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  • Job reference: RMS0228154

Instrument Technician

  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Location: Billingham, County Durham
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 21/10/2020
  • Duration: contract
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The Role:
The company has a current vacancy for a contract Instrument Technician to work at our client's Teesside Operations.


Reporting to the Instrument and Analyser Supervisor working as part of our team of engineering technicians, you will be responsible for installation, maintenance and repair of instrument equipment.


Key Responsibilities include:
* To interpret job requirements from preventative maintenance instruction, specifications and / or other documentation
* Install instrument equipment in accordance with established standards, limits, fits, tolerances, procedures and guideline.
* To maintain and repair instrument equipment with established standards, limits, fits, tolerances, with established PM routines, procedures and guidelines
* Support the ISSOW process and adopt the role of Permit Acceptor as appropriate
* Provide feedback on all maintenance tasks to allow collation of asset history, whether that be written, electronic or verbal
* Diagnose physical cause of instrument equipment breakdown / failure and propose / complete repairs to the site standards and engage technical resources as needed to support operations
* Generate SAP Material Requisition for work orders and projects
* Create SAP notifications for defects
* Assisting in reviews and development of relevant section procedures, PM routines and risk assessments
* Respond to any out of hours call out
* Assist the planning department in the planning of PM01 and PM02 jobs as directed by the supervisor, as part of fall-back work
* Prepare jobs for execution in support of the schedule under direction of the supervisor, as part of fall-back work including but not limited to checking scaffold, withdrawing spares, preparing tools etc.
* As part of a team, undertake and record After Action Reviews to improve job planning and execution
Full details of the role can be obtained from the HR Team upon request.

Competency Requirements
* Relevant approved apprenticeship/NVQ level 3 or equivalent - Essential
* Minimum City & Guilds/ ONC certificate in Instrument Engineering or equivalent - Essential
* Strong knowledge of instrument equipment - Essential
* Extensive experience in a maintenance role within the oil and gas industry - Desirable
* Hold a Full UK driving licence and to drive company vehicles where appropriate - Essential
* Ability to use Microsoft packages and SAP - Essential
* Appropriate Physical and Mental Capability to undertake the role (Work at Height, Work in Confined Spaces, Ability to wear Breathing Apparatus) - Essential

The Company:
Our client a UK based refining and marketing company, have interests in a number of facilities in the United Kingdom, employing around 1000 people throughout the UK and over 33000 worldwide. They have had their presence on Teesside for over 30 years, processing and storing crude oil ready for shipment along with being an established supplier of bulk fuels, including LPG, to the commercial, aviation and marine industries.

About Fircroft:
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