Senior Technician - Instrument & Controls

Company: ADNOC OFFSHORE (Previously ADMA Opco & ZADCO)

Work Location: Abu Dhabi Offsites

Work Cycle: 28/28 Rotation 

Job Purpose: Carry out planned maintenance, repairs, and small modifications.  This role includes control system (DCS/ESD/PLC/Package Control Panel), instrument protection systems, fire & gas detection, hydraulic system and field instrumentation

Job Specific Accountabilities: 


  • Prior to mobilisation, must be trained and familiar with client’s Integrated Safe System of Work (ISSOW).
  • Must be willing to participate in emergency response team requirements as may be directed.
  • Must comply with ADNOC OFFSHORE requirements of Health, Safety, Environmental & Quality policies and procedures.
  • Ability to provide hands-on training and coaching to Trainee Instrumentation & Control Technicians.
  • Ability to work as part of a small multi-cultural and disciplines team.
  • Numerate and computer literate.
  • Previous Oil & Gas Industry site work, work permits systems, safety systems and computerised maintenance management systems experience is essential.
  • Knowledge and understanding of metering systems
  • Trouble shooting and problem-solving capability
  • Knowledge in Hydraulic safety shutdown system(WHCP)
  • Experience in rotating equipment, especially in process gas turbine Generators and Compressors.
  • Knowledge in ESD/DCS/PLC Systems and Packages LCPs/UCPs.
  • Knowledge in Vibration monitoring system and CMS (System 1).
  • Knowledge and Understanding of MAXIMO. Creating and follow up of work orders
  • Knowledge in Field and F&G instruments.
  • Experience in FF and HART devices.
  • Experience in ESDV PST (Partial stroking).
  • Experience in all type of Control and ON/OFF valve calibrations and repair.
  • Experience in Online Analytical instruments.
  • Able to understand ILD and P&ID.
  • Able to work on workshop special Equipment’s and calibration work bench.
  • Able to Identify critical system Alarms and process Alarms (CAMS) from DCS HMI and packages HMI.
  • Ability to distribute works among Instrumentation & Control Technicians.
  • Provide comprehensive and detailed e-logbook handovers at the end of each shift and crew change.
  • Actively participate in safety briefings and toolbox talks.
  • Communicate lessons learnt across shifts.
  • Perform the role of performing authority, isolating authority in the frame work of the integrated safe system of work (ISSOW).
  • Maintain personal competency in alignment with the instrument technician CMAS competency profile.
  • Support and develop peers across the multi discipline operations team.
  • Agree work schedule and priorities with the ADNOC OFFSHORE supervisor and planner.
  • Ensure spare parts and materials are available for planned maintenance activities
  • Manage platform based critical spares, ensuring the correct spares holding and adequate storage.
  • Ensure Maximo work requests are sufficiently detailed, clearly defining the scope of work or nature of problem along with basic planning information.
  • Undertake system modifications as per approved work packs and authorised e-MOC.
  • Execute daily work schedules in a safe, efficient and diligent manner in accordance with approved platform procedures and routines, ETP’s and industry standards.
  • Ensure Job plans and PMR’s are accurate and sufficiently detailed. Feedback proposed revisions to the E&I supervisor.
  • Deliver full compliance with ADNOC OFFSHORE rules of safety and the PSVM site safety standard.
  • Prepare WCC’s / Level 2 risk assessments and ICC’s in accordance with the control of work standard.
  • Deliver on a personal auditing commitment. Participating in SOC’s, BOSS and PTW/ICC audits.
  • Agree to work in offshore environment (Rotation)
  • Learn and apply new information or new skills.
  • Work independently in the absence of supervision
  • Respond to emergency call-outs. 

Minimum Qualification: Appropriate Technical Degree or Similar. Advanced degree is preferable.


Minimum Experience: 12+ years experience in Onshore/Offshore hydrocarbon process plant.  Offshore Experience strongly preferred.