Metering Technician

Sgs United Kingdom Limited
28 Mar 2018
25 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.


We have an excellent new opportunity for a Measurement Technician to join our global organisation. The main purpose of the role will be;

* To perform planned, routine and breakdown maintenance on Fiscal, Enviromental, Allocation and Base Management (production) metering equipment and associated instrumentation
* To ensure the operational integrity of measurement systems and thereby compliance with relevant legislative and local procedures

Key Accountabilities

* Monitor metering system performance and data to minimise metering errors.
* Routine planned maintenance (PMR) to client schedules and protocols, including onsite planning of the work to ensure these are carried out within the required timescales.
* Completion of any corrective work identified during normal operations or whilst carrying out PMR's.
* Record and report mis-measurements to onshore support staff supplying pertinent data in an accurate and timely manner
* Record keeping of metering systems offshore, records to include the upkeep of; DECC/ Fiscal metering log books, Test equipment certification files: Instrument calibration records, Metering System drawings, Densitometer control charts and change outs, Turbine meter proving records and control charts
* Liaison with client representatives both onshore and offshore to identify and highlight any problem areas and also any opportunities for improvements to the metering systems operation or efficiency
* Provision of a report for each trip detailing work carried out, particularly in areas of faults, corrective work and suggestive improvements, handover notes for back-to-back should also be provided
* Co-ordinate availability of spare parts and equipment required for repairs and change outs, schedule offshore repairs for metering equipment and test equipment to ensure continuity of service


We offer an open corporate and international culture, and a dynamic work environment in a leading global company. Our high professional standards and our sustainability approach guarantee you a future-oriented work environment. We invest in our employees for the long term and we are committed to supporting your development within the company. We offer a competitive base salary plus an excellent benefits package with discount schemes, private health cover, and a contributory stakeholder pension scheme.



* Extensive experience within the oil and gas industry specifically related to a measurement and instrumentation discipline
* Abilty to plan, co-ordinate and complete routine and non routine maintenance and calibration schedules
* Delivering against fixed and potentailly conflicting deadlines
* Effective fault diagnosis, problem solving and implentation of remedial/ corrective actions
* Must have and maintain an in depth knowlege of measurement equipment, applications and methodologies
* Computer literate in use MS and industry approved software pacakages
* Effective communication and interpersonal skills
* Drive and resilience
* HND/ Degree level in/or equivalent engineering or techical based discipline
* Holds a current Offshore Survival Certificate
* Holds a current Offshore Medical Certificate
* Completion of a Maximo and Work Management course
* Completion of a ISSOW course Desirable


* Understanding of current industry/ international standards, DECC legislation and the operational application of same
* Knowledge of auditing standards and procedures
* Preparation of detailed measurement and operating produres and documentation
* Formal competency assessors/ audit qualification e.g A1 Assessor or Lead Auditor
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