Maintenance Technician (Instrument)



Maintenance Technician (Instrument)









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Job title: Maintenance Instrument Technician
Ref No: 2016 - 5369
Location: Offshore
Project: Centrica
Duration: 12 Months +

Amec Foster Wheeler ( designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.With pro-forma 2014 annualised scope revenues of £5.5 billion and over 40,000 people in more than 50 countries, the company operates across the whole of the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

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

Qualifications/Training :
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

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Amec Foster Wheeler

United Kingdom

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