Senior / Lead Instrument Engineer

Offshore & Shipbuilding
Vacancy ID


  • In this position you lead the instrumentation discipline within projects in the offshore and energy market.
  • You provide technical support to projects and deliver designs within the set requirements (in time, budget, quality, safety, legal regulations) and other internal and external procedures.
  • You report to the department manager/project manager.
  • Monitoring the quality of the most important documents and preparing and assessing quotation evaluations are part of your duties.
  • We challenge you to keep learning, so always evaluate the work being done on a project so you can learn and improve for subsequent projects.


  • You have a Master's or Bachelor's Degree and at least 10 years of relevant experience, also as a team lead, you worked for an engineering company for at least 5 years;
  • You are experienced in leading a team of instrumentation engineers and designers in detailed engineering projects;
  • You are experienced in greenfield Automation and Telecommunication detailed engineering;
  • You are experienced in preparing specs, TBE and and attending FAT for Scada/DCS systems and Fire and Gas detection system;
  • You posses good communication skills and have a commercial attitude.
  • You are proficient in preparing deliverables like cause and effect, control narratives, network architecture diagrams etc.
  • You are experienced in preparing instrumentation detailed design deliverables like cablelist, instrument/ telecom/ Fire detection block diagrams, instrument/ telecom/ Fire detection layouts, termination diagrams, installation typical hookups, mounting typicals, loop diagrams
  • You are familiar with the rules of the classification society and the design of codes.
  • You have to be a fluent (excellent) speaker in the English language, Dutch is a big pre.
  • Pre: experience in offshore platform design, HV substations, 

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