Distributed Control Systems (DCS) Technician
JOB TITLE: Distributed Control Systems (DCS) Technician
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-07 LAST UPDATED: 2018-12-21 DEADLINE: 2019-01-06



Title:    Distributed Control Systems (DCS) Technician
Department:  Engineering & Maintenance
Position Type:    12 hours Shift Schedule
Location:  Sumgait


• Demonstrate commitment to the Company’s HSE Policy by adhering to the requirements of this Policy, ensuring compliance with the highest environmental and safety standards;
• Fulfil day-to-day maintenance tasks and provide technical support for a variety of Integrated Control and Safety System (ICSS) platforms. The plant ICSS platforms include: Yokogawa Centum-VP/ProSafe-RS, Simatic S7 300/400, AB ControlLogix 1756, GE Bentley Nevada 3500 systems;
• Provision of support during pre-commissioning activities such as punching (data input, non-conformance reports, system change request), commissioning duties in testing of loops and functions, participation in FAT and SAT, attend in system start-up;
• Development and management of the system's standards, maintenance procedures, and other documents required for the architecture and functionality of control systems;
• Development of a system of equipment/facilities that can be operated without isolation from power network, and carry out the inventory of such;
• Ensuring that the ICSS network hardware and software is maintained in satisfactory condition;
• Periodical creation of backups for all software and backup computers of the Control System, and reinstatement of the rights of access to the system;
• Monitoring of the operating readiness/stability of the DCS, ESD, MMS, PLC systems by strictly adhering to the requirements of monitoring, maintenance in good working conditions plant replacement procedures;
• Focusing on the detection and elimination of malfunctions, reinstatement of software, enhancement and upgrade of hardware including existing instrumentation means;
• Implementation/upgrade the functional logic diagrams of the control system;
• Ensuring information on maintenance and inspection activities carried out is accurately entered in the SAP system on a regular basis;
• Serving as a single point accountability (SPA) person during the crisis management of the DCS;
• Ensuring appropriate hazard and risk reviews conducted for assigned DCS related projects and all issues identified are actioned;
• Working within a team environment that includes Process Engineering, Operations, Maintenance and Projects.



• Basic knowledge of Functional Safety (IEC 61508, IEC 61511) and Control System Standards (IEC 61131-3);
• Test and diagnose the cause of malfunction, or failure, of control system and perform the necessary preventable maintenance or corrective maintenance;
• Must be able to read and understand P&ID's, CS and Network Architecture, Logic and Wiring Diagrams;
• Troubleshoot control systems at the network, controller, power supply and I/O level, in order to resolve problems in an efficient manner and keep system running;
• Ability to work on shift-based work schedule;
• Advance experience on Asset Management System (AMS);
• Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment. Machinery operation requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to eye safety glasses, hearing protectors, work boots, and hardhats.


• Must have strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
• Ability to effectively manage time and coordinate work functions with coworkers.

Education and experience

• A minimum of 5 years’ experience working with industrial process control systems in the Petrochemical, Oil & Gas or Refining industry;
• Diploma in technical field (University or Vocational school);
• Languages: Azerbaijani and professional working proficiency in English is must;
• Should have excellent written and verbal communication skills.


Interested candidates should submit CV's to hr@socarpolymer.az and indicate the position applying for in the Subject line.

The below vacancy is addressed to nationals of Azerbaijan or with permanent residency in Azerbaijan. All applications for the advertised post will be assessed and given equal opportunities.

Application closing date: 6 January, 2018

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