Instrumentation Technician Job In Nigeria

 WTS Energy provides recruitment and manpower services for the global oil and gas and energy industries. We supply engineers and consultants to our clients' projects and operations, and perform employment outsourcing services such as workforce management in oil and gas regions around the world. WTS Energy operates globally with offices in 14 countries and is operational in over 50 countries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Instrumentation Technician

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Roles and Responsibilities
Instrumentation Installation and Maintenance:

  • Install, calibrate, troubleshoot, and maintain a variety of instrumentation and control systems used in the project, including sensors, transmitters, controllers, and analyzers.
  • Perform routine inspections and preventive maintenance on instrumentation equipment to ensure optimal functionality.

Control System Support:

  • Provide support for distributed control systems (DCS), programmable logic controllers (PLC), and other control systems.
  • Collaborate with control engineers to implement system upgrades, modifications, and expansions.

Troubleshooting and Repairs:

  • Diagnose and resolve issues with instrumentation equipment, ensuring minimal downtime and efficient operation.
  • Conduct root cause analysis for equipment failures and implement corrective actions.

Calibration and Testing:

  • Calibrate and perform functional testing on various types of instrumentation devices to ensure accuracy and reliability.
  • Document calibration procedures, results, and maintain calibration records in compliance with industry standards.

Instrumentation Design Review:

  • Participate in design reviews for new instrumentation systems and provide input to ensure they meet project requirements and industry standards.
  • Collaborate with engineers and project managers to optimize instrumentation layouts.

Safety Compliance:

  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines while performing maintenance, installations, and repairs.
  • Identify and report safety hazards associated with instrumentation systems.

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Maintain accurate records of instrumentation activities, including work orders, equipment manuals, and calibration reports.
  • Prepare and submit detailed reports on maintenance activities, equipment performance, and any abnormalities.

Collaboration and Communication:

  • Work closely with other technicians, engineers, and project stakeholders to coordinate instrumentation-related activities.
  • Communicate effectively with project managers to provide updates on the status of instrumentation projects.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Associate degree or equivalent in Instrumentation Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology, or a related field.


  • 3-5 years of experience as an Instrumentation Technician in maintenance, installation construction, and crude refining projects.

Technical Skills:

  • Proficiency in installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting various types of instrumentation and control systems relevant to the project (DCS, PLCs).
  • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations related to instrumentation.


  • Relevant certifications in instrumentation or control systems are advantageous.

Safety Certifications:

  • Familiarity with safety certifications and training relevant to instrumentation work.

Communication Skills:

  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, to convey technical information to team members and stakeholders.

Analytical Skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills for troubleshooting and resolving instrumentation issues.

Computer Skills:

  • Proficient in using relevant software for documentation, reporting, and control system programming.
  • Proficiency in basic data analysis and troubleshooting techniques.


  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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