Principal Structural Engineer vacancy at Three60


Principal Instrument Engineer  

Working at THREE60

At THREE60 you will find technically and commercially exciting work in a dynamic environment, where you can achieve your potential and ambitions. You will be part of an entrepreneurial team that shares and learns openly to achieve a common set of goals.

Principal Instrument Engineer

Our Approach Integrity

Job posting date: 11/01/23
Closing date: 30/06/23
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Aberdeen, UK

Company Overview

THREE60 Energy is a fast-developing energy services group whose aim is to deliver a more complete solution for owners, developers and operators of energy assets. Its strategy is to build a portfolio of oilfield services operating across the entire asset life cycle within the oil and gas industry both onshore and offshore. THREE60 has already acquired both capability and leadership across different geographies in Subsurface and Reservoir Engineering, Well Engineering, Facilities Engineering, Construction & Commissioning and Operations & Maintenance.

THREE60 Energy has a history of delivering integrated reservoir studies, field development plans, due diligence and independent reporting services since 2008.  In addition, THREE60 Energy has developed unique digital reservoir technologies, such as our Reservoir Management & LTRO services, and provides digitally-leveraged Production Engineering Services (PES) to several clients. 

Job Purpose

Due to the continued growth and expansion of the THREE60 business across a variety of energy sectors, we are looking for a Principal Instrument Engineer to join our team in Aberdeen. .

Main Duties:

  • Act as a discipline focal point for area of responsibility
  • Maintain the required technical quality of work
  • Ensure scope and schedule changes are controlled in accordance with the Change Control Process
  • Ensure planning and cost control on responsible scope is maintained
  • Identify potential resource requirements to the Lead Engineer
  • Ensure that designs comply with the relevant Codes, Standards, Regulations and procedures
  • Provide technical assistance to discipline assigned personnel
  • Ensure, as far as is practically possible, that all assigned work is carried out in compliance with the agreed budget and schedule
  • Keep up-to-date with technical developments, National and International standards and legislative requirements related to the discipline scope
  • Review and approve work output of discipline assigned personnel
  • Maintain good communication with the Client
  • Visit the Assets specific to scope when necessary
  • Assist the Lead Engineer when requested in the execution of their responsibilities and duties
  • Ensure discipline filing system for area of responsibility is maintained
  • Encourage and provide lateral learning within the Project
  • Be responsible for assessing the effectiveness of working practices and systems with a view to continuously improving systems, personal and team performance

Health and Safety Responsibilities:

  • Take into account all aspects of the “Health and Safety at Work etc. Act (1974)”;
  • Knowledge of, compliance with and promotion of office, site and contract/project health and safety guidelines and procedures;
  • Actively promote and comply with the THREE60 Safety Management System;
  • Take into account all relevant procedures, guidance etc. relating to the work, which will ensure compliance with THREE60 Management Systems;
  • Ensure all personnel working under their direction are aware of the requirements placed upon them by “Health and Safety at Work etc. Act (1974)” and the THREE60 Safety Management System;
  • Actively promote and encourage all personnel to care for themselves and others at all times.



  1. Degree qualification in relevant subject [ ]
  2. HND qualification in relevant subject [ ]
  3. Chartered Engineer with the relevant institution [ ]

Specific Training / Specialist Skills:

  1. Fully conversant with relevant Microsoft applications [ ]
  2. Conversant with discipline specific engineering applications [ ]
  3. Conversant with discipline specific codes and standards [ ]
  4. BOSIET Offshore survival certification [ ]
  5. Current offshore medical certificate [ ]
  6. Knowledgeable in the application of the relevant discipline engineering applications [ ]

Project Specific: TDC


  1. Considerable experience in the practical application of the relevant engineering principles and their application to engineering projects [ ]
  2. Reasonable experience in the oil & gas or petrochemical industry and the application of discipline specific equipment therein [ ]
  3. Considerable knowledge of engineering materials used within discipline [ ]
  4. Considerable knowledge in the requirements and needs of other disciplines [ ]
  5. Some experience in managing discipline teams [ ]

Personal Skills:

  1. Capable of representing THREE60 and Client to business associates in a professional manner [ ]
  2. Team player [ ]
  3. Displays confidence in own abilities and is motivated to deliver [ ]
  4. Ability to investigate and interpret data [ ]
  5. Able to keep discipline and resolve conflict [ ]
  6. Ability to be responsive and open to changing circumstances [ ]
  7. Ability to motivate and supervise other discipline engineers and designers [ ]
  8. Good interpersonal skills [ ]
  9. Good communication skills [ ]

Status Codes

  1. The essential requirement that must be met before a candidate is appointed unless approved by Technical Director [ ]
  2. Desirable requirement. Candidate may be appointed, with discretion, without full achievement of criterion but the indicated competence should be developed [ ]

Disclaimer: Please note the list of duties is not exhaustive in any way and may be changed at any time during the contract of employment.

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Your Application

Due to the anticipated high volume of applicants, we may be unable to personally respond to all applicants unless you are selected to progress in the recruitment process.

We would therefore like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in this vacancy.