Instrument Technician

  • Full Time
  • Barrow


Job description


Succeeding in today’s energy world requires collaboration, agility and the audacity to do things differently. At Spirit Energy, we seek to challenge what has been accepted, rethink the way our sector operates and create a new style of E&P operator.

It takes a diverse range of skills, experience and talent to deliver these aspirations and our people will be the force to get us there. If you are ready to take the next step in your career with a progressive and energetic team, then we are ready to hear from you.


Our Barrow facility is complex, with a range of high-pressure process plant, utilities and equipment that operate 24/7. Our Instrument Technicians are central to safe and environmentally responsible operations by completing routine maintenance and defect repairs to ensure the reliability and availability of equipment associates with gas production, processing and condensate storage. This position would be for a Day Shift position, 7 on and 7 off.


You’ll be responsible for:

  • Executing maintenance activities to protect plant and equipment and maintain the safety of our teams

  • Investigating problems to find solutions and return normal operating service

  • Inspecting and maintaining instrumentation equipment in hazardous areas

  • Preparing and presenting reports and maintaining activity records

  • Carrying out commissioning and decommissioning activities

  • Supervising others to ensure activities are undertaken safely and efficiently

  • Ensuring safe working practices and procedures are adhered to within the area of work, and that appropriate permits are in place


You’ll be a strong communicator, able to work in collaboration with others. You’ll be driven to ensure work is completed to a high standard and be committed to developing your job-related competencies.

You’ll likely have:

  • Experience in maintaining high pressure process plant and equipment

  • CompEx certified

  • The ability to demonstrate a sound understanding of engineering principles and safe working practices

  • Knowledge of hazards, and of the procedures and systems to ensure the ongoing integrity of health, safety and environmental performance

In addition to technical knowledge and credibility, we are searching for a someone who lives our values of Agility, Collaboration, Courage, Care and Delivery, enables and supports change and brings fresh and dynamic thinking.


At Spirit Energy we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – we take action to champion it at every level of our business. We support flexible and part time working, we seek and recruit talent from every avenue and we actively support and encourage personal development and promotion. We deliver technical excellence and celebrate our successes together.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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