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Systems Technician (SCADA/Telecoms)

Aberdeen, ABE, GB, AB23

Job ID:  33021

Systems Technician (SCADA/Telecoms) 

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.


Commenced in March 2022, Torus BGP, a JV between Bilfinger UK and Global E&C, was created to provide a full range of Integrated services across CNRI’s Ninian Central, Ninian South and Tiffany North Sea assets. Under a single operating philosophy, we deliver an extensive range of services including; Operations, Maintenance, Engineering, Construction, Lifting, Inspection, Access, Deck Management, and Fabric Maintenance. This role will lie under our O&M service line.


This offshore position will be on a rotation of 2/3 mobilising from Aberdeen


Key Responsibilities: -

  • Perform key role in SCADA systems maintenance and upgrades on asset - operational technology via Emerson equipment
  • Maintain the integrity, availability and effective operation of the installation’s IS equipment in accordance with client and statutory requirements
  • Perform planned maintenance, trouble-shooting, commissioning, inspection, repairs and overhauls on the installation’s IS systems as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor
  • Perform the role of Systems Administrator for the installation’s IS systems
  • Issue, install and update computer software
  • Properly document and accurately report all maintenance, configurations, repairs, overhauls, adjustments and inspections
  • Ensure detailed and accurate records of planned/unplanned maintenance activities are recorded within the CMMS (Maximo) and workload managed to minimise backlog
  • Review any proposed IS modifications/workpacks prior to implementation and feedback as appropriate
  • Provide feedback on progress/activities/technical issues as required
  • Operation of UHF/VHF and air band Radio
  • Ensure all jobs are accompanied by the necessary and accurately completed documentation
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to Health, Safety and the Environment

Other Responsibilities / Duties: -

  • Ensure that the work conditions and environment are maintained in a safe and healthy condition
  • Act responsibly and takes all necessary precautions to protect themselves, fellow workers and any other persons who may be affected by their activities from injury and preventable illness
  • Ensure that any defects in working practices, machinery, tools, equipment, protective measures and protective clothing are immediately brought to the attention of management so that steps can be instigated to remedy the defect or take the equipment out of service until repaired or made safe
  • In the event of an emergency, carry out such duties as identified in the station bill/emergency response procedure or as directed by the OIM.  Personnel are required to undertake the training to equip them for these roles
  • The listing of main responsibilities and main duties is not necessarily exhaustive and may be changed at Management’s discretion to reflect the needs of the Company.  All personnel will be expected to assist other disciplines in their routine tasks as directed, in order to ensure that operational efficiency is maximised.

Key Skills / Qualifications / Competencies: -

  • CompEx 01-04 (to attain LVIA)
  • GMDSS GOC (required to operate UHF/VHF radios)
  • OND/ONC/City and Guilds (or higher) in a relevant discipline
  • NVQ Level 3 in a relevant discipline
  • Experience of various SCADA and PLC Control Systems including fault finding and upgrades
  • CAA Radio Cert (desirable)
  • Server administration and maintenance
  • Competent in maintaining IS systems in hazardous areas
  • Instrumentation knowledge for systems interface
  • Competent in evaluating and resolving IS operational problems
  • Knowledge and proficiency of a CMMS (Maximo)
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and communicate effectively with onshore and offshore staff at all levels
  • Demonstrate a high commitment to the Safety Management System and safe systems of work
  • A pro-active approach to solving problems and getting the job done


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


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