COMPEX Electrical Fitter

  • Competitive PAYE
  • England South West
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
NES Fircroft are working with a major Oil and Gas company who are looking to add a COMPEX Electrical Fitter to their Onshore facility in Wareham.

RJF22-312 Industrial COMPEX Electrical Fitter/Technician
12 Month Contract, Wytch Farm

Our client are currently seeking an enthusiastic individual, to be an integral part of a multi-skilled team working at our Wytch Farm Oil Field near Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset. Wytch Farm produces from 12 remote well sites, via infield flow lines to a central oil & gas gathering station, where separation, stabilisation, water injection, gas compression/drying/fractionation, oil export, power generation, LPG storage and LPG export takes place.

They are currently seeking an COMPEX certified Electrical Fitter/Technician who will work within the Instrument Team and be responsible for the installation of cables, cable containment and completing Ex Detailed and Visual inspections of equipment installed in hazardous area. They will also assist with commissioning and testing of field instrumentation.

This role operates on a weekday rotational pattern of 4 X 10.5 hr shifts – 06:45/17:15 (starting alternately on a Monday then Tuesday). The working pattern during projects and shutdowns may change and overtime may be required as circumstances dictate.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Installation of cables, containment, and equipment in a hazardous area.
  • Inspection of E/I equipment mounted in a hazardous area.
  • Assisting the instrument team with testing and fault finding.
  • Carry out all activities to company standards and procedures
  • Provide input and assistance for new projects including commissioning work
  • Apply skills and knowledge in a practical and efficient manner and continually look for opportunities for improvement, cost saving and simplification
  • Comply with and promote high HSE standards and demonstrate responsibility for the safety of self and others minimising impact on production, and maximising plant availability
  • Employ Safety Techniques (POST) to report safe and unsafe acts
  • Actively participate in a responsible waste management system
  • Attend and participate in the Operations morning shift meeting
Qualifications/Experience Required:
  • Hold an accredited apprenticeship or an equivalent Electrical HNC.
  • Industrial experience with the installation of cable containment, cables and equipment is essential.
  • Previous experience in the Oil & Gas Industry is desirable although applications from any industry containing potentially hazardous areas will be considered.
  • Experience working with ATEX equipment is essential.
  • Valid Compex Ex01 - 04 Qualification is essential.
  • IET 18th Edition Wiring Regulation Certification is essential.
  • Electrical Test and Inspection Certification is desirable.
To apply for this position, please forward your updated CV

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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