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CONTROL ENGINEER (MAINTENANCE)
Ref No.: 13-02484
Location: Abu Dhabi AE
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 08/12/2013 to 23/12/2013
Job Title: Control Engineer (Maintenance)
Job Location: Das Island Contract Hire

Purpose:
Provides DCS and PLC related technical, engineering and troubleshooting support to the Instrument Maintenance Section in order to ensure high reliability of Client plant operation. Also provides in-house training as required.


Scope of Duties:
  • Liaises with Operations Division personnel in order to ensure understanding of problems and solutions to the DCS and PLC associated Instrument Systems.
  • Assists Instrument Maintenance Engineers in compiling trip reports, making recommendations where necessary, on modifications required to prevent trips re-occurrences.
  • Works closely with Instrument Maintenance personnel during equipment test runs, plant upsets, and start-ups. Collect information, compiles reports giving recommendations to ensure equipment reliability and minimize production down time.
  • Attends to materials queries from manufactures, Purchasing & Stores Departments. Review and ensures materials and spares stock holdings are adequate for planned and potential work.
  • Carry out in-house training of Instrument Maintenance Staff on the DCS and PLC based systems.
  • Use own initiative for design and implementation of new Minor DCS and PLC changes.
  • Carry out call-out duties outside working hours for the DCS and PLC sections.
  • Uses initiatives for DCS and PLC control systems troubleshooting in the Process, Utilities, and Offsite areas of Client Plant, report back his finding with proposals to prevent problems re-occurrences.
  • Involves in daily/ weekly meetings with Senior and Lead Instrument Engineers, operations and E&TSD system Engineers are required.
  • Follows established policies and professional engineering standards.
  • Occasionally undertakes direct field supervision on Vendor Engineers and special work as required.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Age 35-45 years.
  • B.Sc. in a relevant engineering discipline and preferably a Charter Engineer.
  • Extensive specialist experience (minimum 11 years of instrumentation preferably in a maintenance environment at engineer level of particular relevance to the DCS (TDC 3000) and PLC systems in petrochemical Industries.
  • Part of this experience could be on the construction, design and commissioning of DCS & PLC projects.
  • Good knowledge of spoken and written English, with capability of writing technical reports.
  • Remuneration Package:Salary is negotiable.
  • Leave cycle 38 working days on Das Island, followed by 25 days of leave to point of origin.
  • Round trip economy class air fares to point of origin for each rotation.
  • Messing and bachelor accommodation are provided free of charge on the Island.
  • Excellent sports/recreation club facilities on the Island.