Instrument Engineer

Posted On: May 17, 2024
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Job Function: Maintenance & Operations Support
Employment Type: Permanent


  • Provide technical supports to platform facilities at PM3S and PM3N related to Instrument equipment such as valves, transmitters, analyzers, safety valves and instrumentation devices at compressor packages.
  • Provide technical evaluation of Instrument equipment and materials purchase, ensure all equipment complies with the necessary codes and standards, and suitable for intended purpose for facilities continuous operations.
  • Assist Facilities and Engineering department in relevant field of expertise to execute new or upgrade project regarding maintenance and operations.
  • Prepare Management of Change (MOC) and Risk Assessment (RA) for any modification job   including technical evaluation, site execution and close out documentations.
  • Lead on reviewing platform Instrument system Site Specific Procedures & Maintenance Procedures.
  • Supervise all Instrument maintenance and inspection work onshore and offshore including all ex- equipment inspection, performance standard and preventive maintenance program. 
  • Develop contracting strategy and scope of work for maintenance service contract that covers all Instrument works. 
  • Steward to the contract related to Instrument scope including Annual Contracting Plan (ACP), pre- and post-contract management and contractor’s KPI.
  • Managing Instrument work order (WO) execution to be in-line with CMMS and Integrated Operations Planning (IOP).
  • Prepare & review the work pack and Task Risk Assessment (TRA) for Instrument job prior to work execution.
  • Review and update spare parts usage and inventory stock item requirements at KSB/TBSB and offshore Warehouse to support offshore operations and maintenance activities. 
  • Provide technical support & inputs to project team during concept study, FEED implementation of new facilities design (if any).
  • Travel to offshore platforms and provide field support to offshore E&I function on matters within area of expertise.
  • Lead Instrument discipline for annual plan shutdown activities including planning, materials preparation, manpower mobilization and job execution.
  • Monitor and ensure all mobilized vendors are strictly complied with the HSE requirement including PTW, TRA, PPE and any other safety campaign initiated at platform facilities.
  • Provide budget input related to Instrument cost code including yearly Work Program Budget (WPB), quarterly budget reforecast, monthly budget accruals, vendor payment, department KPI and other related activities.

Key Authority 

  • Liaise with offshore supervisors on all works pertaining to Instrument systems, operations, procedures, and field Instrument equipment.
  • Liaise with third party Contractors and Vendors/ Specialist to carry out Instrument maintenance work offshore including preparing work packs, work procedures, check list and Risk Assessment (RA). To ensure all documentations and reports are submitted as close out.
  • Attend relevant meeting and provide technical support and field support to offshore team. 
  • Custodian for the Instrumentation maintenance strategy and ensure they are updated to reflect current industry standards/manufacturer guidelines.
  • Participate in MPM PETRONAS audits, safety reviews and provide technical input from Instrument perspective as and when required.  
  • Participate in COMPANY internal audits, safety reviews and provide technical input from Instrument perspective as and when required.  
  • Attend Operations Department Integrated Operations Planning (IOP), Department Integrated Asset Planning (IAP) and Shutdown Planning Activities 
  • Attend and Initiate Facilities Site-Specific Procedures, Job Kick Off and Risk Assessment review with offshore supervisor.


  • Possess a bachelor’s degree in Instrumentation Engineering or Electrical Engineering or equivalent qualification from recognized universities.
  • Minimum 8 years of related working experience in Instrumentation system upstream Oil and Gas.
  • Experience in all type of Instruments Valves, Analyzers, Field Instrument devices, Well head control panel etc.
  • Able to understand and interpret related Instrument design drawings, schematics, including cable schedule, datasheets, and P&ID’s.
  • Excellence command in English for both verbal and written skills. Good in writing technical report.
  • Experience in maintenance CMMS & Maximo system.
  • Field experience in construction and modifications of Offshore Brownfield facilities will be an added advantage. 
  • Knowledge and competent in SIL will be an added advantage.


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