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Offshore Metering Technician

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Norwich, Norfolk
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 28/02/2019
  • Duration: 12 month
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The Role:
This is an excellent opportunity to become an integral part of our clients Metering team where you could be based across any of their offshore operational assets in the Southern North Sea. This position is responsible for the maintenance, repair and operational testing of all trade (Metering) related equipment and systems to ensure efficient, reliable and safe standards of our Assets. Working as part of the wider team you will ensure these safe working conditions in all day to day operations with special emphasis on maintenance tasks, environmental and security activities. This is a 12 month contract position operating on a shift rotation of 2 weeks on 2 weeks off.

Key responsibilities include:

 -Calibration and recertification of metering equipment as per our client, partner and DECC guidelines and good practices.
 -First line maintenance and fault investigation of metering equipment.
 -Day to day delivery and support of metering recertification activity.
 -Supervision of junior Metering Technicians.
 -Monitoring and track calibration schedules using MAXIMO / Patriarch.
 -Provide technical input for projects.
 -Management of certification document packages as part of audit requirement.
 -Raising Work Orders via Maximo.
 -Ensure metering document (drawings) update/control.
 -Maintain audit trail management packages.
 -Calibration and maintenance of online gas chromatographs.
 -Sampling of produced fluids.
 -Coordination of spares & repairs.
 -Ex Maintenance.

Safety & Environmentally Critical Tasks

2018 SNS Metering - Pressure Safety Valves:
A competent technician will be able illustrate how PSV's on small bore metering systems function and be aware of potential health, safety and environmental hazards directly related to the equipment enabling them to control any associated risks. They will have knowledge on types, sizing, inspection and maintenance of PSV's, whilst also being able to safely remove/replace PSV's (Blind off or install certified stock replacement).

Safety & Environmentally Critical Courses

 -Asbestos Awareness Training
 -Compression Fittings and Small Bore Tubing
 -Dangerous Goods by Air
 -Dangerous Goods by Sea
 -Piping Joint Integrity - MJI10 Training & Piping Joint Integrity - Final Assessment TMJI10

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
 -Minimum of HNC/HND in a relevant engineering discipline or equivalent qualifications.
 -Time served with experience in the maintenance and management of Fiscal measurement for both Gas & Liquid hydrocarbons with sound knowledge of engineering practices.
 -Able to demonstrate a good understanding of typical processes involved for Natural Gas production, ideally having spent some time in the offshore environment as well as onshore.
 -Self-motivated, enthusiastic, a team player with ability to lead, pays attention to detail, a good communicator to all levels.

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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