April 19, 2024

SPIE Oil & Gas Services (a part of the SPIE Group) gives a whole vary of providers to a few of the world’s largest oil and gasoline firms by its community of workplaces in 25 nations throughout Africa, the Middle-East and Asia-Pacific.

Our turnover has greater than doubled in the previous couple of years due to the dedication of our 4,000 workers to whom we give coaching, recognition, and real alternatives for profession improvement. In order to assist this development, SPIE Oil & Gas Services is at all times in search of proficient people to hitch its groups.

We are recruiting to fill the place beneath:

Job Title: PLC Specialist (M/F)

Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Full Time


  • Direct duty for the upkeep, operation and configuration of the {hardware} and software program of the Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) and related gadgets of all Packages inside the AKPO Industrial Information System (SII).
  • Partial duty for the AKPO Safety Instrumented System,
  • Reports to the ICSS Administrator,
  • Is assisted by the Triconex Specialist.
  • Ensure that COMPANY’s HSE rules are revered (particularly procedures associated to Work Permits), in addition to accepted working procedures and normal trade observe throughout preparation and efficiency of upkeep operations positioned below his duty,


  • Maintain, function, modify and carry out routine duties on the PLCs, HMIs, automation computer systems and Unit Control Panels (UCP) of all AKPO Packages positioned within the Hull and Topside of the FPSO in addition to the Buoy, all positioned inside the AKPO Field.
  • Carry out modifications on each {hardware} (enter, output, communication playing cards and many others) and software program (management and security logic, sequence logic and many others) of all methods (compressors, pumps, oil & gasoline metering system, High Integrity Pressure Protection System (HIPPS), Tank Gauging System (TGS), Power Distribution Control System (PDCS), Telemetry System, machine monitoring system and many others), below his duty as could also be required, requested or directed by COMPANY.
  • Prepare with the ICSS Administrator, for preventive and corrective actions and modifications of the methods below his duty.
  • Manage and doc in technical experiences, and interventions utilizing the CMIMS and work packs offered by the planning workforce.
  • Follow up the parameter values and alarms within the involved methods below his duty and carry out troubleshooting if required.
  • Control and apply inhibits within the methods as directed and managed by COMPANY guidelines and procedures.
  • Maintain an correct and auditable log of all system defects and inhibits (Short time period and long run).
  • Take half in each day, weekly and coordination conferences on SITE,
  • Identify, within the preparatory stage of upkeep works, any delicate operation and be certain that a correct evaluation of the dangers concerned is carried out beforehand,
  • Identify recurrent corrective upkeep interventions, analyse them and counsel enhancements, in addition to issues associated to availability, high quality and obsolescence of spare elements.
  • Track any backlog of labor in space of duty and counsel corrective measures to COMPANY and CONTRACTOR to enhance the administration of the backlog.
  • Review and guarantee that every one Software Modifications and corrective actions are validated by COMPANY and all impacted documentations are up to date after implementation.
  • Perform additional duties sooner or later inside the restrict of the AKPO SII as could also be outlined by COMPANY.


  • National Diploma or Certificate (ND/NC) or A-levels + 3 years’ additional research or BTS/DUT or equal,
  • 6 years’ expertise within the subject of Control and Safety Systems and a minimal of three years as a Specialist in Control and Safety methods within the Oil and Gas / Petrochemical trade,
  • Knowledge of the oil and gasoline therapy course of, installations and gear.
  • Advanced data and ability in PLC’s particularly Siemens’ SIMATIC Industrial Automation Systems, Panels and HMI’s.
  • Knowledge of machine management (e.g compressor management, injection pump management, offloading pump management, turbine management) can be an added benefit.
  • Knowledge of basic instrumentation ideas, subject gadgets (sensors and remaining parts), instrument loops, and many others.
  • Awareness of Emerson’s DeltaV Process Control System, Allen Bradley’s ControlLogix System and Schneider’s Triconex Safety Instrumented Systems are an added benefit.
  • Awareness of SAP CMIMS or related
  • Awareness of Operator Training Simulators.
  • Possession of excellent interpersonal abilities

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and certified candidates ought to:
Click here to apply online

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