Instrument Technician

  • Full Time
  • Rotational
  • Dorset

First Energy

Instrument Technician 

Location: Dorset

Negotiable Salary


A global leading energy company have a new requirement to join their dynamic team in Dorset. They are currently seeking a skilled Instrument Technician to ensure the smooth operation of their production facility through maintenance, repair, and testing of instrument-related equipment and systems. This role requires a dedicated individual with a passion for safety and efficiency, who thrives in a collaborative team environment.

Key Responsibilities: Instrument Technician 

– Work collaboratively within a multi-disciplined team to maintain and operate the oilfield in accordance with operational and maintenance procedures.

– Conduct maintenance activities on safety systems, fire & gas systems, flow measurement systems, pressure, temperature, and level control, gas detection, DCS systems, hydraulic and pneumatic control systems.

– Develop and review operational and maintenance procedures to optimise efficiency and safety.

– Utilise Maximo work orders to prioritise and complete scheduled and breakdown maintenance tasks.

– Coordinate with vendors and subcontractors to support project activities.

– Adhere to Change Management policies for plant modifications proposals.

– Employ company Observation Safety Techniques to report safe and unsafe acts.

– Ensure compliance with Health, Safety, and Environmental requirements at all times.


Key Requirements: Instrument Technician 

– Accredited apprenticeship or HNC equivalent in an engineering discipline.

– Previous experience in the Oil & Gas Industry preferred; related industry experience will be considered.

– Experience with ATEX equipment (Compex Trained) desirable but not essential.


Work Schedule: Instrument Technician 

– Rotational pattern of 4 X 10.5 hr shifts (06:45/17:15), alternating start days between Monday and Tuesday. 

– Flexibility for overtime during projects and shutdowns as required.


Company Information

At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That’s why our consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates. If you would like more information please contact us.

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