Job: Sr. Supervisor- Control Systems/ Sr. DCS Supervisor

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To ensure agreed Production volumes are met, in a safe and sustainable manner with no incidents or harm to the environment, people or the asset, through developed and motivated staff.

Carry out the Maintenance activities for DCS,SIS, & other control system related equipment and support the system maintenance activities for Operations on a  24/7 basis.


Safety, Health, Quality ,Environment

  • Ensure compliance to all relevant safety, quality and environmental management procedures and controls, within a defined area, to guarantee employee safety, HR compliance, and delivery of high quality products / services in a responsible environmental manner.
  • Performs Emergency Response Role as required by company.
  • Participates in company safety programs.
Maintenance Strategy 

  • As a senior member of the Control Systems section, contribute to the formulation and implementation of the Maintenance strategy and plans, to maximise the plant equipment availability and minimise equipment breakdown.
  • Should able to assess & understand SIL loops.
Section Management

  • Support the Head of E&I by reporting to the two Snr. Systems Engineers in their day-to-day activities by providing solutions to problems and to ensure that work processes are implemented as per standards and procedures. Support to the E & I Senior Supervisor Team will also be required on a continuous basis.
Shutdowns and Turnarounds

  • Assist and be part in the planning, organisation and implementation of ORYX GTL’s shutdowns, turnarounds and emergencies as required.
  • To take the role as a “Project / Zone Leader” during major / emergency shutdowns as required.
Plant Maintenance

  • Troubleshooting of problems as required, in order to avoid major escalations at any given instance.
  • Assist and be part the Instrumentation maintenance works on ORYX GTL’s assets as required ensuring minimum disruptions with regard to equipment breakdowns.
  • Assist in all Control System Equipment inspections and equipment SIL tests are done in line with the Maintenance Strategies.
  • Monitor and maintain the health of the DCS and interface sub-systems.
  • Maintain hardware/software components.
  • Carries out and assists with punch listing, commissioning, start-up and maintenance work as directed.
  • Maintain and provide support for modifications to process graphic displays.
  • Troubleshoot control hardware/software.
  • Maintain DCS System hardware/software problem log.
  • Assist in the development of improvements to the DCS/SIS/Turbolog/CCC/Protec 512 & Woodward.
  • Execute predictive and preventive maintenance work.
  • Continuous support and assistance to Production department.
  • Provide relevant technical support for MOCs, to produce detailed design engineering and implement changes in the DCS, ESD, F&G and other systems.
  • Execute and control overrides on the control systems as needed and as per BOC procedure, to allow maintenance to be undertaken.
  • Provide data as required and assist with analysis of technical problems.
  • Be proactive in suggestion for system improvements.
  • Regular backup of system configurations.
  • Ensure the company’s Environmental health and Safety procedures are adhered to in the area of Control Systems allocations and work areas.
  • Work in shift as per Oryx GTL approved shift cycle as and when required.
  • Do standby duty as per approved standby roster for System Team.
Meet the set KPI Targets

  • Assist in managing the assigned KPI for Instrumentation & Control systems Section to ensure that the Maintenance department KPI objectives are met.
Integrity of Instrumentation Equipment

  • Assist in controlling the availability of necessary Materials, Spares and External Services in order to execute tasks in an effective manner.
  • Assist to supervisors in finding out alternative materials for obsolete spare parts.
  • Reliability Improvement: Execute reliability improvement projects within approved budget. Ensure all the Gate procedures in CAPEX route are followed and complied with.


Reporting & Ad-hoc Project Representation

  • Ensure on going reporting with regards to the Instrumentation Maintenance process, as requested.
  • Support on demand Instrumentation Maintenance related initiatives in order to ensure various ad-hoc requirements foreseen by ORYX GTL are met.

Minimum Qualification:

  • Higher Diploma (3 years) in Instrumentation or Electronics engineering or Equivalent.
  • Online/Distance degrees are not acceptable.

Minimum Experience:

  • 5-10 years in Instrumentation Maintenance, DCS/SIS control systems within a reputed process plant within the Oil, Gas, Petrochemical industries.
  • Must have technical knowledge on the latest SMART field automation, Control valves & Smart positioners and other field instrumentation.
  • Must have maintenance experience on Compressor controls like anti-surge control system, Turbine speed control system & Bently Nevada vibration system.


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