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  • Job reference: RMS0219950

Instrument Technician

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Scotland
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 28/11/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
The role of an Instrument Technician is to complete planned routine maintenance, fault diagnostics and corrective maintenance of all instrumentation. Effective maintenance of instrumentation allows the client to meet safety and business targets to allow delivery of increased uptime and reliability

* Contributes to a culture of continuous HSSE performance improvement
* Ensure that Instrument Maintenance activities on the Platforms fully comply with practices including safe systems of work
* Actively contribute to assist the Maintenance Team achieve outstanding performance in meeting HES Targets
* Complete routine maintenance, fault diagnosis and corrective maintenance on all types of Instrumentation
* Ensure Safety Critical Routines are completed on time and compliance targets are met
* Carry out front line maintenance on all Instrumentation
* Where defects are identified ensure a work orders are raised
* Ensure work of specialist vendors conforms to procedures
* Assist Operations Technicians as required
* Completion of comprehensive shift handovers
* Record detailed daily logs on the status of equipment that has been worked on
* Ensure compliance with offshore maintenance plans
* Contribute towards optimisation of maintenance and minimise equipment downtime by critically assessing maintenance practices with the Maintenance Team Leader
* Complete detailed end of trip handover in compliance with Handover Procedures
* Maintain Cost Control by ensuring effective Maintenance is being carried out
* Demonstrate an active performance mindset to others within maintenance team, focus behaviours on safe working and optimising maintenance against key targets under the direction of the Maintenance Team Leader

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
 Completion of a recognised Instrument and Process Control Apprenticeship - SVQ Level 3 or equivalent
 HNC in Engineering: Instrumentation and Process Control
 Minimum Industry Safety Training (MIST)
 CompEx: Ex01-04

Experience Required:
 Minimum 3 years experience in a similar role
 Previous Experience working on a fixed installation preferred
 Experience of work on all types Fire and Gas Equipment
 Experience of Pressure Testing / Working with Pressure
 Experience of investigating / repairing / replacing Control Valves
 Experience of investigating / repairing / replacing basic instrumentation (Pressure/Level/Temperature/Flow)
 Small Bore Tubing (SBT001)

Specialised job knowledge:
 Experience of working with Turbine Control Systems
 Experience of working with Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
 Experience of working with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
 Experience of working with Subsea Control Systems

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