Instrument Technician

  • SmartList
  • 15 Bush St, Pembroke Dock SA72 6XB, UK
  • 12/02/2019
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Valero Energy Corporation, the world's largest independent oil refiner, refines, markets and supplies energy products to the world from our refinery in Pembroke. Pembroke is one of Western Europe's largest and most complex refineries, with a total throughput capacity of 270,000 barrels per day.

We currently have an opportunity to recruit an Instrument Technician within the Central Maintenance Department. The successful candidate will be responsible for the safe execution of maintenance activities on industrial instrumentation and control systems located in a hazardous area environment.

Main Responsibilities

Fault location, repair, calibration and maintenance of all standard field instrumentation
Fault location, repair and maintenance of control systems including Programmable Logic Controllers, Safety Shutdown Systems and Distributed Control Systems
Preventative maintenance and proof test procedures on safety-related instrumentation systems
Application of basic reliability techniques and tools to further enhance the Refinery's safety and reliability culture
Inspection and maintenance of hazardous area equipment
Technical support for contractors personnel engaged in instrument maintenance and installation activities
A commitment to provide out of hours call out cover and to work extended hours during busy periods

Qualifications & Skills
Candidates will be innovative and self-motivated with the ability to work independently with enthusiasm and minimal supervision. You will have completed a recognised training programme and have experience within the oil & gas industry or other continuous process industry. An aptitude for problem solving is essential. You will be ONC/HNC qualified and either hold or be working towards CompEx accreditation.

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Closing Date: Sunday 17th February 2019