Air Products (Middle East) FZE

Senior Project I&C Engineer

  • Jizan
  • Air Products (Middle East) FZE
  • Posted date: 1 month before
  • End date: 2024-03-17

Job Title: Senior Project I&C Engineer

Job In Jizan

Company: Air Products (Middle East) FZE

Start Date: 2024-01-17

End Date: 2024-03-17

Job Description


To provide Instrument & Controls project engineering ownership and oversight to ensure the success of the FAITS project for the working and safe & reliable operation of IGCC plant facilities under JIGPC in Jazan, Saudi Arabia. 

Nature & Scope

The Jazan IGCC is the world’s largest IGCC and ASU facility producing 2100 MMSCFD syngas, 18,000 MT/Day Oxygen and 4 Gigawatts of power. Facilities and assets include; residue gasification, acid gas clean up (Rectisol), soot ash recovery, sulphur recovery (Claus & Scot), combined cycle power plants, materials handling systems, hydrogen recovery, air separation, water utilities systems and waste water treatment facilities.

The Project Delivery team have a requirement for an experienced Senior Instrument and Controls Project Engineer to oversee and act as the JIGPC I&C Technical Authority (TA) for the EPC Contractor during detailed design, construction, and commissioning on the world class FAITS (Facility Advanced Integration & Trips Solution) project.

Proper selection, engineering design and functioning of Instrumentation & Controls are critical to the safe, reliable, and efficient operation of the plant facilities and associated equipment & systems affected by the project. As a member of the Project Delivery team, the Senior Instrument and Controls Project Engineer will act as the TA for the EPC Instrument & Control activities including scope, schedule and delivery performance management as well as ensuring the engineering design is in accordance with industry and Company standards. The role requires the right individual to take ownership of the engineering decisions and ensure the EPC Contractor delivers the project scope to the highest standard for this highly critical project for the business.

The Individual will be required to interact routinely with the EPC engineering team, site engineering team, plant operations, maintenance, and other engineering personnel to provide both office-based engineering and “hands-on” field-engineering & troubleshooting support during commissioning. The individual will need to be confident in providing timely project progress updates, leadership instructions, and technical guidance related to the project and existing plant Instrumentation & Controls systems. The position emphasizes teamwork, communications, organization, change management, work process optimization, planning, leadership, and hands-on technical skills with comprehensive knowledge across other engineering disciplines. 

The role will sit within a multidisciplinary engineering project team under the supervision and guidance of the project Technical Lead whilst reporting directly to the Project Manager.




Provide & maintain a safe work environment for self & others. Employ good housekeeping methods and demonstrate leadership with all company & industry safe work processes to prevent injuries.


You will provide instrumentation and process control engineering technical input and leadership across the following:

  • Lead in the provision of engineering evaluation & determinations, issue technical direction & guidance, and oversee inspection & quality assurance initiatives for all Instrument & Controls systems & equipment.
  • Lead in the provision of engineering support & guidance during the construction & commissioning of the plants. Maintain accurate document control and monitor quality assurance initiatives. 
  • Lead in the development of detailed engineering specifications (including sizing calculations) for the procurement of Instrument & Controls systems components and equipment. 
  • Lead in the provision of engineering input for development and maintenance of Instrument & Controls systems & equipment standards, procedures, best practices, inspection contracts, and contractor selection guidelines.
  • Implement and maintain compliance with all Critical Safety Circuits (CSS), Safety Integrity Levels (SIL), and Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) implementation and revalidation programs.
  • Provide engineering support for the troubleshooting, maintenance, calibration, repair, and test activities for existing plant affected by the project activities. 
  • Work with the site engineering team to maintain a relationship with the local inspection bureau, maintain relevant statutory, regulatory, technology standards, and code information consistent with JIGPC plant operational objectives.
  • Establish & maintain for the project, compliance with all company and local regulations.
  • Employ appropriate project development and project management activities (including scope, budget, schedule, execution strategies, risk plans, cost collection / reporting, etc.) for the execution of all project C&I activities. 
  • Promote an atmosphere of team spirit through good example, open communication, good listening, and timely problem resolutions. Contribute positively to team discussions and assist other disciplines to deliver quality engineering to meet the project schedule.
  • Drive continuous improvement in safety performance, reliability, and cost of quality goals.
  • Establish & maintain relationships with regional Instrument & Controls systems & equipment suppliers. 
  • Foster and support positive working relationships with internal and external customers, in particular the EPC where support and guidance are essential to meet the schedule.
  • Support, mentor, and develop local I&C engineers.

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