Lead Designer – I&C

Location India – Mumbai

Kent is recruiting a Lead Designer – I&C with 18+ years of detail engineering experience in Upstream Oil & Gas, Refinery, & Petrochemical Industry.


  • Assist I&C Discipline function to ensure project design deliverable execution/ completion as per schedule and within estimated budget adhering to Quality Systems, International Standards, Best Engineering Practices and Environmental Standards for highest degree of quality and safety in design
  •  Independently execute large project involving several areas through area leads in close co-ordination with Lead Engineer
  • Take overall responsibility of multiple projects
  • Direct and indirect project communication with client, work share with home office and supporting office in terms of co-ordination and communications
  • Piping plot plan and P&ID review, 2d drawings preparation / checking and 3D model preparation / checking
  • Direct supervision of Design team members (Area Lead Designers, Sr. Designers, Designers and Cad-operators)   
  • Assist Lead in design team manpower planning and recruitment.
  • Assist in preparing cost/manpower estimates for project and proposals
  • Review / provide guidance for preparation of all discipline design deliverables like wiring/interconnection diagram, loop diagram, location plans, tray routing and sizing, JB grouping philosophy, installation details, Control room layout, process and pneumatic hook-up ,cable schedules, MCT sizing , drum schedule, Bulk MTO and other CAD drawing 
  • Model review and Clash check, clash resolution and validation.
  • Participate in project design reviews
  •  Perform inter-discipline squad checks (esp. piping, electrical, civil, model, mechanical equipment and buildings)
  • Enter/review instrument database content per P&IDs
  • Site surveys
  • Assist with as-building deliverables
  •  Perform technical audits and quality reviews for design deliverables
  • Site pre-commissioning activities and design support
  • Undertake training and mentoring of Juniors / colleagues
  • Close coordination with Lead engineer and involved in lesson learn activities and project close-out reports

Knowledge/skills, education, and experience: 

Qualification/ Certification: Bachelor or Master degree in Instrument

  • Skills Requirement:International Codes & Standards and Best Engineering Practices that apply to Automation.
  • Basic awareness of quality management system and procedures
  • General understanding of project management and control procedures
  •  Automation work flow
  • Project Automation Deliverables
  • Understanding of P&IDs and Process Control
  • Software Tools:AutoCAD and Micro station, 
  • Smart PLANT Instrumentation, 
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Communication:Effective verbal and written communication skill
  • Identify/report technical concerns and solutions in a clear and concise manner
  •  Presentation skills
  •  Conduct and conclude team meeting
  • Core Competencies:Planning and Organizing
  • Client Focus
  • Coordination and Follow-up
  • Team leadership
  • Time management
  • Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Decision Making
  • Problem analysis and resolution
  • Delegation
  • Mentoring
  • Innovation and work process improvement

Details about the role: 

Location: Mumbai, India

Relocation required: No

Travel required: No

Contract type:  Contract

Experience level: 18+ years


On 30th July 2021, Kentech acquired the Oil and Gas Business of SNC-Lavalin. This led to the exciting relaunch of our new company, now known as Kent. For more info about Kent and the history of the companies that joined forces, please visit our new website: www.kentplc.com. This site will be closed in the coming months.