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  • Job reference: RMS0179322

Instrument Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/05/2017
  • Duration: ongoing
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The Role:
This is a great opportunity to work as part of our Onshore Engineering team based in Norwich. The successful candidate shall be responsible for the assurance of instrumentation and its safe and reliable operation to our offshore assets. You shall be providing daily support to offshore on all instrumentation issues, maintenance activity, development and execution of instrument based projects and be involved in the competence assessment of instrument technicians. Additionally you shall work with the instrument technical authority to provide input on company policies/practices.
Whilst this role is based in Norwich there may be a requirement to go offshore on occasions.

Key responsibilities include
 Supporting our offshore Assets in assessing day to day instrumentation issues, ensuring instrumentation technical integrity
 Support operational locations in assessing day to day instrumentation issues, ensuring instrumentation technical integrity.
 Specify, select and procure replacement and/or upgrades to instrument equipment and carrying out the necessary risk assessments, safety studies and following documentation update procedures via Management of Change
 Provide advice and consultation to repairs, upgrades and modification pertaining to instrument equipment to discipline technicians and other multi-discipline engineers
 Monitor performance of instrument equipment through routine review of maintenance records and contributing to the continuous improvement of the discipline Maintenance Strategy and Performance Standard documents
 Ensure all work activities carried out within the discipline meets the relevant statutory and regulatory requirements, recognising safe-guard interface with other disciplines
 Participate in safety studies such as HAZOPs, LOPAs and practical interfaces such as FATs, Constructability Reviews, etc.
 Protect/improve production efficiencies through efficient technologies, better planning cost management of discipline work activities

Safety critical tasks include
 Compliance - Safety Critical Equipment ,Compliance (HSE)
 Incident and Accident Investigation ,Maintenance Management System
 Management of Change (PMP's) - Technical Review
 Risk Management ,Safety Integrity Level Assessment (SIL)
 Safety Leader

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Ideally a Chartered Engineer or qualified to a minimum of HNC/HND level
 Ideally 5-10 years' experience within the Oil & Gas Industry
 Strong operational knowledge of the offshore and onshore gas business

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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