Metering Technician

Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Job Reference 1233092

Location Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Industry Oil & Gas - Offshore Oil

Function Trades / Craft

Job Type Contract

Date Added November 14, 2023

Metering Technician

Key Skills: Measurement Systems
Location: Offshore

Contract: Adhoc
Salary / Package: PAYE hourly rate, plus holiday accrual
Timeframe: ASAP

Recruitment Partner: Airswift                        Account Manager: Natalie Quinn

Key words: Measurement Systems

Our business

As a global leading provider of engineering, procurement and construction management expertise to the energy, chemicals, and resources sectors we are proud to be able to expand our UK team and have partnered with Airswift to support our recruitment plans.

What can we offer you

Exciting opportunity to join our busy project team, with excellent rates, plus holiday accrual and hybrid working arrangements available.

We are currently recruiting for a Metering Technician to join our offshore team on an Adhoc contract basis. This is a PAYE contract role, with rate to be discussed.

Key Responsibilities and background:

Key Responsibilities
Perform daily checks of all offshore measurement systems and have the capability to analyze and act on active alarms and events.
Ensure that all measurement and test equipment is in good working order, certified for use and fit for purpose, free from defects.
Performing routine planned maintenance and corrective scopes as determined by the agreed schedule on Fiscal, Allocation & environmental measurement, sampling, and analyzer systems.
Ensuring the compliance and continual operation of all fiscal, allocation and environmental measurement, sampling, and analysis systems with legal and/or contractual implications.
Review maintenance and operations procedures and advice recommended for update to the Metering Engineer for inclusion within the next revision.
Monitor and control the scheduling of metering system maintenance in conjunction with the asset scheduler.
Handling and preparation of any key meters, analytical equipment and secondary instrumentation for recertification or verification at certified calibration facilities.
Provide measurement, sampling, and analytical technical support to the operations team.
Assist Metering Engineer with investigating and implementing any changes required for closure of audit actions.
Report and provide data to the asset measurement engineer for any mismeasurements that have occurred and require reported data to be corrected.
Maintaining measurement system maintenance and operational documentation to allow the operator to demonstrate to auditors and third-party verifiers that the assets measurement systems are being operated and maintained to the required legal and contractual standards.
Provide assistance in the reviewing of any project documentation for offshore commissioning for any new or upgraded measurement equipment.
Accompany any third-party vendor when providing support to work relating to and measurement, sampling, or analytical system.
Preparation of Work control certificates (WCC), Standalone risk assessments (SARA) and Isolation Control Certificates (ICC) in the Integrated safe system of work (ISSOW).
Creation of defect notifications in the maintenance management system.
Involvement with the planning, preparation and execution of shutdown measurement scopes as required by onshore support and the asset.
FAT and SAT attendance on behalf of the client as required.
Maintaining all client documentation and maintenance records, calibration certificates etc.
Ensure composition data is updated within flow transmitters and flow computers on completion of data review.
Compile end of trip reports with adequate technical information to ensure all completed and ongoing scopes are detailed for reference.
Actively progress asset competency requirements to provide evidence of competency and progression.
Manage the metering work orders in the Maintenance Management System system, ensuing timely closure of work orders to ensure plan attainment.
Review all active and repetitive alarms associated with the metering systems, proactively clear, and provide solutions for operational parameters.
Management of platform gas chromatograph ensuring data is sent to vendor (where system permits) and calibration gas is appropriate for the current gas composition.
Ensure sampling systems are configured according to the process conditions and pipeline samples are sent on time.
Ensure all master drawings are correct, errors to be ‘red lined’ and issued for correction and revision control.

Critical Skills & Personal Attributes:

Essential Qualifications And Skills
HNC/HND or equivalent significant experience in measurement industry.
Experience in oil & gas flow measurement.
Proven record of accomplishment in operating and maintaining offshore measurement systems with SVQ achieved or actively pursuing the qualification.
Good working knowledge of relevant pipeline requirements and awareness of AGA and ISO codes of practice.
High level of numeracy and IT skills.
Be able to work autonomously.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate at all levels.
Team player with proven record of operating within a team environment to deliver operational excellence.
Offshore survival.
OGUK Offshore Medical.
CompEx Units 01-04.

The next step
We have an exceptional team in place, and we are pleased to be able to appoint a further person to our growing business. We are aware that you may not ‘tick all the boxes’, but if you believe you can genuinely offer some valuable skills and experience to our business, please in the first instance contact our recruitment partner Airswift, and the account manager Natalie Quinn


Don’t see a job for you? Register for our candidate portal

Sign in or register for Airswift Digital to stay updated with recommended jobs.

Visit our candidate portal