Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
Skills: Instrumentation Technician, Maintenance Manager
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: Middlesborough, United Kingdom
Status: Active

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Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler are recruiting for six Maintenance Instrument Technicians with extensive petrochemical experience, ideally commissiong. This work is to support a project based in Teesside where the appointed persons will ensure that the performance and availability of instrumentation and control systems meets the standards required to achieve safety, production and environmental targets.



  • 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 levels
  • Carrying out unplanned maintenance as required
  • Isolation, removal, Disassembly, Overhaul, Reassembly, replacement, testing and commissioning activities on electrical systems
  • Minimising downtime and contributing to the achievement of production targets
  • Routine, Corrective, breakdown and condition based maintenance in accordance with the requirements of the planned maintenance system/work pack/ Job card instructions
  • Preparing technical reports as required
  • Fault finding and rectification for instrumentation and control systems
  • Undertake appropriate risk assessments (RA) in order to complete work scope in a safe and controlled manner
  • Request and take out applicable permit to work (PTW) to complete work scope in a safe and controlled manner (onshore only)
  • Provide support to other trades/disciplines where it is safe to do so, Or form part of an integrated multi-discipline team
  • Carrying out isolations of instrument and control systems
  • Holding special responsibility for the maintenance of fire and gas detection and alarm systems
  • Inspection and maintenance of instrumentation equipment in hazardous areas


Skills / Qualifications

Skills & Experience

  • Recognised Instrument Apprenticeship or equivalent training scheme
  • HNC in Control/ Instrumentation Engineering (Post 2009 apprenticeships)
  • NVQ/SVQ Level 3 certification or equivalent in Maintenance
  • COMPEX (Hazardous Areas)
  • Knowledge of hydrocarbon/Industrial production systems and associated hazards
  • Good understanding of process instrumentation
  • Good knowledge of process control systems
  • Good knowledge of fire and gas detection and ESD systems
  • Clear understanding of cause and effect logic diagrams
  • Fully familiar with the permit to work system and isolation procedures

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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