International Company is looking for a Senior Instrumentation technician



Title:                                      Senior Instrumentation technician

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
  • SAP GUI/Fiori
  • 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 05, 2023