An emerging sweet spot for the oil and gas industry, Africa is accelerating exploration and production developments in both its onshore and offshore sectors. National oil corporations are partnering with industry heavyweights from around the globe to rebuild infrastructure in the world's second largest continent. Vast oil and gas reserves are harnessed within Africa's respective countries, as well as the surrounding waters of the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Suez Canal and Red Sea to the northeast, the Indian Ocean to the southeast and the Atlantic Sea to the west.
The Rig Instrument Technician involves working with complex instruments that measure changes in the industrial environment. The Technician is responsible for the instruments themselves, measuring factors that may impact their safe and efficient operation. These factors include temperature, stress, vibration, humidity and also pressure. Although the role revolves around maintaining existing instruments, it can involve designing and building alternate devices when necessary.