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  • Job reference: RMS0190091

Lead Instrument Technician

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Scotland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 01/02/2018
  • Duration: staff
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The Role:
This position would ideally suit an Instrument Technician with Crude or product tanker experience, FPSO/FSU experience with formal training to 'HNC/HND Instrumentation & Control Engineering' or equivalent.

The Lead Instrument Technician will be responsible for the day to day inspections, maintenance & repairs of instrument installations and connected control systems.

Candidates must hold all required UK Certification for working offshore, including BOSIET (inc CA-EBS), MIST and CompEx.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have strong skills in diagnostic and fault finding with experience of:
* Pre-commissioning of instrumentation systems including loop check, cause & effect testing and fire and gas commissioning through to ESD
* Performing commissioning, calibration, maintenance and repair of instrumentation - Electrical/Hydraulic & Pneumatic systems.
* Experienced in working with a variety of process Instrumentation and Digital Control Systems (DCS).
* Commissioning and maintenance of communication systems including Broadband, Ethernet
* Cause & Effect procedures for ESD/Fire & Gas Systems.
* Produce and maintain As-built drawings and documentation.
* Punch list identification, verification and clearance.
* Fiscal metering skid
* PLC systems
* Fire and Gas and HVAC panels
* Knowledge of Yokogawa, ABB, Emerson, Kongsberg, K-Chief 700.

Knowledge of Permit to Work systems & Planned Maintenance systems (SAP) is essential.

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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