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Maintenance Instrument Technician

  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Energy, Oil & Gas
  • Discipline: Trades & Labour
  • Location: Aberdeenshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 2017-8434_1507910092

Job Description

Purpose / Role

  • To ensure that the performance and availability of instrumentation and control systems meets the standards required to achieve safety, production and environmental targets.

Key aims and objectives

  • To execute all activities safely and efficiently to agreed work plans, safety management system requirements and best working practices.
  • Prime responsibilities and duties
  • Carrying out planned maintenance in accordance with the requirements of the planned maintenance system.
  • Assisting with the coordination of spare parts requirements and the optimisation of spares stack levels
  • Carrying out unplanned maintenance as required
  • Minimising downtime and contributing to the achievement of production targets
  • Preparing technical reports as required
  • Fault finding and rectification for instrumentation systems
  • Carrying out isolations of instrument and control systems
  • Holding special responsibility for the maintenance of fire and gas detection and alarm systems
  • Inspection and maintenance of instrumentation equipment in hazardous areas
  • Allied occasional duties
  • Carrying out emergency response duties as required by the OIM/Site Manager
  • Participate in business continuous improvement initiatives

Key internal interfaces

  • Other Technicians of different disciplines
  • Discipline Supervisor
  • Snr Maintenance Supervisor
  • Head of O&M Function

Qualifications/Training - Essential

  • Recognised Instrument Apprenticeship or equivalent training scheme
  • HNC in Control/ Instrumentation Engineering
  • NVQ/SVQ Level 3 certification in Maintenance
  • COMPEX (Hazardous Areas) or equivalent

Experience - Essential

  • Knowledge of hydrocarbon production systems and associated hazards
  • Good understanding of process instrumentation
  • Good knowledge of process control systems
  • Good knowledge of fire and gas detection and ESD systems
  • Clear understanding of cause and effect logic diagrams
  • Fully familiar with the permit to work system and isolation procedures.
  • Personal qualities, aptitudes and skills
  • Motivated and eager to contribute to continuous improvement both at a personal level and at a platform team level.
  • Adhere to SHE principles, demonstrating commitment to safety through language, willingness to learn, behaviour and actions, complying with AMEC's safety practices and committed to zero tolerance of unsafe acts
  • Good verbal, written and problem solving skills
  • Good IT skills, building on existing proficiency and developing competence in the Company's and/or Client's CMMS
  • Thorough and reliable worker showing attention to detail and a focus on achieving objectives in the most safe and efficient manner
  • Deal with third parties in a professional manner
  • Must be able to work flexibly as part of a team on own initiative, with little supervision
  • Willing to work offshore rota and shift system
  • Must work at all times in the best interest of AMEC and comply with the requirements of the Company's and/or the Client's Safety Management System (SMS)

Competencies

  • Able to carry out all activities safely and efficiently to agreed work plans, safety management system requirements and best working practices as required by supervisor
  • Able to complete work history / reports to the required standard as outlined by supervisor
  • Must have the necessary competencies in instrument discipline to carry out routine, corrective, breakdown and condition based maintenance.
  • Able to carry out fault finding and installation, isolation and re-instatement of offshore equipment
  • Ability to carry out work-site inspections
  • Able to read, interpret and mark up instrumentation technical schematic drawings to as built status

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