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Ref No.: 18-00115
Location: Abu Dhabi AE
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 08/04/2018
Our reputed client, a Government Oil and Gas Company is looking forward to recruit for the position of "Computer and Electronics System Engineer (ZK)” in Abu Dhabi; UAE.
Location: Abu Dhabi – Offshore
Reporting: Control and Electronic Maintenance Team Leader
Job Purpose:
Plans and provides primary technical support for the proper operation and maintenance of process control automation such distributed Control System, Supervisory and Data Acquisition systems and associated equipment installed on Zakum Super Complex, investigates, diagnoses and rectifies system and related faults to provide safe and reliable process computer systems for operation.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Planning and executing Hardware and Software preventative maintenance activities, in the areas of INFI-90 DCS, S3 SCADA system based on VAX/ VMS/ WINIT platform, which includes all computer equipment such as operator interface stations, MASTER Telemetry Units, Microprocessor based single board Computers, Alarm / Log Printers, color copiers, Engineering work station and peripherals installed on the Super complex.
  • Analyses and executes breakdown maintenance works on all distributed control and process automation facilities, SCADA system, DCS networks to keep the safe operability of the plants to the maximum.
  • Carries out software modification on display graphics, control configuration, tag and trend data bases, and generate necessary logs on DCS and SCADA system as per operational requirement.
  • Software housekeeping and back up of all computer based latest application and system software in onboard software library.
  • Generates technical reports and recommendations for plant modification of S3 SCADA and DCS to ensure safe improve and reliable production / operation.
  • Plans and executes hardware and software work related to PMR's in adherence to Company's safety relations and HSEMS program.
  • Analyses and ensures optimal critical onboard spare availability to keep downtime of system to a minimum.
  • Maintains software engineering tools, diagnostics and support computer software/ hardware with updated and latest revisions of the system.
  • Develops and executes minor in-house project complying to Company's safety and work standards, in conjunction with Engineering Division.
  • Actively participates in installation, pre -commissioning works and SAT of new system and ensure systems are acceptable to Company standards.
  • Raises required PMR's , MR's , work requests and update necessary information in the passport system.
  • Provides technical support on issue related to computers as and when required; to other personnel like Electronics Specialist, instruments Supervisors, Production Supervisors.
  • Liaises with Engineering Division in reviewing / Commenting on new project functional design specification, engineering drawing, functional schematic, cause and effects, acceptance / test procedures, and hand -over
  • Suggests software and /or hardware modifications/ up gradation to improve the operations and incompliance with Company's HSE regulations.
  • Studies, analyzes and resolves outstanding problems on exiting / new system with support section, engineering section and vendors and evolve methods for easy maintenance.
  • Keeps abreast with current and latest technologies in the related field.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science / Electronics or Suitable Technical Qualifications leading to Engineering degree in related field.
  • 5-6 years' experience on Distributed Control System (DCS), preferably on bailey Infi-90 DCS system, Telemetry / SCADA systems, preferably on Dec VAX Based systems, such as Texas Instruments S3 SCADA systems , industry standards PC and Microprocessor based systems, PLC systems with knowledge of ladder logic programming and emphasis on hardware maintenance with diagnostics and configuration.
  • Knowledge of operating system is desirable, preferably on DEC VAX – VMS, UNIX, Microsoft Windows range of operating system and real time computer language such as C, C ++, Visual Basic and embedded software. Previous Oil and Gas Industry experience, preferably in the gulf with knowledge of safety requirements and hazardous area equipment is desirable.
  • Good Command of written and spoken English.