Instrument Technician

Company Name: Petrofac

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Company Staff: 15275

Job Posted Date: 2022-08-30T14:18:41.000Z

Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

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Experience Level: Entry level

Applicants Count: 55

Job Description: Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the energy industry, with a diverse client portfolio including many of the world’s leading energy companies.

We design, build, manage and maintain infrastructure for our clients. We recruit, reward, and develop our people based on merit regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. We value our people and treat everyone who works for or with Petrofac fairly and without discrimination.

The world is re-thinking its energy supply and energy security needs; planning for a phased transition to alternative energy sources. We are here to help our clients meet these evolving energy needs.

This is an exciting time to join us on this journey.

We support flexible working requests and have adopted a hybrid approach for most of our office-based roles. We ask employees to be present in the office at least three days per week.

Are you ready to bring the right energy to Petrofac and help us deliver a better future for everyone?


Key Responsibilities
Commit to incident free operations. Actively support a working environment based on respect for health, safety and environmental issues and maintenance of a high level of asset integrity. Participate as a member of the Instrument Supervisor’s team in delivering performance against targets.Build effective working relationships with other departments and shifts.Ensure necessary preparation for relevant scheduled activities.Maintains the vessel control system, the DCS, all offshore communications equipment, electronic navigation aids and all other marine electronics.Maintains emergency shutdown equipment.Responsible for completing verification assurance and maintenance routines, and maintaining quality records.Carries out fault finding and repairs on communications, control and instrument systems.Observes and complies with safety rules and regulations, including the permit to work system.Act as nominated person responsible for small bore tubing and fittings (RTP) as directed.Provides a source of technical expertise to operate, fault find and maintain the vessel and process control systems.Ensures that all planned maintenance is completed on the equipment for which they are responsible.Liaises with the relevant onshore support engineer and vendor reps to ensure that the integrity of software systems is maintained and no unauthorised changes are made.Bring defects in practices, equipment, tools to the attention of relevant staff.Maintain accurate and appropriate maintenance records and ensure that the data is entered into the appropriate information management systems.Execute duties as specified in the station/bill/emergency response procedures or as directed by the OIM.Comply with Company procedures and ensure a full and comprehensive handover detailing all relevant information in accordance with these procedures. Commit to Competence Assurance System and undertake any training and assessment required for the role.Responsible for the availability and reliability of all computer control systems, telecommunications systems, Fire and Gas systems, Shutdown systems and related instrumentation. This is done in accordance with legislative requirements, company health, safety, environmental, integrity and other relevant standards and company values. Responsible for the health, safety and welfare of crew, and areas of environment pertaining to their position.
Essential Qualifications And Skills
S/NVQ Process Engineering Maintenance (Instrument and Control) Level 3 or equivalent. Valid COMPEX certification. Experience of maintenance scheduling, organising, coordinating and controlling/monitoring work.Vendor management experience.Has detailed knowledge of instrument maintenance practices applicable to offshore oil and gas assets, associated technical standards and relevant legislation.Knowledge of fire and gas detection, ESD systems and small bore tubing maintenance and inspection.Experience in gas compression.Experience in the administration, control and use of “Safe Systems of Work” (PTW) including permit to work procedures.Ability to conduct fault finding, installation, isolation and re-instatement on communications, control and instrument systems.Written and verbal communication skills and the ability to present technical issues in a clear and concise manner. Ability to create positive relations to peers and stakeholders internally and externally.
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