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Sr Turbine Technician - Instrument Control System (PLCs)

  • Job reference: 919944
  • Location: Abu Dhabi
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 04/06/2018

Our client a Oil & Gas Exploration & production company is looking for Sr Turbine Technician. It is an Offshore position. Experience in SAP/CMMS is a must.


Carries out a variety of maintenance activities such as trouble shooting, diagnosis, repair, modification and installation of new equipment on Turbo machinery and Vendor Package PLC's.

Preventive and Corrective Maintenance of control command for 4 turbo compressors (3 GE and 1 Rolls Royce) and 3 Siemens turbo generators, 1 motor-compressor (Mitsubhishi), Associated Turbine PLC's ((MarkVIe, Allen Bradley Control Logix) and F&G system (Allen Bradley, Detronics, Modicon) associated to Turbines, vendor packages and remote peripherals, Intouch Wonderware , RS Logix , Modbus+ network and Bently Nevada 3500 Vibration Monitoring System.

Develops and updates maintenance schedules and ensures safe and efficient implementation. Maintains a log of all maintenance work carried out, as well as performances data files on equipment in SAP.

Supervises the activities of junior technicians on Instruments Turbine Field P.M. & F&G Systems.

Assists Supervisor Instrument in technical expertise for any instrumentation matters in particular with regard to new technology equipment such as Turbine PLC's, Package PLC's and Peripheral PLC's, etc.


Carries out the repair of the various equipment and personally trouble shoots major jobs. Includes diagnosing faults, determining optimal procedure/equipment etc. to remedy and initiates repairs accordingly.

Assists Team Leader by carrying out maintenance tasks on Turbine PLC programs, configuration of InTouch telemetry, PC computer, and Turbine / Periphereal F&G system maintenance and modifications and compliance to Safety Bulletins /Alerts from Vendors..

Implementation of preventive maintenance schedules. Includes determining priorities, allocating manpower and equipment/tools and ensures the timely completion of jobs according to schedule and work permits.

Adheres to all safety rules and regulations, and supervises fire and gas detection. Ensures good housekeeping on the work location.

Evaluates performance of electronic equipment and recommends modifications, as necessary to enhance/improve safety and efficiency and minimize cost of such. Ensures the update of files for any major modifications carried out.

Reviews recommended modifications or projects, studies the technical feasibility and gives recommendations on standardization of materials and compatible equipment. Participates in defining and listing spare parts for such projects as well as in pre-commissioning and commissioning of those mentioned jobs.

Minimum Requirements (Job Knowledge):

Completion of Secondary education (12 years) plus 2 years formal training or equivalent.

Either: Bac + 2 + at least 12 years experience, very wide, in all instrumentation and electronic matters.

7 to 8 years experience in related to turbine maintenance, Turbine Controls Systems and Allen Bradley/ Modicon PLC's in oil and Gas industry or similar.

Fluent knowledge of written and spoken English. Experience in SAP or Similar CMMS.

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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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