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  • Job reference: RMS0114101

Instrument Technician / Coach

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Azerbaijan
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/08/2012
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The Company:
A major, international oil and gas company

The Role:
Responsible for safely maintaining the integrity of the facility systems within the company integrity management framework and Operating Management System. This will include fire and gas systems, safety systems, emergency shutdown systems and production equipment. . When authorized as competent the successful candidate will be a Performing Authority and Isolating Authority in the Permit to Work System.
A fundamental aspect of the role is to act as a coach for less experienced technicians.
An Instrument Technician Coach is a key member of the Offshore Operations Team and reports to the Maintenance Team Leader.

Key accountabilities:
Observe safe working practices within the facility and workshop areas and ensure that applicable safety procedures and regulations are observed.
Ensures that all installation, isolation and repair work is carried out according to the applicable codes of practice and Operating Management System.
Perform maintenance, repair and testing of a wide variety of instrument and electronic equipment and systems.
Perform integrity and pre start checks, verifying that company procedures have been followed for plant modifications, training, operating procedures.
Perform planned maintenance activities as required by the integrated maintenance plan in a safe manner to persons, environment and the facility.
Understand the Maximo maintenance management and inventory system and the planning process.
Exercise analytical skills in faultfinding, maintenance and repair.
In cooperation with other permit authorities and operators onsite, manage the administration of WCC (Work Control Certificates), ICCs (Isolation Confirmation Certificates) through ISSOW.
Ensure personal and formal risk assessments (where required) are carried out before the start of work.
Perform efficient remedial action to correct instrument malfunctions as necessary.
Maintain accurate Instrument logs, reports, and handover reports of all station instrument activities, recording data from gauges and meter as required.
Recognize when changes happen or are likely to happen and act accordingly. Ensure any modifications to plant operation are subject to a Management of Change process before implementation.
Active participation in safety briefings and pre job safety talks.
Provide quality information concerning aspects of work and equipment to team leader and colleagues, including those who may not have core skills in own discipline.
Communication and co-operation with all other offshore and onshore technical, managerial and training functions, including equipment partners, vendors and contractors.
Perform emergency response duties as defined in the ERP (Emergency Response Plans) and company standards.
Provide proactive input to training programme to ensure all aspects of national technician development are met.
Actively encourage national technician development over and above core skills.
Provide regular feedback to line management regarding trainee progress and requirements.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Proven instrument technician experience on offshore installations
Computer literate

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Recognised Instrument apprenticeship with four years' post apprenticeship experience in the petro-chemical industry with academic qualifications to ONC\Full City and Guilds, preferably qualified to HNC standard or equivalent.
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