Jacobs Instrument and Controls Engineer - Life Sciences, IRELAND in Cork, Ireland

Instrument and Controls Engineer - Life Sciences, IRELAND


JACOBS is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services. We offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors.

The Ireland Operations boast an extensive portfolio spanning all industry sectors from Semiconductor, Pharmaceutical and biotechnology to infrastructure and buildings.

Position Summary

  • Specification and technical requisition of various instrument types: Flow, Pressure, Temperature and Analytical Transmitters. Diaphragm, Control & Shut off valves.

  • Excellent Microsoft Office Skills

  • Fieldbus, Profibus and AS-i Bus Design

  • Position requires thorough knowledge of electrical design and engineering techniques.

  • Deep knowledge of ISA, IEC, and EN Standards.

  • Experience in working as part of a team in schedule driven multiple discipline projects.

  • Biopharma experience preferred. Semiconductor, Pharma or Oil and Gas an advantage.

  • Creation of Instrument Database from P&IDs

  • Familiarity with industrial computer systems, motor control, PLCs and DCSs.

  • Very good proactive communicator.

  • Development of System Architecture drawings, block cable diagrams, instrument hook-up drawings, termination schedules, layout drawings, scope of work documentation etc., for compilation into a construction package for issue to I&C contractor


  • OPC interface standard for connectivity of process control systems

  • GAMP 5 guidelines for validated automated systems

  • ISA standards for specification of instrument

The candidate should be competent users of the following particular systems:

  • MS Access database

  • MS Office suite

  • AutoCAD would be advantageous, but not necessary

  • Hands on PLC,DCS or SCADA software development would be an advantage

At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you'll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.

Primary Location Ireland-Ireland Countrywide-Cork

Req ID: LIF00004L