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  • Job reference: RMS0136058

Instrument / Digital Technician

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 04/08/2014
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The Company:
SADARA is a Multinational Chemical company which is constructing and operating a world-scale integrated chemicals complex in Saudi Arabia. Once completed, the complex will represent the largest petrochemical facility ever built in a single phase. This will establish a world-scale manufacturing footprint that delivers a full range of value-added, performance products destined for the emerging markets of Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Africa.

The Role:
Job Description:
Job Purpose Execute the maintenance task in a safe, efficient and effective manner according to the job package.
Functional Duties
(up to 15) 1. Review the job package and check if work can be carried out safely.
2. Apply the skills of respective trade/craft/discipline in executing the maintenance work.
3. Obtain the work permit prior to the start of any activity.
4. Thoroughly investigate the source/cause of the problem according to the value-added work process. If significant problems are identified a new work order must be secured.
5. Complete the work and return equipment to the Operations department and assist in the analysis to ensure the problem is corrected.
6. Complete input for updating MAINS/Engineering files, etc.
7. Allocate trade skills to apprentice and other maintenance associates.
8. Follow job plan and standard work procedures to complete the work.
9. Follow the maintenance work process and document history of the work performed.
10. Assist in the development of maintenance work procedures and in maintenance Planning.
11. Feedback information on job package quality and root-cause analysis data as required.
12. Comply with EH&S guidelines and overall safety processes.
13. Perform any job-related activities as requested by the immediate supervisor / manager.
14. Responsible for the maintenance of all field digital and instrument equipment for a facility or area.


Two-year associates Technical Degree and 5-8 years experience in similar technical/industrial field of work or 7-10 years related experience in petrochemical maintenance is required. Past experience includes performing fault diagnosis and field repair by subassembly replacement or control loop tuning on real time plant process control systems. At least 3 years in-plant experience is required.

A firm understanding of technical drawings - from simple schematics to complex PID’s, ILD’s and PLC ladder logic diagrams is required. Ability to troubleshoot field and control room processes and equipment using appropriate test equipment and diagnostics is required
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