You will be working in a challenging environment with requirement to be flexible to meet the operational demands of the installation. As challenging as it can be, you will be joining a highly capable and motivated team and meeting the challenges given can be hugely rewarding.
The O&M Technician role drives greater ownership and execution of maintenance delivered by Shell staff by developing flexible technicians who have the skill set to work effectively in either the operations or maintenance teams.
Once appointed TCI you would be expected to work in the maintenance and production team looking after all technical aspects of the safeguarding and Process Control Domain controls systems onboard:
Instrumented Protective Systems
Fire and Gas Systems
Distributed Control Systems
Programmable Logic Controllers
The Technical Custodian is to act as the single discipline focal point offshore and provide hands-on expertise to safeguard operational and design integrity and commercial effectiveness by ensuring the maintenance of critical instrument systems and equipment. With support from the onshore PACO team, the Technical Custodian is responsible for controlling access to critical systems and assuring that controls are enforced in relation to the management of change process
The Technical Custodian must also demonstrate a high degree of in-depth system knowledge and diagnostic ability, together with a mature and authoritative nature.
Execute maintenance activity alongside Shell and contract technicians in line with the Corrective and Preventive maintenance schedules
Create and apply isolations to Instrument equipment using P-Vision
Carry out duties under the permit to work system both as permit requestor (responsible for the raising/creation of permits) and permit holder (responsible person carrying out work under a permit)
Sound fault finding and diagnosis skills often in challenging situations
Support Turnaround/ Pitstop preparation and execution.
Carry out duties as part of the platform’s emergency response team. Training will be provided where required
Position is based offshore in the central North Sea on 2 weeks offshore and 3 weeks onshore field break rota.
What we need from you
To succeed in this role, you will have:
Significant years within the Offshore or Petrochemical industry (or equivalent) with a suitable technical qualification, HNC/D, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
TUV Functional Safety Technician/Engineer qualification or equivalent (or the motivation and ability to gain this accreditation)
Previous experience in a similar role maintaining control and safeguarding systems.
Experience of maintenance on Honeywell DCS systems, Yokogawa ESD systems, Sensia ICS SFD F&G systems beneficial
Experience maintaining all aspects of 3rd party control systems such as Turbine Control packages, Subsea Master Control stations and local package PLC controls systems
Experience of operating in sensitive PCD (Process Control Domain) environments
Experience of Alarm Management and rationalisation
Communication and collaboration skills
Good understanding of the end-to-end maintenance processes with the ability to apply this to effectively utilising SAP (Shell’s maintenance management system) and P-Vision (Shell’s Safe System of Work tool)
Ability to read and interrupt Process and Instruments Diagrams, wiring and loop drawings, Cause and Effect drawings along with equipment and vendor documentation
If you don’t see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed on the posting above, we still encourage you to reach out and apply. Research has shown that not everyone often applies when they don’t feel 100% qualified. We are committed to creating a more equitable, inclusive, and diverse company and we strongly encourage applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientation, and life experiences to apply. We look forward to receiving your application.