Junior/Intermediate Instrument Engineer, St. John's, NL

Connex Personnel Inc. is searching for a Junior/Intermediate Instrument Engineer for an opportunity in St. John’s, NL.


The engineer will work as part of an offshore oil and gas engineering team to evaluate, select, specify, and engineer instrumentation for the offshore facility.  The Junior/Intermediate Instrument Engineer will perform a variety of tasks which may include calculations and field work.

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports project team in development of design documentation, plans and reports for relevant project design elements.
  • Assists in the development of a design through sketches, electronic models, diagrams, lists and other visual formats.
  • Coordinates with other disciplines to ensure compatibility with the Basis of Design and technical specifications.
  • Assures compliance with project schedule and control estimates
  • Assists in the review of shop drawings and submittals, responds to request for information, prepares site observation reports, and performs other contract administration tasks.
  • Assists with the development of job specific discipline technical specifications.
  • Assists in the evaluation and selection of instrumentation and control systems and materials.
  • Attends project coordination meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants.
  • Provides oversight to instrumentation and controls designers for the development and issuance of engineering deliverables.
  • Participates in value engineering and basic cost estimating.
  • Performs calculations to analyze and design instrumentation and controls components using company standard software and proprietary manufacturer software.

Your Capabilities and Credentials:

  • Strong knowledge of instrumentation design codes and standards and other pertinent codes.
  • Thorough understanding of all phases of engineering document production and the relationship between drawings and specifications.
  • Recognizes when technical problems are developing and initiates appropriate corrective actions.
  • Ability to check own work for accuracy and completeness and manage time to meet project budget and schedule.
  • Ability to participate and collaborate in project team setting and to engage in creative and critical thought.
  • Understanding of engineering concepts and ability to effectively communicate ideas to others.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Instrumentation and Controls or Electronics discipline or equivalent Professional Qualification.
  • Registered Professional Engineer with PEGNL or eligible for registration with PEGNL.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in an instrument engineering environment in the oil and gas, mining, utility or heavy industrial industry.
  • Offshore oil and gas design engineering experience would be an asset.