Instrumentation &Electrical Technician-Offshore
Wood PLC

Lafayette, Louisiana


Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is searching for an Instrumentation and Electrical Technician with experience in the oil and gas industry.

Work schedule of 14x14 with a work terminal out of Mobile Bay, AL area.

Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required.

  • Supervises "B" electrical technicians and I&E techs for safe and efficient operations, as well as, assist with technical problems where needed.
  • Troubleshoots breakdowns, diagnoses faults and executes repairs; Refers problems to the supervisor; Maintains good housekeeping at the work site and ensure tools and equipment are kept in good working order.
  • Assit the Lead Operators in all electrical activities including safety and compliance regulations.
  • Capable of maintaining electrical/instrumentation equipment on the entire facility.
  • Capable of inventory parts and supplies when needed.
  • Participate in all announce/unannounced inspections (such as BSEE).
  • Adheres to all safety rules and regulations.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot problems with Omni/PLC system and HMI software.
  • Receives daily instructions, as well as, obtains required materials and equipment from the supervisor.
  • Must be able to build panels from drawings and troubleshoot Omni.
  • Adhere to all safety rules and regulations in carrying out work including following detailed procedures indicated in work permits and fully participate in Safety Meetings and Drills.
  • Additional duties as instructed by supervisor.


Skills / Qualifications

Required: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); 5 years of instrumentation and electrical experience required.

Preferred: Associate's degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; 5+ years' offshore I&E experience on a production platform preferred with the abillity to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw a valid conclusion;
  • Experience maintaining and installing 15KV and below electrical systems preferred;
  • Experience maintaining and installing programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)/Distributed control systems (DCS);
  • Experience with NFPA 70E Arc Flash protection regulations;
  • Experience in safe design and installation of tubing systems up to 15KPSI.
  • Basic knowledge of HVAC systems preferred as well as Hydraulic systems.


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.



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