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Instrumentation Technician at an International Oil & Gas Group – Adexen Recruitment Agency

Adexen Recruitment Agency – Our client, an international Oil & Gas group, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Instrumentation Technician

Job Reference: 1345
Location: Nigeria

Function: Technical/technicians

Job Description

  • To ensure safety of commissioning activities on yard and on site, by performing activities in respect with Company standing instruction and Work Permit instructions.
  • To ensure that the work identified in the work permit is performed according to company specification

Commissioning Execution:

  • Performs on site the commissioning operations (test and check sheets ).
  • Ensures that the Company’s HSE regulations are respected (especially procedures related to Work Permits)
  • Witnessing of contractor pre-commissioning activities as defined by the supervisor.
  • Raise and clear punch List items
  • Report any non-conformity to his Supervisor
  • Reporting and progress follow up
  • Report daily activities to the supervisor


  • Minimum Qualification : Technician
  • Education Level : High school or Higher National Diploma or Certificate
  • Experience: 2-5 years in a similar position

Mandatory Competences:

  • English / Commissioning / Instrumentation & Loop testing/Instrument tools : HART communicator , Druck pump

Recommended Competences:

  • Petroleum: Have a basic understanding of facilities / process (from well to export). Be knowledgeable of hydrocarbons behaviour and associated risks (explosion, asphyxia…).
  • Computer: Be able to produce a report using Microsoft Word; be able to perform simple calculation with Microsoft Excel. Have been introduced to the use of the internet and e-mails.
  • Physics: Understanding and use of basic laws and units of physic (temperature, pressure, volume, density; specific gravity…).


  • Be able to read and use drawings (P&ID’s, ESD matrix and loop diagrams), vendor documents, name plate, datasheets. Be knowledgeable of instrument symbols.
  • Understand regulation principles and be able to analyse them (differentiation in between cascade, split range, simple).
  • Have a basic understanding of PCS, F&G, and ESD systems. Understand inhibit, alarm and trip concepts.


  • Understand working principle of basic instruments: level and interface level transmitters, thermocouples, manometers, vibration probes, metering devices (orifice plate, coriolis, turbine, volumetric)…
  • Understand manual and automatic valves (including PSV) principle and command (positioner…).
  • Be familiar with all types of F&G detection (fusible loop, UV/IR, gas, smoke);
  • Know how to select and use the necessary hand tools.
  • Correct use and handling of tubing, compression fittings, gaskets, “O” rings, cable glands…
  • Correct use and handling of multimeters, calibration unit, hydraulic pumps, temperature bath, smart calibrator.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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