Instrumentation Maintenance Technician

Job Title: Instrumentation Maintenance Technician
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Cowdenbeath, Fife
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: May-19
Reference: LM456_1555342036
Contact Name: Leigh Moore
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 15, 2019 16:27

Job Description

Exciting opportunity for an Instrument Maintenance Technician to work at one of Europe's largest and most modern ethylene plants. Our client a leading Oil&Gas operator requires the hire of an additional Instrument Maintenance Technician to support the delivery of multiple upgrade projects. (Replacement of Gas turbine control systems Mark V to Mark VI-Installation of Bentley Nevada vibration monitoring systems-Replacement of a Governor system for steam driven turbines-Replacement of fire and gas detection systems-Replace of multiple instrument cables-Upgrading of furnace burner management systems along with Multiple smaller scope items)

This is a long-term contract role, paying competively.

Start: May/June. Subject to screening and an Alcohol & Drugs test.


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.


Plans, updates, and oversees all activities within his or her 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. 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) as discussed in the Work Management Manual. 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.

QUALIFICATIONS Education and Experience

A minimum of 10 years of maintaining Instruments and Controls in processing plant or offshore production plant Familiar with regulations applicable to the operations of oil and gas facilities. Specific Technical Skills:- 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 Attitudes and Behavior.Safety orientated. Good communication skills. Good organizational and reporting skills. Attention to details.

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