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Instrument Utility Sr. Technician (09M)

SUMACO MANPOWER - Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Ref. SU830675 Date Posted: 2016-12-18

Job Description

Job Purpose & Scope:

Undertake the maintenance, calibration and repair of process and data acquisition equipment excluding tele systems, in accordance with correct procedures and standards, and provide work direction to technicians.


Dimension:                                                                 Other: As per DOA

                2.1 – Budget (Operating / Capital):

                2.2 – No. of Subordinates:                                            


Principal Accountabilities:

  • Draft work orders and obtain work permits, together with wiring plans and diagrams from supervisor, review work and arrange for the necessary materials, tools and equipment to complete task.
  • Allocate work to assigned technician, ensure availability of materials and follow-up to ensure satisfactory completion. Participate in the diagnosis of faults. Inspect and test completed work to ensure that it has been carried out in accordance with requirements and the equipment performs satisfactory, prior to handing back tom operating section.
  • Install, maintain or repair, on site or in the workshop, a variety of electronic and pneumatic instrumentation.
  • Test and calibrate repaired electronic and pneumatic instruments. Run diagnostic programmes for the data acquisition system and programmable logic controller carry out software maintenance.
  • Issue comprehensive daily activity reports outlining the cause of the fault, the nature of the work and the materials, labour and time taken to complete task.
  • Ensure that all tools and test equipment ate kept in a clean and serviceable condition.
  • To ensure adherence to HSE Standards and Guidelines in all areas of their work.
  • Advises Supervisor of spare parts and materials requirements.
  • Ensure that all maintenance activities are conducted within Company standing instructions and procedures and good oil industry practice.
  • Provide training and guidance to newly employed technicians including UAE National Developees to facilitate their assuming their positions in the company.


Organizational Relationships (Work Contacts):

Regular contact at own or next higher level in own department, and at own level in the other departments especially Production, to advise work progress and follow up on technical problems.







Independence of Operations & Decision-making Authority:

Works in accordance with written instructions established procedures and trade standards. If unsure refers to the appropriate manuals or supervisor. Work is subject or spot check


Physical Effort:

Standing, walking, climbing, bending, and using hand tools, and test instrumentation equipment, often in a confined or awkward position.


Work Environment:

Approximately 80% of the working time spent exposed to prevailing weather conditions grease, oil, fumes and noise when on site. The remainder is spent in an air conditioned environment, on transportation.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Completion of secondary technical education (12 years) plus 2 years advanced vocational education in instrumentation systems.
  • 5 to 7 years’ experience in the maintenance, repair and calibration of a variety of electronic and pneumatic instrumentation, with a background in computer systems, 2 years of which in a Senior Technician position, preferably in the oil industry.
  •  Good command of English language, written and spoken


Completion of secondary technical education (12 years) plus 2 years advanced vocational education in instrumentation systems.

Job Details

Job Location:Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Company Industry:Oil /Gas
Type of Company:recruitment
Job Role:Support Services
Joining Date: Unspecified
Closing Date: Unspecified
Employment Status:Contract Hire
Employment Type:Employee
Monthly Salary Range:Unspecified
Manages Others:Yes
Number of Vacancies:5

Career Level:

Years of Experience: Min: 5 Max: 10
Residence Location: United Arab Emirates
Gender: Male or Female
Nationality: Any
Degree: Bachelors degree / higher diploma
Ref. SU830675