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  • Job reference: RMS0099045

Instrument Technician

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 17/08/2011
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (17/09/11)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
We are committed to maximising the exploration and production potential in the North Sea. One of the most active explorers in the North Sea, we’re investing today to help secure supplies for the future. With interests in more than 20 UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) fields, we are one of the most significant exploration and production businesses in the North Sea.

The Role:
Production Operation and Instrumentation
• Carry out maintenance activities on the Platform ensuring facility achieves the required integrity and efficiency standards to reach targeted hydrocarbon production targets safely.
• Complete routine maintenance, fault diagnosis and corrective maintenance of instrumentation and measurement equipment.
• Identify and report any failures on plant operating outside normal parameters or malfunction, carry out the necessary action(s) to correct under the direction of the Maintenance Team Lead as necessary.
• Record maintenance data on condition before or after maintenance via electronic capture methods and passed over to be integrated with EMPAC system.
• Identify actions to be taken to minimise equipment and machinery failure.
• Where defects are identified ensue a work order is raised in CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management System).
• Implement shutdown, performance isolation, depressurising and cleaning of Instruments where required for maintenance, de-isolating ensuring all work permits have been cleared before bringing Instruments back on line.
• Assist Production Technicians as required as per maintenance strategy.
• Able to complete pre-start up/operating checks to instrument systems, ensuring all interdependent systems are available.
• Complete post start-up/operating checks to ensure normal operating conditions.
• Be aware and monitor work being carried out in area for which you have designated authority, eg: Fire and Gas systems, ICSS.
• Completion of comprehensive shift handovers.
• Ability to take on facets of other disciplines: e.g. ability to assist Electrical \ Mechanical as second man cover when required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
You will have a HNC/D Instrumentation or National Vocational Qualification in Instrumentation Level 3 or equivalent a working Understanding of UK offshore legislation especially Safety Critical related areas and mandatory safety, medical regulatory regulations for travel working offshore UKCS.

You will be fully conversant with all forms of process engineering documentation, including block diagrams, PFD’s, P&ID’s, Data Sheets and Cause & Effect charts. Have a track record of working with industrial computer systems – DCS,ESD, F&G and Packaged PLC equipment, good working knowledge of computer based logging equipment and use of PC’s for reporting, as well as specialist knowledge in Instrument equipment – in the field and within integrated electronic systems and proficiency in industrial computer systems – DCS,ESD, F&G and Packaged PLC equipment.
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