Instrument Supervisor (Offshore)


About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: United Arab Emirates

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 48
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Sunday, February 19, 2023

About this role: Instrument Supervisor (Offshore)

  • Supervise the activities of assigned personnel in the Instrument and Control Systems, on the assigned platform to perform tasks in line with the agreed work plan;
  • Receive and review incoming instrument work requests for the assigned field location; Determine and verify work request requirements in terms of man-hours, skill levels, materials, equipment and the criticality required into Oracle Enterprise Maintenance System; In cases of criticality/equipment breakdown, liaise with Operations to immediately respond to Operations requirement;
  • Receive the preventive maintenance work programme of work orders; Arrange the weekly and daily schedule, determine necessary skill levels, allocate work to technicians and arrange for support services, materials and/or test equipment availability; Arrange appropriate Permit to Work (PTW) and related documentation and provide to the respective Production Supervisor;
  • Monitor the progress of Instrument and Control Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) on equipment, provide advice and guidance on courses of action to be taken and arrange for equipment testing and/or fitting work to be inspected when required; Review completed work, check and carry out start-up tests;
  • Ensure that all work orders and checklists are completed with actual man-hours taken, materials used, date job completed and entered data into the Oracle Enterprise Maintenance System; At the end of each shift, send report/discuss work with the Maintenance Superintendent and update on the current situation within the plant; Discuss any problems requiring technical or logistical requirements and any delays in programmes; Ensure the proper maintenance of all section records, files and drawings; Review stores vouchers and purchase requisitions for non-stock materials through the system;
  • Assist in the development of proposals for modifications or installation of new instrument and control systems; Supervise any in-house project work completed by technicians; Perform the more complex modifications and/or installations as and when required; Participate in the testing and commissioning of new or modified equipment and systems;
  • Participate in the planning for, and supervise the execution of, major equipment/plant turnarounds and shutdowns for the discipline; Prepare work lists, review requests from Operations and assist in the development of an overall work plan for the overhaul/shutdown; Participate in the recalibration, testing and start-up of overhauled equipment;
  • Ensure that all activities of the plant are carried out in accordance with the Company's safety policies and procedures; Ensure that all safety rules and regulations are fully explained to all personnel;
  • Attend daily meetings with Operations personnel, Planning Team and other discipline supervisors to discuss work, set work priorities and to coordinate and schedule the day's activities;
  • Review and update Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) procedures, drawings, project scope of works, and bill of materials;
  • Evaluate Continuous Improvement (CI) suggestions with other crafts, peer and decide if suggestions are recommended for implementation;
  • Carry out active monitoring audits of PTW and reports findings to Operations Superintendent;
  • Identify the requirements to remove and replace equipment, liaising with the Return/Repair Workshops in Jebel Ali on all return work;
  • Ensure implementation of changes approved by Management of Change process (MOC) in area of responsibility and liaise with Change Approval Form (CAF) coordinator for timely close out of the CAF;
  • Review Engineering Work Packs and provide appropriate feedback;
  • Ensure Quality Non-Conformance (QNC) process is initiated whenever a situation is identified in his area of responsibility; Liaises with Quality Key Result Areas (Key Accountabilities);
  • Participate in Company safety programmes;
  • Work towards completion of Company Competency Development Assurance (CDA) scheme;
  • Accountable for the Safety Critical Elements (SCE) compliance to ensure that all Preventive Maintenance Assurance Routines (PMAR) are completed within the allowed timeframe or a deferral is raised/approved; Manage the discipline backlog, identify areas not in compliance to the maintenance team and raise the flag with the maintenance team when backlog exceeds 1 month limit for the available resources.

What you need to bring:

  • 3-year diploma or apprenticeship in Instruments or Electronics training and qualifications;
  • 8-10 years varied instrumentation installation, maintenance and repair experience on similar Programmable Logic Controller (PLC), instrumentation, and distributed control systems (DCS) and equipment in the Oil Operations industry;
  • Experience should include some time at a supervisory level;
  • Experience in the use of computer maintenance and materials systems;
  • Excellent written and oral English language skills;
  • Should be computer literate, having knowledge of MS Office;
  • Good time management skills;
  • Experience with decision making in an operations environment.

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Jithin Thomas
Brunel Energy UAE Dubai

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