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I&E Advisor
United State Of America
Apr 02, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 5.0-10.0 years
Job Category Engineering Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Electrical Engineering
Role Electrical Engineering Jobs,Electronic Engineer,Instrumentation Engineer Jobs
Designation Other
Education B.Tech/B.E
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

Wood Group designs, modifies, constructs and operates industrial facilities mainly for the oil & gas sector, right across the asset lifecycle.

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently hiring an Instrument & Electrical (I&E) Advisor in San Antonio, TX.

U.S. Only: Authorization to work permanently in the U.S. without sponsorship required.

The Instrument & Electrical (I&E) Technician is a member of a multidiscipline operations team, reporting to the Maintenance Team Leader/Supervisor. The main purpose of this position is to ensure instrumentation, control systems and automation systems are calibrated and functioning properly. The I&E Tech will work with facility engineers providing input to optimize the systems and ensure appropriate regulatory requirements and records are maintained. This position will require the ability to assess, maintain, repair and monitor control systems and systems associated with compressors, pumps, generation and well control. The I&E Tech should be skilled in maintaining the performance of temperature, pressure, flow and level measurement control equipment, as well as valves, hydraulic control panels and single loop controllers.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Maintain all facility instrumentation, measurement devices and final control elements.
  • Maintain the following systems: process control, safety shutdown, fire detection and suppression, gas detection, emergency shutdown, inclusive of end devices, wiring and control panels for each of these systems
  • Calibrate and inspect relevant devices for various systems, as well as perform maintenance of the facility communications systems
  • Maintain the documentation for many systems, including loop diagrams, panel drawings and all relevant discipline control documents
  • Generate detailed work records and hand over notes to facilitate proper communications between work crews
  • Manage parts and special equipment orders prior to annual or anticipated overhauls of major equipment, within area of expertise

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting of field instrumentation devices for process equipment including: Flow devices, Pressure devices, Temperature devices, direct and inferential level measurement devices, analytical equipment and instrumentationInstallation, calibration, inspection, and troubleshooting of instruments and electrical equipment, in accordance with NFPA 70, NFPA 70E, ISA and Company Standards.
  • Identify, interpret and effectively use drawings and documentation related to electrical and process controls including Electrical One line diagrams, Elementary diagrams, wiring schematics, control schematics, P&ID s, Cause and Effect diagrams, Instrument Loop diagrams, Interconnect diagrams, etc.Interpret and troubleshoot PLC and DCS logic including ladder logic, function block, and structured text routines.
  • Work safely on AC distribution systems from 12k volts to 120 volts.Troubleshoot, repair motor control circuits and equipment including VFD s, motors and motor control circuits.
  • Develop written job plans for electrical and instrumentation projects.
  • Develop written procedures for instrumentation and electrical equipment maintenance and inspection.
  • Plan and direct procurement of repair parts and material for electrical and instrument systems for project and maintenance purposes.Be able to discuss and apply NFPA 70E to any electrical work scope both in theory and in everyday practice on the job.
  • Be a Safety Leader and contribute to a Safety First working culture.Support Plant Operations to minimize production impacts and enhance reliability.Maintain high standards of workmanship and professionalism while working as a member of a team or when working alone.


  • Seasoned professional position requiring a Bachelors degree and 5 7 years experience unless otherwise noted
  • DiplomaMinimum 7 years working experience in the process instrumentation and electrical trades, preferably in process plant environments.
  • Certifications from trade schools and/or professional organizations are preferred.
  • Must be capable and willing to work overtime as required and participate in an On Call rotation for 24/7/365 coverage of facilities.
  • Must be able to respond to call outs within 30 minutes of notification.
  • Must be able to use and navigate business applications including CMMS maintenance management software and be proficient with MS Office suite.

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