SOCAR Polymer is looking for a DCS Specialist


Title: DCS Specialist


  • Assistance towards the development of the DCS and ESD engineering discipline throughout the station and wider business.
  • Ensure competence levels are maintained in line with DCS  and ESD accreditation and ensure any deficiencies are identified and addressed through development plans.
  • Engineering, implementation and commissioning of plant improvements that require modification of the DCS and ESD systems, its code or process parameters; including owning and contributing to relevant scheme papers.
  • Engaging and assisting appropriate specialist engineering support, internal and external.
  • Providing technical support on a daily basis to the maintenance team. (fault diagnosis, rectification and improvement)
  • This will involve ‘hands-on’ engineering, the supervision of staff and is expected to involve an element of call-out support.
  • Setting the engineering standards to ensure station compliance with statutory and mandatory requirements in the following areas:
  • Process Safety for DCS and process control issues, Corporate Procedures
  • Responsibility for developing the plant asset strategies for DCS and ESD equipment, based upon safety and commercial risk assessment.
  • this will include, Routine inspections, Maintenance, Outages.
  • Critical spares management.
  • Management of budgets and contracts.
  • Provide instrumentation & control system engineering using appropriate Management of Change processes
  • Development and implement modifications of control system logic as required
  • Management of the schedule, and labor hour estimate for modification on plant
  • Participate in FAT
  • Review, evaluate, and advise DCS and ESD specifications and purchase requisitions
  • Reviews or sets design basis for abnormal operating conditions
  • Conduct troubleshooting on DCS and ESD system failures
  • Accountable for review PMs procedure and updates
  • Accountable for development DCS and ESD maintenance procedure
  • Accountable for  Developing process control strategies, writing functional and detailed design specifications.
  • Plan and implement strategies to maintain systems and avoid obsolescence.
  • Train and develop local specialist and junior staff providing both in class as well as in field
  • Provide support to training department as required in order to implement training program
  • Support field instrument and DCS personnel on troubleshooting
  • Support implementation routing activates
  • Support Operations and Maintenance in extending the use of DCS and ESD and bringing performance improvement and efficiencies to the business.
  • Conduct audits on systems, equipment and maintenance strategies to ensure compliance with internal standards and maintain audit readiness.


• 5 years of  experience in maintenance and projects

• 5-6 years of   exprtirnce in Yokogawa DCS and ESD systems.

• Technically competent as defined by the plant modification process.

• Functional leadership of DCS and ESD  engineering technicians and craft support.


Interested candidates should follow the link below:

Application closing date: 11 February 2020