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Maintenance Instrument and Controls Engineer

  • Job reference: 928494
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Instrument Engineering
  • Date posted: 01/11/2019

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Maintenance Instrument and Controls Engineer based in Aberdeen

Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for ensuring Operational Integrity is being maintained across all assigned assets, and that risks resulting from activities/impaired equipment and systems are being managed in line with Maintenance Strategy.
Use MMS to carry out downtime reviews, identify bad actors common mode failure, trend analysis, MTBF, MTTR, optimise PMR's and generate recommendations accordingly.
Conduct obsolescence reviews, KP4/ALE studies and generate options for future management.
Where equipment availability/operability/reliability may be compromised, identify resolution and arrange forum for sharing with Operations/Maintenance Superintendents with a view to identifying options for action development.
Set spares holding philosophy in accordance with equipment lead time, condition, function, cost and LoF demands for all assigned areas.
Increase equipment/system availability year on year in line with KPI's.
Reduce non-safety/non-business critical maintenance year on year.
Optimise non-Assure and Assure PMR's content and frequency.
Continually promote and improve use of gathered condition based operating data, lodging of reports and generally support CMMS. Review and as required, identify need to update non-assure and Assure PM routines.
Undertake operational investigations and provide recommendations based on findings.
Follow processes for Critical Equipment Failures, Critical Equipment and Spares assessments etc
Provide medium/long term input to Annual and LoF plans and budgets by way of obsolescence studies, optimisation opportunities and planning in support of company policies, plans and activities.
Prepare AFE/PDP/BoD for assigned projects seeking and demonstrating cost and delivery savings regularly. Manage AFEs within limits, recovering from any projected overspend opposed to seeking supplements and never allowing unapproved excess.
Conduct studies/investigations to identify operational, safety or business shortfalls, and where costs may be reduced, time saved or safety improved.
Review and approve all proposed changes to non-Assure / Assure PMR's and Performance Standards.
Identify delegate by agreement and provide written handover to delegate for any absence from the office.
To undertake role of Asset Instrument and Controls Engineer (Technical Authority) for assigned assets/areas of responsibility, and deputise for Team Lead as required.
Provide Instrument technical support guidance and decision making to other departments on all corporate matters, equipment design, selection and operation.
Participate in development and upkeep of Instrument Maintenance Policies and Procedures to support offshore/ onshore activities and ensuring technical integrity is maintained.
Assesses and determines the technical competence of individuals in/applying for selected onshore and offshore roles.
Take responsibility for any modification/upgrade which evolves from "like-for-like" replacement into new design, material, function and engage Facilities/Process in developing appropriate solution in line with company drivers.
Visit assigned assets regularly (minimum 4 visits per year) as technical expert/site supervisor to assist platform crew manage major interventions/ projects for specific projects.
Participate in CMMS, SHE, TA, Technical and Vendor Audits. Report on findings via Synergi, and conduct checks to ensure all Operational Departments are upholding their obligations.
Ensure PMR's generated for all new/upgraded equipment.

Education & Experience:
Candidates will hold an Engineering degree or similar from recognised university
Attained Chartered Engineer status
Relevant experience in process engineering
Ability to take the lead with people, processes, resource planning, and required business interventions.
Methodical, systematic approach to activity development
Ability to evaluate performance (process, people, etc.)
Understanding of offshore production and utility systems
Proven ability to read and interpret critical engineering drawings, SLD's, schematics, P&ID's
Proven offshore and onshore experience
Computer literate - Microsoft packages, Presentation, Database systems, Maintenance Management Systems (e.g. Maximo)
Ability to identify, investigate, audit and control technical change.
Related discipline knowledge, understanding and experience of "best practices".
Carry out control systems investigations when required (DCS, SCADA, PLC, F&G, ESD, Process etc), and provide appropriate recommendations.
HASAW awareness
Safety Management Systems compliance
Safety Case compliance

Contract position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 928494.


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