Control and Instrumentation Department Head – Part Time – Cowpen Bewley

  • Part Time
  • Permanent
  • Billingham


Control and Instrumentation Department Head – TRIS
Key location: Billingham

TÜV Rheinland is a leading provider of technical services worldwide. We provide a broad range of testing, inspection and certification services to ensure the safety, reliability and regulatory compliance of engineering assets throughout their lifecycle. If you contribute your experience to us in the future, you will experience a surprisingly broad spectrum of national and international challenges, all of which are associated with safety, efficiency, and sustainability.

As part of the TUV family Risktec Resourcing have been tasked to assist our sister company TUV Rheinland Industrial Services (TRIS) formerly ABB’s UK technical engineering consultancy to source a Piping & Mechanical Department Head on a permanent basis in there Billingham, UK Office.

Role Description

The suitable person must be a qualified instrument & control engineer (prefferably chartered) with a min 10 years experience.
Key Responsibilities:

 Manage and lead the instrument & control Engineering Team.
Supervise and allocate work to engineers and designers.
Prepare scopes of work and estimates to support proposals.
Deliver the engineering design scope to budgets and programmes.
Co-ordinate/liaise with other Engineering disciplines/client/package vendors.
Design authority for all instrument & control
Prepare, check and/or approve design calculations, specifications, data sheets, reports, scope of work and drawings to British/International Standards and Codes of Practice.
Monitor work for compliance to applicable codes, accepted engineering practices and client standards.
Provide specialist design input to 3D models.
Prepare Technical Analysis of proposals provided by equipment manufacturers and contractors.
Interpret vendor and other discipline drawings/information.
Attend and participate in safety reviews, risk reviews, planning reviews, model reviews and constructability reviews.
Identify and raise scope changes.
Comply with Company Quality Manager Systems.
Other professional duties as reasonably required. Key skills required include:

Background in Heavy Engineering/Chemical/Petrochemical/Oil & Gas Industries preferred.
Minimum of 10 years of instrument & control experience, preferably in oil & gas, chemicals and/or other high hazard process industries
Appropriate Technical Engineering Degree and preferably a Chartered Engineer with an appropriate institution
Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment
Ability to allocate work appropriately to design staff and monitor progress to meet project needs
Ability to work in both design office and operating plant environments
Comfortable dealing directly with both Clients and Vendors at all levels of the business
Expertise using MS office suite and some knowledge of AutoCAD
Knowledge of ATEX and equipment for electrically hazardous areas
Knowledge or experience of Functional Safety, preferably holding a suitable FS qualification 
Our Offer

Standard hours Monday to Friday 40 hours per week.
Excellent Health Insurance.
Life insurance.
Group Income Protection.
25 days holiday.
Permanent full-time position, office, client site, and home based – hybrid working.
Accredited training to internationally recognised engineering appointment.
Company car or Car allowance.
Opportunities to work in many sectors of UK industry.


Job Type: Permanent, Part Time

Location: Billingham

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