The post holder will provide a day based engineering support service to the asset at the Hull site. They will be required to work with minimal supervision as part of a team of operations, instrument, electrical and mechanical personnel and have the ability to maximise the reliability and availability of the assets and ensure SHE targets are met. This requires the application of practical and organisational skills to resolve maintenance issues. Accountabilities of the job
Uphold the “BEHAVIOURAL & PROCESS SAFETY PRINCIPLES” & “Life Saving Rules” in
all activities undertaken.
Day to day Instrument & Analyser technician core role duties including breakdown and preventative activities, including:
- Interact with the Maintenance Coordinator, discipline engineers and operations technicians to be advised of and understand daily plant issues. Then have the ability to act on these and deliver solutions.
- Work with permit signatories on a daily basis to discuss and prepare permit requests, method statements and risk assessments.
- Regularly liaise with other trade disciplines and also the supervisors for scaffolding and lagging, when they are required to support specific jobs. This often necessitates coordination of their work and permit requirements.
- Act as task supervisor within the permit system.
- Fault finding following equipment failure, identifying problems and then have the ability to resolve these within a specified timescale whilst minimising costs. This may include organising spares, labour and third party interaction upfront to minimise downtime.
Practising of Preventative Maintenance and use of specialised equipment, including
- Hazardous area equipment inspections to the IEC60079 standard.
- Responsible for the maintenance of safety critical equipment used in the detection of toxic, flammable gases that may cause harm to personnel, plant or equipment if left undetected.
- The ability to repair and maintain, calibrate, inspect and modify process analysers and sample systems including NIR and GC as well as pH and conductivity analysers.
- First line fault finding on instrument and analyser systems.
Electronic recording of maintenance activities and interacting with the IT Systems, including:
- Knowledge and use of SAP, Excel, Word, Outlook, Power point, and navigating the network drives.
- Initiating maintenance activities and recording thereof in SAP (Notifications and work order feedback)
- Recording and re-ordering of spares on IT systems
Working within the Control of Work systems and accompanying SSO’s, including:
- Familiar with all relevant Site safety Orders (SSO’S)
- Familiar with Permit to work system and fulfilling the various roles as required therein
- Qualify and Act as Task Supervisors
- Qualify as B type Permit Acceptors
- Qualify and act as A Type acceptors
Supervision and facilitating of people and work where required, including:
- Act as Instrument Supervisor when required
- Day to day supervision of contractors and service providers if required
- Facilitating and assisting service providers when required
- Supervise and facilitate job pack/project packs when required e.g. maintenance of Siemens GC analysers
Level of education & Experience in general
- Minimum qualifications of an ONC and a recognised apprenticeship NVQ3 or equivalent.
- Good practical understanding of ATEX and DSEAR
- Hold current CompEX certification Ex01 to Ex04.
- Good practical understanding of maintaining safety instrumented systems in line with IEC 61511.
- Exposure to Distributed Control Systems, Honeywell HPM/C300, FSC/SM ESD systems preferable.
- Strong faulting finding skills on instrumented systems.
- Experienced in acting as the Lead/Senior I&A technician
- Planning and organisational skills.
- Previous experience of working within Chemical/ downstream Oil & Gas or associated major accident hazard process industries
- Functional Safety and SIL for Instrument Technicians (IEC61511) certification
- Competent in the use of IT based systems e.g. SAP, CMX, Emersons AMS, E&H Fieldcare.
- Small bore / swaglok experience and certification
- Previous experience performing preventative and corrective maintenance on Analysers, GCs, TOC, NIR systems
- Previous experience in installation and commissioning
- 18th edition BS7671
- Bias for action.
- Team working skills.
- Committed & enthusiastic
- Setting standards for others.
- Personal skills in communication.
- Results orientation and performance bias.
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