Monday, January 4, 2010

Instrumentation Technician

BHP Billiton is all about smart technology, innovation and great talent. If you want a challenging career and a chance to explore resource opportunities as well as your ambitions, we're the company for you. Think Ahead. Think BHP Billiton. BHP Billiton Petroleum is a significant oil and gas explorer, and producer, with major production assets in Australia, the United Kingdom, the Gulf of Mexico (US), Algeria, Pakistan and Trinidad & Tobago.
In 1995, a BHP BIlliton joint venture was awarded the Dadu Concession (Block 2667-1) located in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. The Zamzama gas field was discovered in 1998.  The field began producing in March 2001. Full field development (Phase 1) was completed in July 2003 and a gas sales agreement was signed with SSGCL/SNGPL for sale of 320MMSCFD of gas.  The next phase of Zamzama development has recently been completed involving new gas treatment facilities to increase gas sales by an additional 150 million standard cubic feet per day.
Pakistan's operations achieved a significant milestone - eight years without a Lost Time Incident at its Zamzama Gas Plant operation.  The facility continued certification for both ISO 14001 for Environmental Management and OHSAS 18001 for Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Systems and received an Environmental Excellence Award by the Pakistan NGO, the National Forum for Environment and Health.  The Pakistan operations sponsored significant community programs focusing on sustainable development.

Position Synopsis

This is a field based position on rotation reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor.  Key responsibilities include conducting site instrument and controls' preventive and corrective maintenance; ability to work on Computerised Maintenance Management System to ensure safe and efficient operations; assist Maintenance Supervisor to maintain and establish adequate levels of consumables and strategic instrumentation & control system spare parts.

Skills & Experience

A three year Diploma in instrumentation/electronics with two years recognized trade apprenticeship in petrochemical/process industry with 5-7 years experience in maintaining and servicing of gas purification and petrochemical facilities. Previous experience in overahaul/refurbishment of PSV's/Control Valves and Delta-V, SIS, HIMA, Solar Turbotronic, GE Mark-V would be considered as an added advantage. Have good understanding of permit to work system.  Should be computer literate with good command of written and spoken English. 

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