Maintenance Technician (Instrument)

Job title: Maintenance Technician (Instrument) 
Ref No: 2017-9751
Location: Aberdeen – Offshore
Project: Repsol OLS – Claymore 
Duration: Ad Hoc 

WorleyParsons are recruiting Maintenance Technician (Instrument) on an Ad Hoc basis.


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 levelsCarrying out unplanned maintenance as requiredMinimising downtime and contributing to the achievement of production targetsPreparing technical reports as requiredFault finding and rectification for instrumentation systemsCarrying out isolations of instrument and control systemsHolding special responsibility for the maintenance of fire and gas detection and alarm systemsInspection and maintenance of instrumentation equipment in hazardous areas

 Allied occasional duties

Carrying out emergency response duties as required by the OIM/Site ManagerParticipate in business continuous improvement initiatives

 Key internal interfaces

Other Technicians of different disciplinesDiscipline SupervisorSnr Maintenance SupervisorHead of O&M Function

 Key external interfaces

Client Operations Technicians




Recognised Instrument Apprenticeship or equivalent training schemeHNC in Control/ Instrumentation Engineering (Post 2009 apprenticeships)NVQ/SVQ Level 3 certification or equivalent in MaintenanceCOMPEX (Hazardous Areas)Minimum SBT01&02 (must be current i.e. within previous 12 months) or current TSBT01&02 (Instrument disciplines only)


ISSOWPressure hydro testing certificateTSBT01&02 (to be completed as post mobilisation training on a 3 yearly refresher)




Knowledge of hydrocarbon/Industrial production systems and associated hazardsGood understanding of process instrumentationGood knowledge of process control systemsGood knowledge of fire and gas detection and ESD systemsClear understanding of cause and effect logic diagramsFully 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 WorleyParsons safety practices and committed to zero tolerance of unsafe actsGood verbal, written and problem solving skillsGood IT skills, building on existing proficiency and developing competence in the Company’s and/or Client’s CMMSThorough and reliable worker showing attention to detail and a focus on achieving objectives in the most safe and efficient mannerDeal with third parties in a professional mannerMust be able to work flexibly as part of a team on own initiative, with little supervisionWilling to work offshore rota and shift systemMust work at all times in the best interest of WorleyParsons 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 supervisorAble to complete work history / reports to the required standard as outlined by supervisorIsolating and de-isolating instrumentation and control equipment in accordance with the site electrical safety rules (client and /or WorleyParsons) 

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 equipmentAbility to carry out work-site inspectionsAble to read, interpret and mark up instrumentation technical schematic drawings to as built status


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WorleyParsons delivers projects, provides expertise in engineering, procurement and construction and offers a wide range of consulting and advisory services. We cover the full lifecycle, from creating new assets to sustaining and enhancing operating assets, in the hydrocarbons, mineral, metals, chemicals and infrastructure sectors. Our resources and energy are focused on responding to and meeting the needs of our customers over the long term and thereby creating value for our shareholders.

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