Metering Technician

SGS UK Limited
Aberdeen, UK
08 Sep 2019
17 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Metering Technician

Job Type: Permanent

Shift Pattern: Offshore rota 3 weeks on, 3 weeks off

Location: Aberdeen (Offshore)

As a Metering Technician you will be responsible for performing planned, routine and breakdown maintenance on Fiscal, Environmental, Allocation and Base Management (production) metering equipment and associated instrumentation.

As a Metering Technician,you'll receive a competitive salary based on your level of experience, plus you'll benefit from a retail discount scheme, private health cover, a contributory pension scheme and life cover.

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; OGA/ 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 any opportunities for improvements to the metering systems operation or efficiency


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.

At SGS, we have an open corporate and international culture, we offer 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.


Skills / Experience:
  • Extensive experience within the oil and gas industry specifically related to a measurement and instrumentation discipline
  • Ability to plan, co-ordinate and complete routine and non routine maintenance and calibration schedules
  • Delivering against fixed and potentially conflicting deadlines
  • Effective fault diagnosis, problem solving and implementation of remedial / corrective actions
  • Must have and maintain an in depth knowledge of measurement equipment, applications and methodologies
  • Computer literate in use MS and industry approved software packages
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills

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