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Instrument Maintenance Technician - Barrow in Furness

Job description

Instrument Maintenance Technician - Barrow in Furness

On behalf of an independent Operator, WRS are looking for a Instrument Maintenance Technician to work in their Barrow terminal on a 7 on, 7 off rotation working 11 hour days. This is an initial 12 month contract with the possibility of extension.

Your job purpose will be to undertake routine and non-routine engineering maintenance and defect/responsive breakdown repair tasks that ensure the reliability and scheduled availability of operational plant and equipment associated with gas production/processing and condensate storage facilities.

Please note: You MUST be a UK passport holder.

Scope of Work:
  • To execute routine and non-routine maintenance activities efficiently to agreed processes/procedures and operational requirements.
  • Investigates complex technical problems relating to critical plant, identifies solutions and acts to return plant to normal operating service with minimal supervision.
  • Prepares and presents technical reports and maintains appropriate records of activities within recognised systems.
  • Inspection and maintenance of instrumentation equipment in hazardous areas.
  • Carries out commissioning and de-commissioning activities to meet planned plant operating programmes, organising and planning own and vendor work scopes.

The Ideal candidate will have:
  • Basic IT skills to operate appropriate software and hardware systems.
  • A certificate in Electrical Equipment in Hazardous Areas ie COMPEX.
  • It is a requirement of the job and given the inherent hazardous nature of the operating environment, that the job holder must undertake a range of specialist technical and safety training, including the use of self-contained breathing apparatus.
  • Completed a recognised formal training programme or apprenticeship to achieve technician to craft status.
  • Experience of the maintenance of high pressure process plant and equipment.
  • A BTEC Higher National Certificate or equivalent in an appropriate engineering subject.

Full job description available for those who apply and meet the above requirements.