Instrument & Analysers Technician

  • Negotiable
  • England North East Billingham
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas
NES Fircroft are currently looking to recruit an Instrument & Analyser Technician on behalf of ConocoPhillips, details below;

The Client
ConocoPhillips is one of the world’s largest independent E&P companies based on production and proved reserves. The company has a relentless commitment to safety, a passion for innovation and an ability to adapt to a dynamic marketplace. The ConocoPhillips Norsea Terminal, located in Teesside at the mouth of the river Tees, is a crude oil reception, processing, storage and trans-shipment installation. The terminal also fractionates natural gas liquids into ethane, propane and butane.

The terminals success is built on its high performing workforce and can provide opportunities throughout your career to progress and continually develop. With ongoing production from Ekofisk and Eldfisk, other redeveloped fields and new exploration projects in the works, the future looks bright as we prepare for a lifetime to 2050.

The Job Opportunity
The Norsea Terminal is currently recruiting for an Instrument & Analysers Technician – Start date: ASAP.

Reporting to the Instrument & Analysers Supervisor, the candidate will be responsible for installing, maintaining and repairing instrument equipment/components/machines and other instrument elements to achieve optimum efficiency and availability.

Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Role

Support Instrument Maintenance Function
  • Install, maintain and repair instrument equipment in accordance with established manufacturing standards, limits, fits, tolerances, procedures and guideline.
  • To interpret job requirements from preventative maintenance instruction, specifications and / or other documentation
  • Provide feedback on all maintenance tasks to allow collation of asset history, whether that be written, electronic or verbal
  • Diagnose physical cause of instrument equipment breakdown / failure and propose / complete repairs to the site standards and engage technical resources as needed to support operations.
  • Generate SAP Material Requisition for work orders and projects.
  • Create SAP notifications for defects.
  • Assisting in reviews and development of relevant section procedures, PM routines and risk assessments
  • Respond to any out of hours call out.
  • Assist the planning department in the planning of PM01 and PM02 jobs as directed by the supervisor, as part of fall-back work
  • Prepare jobs for execution in support of the schedule under direction of the supervisor, as part of fall-back work including but not limited to checking scaffold, withdrawing spares, preparing tools etc
  • As part of a team, undertake and record After Action Reviews to improve job planning and execution

Competency Requirements
  • Relevant approved apprenticeship/NVQ level 3 or equivalent – Essential
  • Minimum City & Guilds/ ONC certificate in Instrument Engineering or equivalent – Essential
  • Strong knowledge of instrument equipment – Essential
  • Knowledge of DSEAR and ATEX legislation – Desirable
  • COMPEX EX01-04 Qualification – Essential
  • Extensive experience in a maintenance role within the oil and gas industry – Desirable
  • Ability to use Microsoft packages and SAP – Essential
  • Appropriate Physical and Mental Capability to undertake the role (Work at Height, Work in Confined Spaces, Ability to wear Breathing Apparatus) – Essential

Closing date: 31st May 2023


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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