Instrument Maintenance Technician

First Energy

JOB TITLE: Instrument Maintenance Technician

DEPARTMENT: Barrow Maintenance (Day shift role, 11 hour shifts 7 days on and 7 days off)

REPORTS TO: Instrument Maintenance Team Lead

We are looking for a start date as soon as possible for a 12 month contract, which has potential to go staff or be extended.


To undertake routine and non-routine engineering maintenance and defect/responsive breakdown repair tasks that ensure the reliability and scheduled availability of operational plant and equipment associated with gas production/processing and condensate storage facilities.


  • To execute routine and non-routine maintenance activities efficiently to agreed processes/procedures and operational requirements.
  • Investigates complex technical problems relating to critical plant, identifies solutions and acts to return plant to normal operating service with minimal supervision.
  • Prepares and presents technical reports and maintains appropriate records of activities within recognised systems.
  • Inspection and maintenance of instrumentation equipment in hazardous areas.
  • Carries out commissioning and de-commissioning activities to meet planned plant operating programmes, organising and planning own and vendor work scopes.
  • Liaise with operational/production staff and Technicians in other disciplines to ensure a safe and effective approach to tasks within the overall operational and maintenance programme.
  • Trained to be competent in a range of activities ancillary to his/her core discipline.
  • Supervises other staff and vendor/contractor employees in undertaking particular work activities.  


  • Ensure that safe working practices and procedures are adhered to within his/her area of work and that appropriate permit to work is in place.
  • Co–operates with line managers and supervisors in the prevention of work-related accidents and ill health, and the promotion of environmental good practise by acting with appropriate behaviour
  • Adheres to health, safety and environmental instructions and procedures
  • Reports unsafe practises, behaviours and equipment, and environmental concerns and incidents
  • Ensures integrity of safety critical elements
  • Ensures integrity of Ex equipment
  • Ensures integrity of process related software
  • Ensures integrity of instrument based protective functions
  • Supports a positive health, safety and environmental culture, offering improvement suggestions and participating in review of work practices and procedures
  • Endeavours to apply good housekeeping in work areas
  • Supports and participates in HS&E improvement initiatives
  • Ensures correct PPE is worn for work activities
  • Ensures correct use of tools and equipment
  • Supports continuous improvement in environmental performance in adherence of the ISO14001 externally certified EMS

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