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Instrument Maintenance Technician

  • Job reference: 924892
  • Location: Cowdenbeath, Fife
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Maintenance / Shutdown / Turnaround
  • Date posted: 15/04/2019


Instrument Maintenance Technician

Contract duration: May 2019 - October 2020

Rate: Competitive

Location: Fife

Our client is seeking a qualified and skilled Instrument Maintenance Technician for a long term contract role based at their facility in Fife.

Qualifications, Education and Experience

  • Associate Degree / relevant technical certifications required
  • Extensive experience of maintaining Instruments and Controls in processing plant or offshore production plant
  • Candidate will be familiar with regulations applicable to the operations of Oil and Gas facilities, OIMS systems, related manuals and procedures
  • Meets the safety, administrative, and technical training requirements associated with this position as documented in the company operations-approved training roadmap *
  • Possesses the general competencies and Operations Integrity Critical competency requirements as documented and maintained in company Operations Training roadmap
  • Computing skills
  • Safety orientated
  • Good communication skills, organizational and reporting skills
  • Strong Attention to detail

Main Functions

  • Installs and maintains instrument equipment in compliance with all rules and practices.
  • Tests and repairs instrumentation systems utilized by production equipment to ensure adherence to established performance levels and product quality.
  • Evaluates instruments to establish plans for repair.
  • Documents and verifies problems and actions taken.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Plans, updates, and oversees all activities within their areas of responsibility according to the laws, regulations, standards, specifications, and procedures.
  • Special emphasis must be placed on health, safety, and the environment
  • Supports and encourages team effort between operations, engineering, and projects groups
  • Provides input and reviews the control specifications and work practices
  • Will be responsible and accountable for control systems as defined in the Work
  • Management Manual
  • Has the knowledge to apply and follow work permits through Permit To Work System (PTWS)
  • Ensures the quality and timely completion of work scheduled by the Maintenance
  • Program
  • Develops personal and team technical skills (for example, new regulations, equipment, methods, and others) Attends and instructs (as needed) technical meetings, to keep instrument technicians informed of the latest
  • specifications, codes, procedures, and technology
  • Develops and maintains open communications on control issues (for example, safe work practices, training,
  • materials, and others) with co-workers
  • Supports work prioritization to maximize effectiveness and to complement the efforts of other work groups Provides technical support to other Technicians for maintenance and troubleshooting on
  • company's instrument systems
  • Is able to generate Management of Change requests (MOCs) on control-related equipment and installation and can follow up with installation inspections consistent with Operations Integrity Management
  • System (OIMS) Element 3
  • Constructs, monitors, and inspects new installations for their consistency with the mission and recommend upgrades as necessary
  • Acts as a stand-in for the Instrument Lead position as needed

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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