Design Engineer - Instrumentation

Requisition ID 
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Instrumentation
Vacancy Type / Position Type 
Staff / Permanent
Work Location
KW Shuaiba

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently seeking to recruit a Design Engineer - Instrumentation for KNPC New Acid Gas Removal Plant (AGRP) based in Mina Al Ahmadi Refinery, Kuwait.


  • Coordinate for site surveys as required
  • Establishing process data for all applicable instruments / instrumentation systems
  • Understanding / identifying / collecting details of facilities to be provided
  • Checking / establishing material classification and instrument piping specification in consultation with Piping Design Engineers
  • Firming up design basis for control room and field instruments
  • Preparation of engineering / sizing calculations for various instrumentation systems and instruments
  • Establishing of control philosophies and DCS specification
  • Engineering of analyzer housing, sampling system and specification
  • Collection of details for preparation of instrument and communication cable schedule, junction box requirements and grounding requirements
  • Preparation of engineering drawings, installation details and diagrams
  • Development of loop diagrams and logic diagrams
  • Establishing operating procedures for ESD and cause – effect diagram
  • Finalization of instrument power and air supply requirements
  • Justifying and arriving at the execution methodology
  • Developing design philosophy, engineering documents / drawings / bill of materials 

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from recognized University
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in the refinery and petrochemical industries
  • Prior Middle East experience an asset

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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