Instrumentation Engineer - #16726

Air Liquide

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Yanbu' al Bahr
Contract type: Full time

How will you CONTRIBUTE and GROW?

The Instrumentation(I) Leader is responsible for the Instrumentation maintenance of the Yanbu site. He leads the I Technicians. He schedule and organize the maintenance on the Instrumentation(I) facilities as per the maintenance strategy. He will prepare and manage quality assurance and reliability documents, instruct, supervise and control contractors and give support to the pipeline team. If requested, he will perform site job himself. He supports the Process Control Engineer for the maintenance of the process control systems (DCS, SIS, PLC etc) and in procurement process to validate services and spare parts offers. The maintenance activities encompasses: predictive maintenance (PdM), preventive maintenance (PM),management of change(MOC) and unscheduled maintenance. The I Leader is also in charge of continuous improvement, safety supervision and on-the-job-training for Instrumentation Technicians.

1 Safety & IMS

Achieve a high safety level in his work. Ensure that his team and his contractors work safely (zero accident policy) in compliance with Air Liquide safety requirements. Reports and analyses any safety related near miss event or accident if any. Attend safety and IMS training.
Implement IMS in the field of his activities. Maintain - in line with IMS guidelines- all HSE related equipments such as EIS, fire monitoring and alarm systems, HV equipments etc.

2 Maintenance for Electrical & Instrumentation facilities

Leads the I Maintenance Team. Provide info and participate to the long term maintenance schedules depending on maintenance priorities and equipment availability. Schedule and perform maintenance in time at best cost without compromising safety and reliability. Implement predictive(PdM) and preventive maintenance(PM) plan. Develops and implements maintenance procedures and tools. Use CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System, Maximo) as works planner. Manage maintenance work history. Keep technical documentation up to date. Control and monitor contractors involved. Manage spare parts stock. He performs the maintenance of the process control systems (DCS, SIS, PLC etc) according to the recommendations of the Process Control Engineer.
Field of activity: Field instruments, Control systems, analyzer, fire alarm. - Developing and/or approving specifications for new products and/or services to be purchased, taking into account applicable codes, standards and regulations,
  • Amending these specifications to take into account accepted deviations proposed by the provider,
  • Defining technical criteria for the initial and subsequent provider evaluations,
  • Expressing a documented conclusion (favorable, favorable subject to certain conditions, unfavorable) on provider technical evaluations,
  • Establishing the type and the extent of controls for products and services,
  • Involving a multidisciplinary team when needed,
  • Providing support in the decision-making regarding nonconforming products or services from providers.
  • Maintain istrumentations devices reliability 100% of the time, maintain the PM and spares required.

3 Reliability Improvement

Participate to RCA analysis when required and implement actions in his field of activities. Promote the best practices in his team. Participate to the vulnerability studies. Purchase necessary spare parts for I. Suggest improvements, participate in the MOC process and implement I modifications. Use CMMS (Maximo) program and keep it up to date. Analyz instruments (transmitters, control valves, etc) failure rate and make recommendation to replace/ upgrade or improve the condition.

4 Purchasing assistance & contractors supervision.

Support Maintenance Manager for invite to bidder(ITB) document and technical bid analysis(TBA) for material purchasing or maintenance works to be outsourced.
Provide technical support for purchasing process.
Material Inspection at delivery. Supervision of contractors for safety and quality during site works.

5 Training

Support Maintenance Manager to define training plan for his team.
Implement training plan and on the job training for his team. Evaluates and level-up competenties of his technicians.
Perform yearly evaluation of his technicians.

6 Reporting

Daily, weekly, monthly maintenance works report.
On the job training evaluation.
Verify spare parts stock per bi-annually and report.


Are you a MATCH?

Education: BSc Engineering

Training or certification

Control System program,

Discipline Engineering- Industrial Transmitters valves, analyzers, CMMS

Work experience

8years + in the field of refinery

Foreign language





Hydrogen experience is a plus

Technical expertise Instrumentation, Analyzer, DCS, PLC, Maximo

Key fields

Knowledge and Knowhow specific to the job Management and behavior skills

M1 - S4 - I6 - F3.

1. Experience in Instrumentation maintenance, strong ability in technical matters
2. Rigorous mindset, compliant with internal rules and external regulations
3. Demonstrating knowledge of applicable engineering principles and processes
4. Ability to understand links between business decisions and financial results 1. Analytic capabilities
2. Decision Making
3. Deliver results
4. Safety, Quality and Reliability
5. Knowledge / Learning - Experiencing new challenges outside own comfort zone 6. Managing competing demands while remaining focused on essentials
7. Clear communication
8. Trustworthy / Compliant with rules and procedures
9. Achieve change - Open to other’s ideas.
10. Coaching skills

Our Differences make our Performance

At Air Liquide, we are committed to build a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces the diversity of our employees, our customers, patients, community stakeholders and cultures across the world.

We welcome and consider applications from all qualified applicants, regardless of their background. We strongly believe a diverse organization opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to innovate by living our fundamentals, acting for our success and creating an engaging environment in a changing world.

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