like Modbus, TCP/IP, Profibus, Foundation Field Bus, IEC-61850 etc.
  • Develop engineering specification, basis of design, and scope to upgrade obsolete fire & gas detection system, detector layout drawings, cause & effect matrix in compliance with NFPA 72
  • Must be aware of the interface between fire alarm panels and the HVAC, FDAS, deluge valves, security access control systems, and DCS.
  • Should have good experience in engineering deliverables of the Front-End and Detail Engineering Design which include preparation of DBSP, scope of work, technical specifications, developed instrument loop drawings, I/O lists, cabinet design, Shutdown keys, Wiring terminations, orifice plate sizing, Instrument and Detectors selection, JB details, data sheets, calculations/reports.

  • Should have Conversant knowledge in Smart Plant Instrumentation development procedure and implementation standards.

Operating Network:

  • Internal:Engineering Heads, Other Section Heads & their team, BU Operations team, Cluster team, Project manager, Site team, BU proposal team, Business Development Team, Safety Team, Quality Team, ISD Team.
  • External:Clients, Consultants and Vendors

Key Value Drivers

  • Productivity, Timeliness in deliverables, Design Improvements, Quality control, Development of Subordinates, Customer Relations, Cost Optimization,

Software Skills Required:

  • Good Skill in MS Office and PDF professional. Awareness of AUTOCAD software, Basic understanding of project scheduling software like MS Project, Primavera, etc

Behavioural Attributes:

  • Market Insight
    1. Market Foresight
    2. Leveraging Opportunities
  • Customer at Core
    1. Sustainable Partnership
    2. Anticipating Needs
    3. Customer Centricity
  • Disruptive Innovation
    1. Challenge Traditional Approaches
    2. Generate Innovative Solutions
    3. Take Calculated Risks
  • Collaborate and Influence
    1. Internal Stakeholders
    2. External Stakeholders




Hazardous area classification
CCTV System
Junction Boxes
UPS Load Calculation
On-Off Valves
Fire and Gas PLC
Process PLC
PDF professional
Battery sizing calculation
SIL study
Public Address System
Pressure Safety Valves
Emergency Shutdown PLC
Fiber-Optic Communication
Cable Trays
Instrumentation cables
Ingress Protection
Foundation Field Bus
Cable Gland
EPABX System

L&T GeoStructure is a unique entity, formed to focus on foundation and ground improvement-related businesses. We are a strong and professional foundation specialist team with the knowledge of design, equipment and methods to design and build sophisticated foundation works on a turnkey basis.

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