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Instrument Technician

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Nima Ardalan

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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mselect is hiring an Instrument Technician for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have at least 5 years of relevant job experience within the oil and gas industry and be fluent in Arabic and English.

Responsible to facilitate equipment's servicing & repair, PM program, equipment monitoring and coordinating activities associated to facility and equipment maintenance in order to maintain reliability, ensure maximum uptime, and minimize impact to production.

  • Inspects, tests, adjusts, and repairs electric, electronic, mechanical, and pneumatic instruments and systems used to indicate, record, and control operations in oil& gas facility
  • Tests accuracy of flowmeters and indicators, pressure gauges, temperature indicators, controllers, level transmitters
  • Removes defective instruments from system, decontaminates, disassembles, and cleans instruments, and replaces defective parts
  • Dissemble and reassemble instruments in accordance with standard procedure
  • Lubricate instruments and replace defective wiring and tubing
  • Calibrate all kind of instruments according to standard procedure and ensure accuracy of recording and indicating function
  • Record calibrations implemented, parts and components used, and inventory of parts on hand
  • Prepares schematic drawings, sketches, and reports to reflect changes or alterations made in instruments, circuits, and system
  • Responsibilities will potentially include providing support on various shifts and off-hour coverage support for trouble call-out

  • Instrumentation or Electrical & Instrumentation Engineering Degree or Diploma from Recognized Institute

  • 5 years of relevant job experience within the Oil & Gas industry
  • 3 years’ experience in instrumentation related work

  • Excel: intermediate
  • Word: Intermediate
  • Power Point: Intermediate
  • SAP: intermediate

  • English – upper intermediate (verbal & written)

  • Proven technical related skills
  • Communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Focus on continuous self-learning and improvement
  • Ability to work cohesively and communicate successfully in multi-cultural teams whilst being aware of and sensitive to cultural differences
  • Ability to communicate, co-ordinate, and manage cost data flow interfaces with each function.
  • Demonstrable experience in the ability to prepare meaningful reports, in clear and concise English, utilizing information and data received from third parties, SAP (or equivalent system) and own analyses

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.