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Technical Custodian Instrument -DCS

Lead a team of Process Control DCS specialists, system specialists, and Process Control Assistants. for the operation, maintenance, and future strategy (design and implementation) of the site distributed control system (DCS). developing and reviewing codes & standards for the organization and provide assurance on thecompliance to statutory and legislative requirements in the areas of Instrumentation & Control. Provide technical expertise, prompt advises and sound engineering solutions for field equipment issues and lead major troubleshooting, assessment, analysis andinvestigation activities at site as and when required

Job Description:

Position title : Technical Custodian Instrument -DCS

Position status : LN

Position reports to : Instrument Team Lead

Department : Maintenance

Rotation pattern : 28/28 or 14/14

Duties and responsibilities :: 

•Contributes to the success  of Automation Projects  by  executing engineering tasks  within budget, schedule, and quality requirements

•Identifies,   and   documents   requirements   using   P&IDs,   process   descriptions  and or existing logic

•Creates test specifications, simulations, and performs software/hardware tests •Maintains a high level of standardization within the design, and execution of applications

•Originate,  design,  test,  develop,  and  evaluate  complex  to  highly  complex  hardware systems for supervisory, automated processing, and/or device level controls.

•Interpreting P&IDs & control narratives and creating and commissioning Ovation control strategies

•Tune  and  optimize  plant  processes  as  required.  Tune  PID  loops  for  flow,  temperature, pressure,   level,   etc.   Optimize   sequence   logic   and   state   machines   to   enhance   the automation and robustness

•Troubleshooting, making enhancements and implementation of new control strategies 

•Diagnose  and  resolve  hardware  and  software  issues  on  the  DCS  as  situations  arise.  This includes  programming  the  DCS  to  solve  or  mitigate  control  strategy  problems.  May  also include configuring the Historical system to record an event in more detail

•Providing automation support for various manufacturing systems such as Programmable Logic  Controllers, Distributed  Control  Systems  and  Original  Equipment  Manufacturer platforms.

•Responsibilities  will  potentially  include  providing  automation  support  on  various  shifts and remote off-hour coverage support for trouble call-out.

•Providing training and serving as a technical resource for junior engineers

•Designing solutions to ensure quality and stability of automation systems through future expansions, replacements, or upgrades.

•Using  technical  knowledge  to  assure  the  efficient  operation  of  a  variety  of  automated processing  and  information  technology  systems.  Takes  a  lead  role  in  installing  and placing new equipment into operation.

•Develops  solutions  for  automation  problems.  Oversees  investigations  of  automation anomalies to prevent recurrence.

•Periodically   reviews   automation   documents,   performs   preventive   maintenance,   and revises or develops automation Standard Operating Procedures.

•Leads the design of industrial facility control system hardware. Prepares I&C documents such as lists, reports, specifications, test documents, and datasheets

Qualification & Training requirements ::  

•Bachelor degreein Engineering

•DCS and SISrelated training and certificate

•PLC related training and certificate

Experience :: 

•8 years of relevant job experience within the Oil & Gas industry.

•5 years DCS and SIS systemrelated work experience 

Language proficiency, computer and software skills ::

•MS Office:

-Excel –advanced

-Word –Intermediate

-Power Point -Intermediate

•SAP –intermediate

•English –upper intermediate (verbal & written)

Skills ::

•Proven supervisory skills

•Communication skills

•Presentation skills 

•Focus on continuous self-learning and improvement

•Ability  to  work  cohesively  and  communicate  successfully  in  multi-cultural  teams  whilst being aware of and sensitive to cultural differences

•Ability  to  communicate,  co-ordinate,  and  manage  cost  data  flow  interfaces  with  each function.

•Demonstrable  experience  in  the  ability  to  prepare  meaningful  reports,  in  clear  and concise  English,  utilizing  information  and  data  received  from  third  parties,  SAP  (or equivalent system) and own analyses