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  • Job reference: RMS0204620

Instrument Technician

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: East of England
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 10/01/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
This is a great opportunity to be an integral part of our team of trade technicians based at our Bacton gas terminal. This position is responsible for maintaining and fault finding on a range of equipment associated with gas processing to ensure efficient, reliable and safe standards on all of our installations.

This role operates on a rotational basis of 7 days on 7 days off, 12 hour shifts, with 21 days holiday.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Working within a team of multi-skilled techs to safely operate and maintain the Bacton Terminal within the operational and maintenance procedures. Maximising the plant availability in the processing of gas received from our offshore fields.
  • Plan and carry out preventative maintenance tasks to required standards and procedures, minimising impact on production
  • Completion of Maximo work orders and ensure generation of new work requests to highlight plant and equipment failure
  • Provide assistance for projects, working with vendors and sub-contractors as required
  • Management of spares and test gases to enable testing/calibration of gas monitors
  • Ensuring Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are adhered to and actively promoted at all times


Safety & Environmentally Critical Courses:

  • CompEx - Units Ex01-04
  • Compression Fittings and Small Bore Tubing (desirable)
  • Piping Joint Integrity Training & in date assessment (MJI10 - ECITB Approved)

Qualifications & Experience:

  •  At least 5 years' experience working in the onshore/offshore oil & gas industry with a time served trade apprenticeship
  •  HNC qualification in a relevant subject
  •  Compex certified (is desirable or must be completed during probationary period)

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