• Nigeria
  • City

  • Port Harcourt
  • Industry

  • Oil & Gas
  • Job Type

  • Office
  • Posting date

  • February 1, 2024


Helen Nnebuife Ukandu

  • Contract
  • Nigeria
  • Competitive NGN / Hour

Website WTS Energy

Instrumentation Technician

February 1, 2024

Job Description


Job Roles/Responsibilities:

  1. Instrumentation Installation and Maintenance:
    • Install, calibrate, troubleshoot, and maintain a variety of instrumentation and control systems used in the project, including sensors, transmitters, controllers, and analyzers.
    • Perform routine inspections and preventive maintenance on instrumentation equipment to ensure optimal functionality.
  2. Control System Support:
    • Provide support for distributed control systems (DCS), programmable logic controllers (PLC), and other control systems.
    • Collaborate with control engineers to implement system upgrades, modifications, and expansions.
  3. Troubleshooting and Repairs:
    • Diagnose and resolve issues with instrumentation equipment, ensuring minimal downtime and efficient operation.
    • Conduct root cause analysis for equipment failures and implement corrective actions.
  4. Calibration and Testing:
    • Calibrate and perform functional testing on various types of instrumentation devices to ensure accuracy and reliability.
    • Document calibration procedures, results, and maintain calibration records in compliance with industry standards.
  5. Instrumentation Design Review:
    • Participate in design reviews for new instrumentation systems and provide input to ensure they meet project requirements and industry standards.
    • Collaborate with engineers and project managers to optimize instrumentation layouts.
  6. Safety Compliance:
    • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines while performing maintenance, installations, and repairs.
    • Identify and report safety hazards associated with instrumentation systems.
  7. Documentation and Reporting:
    • Maintain accurate records of instrumentation activities, including work orders, equipment manuals, and calibration reports.
    • Prepare and submit detailed reports on maintenance activities, equipment performance, and any abnormalities.
  8. Collaboration and Communication:
    • Work closely with other technicians, engineers, and project stakeholders to coordinate instrumentation-related activities.
    • Communicate effectively with project managers to provide updates on the status of instrumentation projects.


  1. Education:
    • Associate degree or equivalent in Instrumentation Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, or a related field.
  2. Experience:
    • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience as an Instrumentation Technician in maintenance, installation construction, and crude refining projects.
  3. Technical Skills:
    • Proficiency in installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting various types of instrumentation and control systems relevant to the project (DCS, PLCs).
    • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations related to instrumentation.
  4. Certifications:
    • Relevant certifications in instrumentation or control systems are advantageous.
  5. Safety Certifications:
    • Familiarity with safety certifications and training relevant to instrumentation work.
  6. Communication Skills:
    • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, to convey technical information to team members and stakeholders.
  7. Analytical Skills:
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills for troubleshooting and resolving instrumentation issues.
  8. Computer Skills:
    • Proficient in using relevant software for documentation, reporting, and control system programming.
    • Proficiency in basic data analysis and troubleshooting techniques.
  9. Adaptability:
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

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