MRO – Electrical and Instrumentation Technical Specialist

Oil & Gas
Lloydminster, Saskatchewan
Job ID:
Mohit Sisodyia

Our client, a market leading integrated oil company is looking for an Electrical Instrumentation Technical Specialist to provide technical support to the Heavy Oil and Gas, Thermal, Maintenance Ready for Operations (M-RFO) team. This position is a 12-month contract located in Lloydminster with occasional site visits to Operational facilities.

What you will be doing…

  • Audit the SAP hierarchy and resolve discrepancies.
  • Participate in asset criticality and critical spares identification.
  • Lead and assist in the development, creation, and optimization of SAP Plant Maintenance in alignment with the client’s maintenance and planning standards.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders as required to complete scope.
  • Build time based and condition-based Preserve Task Lists.
  • Build and contribute to Operator Performed Maintenance Task Lists.
  • Lead and assist in the definition of Assembly creation.
  • Lead and assist in the development and creation of Material Masters and Equipment BOMs.
  • Roll out SAP Maintenance Plans, Items and Task Lists to the facility Maintenance and Operations Teams.
  • Lead the evaluation of critical spares.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders as required to complete scope.
  • Identify failures modes and associated critical spares; define maintenance strategy.
  • Create Material Masters and Equipment BOMs with critical identification.
  • Lead review and acceptance of critical spares lists and maintenance strategy with facility Maintenance and Operations Teams.
  • Identify warehouse preservation requirements of critical sparing.
  • Ensure processes are carried out effectively and drive continuous improvement.
  • Lead or support continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Lead or support the development of new or modification of existing procedures and work instructions.
  • Support team initiatives as needed.

What you will need to succeed…

  • One of the following:
    • Journeyman Instrumentation with inter-provincial red seal (or eligibility for designation).
    • Instrumentation Technologist.
    • Journeyman Electrician / Instrumentation (dual ticket) with inter-provincial red seal (or eligibility for designation).
  • Minimum of 3-6 years instrumentation maintenance experience in the oil and gas, petrochemical, pulp and paper or power generation industries.
  • Experience with instrumentation work order execution, task list scoping, equipment troubleshooting.
  • Experience and working knowledge of a Centralized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) such as SAP PM or Maximo.
  • A good understanding and working knowledge of:
    • Pressure equipment, rotating, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and controls equipment.
    • Various engineered drawings and documents, e.g. P&IDs, single lines drawings, datasheets, equipment manuals.
  • Strong computer skills with MS Office suite.
  • Professional and personable individual who:
    • Is organized and able to prioritize.
    • Can exercise attention to detail.
    • Works well in a team as well as individually to achieve results in a busy environment with multiple stakeholders.
    • Is a fast learner with the ability to develop and enhance new ideas.
    • Possesses strong communication skills (verbal and written).
    • Is efficiency focused and can identify and implement improvements to enhance work execution and/or operational integrity.
    • Is safety, reliability and cost efficiency focused.
  • Safety certifications as stipulated by the client.

Nice to Haves

  • Dual ticket (E&I).
  • Experience / familiarity with:
    • Thermal operations.
    • Facility operations and maintenance.
    • Applicable energy codes, standards, regulations, and acts
    • Industry training such as condition monitoring techniques (vibration, thermography, airborne ultrasound & oil analysis).
  • SAP training/certification.
  • Experience in Reliability Centered Maintenance.
  • Experience in failure elimination techniques such as root cause failure analysis
  • Working knowledge of the client’s Project Development and Execution (PDE) and Management of Change (MOC) processes.
  • Understanding of procurement and materials management practices.

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