Company: Petroplan London
Skills: Instrumentation Technician
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Senior Instrument Technician

Job Purpose

Coordinates and carries out the skilled installation, maintenance and calibration and troubleshooting and repair work, on the site on a variety of electronic, electrical and pneumatic, instrumentation and systems relating to either Process or utilities equipment includes flow, pressure and temperature devices, control valves, fire and gas detection systems, product meters, programmable logic controllers, (PLC's) distributed control systems (DCS's) and supervisor control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems. Performs servicing, condition monitoring, fault diagnosis and restorative tasks on emergency shutdown systems (ESD), manage and demonstrate servicing, condition monitoring, fault diagnosis and restorative tasks on metering systems and equipment.

Knowledge, skills, experience and Job related competencies

Completion of first year of Secondary (10 year education)

  • 3 years diploma or apprenticeship in the instrument trade (equivalent to UK, city and guilds/NVQ or CNC)

Experience Profile

  • 7 years experience in the maintenance, repair and calibration of a variety of electronic, pneumatic and electrical and instrumentation in and oil and gas processing plant including experience with programmable logical control equipment (PLC), emergency shutdown systems and distributed control system (DCS)


About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

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