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Instrument Reliability

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Angola
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/06/2018
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Participates in the development, implementation and operation of all plant reliability and integrity systems relating to all instrument Equipment and Devices associated with the Mechanical Rotating, Fixed Equipment, (cryogenic) Tank Farm, Loading and Storage Systems and fire and Gas Systems to ensure the long term viability, reliability, integrity and cost effectiveness. Ensures all reliability equipment and systems at Angola LNG are operated and maintained in accordance with sound engineering principles, (performance) standards and practices, to enable optimum performance, promote safe and environmentally responsible operations.

As an Instrument Reliability Engineer need to have sound knowledge and proven Competencies in (IT)PM development and Optimization and (Leading) Root Cause Analyses activities.
Assist the Shutdown Group with developing Instrument equipment work scope and execution plans.

Principal Accountabilities

 Provides instructions and assistance on the technical tools of reliability opportunity identification, failure analysis, root cause failure analysis and reporting, reliability centered maintenance (RCM), and life cycle cost analysis for all plant instrument equipment, devices and associated systems.

 Utilize reliability Integrate engineering principles and tools such as Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Root Cause Analysis (RCA), FMEA, Spare Parts management and other techniques to investigate and resolve equipment reliability issues.

 Responsible for analyses, identification, coordination and execution of reliability improvement projects on all Field Instruments and Control Systems. This includes but is not limited to: DCS, ESD, SCADA, process control valves and Auxiliary Equipment, local PLCs, local control panels (LCP), satellite buildings, flow, Temperature, Level and Pressure Installations.

 Facilitates the development and implementation of Instrumentation Reliability Strategies, improves the Preventive and Predictive Maintenance Programs and Reliability culture. Strives to eliminate reliability and availability losses related to instrument equipment and systems.

 Leads efforts in diagnosing Instrument and Control System malfunctions and prescribes repairs work practice. Reviews findings with Maintenance Sr Instrument Technicians, Production and Engineering when instrument problems are complex or may lead to extended downtime or high costs and recommend resolution processes.

Participate in the development of the organizational capability of the Maintenance Reliability Group. Participate in the recruiting, training and developing Angolan Instrument Reliability Engineers and Maintenance Staff in plant maintenance roles. Coordinate, mentor and guide Reliability Engineers, Technicians and trainees in order for them to evolve in their jobs and guarantee quality levels of the service provided.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Engineering Degree or Diploma with a minimum 8-10 years diversified experience in a Petrochemical complex facility or LNG plant, including shutdown planning / preparation, execution and start-up.

 Candidate must have 5-10 years of experience as an Engineer in instrument maintenance in a petrochemical industry (refinery, Oil & Gas or LNG).

 Extensive Instrument, Analysers and Metering equipment and systems reliability experience associated with the mechanical rotating, mechanical fixed, analysers and Metering equipment, for the Utilities & Hydrocarbon Process in the Oil and Gas Industry.

 Knowledgeable of Control Valves, Auxiliaries, Transmitters, Process variables measurement.

Knowledge of DCS, PLC, SCADA, F&G, DeltaV, Foundation Fieldbus.
 Knowledge and experience of SIS, SIL, SIF, HIMA and ICS Triplex safety systems.

 Strong instrument and control system reliability background

Communication and Interaction: Ability to work effectively in multicultural environ

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