Company: Vida Energy
Skills: Instrument & Controls Engineer, Instrumentation Technician
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Competitive Salary, Accommodation & Benefits
Location: Dammam, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia

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


Vida Energy are working in partnership with the largest oil company in Saudi Arabia and are currently recruiting for a number of Engineers from a Generator/Gas Turbine background. The roles will be on a 12 month fixed contract based in various locations throughout the Kingdom.

The recruitment process for the roles requires a very quick turnaround, CVs are being shortlisted by the end of September and face to face interviews for successful applicants are to be held in London, UK in October 2019 (dates TBC) and if offered a contract, you would be required to travel within 45 days. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for one of the largest companies in Saudi Arabia where you will be rewarded with a tax free salary, accommodation and transport benefits.

'Is seeking an experienced Gas Turbine Instrumentation & Control Technician with a solid hands-on experience in gas turbines Control and Instrumentation systems operation and maintenance practices.  In addition to hands-on experience in all gas turbine auxiliaries, electrical and accessories systems.  Candidate should process a formal training and practical experience in gas turbines control systems

Selected candidate is expected to  

  • Perform planning and execution of gas turbine instrumentation, control, auxiliaries, electrical and accessories systems during planned and forced inspections
  • Review the inspection scope of work of all instrumentation, control, auxiliaries, electrical and accessories systems
  • Inventory and track all the required spare parts , tools and resources required to ensure on time, safe and successful outages
  • Field supervision of instrumentation, control, auxiliaries, electrical and accessories systems during gas turbines outages to ensure job safety, quality, schedule and cost goals are met
  • Support units pre startup checks, calibrations  startup and commissioning
  • Support Troubleshooting instrumentation, control, auxiliaries, electrical and accessories systems of heavy industrial gas turbines. 
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable Aramco safety rules

To be considered for the role you MUST meet the following criteria;

  • Engineering Diploma  or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in gas turbines  instrumentation, control, auxiliaries, electrical and accessories systems
  • Knowledge and experience in rotating equipment operation and maintenance
  • Self-motivated and possess effective communication skills, and has high analytical capabilities
  • Ability to read and understand  mechanical engineering drawings, P&ID diagrams, engineering reports, technical information letters and  OEM operation and maintenance  manuals
  • Ability to compile and conduct effective technical presentations to management and  diverse audience

Responsibilities include;

  • Supervise planned and unplanned inspections of Heavy Industrial Gas Turbines such as borescope inspection, combustion inspection (CI), hot gas path (HGPI) and major inspection (MI)
  • Work closely with contractor crew, OEM and  end users during outages
  • Review inspection work scope and all the required spare parts and tools for the outage
  • Track outages readiness
  • Prepare Job Safety Analysis for all the outage critical activities
  • Review Job Execution and quality control plans
  • Review contractor Inspection Reports
  • Support gas turbines Troubleshooting , investigation during startup