Electrical & Instrumental (E&I) Engineer


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this vacancy

Join Vopak in Asia & Middle East. Make an impact.

Your role and impact:

As our Electrical & Instrumental (E&I) Engineer, you will be responsible for the complete electrical and instrumentation engineering activities, costing estimate as per code and standard. This requires good knowledge in instrument systems (DCS, ESD, F&G) and functional analysis (Control, ESD, F&G). 

Are you ready to make an impact on our growing business in our region? Read on to find out more about this exciting job opportunity! 

A rewarding place to work  

A career at Vopak means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to be a part of a visionary, global tank storage services leader with a heritage of over 400 years. We are committed to providing an inclusive, diverse and equitable work environment, which is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success. Besides a competitive salary package, we offer a comprehensive benefits program comprising health insurance, parental leave and wellness activities. 

Who are we? 

Royal Vopak is the world’s leading independent tank storage company that employs around 6,000 employees in 23 countries throughout the world. We store vital products with care. Products for everyday life of today, and of the future. The energy that allows us to turn on the lights, heat or cool our homes or commute to work; the chemicals found in millions of useful products, including your phones; the edible oils to prepare food. We are also developing new infrastructure solutions to actively contribute to the introduction of future vital products, such as sustainable transport fuels for airplanes, flow batteries for storing clean electricity, and hydrogen, which can be used to store and transport renewable energy. For more information, please visit www.vopak.com


  • Responsible for developing, reviewing, and validating of engineering specifications, datasheet and technical drawings. 

  • Drive project development and executions in strict compliance with Vopak Project Management (VPM) and Vopak SHE standards, and within schedule, budget and quality standard specifications.

  • Prepare equipment specifications and sizing for all engineering developments.  

  • Coordinate with technical and design institutes, Vopak engineering resources and external contractors for project executions. 

  • Participate in the resolution of issues such as conflicting design requirements and materials. 

  • Intermediary between Vopak and external customers from the technical and operational stance, prior and through all phases of projects. 

  • Responsible for technical supports and advice for terminal O&M, Procurement, and Construction functions.

  • Provide technical inputs and justifications for HAZOP, MHD & QRA requirements.

  • Carry out Technical Bid Evaluation, Issue Technical Bid Clarifications, Technical Evaluation Reports and Recommendations. 

  • Responsible for E&I costing for new business opportunities, including modification and expansion projects. 


  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical or Control Instrumentation Engineering with minimum 5 years of relevant experience in Oil & Gas, Petrochemical sector.

  • Familiar and experienced with brown field project-related works, and good working knowledge of all phases of project development and execution.

  • Conversant with International Standards such as API, ASME, ANSI, OCIMF, NFPA, IEC, NEC, ISA, IP, Singapore Standard Code of Practice

  • Well versed in SCADA, DCS, PLC programming, HV Transmission and LV Distribution Power system, ATG System and TAS System

  • Fair knowledge of AutoCAD, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project.

  • Ability to manage multiple party communications and operate under stress.

  • Positive stakeholder management capabilities and ability to multitask. 

  • Detail-oriented team leader who can consistently meet deadlines and possess aptitude to work well independently.

  • Individual with strong numerical, proficiency in MS Excel and analytical acumen. 

How to apply?

Are you the Electrical & Instrumental (E&I) Engineer we are looking for? We are interested in learning more about you. Apply to be part of our Technical Engineering team. To send your application, click the 'apply' button. For more information about the vacancy, please email hrasia@vopak.com

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This Job Description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may cover other related duties to meet the ongoing organizational needs.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

The successful candidate will be awarded a local employment contract.

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