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Instrument Technician

Aberdeen, ABE, GB, AB23

Job ID:  36548

Instrument Technician 

Location: Aberdeen 

Bilfinger UK is a leading engineering and maintenance provider, supporting customers across the chemical & petrochemical, nuclear, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals & biopharma, power & energy, utilities, renewables and food & beverage markets. We enhance the efficiency of assets, ensuring a high level of availability and reducing maintenance costs.

We have extensive experience in offshore and onshore facilities; specialising in asset management services throughout all life cycle phases from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, operations, maintenance, and decommissioning.

This commitment is delivered by an experienced and highly competent workforce of over 4,500 employees operating from 14 offices in strategic industrial hubs, upholding the highest standards of safety, compliance and quality.

As a competent Control & Instrument Technician, your activities will include the following:

  • Participate as part of an integrated maintenance team, responsible to execute Instrumentation and Control Systems maintenance works, and associated activities, in a safe, timely and quality manner to maximise plant & equipment availability, maintain asset integrity, and achieve business objectives
  • Read and interpret complex installation P&ID’s, PFD’s and C&E Matrices as part of routine maintenance and fault finding
  • Have the required competencies to assemble, install, carry out preventative maintenance, test, repair, diagnose faults and remove and replace, and dissemble instrumentation and control systems and their associated system components.
  • Understand the relevant legislative, regulatory requirements or procedures and safe working practices, including their responsibilities with regards to reporting lines and procedures.
  • Provide technical support to other disciplines, eg Commissioning, Wells, Engineering as required
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the installation process and production critical systems and equipment and the protection and monitoring systems required to operate safely.
  • Apply approved isolations to process plant and record on isolation registers
  • Good understanding of SIL/SIF identified equipment and the levels of testing required to preserve plant LOPA protection status
  • Understand the preparation and reinstatement requirements in respect of the work area, materials and equipment, and the possible consequences of incorrect actions in these areas.
  • Be able to read and interpret relevant engineering drawings, related specifications, quality standards and equipment manuals, and to follow work instructions and relevant plans and schedules.
  • Understand which tools and equipment to use, and when, and will follow relevant training, methods and techniques and quality control and safety procedures for their use.
  • Understand their responsibilities for ensuring the care and security of tools and equipment used.
  • Diagnose function and test equipment on return to service
  • Assist other disciplines, 3rd party contractors and vendors, as required.
  • Train and mentor apprentices/trainees



  • Mandatory Offshore Certification (BOSIET, MIST, Medical, etc)
  • Formal Trade Qualification (Instrument Technician)
  • Min ONC/HNC
  • COMPEX EN60079 Hazardous Areas
  • SBT01/02
  • Emergency Response Training




  • Offshore experience
  • Maximo

If you wish to speak to a member of the recruitment team, please contact 01224 246246.


Engineering & Consultancy | Bilfinger UK Limited | Permanent | Blue-collar workers (Hourly) | Professional | Engineering - Instrumentation  

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