SOCAR-Petrofac Caspian is looking for a Senior Instrument Commissioning Technician


Position title:   Senior Instrument Commissioning Technician

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate personal HSSE leadership and excellent HSE behaviours at all times and ensure that safety expectations are communicated and maintained.
  • Communicate with technician reports daily and talk through the following days activities identifying any HSSE issues to be raised at toolbox talks.
  • Attend all mandatory training as specified in HSE, and Permit To Work training schedule.
  • Ensure all team members are fully aware and understand all the projects safe working practices and adhere to them to maintain a SAFE working environment.
  • Ensure all team members adhere to the Permit to Work procedure and fully understand the process
  • Provide coaching / mentor national and junior team members as necessary
  • Assist technician reports to resolve any technical issues.
  • Ensure technicians submit daily the checksheets records of testing carried out.
  • Carry out mechanical completion line walks of instrument systems and compile punch lists in accordance with project specifications
  • Carry out line walks and apply instrument isolations where instructed and authorised.
  • Understand the requirements for vessel inspections, alignments, PSV’s, Flushing and inspections
  • Assist discipline engineers to compile Livening Up Notices to allow sub system/system energisation
  • Inspect and test instrument equipment in line with project specifications and complete the associated ITR paper work.
  • Take part in Sub System/System Mechanical Completion walk downs and punch list item categorization.
  • System Handover Management Process pre commissioning checksheet completion

As building instrument documentation in accordance with project procedure


A recognised technical and vocational instrumentation qualification from their native country

Essential Experience and Job Requirements:

  • Proven track record of relevant commissioning experience on Instrument Systems on onshore or offshore Oil&Gas, Petro-Chemical or Power Industry facilities, and demonstrate an understanding of Commissioning process including:-
    • Interpretation of P&ID’s, GA’s, Cause and Effects, Control narratives and engineering datasheets.
    • Commissioning of F&G, Safety Systems, large rotating packages, HVAC systems instrumentation.
    • Control of Work / PTW processes during execution
    • Commissioning of utility and process systems
    • System Handover Management Process pre commissioning checksheet completion

Please send your CV to [email protected] indicating the position title “Senior Instrument Commissioning Technician” in the subject line of your email.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.