Maintenance Technician I

Storing vital products with care

Storing vital products with care

Maintenance Technician I

(Electrical, Instrumentation, Control Systems)

Successful candidate will be awarded a LOCAL employment contract.

Internal applicant: Please be reminded to speak to your current manager before applying.


  • ​Execute tasks / activities such as Preventive, Corrective maintenance & project executions at site effectively & efficiently.
  • Lead and supervise contractors or third party vendors to execute maintenance tasks / activities at site effectively & efficiently.
  • Ensure all site executions are performed in accordance with all maintenance work procedures / OEM manuals / Vopak standards to ensure site quality, asset integrity & operability.
  • Ensure all site executions are performed in accordance with all Local Statutory and Vopak Safety processes to achieve good safety records / results.
  • Responsible as competent Applicant for Permit-to-Work, Job safety Analysis (JSA), Lock-out, Tag-out (LOTO) or Defeat of Safety Critical Equipment (DOSCE) during associate maintenance activities
  • Participate and contribute in maintenance documentation review such as Safe Work Procedures (SWP), Job safety Analysis (JSA) and What-If Analysis.
  • To maintain work progress status and report to Supervisors on daily or adhoc basis.
  • Responsible as Work Executor in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) workflow to receive, update and close up assigned Work Orders & checklists.
  • Create new Work Orders as Work Initiator in the CMMS workflow to report new Corrective actions / abnormal conditions.
  • To perform equipment or system testing / commissioning / Inspections / Pre-Startup Safety Review (PSSR) to properly handover to Operations team after maintenance / project completion.
  • To standby as duty technician for emergency activation to perform corrective maintenance after working hours.
  • To proactive suggest and execute ideas for continuous improvement in maintenance procedures and processes to improve or optimize maintenance costs, work processes and safety standards.
  • Assist to lead equipment training to the Operations department or new trainees.
  • Attend and participate in all routine Safety drills or trainings
  • Participate in equipment / asset troubleshooting & failure analysis and assist to close up recommendations to prevent recurrence.
  • Attend external Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) / third party workshop witnessing inspections
  • Participate in Management of Change (MOC), Hazard & Operability (HAZOP) Review and any Growth / Service Project Scopes development / review to contribute on maintenance and on-site knowledge 
  • Assist to maintain spare parts inventory levels, support on delivery checks by suppliers and maintain good preservation / housekeeping in the stores.
  • Assist maintenance Supervisor and Planner to ensure proper documentation of maintenance records.


  • At least 5 years relevant maintenance experience.
  • ITE or Diploma equivalent in Maintenance.
  • Maintenance and operations of terminal equipment and assets for product transfer and utility equipment such tank gauging, loading pumps (engine or motor driven), capstan motor, loading arms, compressors, Air or motor actuators for valve controls etc. Maintenance and inspection of terminal electrical installation, instrumentation and control systems.
  • Familiar with electrical installation such as switchgears, transformers, HT/LT distribution boards, MCC, UPS, generators, control panels, etc.
  • Able to perform inspection, calibration, tuning and test for various types of instrumentation which includes transmitters, transducers, controllers and measuring sensors of level, flow, pressure, temperature, velocity, proximity, pH, conductivity, voltage, current, power, gas detection, UV etc.
  • Familiar with final elements such as valve actuators, solenoids, motors, hydraulic cylinders, heater element, lighting etc. This includes electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment and its related components.  
  • Familiar with logic solvers and process control system like PLC, DCS, TIS, ATG, batch controller, weighbridge controller etc
  • Able to perform loop checks for continuity and proper wiring termination.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and solve problems for any type of instrument problem and be able to advise on the proper repair. 
  • Should have the ability to anticipate the logical needs of his work and plan the job to cover those needs. 
  • Must  have  a  good  working  knowledge  of  power  distribution  systems  for    motors,  valves, meters and instruments.
  • Familiar with motor starter center / circuits and drives such as star-delta, DOL, VFD, soft starters, auto transformer etc. Able to understand principle and functionality of electrical fault protection relays and test methods based on international standards and ratings.
  • Possess  a  good  working  knowledge  of  hardware  such  as  wire  sizes,  conduit,  cable  tray, tubing, fittings, stores material, etc. 
  • Must  be  able  to  use  the  hand  tools  and  test  equipment  necessary  to  carry  out  the  work assignments.
  • Able to interpret P&IDs, SLDs, electrical drawings, electronic schematics, circuit diagrams, logic diagrams, blueprints, loop drawings, wiring diagrams and computer literacy.
  • Ability to read PLC ladder diagrams, LEW certification and Hazardous Area CompEx certification will be an added advantage.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Application process

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Online assessment
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2nd interview
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