Valero Energy Corporation, the world’s largest independent oil refiner, refines, markets and supplies energy products to the world from our refinery in Pembroke. Pembroke Refinery is one of Western Europe’s largest and most complex refineries, with a total throughput capacity of 270,000 barrels per day. We currently have an opportunity to recruit an Instrument Technician within the Central Maintenance Department. The successful candidate will be responsible for the safe execution of maintenance activities on industrial instrumentation and control systems located in a hazardous area environment.
Fault location, repair, calibration and maintenance of all standard field instrumentation. •Fault location, repair and maintenance of control systems including Programmable Logic Controllers, Safety Shutdown Systems and Distributed Control Systems (DCS).
Preventative maintenance and proof test procedures on safety-related instrumentation systems. •Application of basic reliability techniques and tools to further enhance the Refinery’s safety and reliability culture.
Inspection and maintenance of hazardous area equipment.
Technical support for contractors personnel engaged in instrument maintenance and installation activities.
A commitment to provide out of hours call out cover and to work extended hours during busy periods.
Participate in the Loss Prevention System (LPS) and actively use the Incident Prevention System (IPS) tools as part of routine daily activities.
Contribute to and/or carry out loss investigations as required.
Contribute to and/or lead on specific tasks or projects.
Provide support to Apprentices as required.
Qualifications & Skills
You will be innovative and self-motivated with the ability to work independently and unsupervised or with minimal supervision.
You will have completed an apprenticeship or other relevant recognised training programme and have experience within the oil and gas, or other continuous process industry.
You will be ONC/HNC qualified in a relevant field and either hold or be working towards CompEx accreditation.
EngTech status with a relevant institution is desirable.
An aptitude for problem solving is essential.
Valero offer a competitive salary with a comprehensive benefits package which includes a bonus scheme, a defined contribution (DC) pension scheme, a share incentive programme, private medical insurance and a private dental plan.
To apply, please send a detailed CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: Sunday 30th January 2022