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Instrument Electrical Engineers - TAR - Grangemouth

Petroineos - Engineering - Instrument Electrical
Ref: 625 Date Posted: Friday 13 Jul 2018
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2019 Turnaround Portfolio - Grangemouth Refinery

Instrument Electrical Engineers (temporary for up to 12 months initially)


In preparation for our 2019 turnaround (TAR) programme, we are looking to grow our team to continue building on our previous world-class turnaround performances.  This £50M turnaround will complete over 1600 work packs within a condensed, industry leading, turnaround duration.  This will include statutory inspection of pressure systems, rotating machinery overhauls, piping & valve repairs and major capital investment projects.

As part of the pre-engineering and execute team, you will be part of a team responsible for delivering a safe, high quality, on budget and “on time” turnaround.

We are looking to have the team in place during Q3 this year with the turnaround planned for Q2 2019. 

Following on from this portfolio, Grangemouth Refinery is working towards a planned investment of a new £400M crude distillation complex.  It is expected that many of the talented individuals we recruit could have the opportunity to support this major project.

The role is within the Petroineos Grangemouth refinery UKAS accredited inspection organisation.

The TAR Engineer will be accountable for development and execution of the TAR work scope. The post holder is accountable for ensuring the work scope complies with industry and refinery standards whilst meeting expectations in terms of safety, quality, duration and cost. During the event, the successful candidate will provide technical support and leadership to their defined area.

Qualifications, Knowledge and Skills Required


  • Degree qualified Mechanical or Instrument/ Electrical Engineer.
  • Preferably Chartered (or working towards chartership / with significant relevant experience)


The successful candidates for the TAR roles will be


  • Personable with the ability to articulate with people on all levels
  • Supportive of business needs, particularly in times of business crisis or manufacturing upset/disruption
  • Self-motivated and adaptable to changing work needs, environment or situations
  • Willing and keen to learn and develop and to look to the future
  • Confident to take action based on own decisions and for reporting plant defects, near misses or occurrences in order to improve safety and operability
  • Operate on your own initiative within your ability when supervision is not present
  • Focused (safety, speed, quality)
  • Keen eye for detail and a ‘right first time’ attitude. 


We are only able to consider candidates who are eligible to live and work in the UK

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