Maintenance Technician (Instrument) Posted: 21st February, 2018

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Job title: Maintenance Instrument Technician
Ref No: 2018-10584
Location: Aberdeen - Offshore
Project: Marathon
Duration: 6 month contract

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 Supv
Head of O&M Function



· Recognised Instrument Apprenticeship or equivalent training scheme

· HNC in Control/ Instrumentation Engineering (Post 2009 apprenticeships)

· NVQ/SVQ Level 3 certification or equivalent in Maintenance

· COMPEX (Hazardous Areas)

· Minimum SBT01&02 (must be current i.e. within previous 12 months) or current TSBT01&02 (Instrument disciplines only)



· Pressure hydro testing certificate

· TSBT01&02 (to be completed as post mobilisation training on a 3 yearly refresher)



· Knowledge of hydrocarbon/Industrial 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 - generic

· 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

· Isolating and de-isolating instrumentation and control equipment in accordance with the site electrical safety rules (client and /or AMEC)

Competencies - technical

· 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