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Zakum Development Company

ZADCO's mandate was to develop the Upper Zakum field on behalf of ADNOC and for the benefit of the shareholders in the joint venture, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), ExxonMobil, and Japan Oil Development Company Ltd. (JODCO). Besides Upper Zakum , the Company operates Umm Al Dalkh, and Satah fields. Crude oil from Upper Zakum, Umm Al Dalkh and Satah fields is pumped via main oil lines to Zirku Island for further processing, storage and export. Zirku Island is located 140 Kms. nor... Read More

Address      P.O. Box: 46808 Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates
Website      zadco.ae
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Senior Instrumentation & Control Engineer

Department : Control System Reports to : Control System Team Leader Section : UZ-CS Group :(DGM-UZ) Location: Offshore Job purpose & Scope: Coordinates on technical issues in his discipline within UZ Site and with relevant functional support groups in Head Quarters. Provides inputs, relevant to his discipline, to reflect operational feedback into new projects and UZ Field Development. Assists the hierarchy whenever so assigned to lead and guide CS team/s and supervise instrumentation, control & safety systems, communications, network and SCADA system maintenance activities ensuring that Control and SCADA systems are maintained safely / efficiently as per Business objectives KPI with high reliability and maximum availability. Dimensions:Budget (Operating / Capital): As applicable to UZCS Principal Accountabilities: Organizes and leads technical review meetings, Hazops, SIL workshops, Root-cause analysis, Risk Analysis, etc and serves as a focal point between site and BU support groups in HQ to consolidate CS sections response and preparing reports. Serves as the CS-Technical reference to review all Technical study reports, Project Reports, Documentation and drawings, Best initiatives, Facility Changes, etc. and provides the consolidated technical opinion for the section and as sites inputs for BU support groups Reviews and provides extensive technical input on projects such as MOSAICS, GIP, GTP upgrade Project, etc. to ensure proper interfaces and compliances with Control and SCADA systems replacement project to ensure that all systems perform well in unison. Prepares all Technical reports and periodic reports for section availing inputs from various sections and Maximo and discusses the same with team leader and submits his recommendations for improvements Takes lead to investigate, analyze the cause of unwarranted and abnormal shutdown and prepare necessary reports, FCs, etc for remedial action to avoid disruptions to operations caused by Control and SCADA equipment. As and when assigned by his hierarchy, plans, coordinates, supervises, and leads Instrument & Control system Maintenance & Project Support Teams to maintain all assigned systems in efficient running condition ensuring system availability for uninterrupted operation. Establishes clear work programs and objectives for the assigned engineers, supervisors and senior technicians and guides them to properly achieve these tasks and work plan. Responsible to review and update all section activities on the action-tracking system and bring to the attention of Team Leader opportunities for improvement in systems availability and reliability. Reviews all PM/CM/Project and pending WOs to ensure that work is carried out in accordance with professional and Company standards to meet Business targets and plant / equipment integrity bench marks. Coordinates with Operations / Maintenance to identify their requirements for the modification, replacement or enhancement of user interface and functionality. Closely monitors performance of systems / subsystems under the responsibility of Control and SCADA sections and initiates studies to acquire proper replacements in case of shortcomings in subsystem / units / components and peripherals, more particularly in case of obsolescence. Reviews PM/CM procedures related to all activities concerning Control and SCADA system, and ensures that they are up-to-date and accurate and followed scrupulously Monitors validity of certificates for test equipment to ensure integrity of calibrations carried out by the CS team as part of on-going maintenance operations Monitors all critical spare parts stock, consumables and alerts the CS-Team leader of pending obsolescence issues which may adversely affect the operations. Carries out necessary follow up with CMM, ZRLG and ITTN repair lab to ensure prompt availability of critical spares Assists UZ-CS Team Leader in preparing for CS-sections annual budget, manpower plans, ensure that all Section expenditures are well within allocated Budget, preparing justification for any variations. Continuously monitors the expenses and raises the flag on major deviations Assists UZ-CS Team Leader in providing OJT- On Job Training for UAE trainees Technicians as well as engineers and follows up on assessments to meet their training objectives. Identifies, researches and proposes to CS Team leader, training requirements for all levels of personnel under the CS team to implement cross-training program among team members to realize the development of a multi-disciplinary / Technologically versatile team of personnel Organizes, ensures and enhances the knowledge and participation of the CS team members in all HSE related activities such as NM reports, PTW Audits, house-keeping audits and Biweekly HSE meetings and promotes the team performance against assigned KPI for the section. Organizational Relationships (Work Contacts): Liaison / interaction with counterparts in other departments within Site for co-ordination. Technical exchange of requirements and information with HQ support groups. Independence of Operations and Decision-making Authority: Plans and determines work methods with established policies and professional standards. His team leader reviews his work. Physical Effort: Minimal Work Environment: Approximately 80% of the time is spent in an Air-conditioned environment. The remainder is spent exposed to prevailing weather conditions, dust and noise while on site. Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter Industry: Oil and Gas / Energy / Power / Infrastructure Functional Area: Production, Manufacturing, Maintenance Role Category: Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance Role: Service/Maintenance Engineer Education: (UG - B.Sc - Electronics) AND (PG - Any Postgraduate) AND ( Doctorate - Doctorate Not Required) Minimum Requirements: B.Sc. in Electrical or Electronic or Instrumentation and control Engineering. A minimum of Ten years experience in repair, calibration and maintenance of process control instrumentation and control systems as well as implementation of modern microprocessor and computer based equipments used in SCADA, DCS and PLC Systems, servers and data communication networks. Knowledge of IEC61131-3 languages preferably Relay Ladder Logic (RLL) and Functional Block Diagram (FBD) will be a distinct advantage. Good level of competence with oil and gas industry equipments and standards. Work experience in a similar environment in the Oil/Gas or Petrochemical industry of which at least 5 years must be in a supervisory level. Good command of English language both written and spoken.

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