Company: Perenco
Skills: Electrical Technician, Instrumentation Technician
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: To be discussed
Location: Wareham, England, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: United Kingdom


This is a great opportunity for 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, sales gas export, LPG storage and LPG export takes place. We are currently seeking an Instrument Technician who will be responsible for the maintenance, repair and operational testing of instrument related equipment and systems to ensure efficient, reliable and safe operation of our production facility.

This role operates on a 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:

Working within a multi-disciplined team to safely operate and maintain our Wytch Farm Oilfield within the operational and maintenance procedures. Maximising the plant availability in the processing of Oil received from our various well sites.

• Maintenance to be completed using the company standards and procedures.
• Complete scheduled and breakdown maintenance activities on the following:
    o Safety Systems, Fire & Gas Systems, Flow Measurement Systems
    o Pressure, Temperature and Level Control
    o Gas Detection
    o DCS Systems
    o Hydraulic and Pneumatic Control Systems
• Develop and review operational and maintenance procedures
• Completion of Maximo work orders and ensure generation of new work requests to highlight plant and equipment failure
• Raise relevant permits within the agreed time period to ensure that maintenance is completed in an efficient manner.
• Provide assistance for projects, working with vendors and sub contractors as required
• Comply with the requirements of Change Management policies eg, Plant Modifications Proposals
• Employ Perenco Observation Safety Techniques (POST) to report safe and unsafe acts
• Actively participate in a responsible waste management system
• Attend and participate in the Operations shift meetings
• Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are adhered to and actively promoted at all times

Safety & Environmentally Critical Tasks

Performing Authority - Control of Work Competency Checklist
The schedule of required training is outlined in the SSOW procedure (PUK-SMS-OWC-029). Competence in this element requires full Competency Checklist completion. Prospective PAs should complete the Permit to Work Training before completing the Competency Checklist (signed off by AA/SC). Target Audience is anyone who will use the SSOW system. To refresh this training, PAs must complete a refresher of the Permit to Work Training and have the Competency Checklist updated.

Competent Electrical Person
This element covers all the competency requirements for carrying out the role of Competent Electrical Person at a site.

Extinguishant Systems
This element covers the competency requirements for carrying out maintenance on the Extinguishant Systems. MEDIUM

Fire and Gas Systems Hardware, Operation and Testing
This element covers the competency requirements for carrying out maintenance on the Fire and Gas System. MEDIUM

Safety Instrumented Systems Hardware, Operation and Testing
This element covers the competency requirements for carrying out maintenance on Shutdown Systems. HIGH

Shutdown/Blowdown Valves
This element covers the competency requirements for carrying out maintenance on Shutdown/ blowdown Valves. HIGH

Specialist/Limited Isolation Competency
The element covers: 1) Isolation and deisolation of hydraulic and pneumatically operated valves in support of process isolations; 2) Isolation and deisolation of process transmitters on hydrocarbon and non-hydrocarbon only; 3) Isolations and deisolations within hydraulic control panels; 4) Recording isolation points on ICC's, including recording deisolation. HIGH

Core Instrument Technician Tasks
This element covers competence in all core knowledge, tasks and training, which all Instrument Technician should have: 1) Control Panels & PLC's 2) Flow Meters and Orifice Plates 3) Level Indicators, Switches and Transmitters 4) Process Control Valves including Chokes and Ancillary Equipment 5) Temperature Elements, Switches and Transmitters 6) Pressure Indicators, Switches and transmitters. LOW

DCS (Distributed Control System)
This element covers the competency requirements for carrying out maintenance on DCS. HIGH

Fixed and Portable Analysers
This element covers the competency requirements for carrying out maintenance on Portable Analysis Equipment. HIGH.

Hydraulic Control Panels
This element covers the competency requirements for carrying out maintenance on Hydraulic Control Panels.

Speed and Vibration Monitoring and Protection
This element covers the competency requirements for carrying out maintenance on Speed & vibration Monitoring/Protection systems.

Safety & Environmentally Critical Courses

• CompEx - Units Ex01-04 - to be completed during probationary period
• Compression Fittings and Small Bore Tubing (desirable)

Experience/Qualifications

• Hold an accredited apprenticeship or an HNC equivalent in an engineering discipline
• Previous experience in the Oil & Gas Industry is desirable although applications from a related Industry will be considered.
• Experience working with ATEX equipment (Compex Trained) is desirable but not essential.

Benefits

At Perenco we value and reward our people, offering competitive salaries and a wide range of benefits including:

• Discretionary Bonus
• Private Medical Insurance
• Flexible Benefit Allowance
• Life Assurance
• Excellent Pension Provision