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Instrument Maintenance Technician

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/09/2019
  • Duration: 7 months
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The Role:
Installs and maintains instrument equipment in compliance with all rules and practices.
Tests and repairs instrumentation systems utilized by production equipment to ensure adherence to established performance levels and product quality.
Evaluates instruments to establish plans for repair.
Documents and verifies problems and actions taken.

Plans, updates, and oversees all activities within his or her areas of responsibility according to the laws, regulations, standards, specifications, and procedures.
Special emphasis must be placed on health, safety, and the environment
Supports and encourages team effort between operations, engineering, and projects groups
Provides input and reviews the control specifications and work practices
Is responsible and accountable for control systems as defined in the Work Management Manual
Has the knowledge to apply and follow work permits through Permit To Work System (PTWS) as discussed in the Work Management Manual
Ensures the quality and timely completion of work scheduled by the Maintenance Program
Develops personal and team technical skills (for example, new regulations, equipment, methods, and others)
Attends and instructs (as needed) technical meetings, to keep instrument technicians informed of the latest specifications, codes, procedures, and technology
Develops and maintains open communications on control issues (for example, safe work practices, training, materials, and others) with co-workers
Supports work prioritization to maximize effectiveness and to complement the efforts of other work group
Provides technical support to other Technicians for maintenance and troubleshooting on company's instrument systems
Is able to generate Management of Change requests (MOCs) on control-related equipment and installation and can follow up with installation inspections consistent with Operations Integrity Management System (OIMS) Element 3
Constructs, monitors, and inspects new installations for their consistency with the mission and recommend upgrades as necessary
Acts as a stand-in for the Instrument Lead position as needed

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Education and Experience:
Associates degree preferably enhanced by related technical school courses
A minimum of 10 years of maintaining Instruments and Controls in processing plant or offshore production plant

General Technical Skills:
Is familiar with regulations applicable to the operations of oil and gas facilities
OIMS systems, related manuals, and procedures

Specific Technical Skills:
Meets the safety, administrative, and technical training requirements associated with this position as documented in the company operations-approved training roadmap
Possesses the general competencies and Operations Integrity Critical competency requirements as documented and maintained in company Operations Training roadmap

Computing skills

Attitudes and Behavior:
Safety orientated
Good communication skills
Good organizational and reporting skills
Attention to details
Good troubleshooting and analyzing skills

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