SOCAR Polymer is Looking for a Maintenance Technician



Title: Maintenance Technician (Instrument Senior)

Department: Engineering & Maintenance

Location: Sumgait


This position is responsible for day-to-day maintenance and repair of field instrument, final control equipment and control system


Ensure compliance with the highest environmental and safety standards
Demonstrate commitment to the Company’s HSE Policy by adhering to the requirements
Adhere to safety rules, policies and safe work practices
Demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of Instrumentation Technician duties
Participate in internal and external audits
Take part in shutdown planning and execution
Perform maintenance on instrumentation equipment
Interpret drawings, schematics, ladder logic and wiring diagram
Troubleshoot, PMs, cleans, repairs and replaces standard instruments
Tunes loops as requested
Calibrate and verify operation of remote operated valves
Maintain and troubleshoot hydraulic and pneumatic systems, multi-variable controllers
Maintain control systems for prime movers
Troubleshoot instrument operations
Interact with operations to troubleshoot and resolve upsets due to instrument malfunctions
Calibrate test and fiscal equipment, quality instruments,
Interact with engineers and supervisors to fine tune multi-variable controllers
Review trouble log and determines if maintenance is needed
Use SAP to locate and order parts
Navigate equipment specification data bases
Perform Central Control Room equipment maintenance
Maintain a clean and well organized work area
Attend meetings and trainings as required
Perform special projects and miscellaneous duties as assigned
Co-ordinate and manage in-house contractors and vendors to ensure work assignments, setting priorities, and directing the work of subordinate employees
Oversee contractor employee activities
Supervise the repair of equipment for completeness, correctness, quality, safety, efficiency, and documentation
Estimate the spares required for smooth execution of the Instrument maintenance activities
Identify non-spare stock and material/equipment needs
Participate in the work management system implementation
Attend in the performance evaluation process
Participate in team safety meetings
Other duties requested by Line Manager

Accountable for all safety rules and regulations are followed in areas of responsibility
Accountable for ensuring that Instrumentation Technicians understand and strictly adhere to the company processes and standards
Accountable for Risk Mitigation factors included in all Maintenance Permits to Work
Accountable for provision of Tool Box Talks
Accountable for the efficient execution of work by spending sufficient time
Accountable for the completion of the work execution schedule
Accountable for recording relevant work order information
Accountable for provision of required technical information for spare parts procurement
Accountable for field instrumentation maintenance and on-line troubleshooting
Responsible for resolving and/or escalating issues that prevent completing scheduled work
Responsible for planning and executing High Priority work
Responsible for looking ahead at the upcoming task schedule and ensuring proper resources are available to complete work as planned
Responsible for creating a culture of reliability and continuous improvement
Responsible for building proper relationship with the plant management in order to achieve common goals;


Extensive years Instrumentation and Control experience in either onshore or offshore facilities of the Petrochemical Industry.
Maintenance in Division 1, 2, 3 area, also with radioactive sources
Extensive experience with Controller, IOMs and Field Instrument Installation, maintenance execution and testing
Extensive experience with HART, Modbus, Profibus, Vnet/IP and other protocols
Extensive knowledge of P&I diagrams, Logic drawings, functional blocks and sequence schematics, engineering specifications and other technical manuals
Experience in troubleshooting and analysis of system alarms and equipment failures is required
Extensive knowledge in scientific principles, different measuring principles, engineering fundamentals and computer technology
Tubing installation
Extensive experience in EX equipment installation, inspection & repair
Measuring devices (pressure, level, flow, temperature) of different manufacturers
Final control instruments (MOV, solenoid, pneumatic and hydraulic actuators, motors and pumps, compressors and blowers) maintenance
Fault finding and repair of instrumentation and control elements
Field devices sensor and transmitter test and calibration, repair works
DCS, ESD, PLC, MMS oversee loop and functional test
Oversee and calibration of instrument via field communicator, multimeter and calibrator
Yokogawa Centum VP / ProSafe RS / PRM, Simatic S7, RSLogix
Windows OS and Office
Knowledge of Functional Safety (IEC 61508, IEC 61511) and Control System Standards (IEC 61131-3)
Excellent understanding of safety management in processing facility, with a demonstrated personal commitment to safety
To read and understand P&IDs, CS and Network Architecture, Logic and Wiring Diagrams
Problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
Ability to identify contamination issues (people, equipment)
Ability to work in night shift rotations

Strong communication skills and team-working skills.
Good organizational and interpersonal skills
Positive thinking, self-motivated, proactive and committed
Team player and able to work independently with minimal supervision
Strong interpersonal skills and experience influencing project teams and contractors.

Analytical thinking
Leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills
Compliant to safety, quality and environment
Technical expertise and development
Teamwork and cooperation
Commercial awareness
Education and experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Process Automation
Yokogawa Centum VP / ProSafe RS
Siemens Simatic S7, WinCC
AB RSLogix 5000, ConrolLogix, FactoryTalk HMI
Consolidated Alarm Management System (CAMS)
Swagelok Advanced Tube Bending
CompEx (Ex01-Ex04)
Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (NORM) awareness
Minimum 5+ years’ experience of working in Petro-Chemical Industry
Previous technician experience in field instrumentation maintenance
Experience working with Third Party vendors and/or contractors
Experience with maintenance databases and data management
Reporting and following subordination
Experience with maintenance planning & scheduling
Work overtime, weekends, holidays, and respond to call outs as needed
Language skills

Advanced knowledge of Azerbaijani and English
Knowledge of Russian and Turkish is an asset

Interested candidates should follow the link below:

The above vacancy is addressed to nationals of Azerbaijan or with permanent residency in Azerbaijan. All eligible applications for the advertised post will be assessed and given equal opportunities.

Application closing date: September 20, 2020