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Engineering Support Services HND / BA / BSc Job

2024-01-31 11:22   Engineering / Technical   Rivers   55 views
Job Details

Location: Soku, Rivers

Employment Type: Contract

Start Date: 1st February 2024

Roles and Responsibilities

Troubleshooting of safety critical equipment and control/safeguarding system.

Supporting the production staff in maintaining facilities.

Assist the maintenance team to cope with high number of activities to sustain asset integrity/equipment availability.

Comply with HSE practises and procedures.

Assist to ensure Technical Integrity and safe operation of new process & utility system to achieve the facility’s objectives.

Identify any area of new facilities requiring Change Control and document the change proposal.

Provide specification for critical spare/or replacement with vendor details (e.g. Hard disc for compressor control, etc)

Review operating/maintenance procedure under current reality and propose changes.

Develop (Maintenance Job Routines) MJRs/maintenance procedures and work packs.

Identify vendor support requirement for equipment maintenance.

Provide technical support in repairing outstanding mal-functioning equipment (e.g. crude transfer pumps etc)

Liaison with OEMs for troubleshooting, spare parts, field technical supports etc.

Support the maintenance (operation) team in all troubleshooting exercises.

Carryout maintenance routine activities in line with company standards, local and international standards.

Participate in equipment failure RCA (Root Cause Analysis), investigation and improvement initiatives.

Participation in MFI (Management Facility Inspections) and HSE meetings

Closeout personal MFI actions

Work Cycle:

The work location is Swamp-field based (Soku, Rivers State) accessible via the Helicopter.

The job activity period is daily on 12-hour (7am to7pm) routine over a 14-day period.

The successful candidate will manage own absences with his/her contractor for suitably qualified covers.

The successful candidate is expected to be Port Harcourt-based

There may be need for periodic visits to Shell industrial area for trainings and official assignments.

Personnel may be required to work extended hours as need may arises.


OND or HND in Mechanical or Instrumentation & Controls Automation Engineering or any other relevant discipline.

A certificate from School of Basic Instrumentation will be an added advantage.

Age: < 45 years.

Gender: Male/Female

Work Experience:

Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in SPDC operation as a PACO technician


Must possess competence No.1 plus at least one of Nos. 2 – 5

General instrumentation:

Ability to read drawings - PEFS, PSFS, C&E, FLD, loop diagrams, etc.

Sound knowledge of process instrumentation - major process parameters measured, types of sensors/instruments, principles of measurement, etc.

Sound knowledge of loop components - IS barriers, surge protectors, FISCO, I/O modules

Sound knowledge of communication protocols - HART, Foundation Fieldbus, Modbus, Profibus, DeviceNet, etc

Sound knowledge of Fire & Gas devices - different types of detectors, principles of operation, Logic Solvers, Output Devices, etc.

Sound knowledge of operation and maintenance of valves - control valves, SDVs, BDVs, solenoid valves, Actuators, positioners, position transmitters, air regulators, different types of manual valves, etc.

Skilled in calibration of switches and transmitters (pressure, differential pressure, level, temperature, flow, and absolute pressure)

Skilled in maintenance of valves (control valves, ESDVs, MOVs, manual valves), positioners, I/P converters

Skilled in the use of handheld communication devices (Field Communicator, Interrogator, Fieldmate, NI Fieldbus Communicator, FB Tool, Oscilloscope, etc.)

Yokogawa DCS/SIS engineering and maintenance:

Installation and configuration of Foundation Fieldbus devices using the Engineering Workstation (EWS)

Engineering of systems using the SIS EWS

Installation and configuration of HART devices

Engineering of CentumVP software, including navigation and editing of function blocks

Use of Yokogawa AMS to manage field devices

Navigation, configuration, and logic modification of ProSafe safety systems using ProSafe-PLC 4-mation & ProSafe-RS Workbench

Ability to work on PraSafe SLS – Logic navigation using FLD, sound knowledge of SLS modules

Allen Bradley Systems engineering and maintenance:

Sound knowledge (including engineering and maintenance) of ControlLogix, RSLogix5000, RSLogix500

Installation and configuration of field devices

Engineering and maintenance of Allen Bradley PLCs using RSLogix5000, RSLogix500, RSFieldbus and FactoryTalk software

Installation and configuration of PLCs, I/O modules, and other associated components

Programming techniques, program upload/download to PLCs

HMI engineering, PanelView, etc.

Connection and use of laptop for PLC engineering

SMAR Systems Engineering and Maintenance:

Installation and configuration of Foundation Fieldbus devices

Engineering of System 302 software, including navigation, editing of function blocks

Installation and configuration of PLCs, I/O modules and other associated components

Programming techniques, program upload/download to PLCs

System302 HMI engineering, ProccessView, etc

Connection and use of laptop for PLC engineering

DeltaV DCS Engineering and Maintenance:

Installation and configuration of Foundation Fieldbus devices using EWS

Engineering of DeltaV software, including navigation and editing of function blocks

Installation and configuration of DCS controllers and I/O modules

HMI graphics modification

Soft Skills:

(Added advantage)

Perform basic computer-related activities

Knowledge of worksite hazard mgt and permit to work systems

Ability to multi-task effectively

Communication & team working.

Ability to work under pressure.

Good organizational skills

Flexibility and adaptability.

Self-motivated and performs under minimal supervision

Application Closing Date

28th January, 2024.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online

Company Description
Western Development Company Limited (WDCL) is an independent limited liability company, established in Nigeria for over 13 years ago. WDCL is the sole representative of various overseas companies in the fields of Information Technology, Telecommunications, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical/Electronic Engineering.