Instrument Maintenance Technician II

Job Title: Instrument Maintenance Technician II
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Ringwood, United States
Salary: Market Rate
Start Date: 2018-09-17
Reference: BH-89910
Contact Name: Lisa Burgess
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 18, 2018 15:27

Job Description

Instrument Maintenance Technician II

Main Functions
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.

Tasks and Responsibilities
  • 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
  • Is 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
Skills and Qualifications
Education and Experience
  • Associates degree preferably enhanced by related technical school courses
  • A minimum of 10 years of maintaining Instruments and Controls in processing plant or offshore production plant General Technical Skills
  • Is familiar with regulations applicable to the operations of oil and gas facilities
  • OIMS systems, related manuals, and procedures 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
Specific Job Requirements/Skills
  • Provide field input and assist instrumentation and controls design, and assist field construction
  • Assist in development and implement procedures and spare inventory lists for critical operating systems
  • Lead post startup instrumentation & controls activities to ensure operations integrity and high percentage uptime
  • Lead safety and operations integrity programs that comply with Life Saving Actions and XTO Safety Handbook
  • Assist with mentoring and training field level automation technician(s) and Lease Operators
  • Instrumentation & Controls: Design codes (ExxonMobil, Industry) and standards for flow control of high pressure / high volume gas including reliable remote ESD system, local regulatory control loops, SCADA / PLC, and RTU based systems
  • Construction: Construction practices and codes (ExxonMobil, Industry) for instrumented system inspection practices I&E loop testing, prestart-up commissioning (control loops, RTU, PLC, ESD, etc)
  • Maintenance: knowledge of components and maintenance requirements to maintain well and minimize downtime. Both proactive and reactive maintenance.