Assistant Superintendent - Electrical & Instrumentation

Date Posted:  1 Jun 2024
Legal Entity:  Yinson Lavender Operations Sdn Bhd
Job Function: 
Location:  Marina Park City, Miri, Sarawak
Employment Type:  Permanent

Join one of the world’s leading energy solutions providers and discover how you can grow with Yinson no matter where you are in your career.


Yinson is passionate about meeting the world’s energy demands in a sustainable way. To achieve this, we believe in attracting great employees through the creation of a vibrant, progressive workplace that puts people first. We’re always on the lookout for experienced and passionate individuals to be part of the team, working and collaborating effectively to make a difference and create impact with individuals, corporations, governments and the business world.


So what are you waiting for? Join us now!


Who are we?

Yinson is a world leading energy solutions provider. Our business consists of Offshore production, Renewables, Offshore Marine and Green Technology. We have offices and operations in various countries around the world and thus offer a culturally diverse, international environment. We are now hiring in preparation for further growth.

Management of electrical & instrumentation teams, operation & maintenance to ensure continuous reliability of FPSO’s equipment with minimum of down time


  •  Area of responsibility covers management of the FPSO maintenance especially for Electrical & Instrumentation equipment
  • The management may and will assign additional tasks not listed in Job Description


To be fully familiar with rules & regulations applicable to his responsibilities (including knowledge of the relevant Class (ABS) and IEC standards).
To be fully familiar with the FPSO’s ESD, PSD, PCS, F&G system principles and software logic configurations (ESD/PSD Hierarchy, C&E Diagrams, P&IDs, voting logic, fail-safe practice, system redundancy, PID controller fine tuning, control valve characteristic types, etc.)
To assist offshore crew in providing maintenance and repair guidance of all electrical and instrument equipment including:

  • High and low voltage power generation and distribution systems (required knowledge of the AVR, Digital
  • Governor, manual synchronization principles, etc.)
  • Distributed Control System DCS & Safety Instrumented System SIS = ICSS – Integrated Control and Safety System
  • Critical Alarm and Action Panel (CAAP)
  • Fire & Gas Detection systems
  • Power management systems (containing Protection Relays (e.g. ABB REF, REM – type) and Intelligent
  • Electronic Devices (IEDs: e.g. Schneider MiCOM C264))
  • Alarm Management System (to be familiar with ANSI/ISA-18.2 Standard and EEMUA Publication 191 guidance)
  •  Radio equipment, Internal communications equipment, Public Address and General Alarm System (PA/GA), IT server & LAN equipment
  • Engine room equipment
  • Gas & Liquid fiscal metering systems
  • Generators and, transformers, motors, soft starter and variable frequency drives (VFD)
  • UPS systems
  • PLC-based Control Systems (e.g. Generator Control System, Boiler Control System, Radar Tank Gauging System etc.)
  • Field devices: transmitters, control valve positioners, analyzers, solenoid valves, valve position indicators (e.g. proximity switches), etc.
  • Marine navigational and identification systems
  • CCTV Systems


Which responsibilities shall include:

  • Keep records and logs for all designated E&I system (Ex-equipment registers, major equipment overhaul/service report, EL motor megger test & instrument calibration records).
  • To follow-through the PM and CM work order from initiation to completion for all E&I equipment.
  • Monitor spare part inventory related to all electrical equipment, provide input for minimum sparing of electrical equipment.
  • Follow up on critical spares and shutdown planning in conjunction with onshore and offshore team to ensure all planned work activities are completed and ready for restart with no delays.
  • To carry out regular inspection on FPSO E&I equipment and assess the reliability, escalate to Technical and E&I Superintendents if any abnormalities.
  • Make proper Superintendents visit reports after offshore visit and follow reporting matrix as determined by Operation Manager.
  • Work closely with Technical and E&I Superintendents to initiate and implement continuous improvement plan to improve FPSO reliability and reduce operational/maintenance cost.
  • Coordinate with Crewing Department and ensure composition of the E&I team offshore is adequate (competence, number of crew, performance). Performance of the offshore E&I team falls under the responsibility of the E&I Assistant Superintendent.
  • Ensure personnel qualifications are established and that each individual is given the opportunity of improvement through selective on the job training.
  • Ensure proper safety practices and measures are adhered by E&I technicians.
  • Perform all duties in manner consistent with Yinson’s HSE policies.
  • To support on eMOC (TCP) issuance, Risk Analysis for equipment modifications and changes.
  • To perform RCA for major E&I equipment breakdown and ensure complete closeout of root cause findings.
  • To monitor and support the implementation of OSR PPGUA Performance Standards’ Assurance Task for SCE related to E&I.
  • Review purchase request and liaise with procurement department to ensure purchase request and purchase orders are processed accordingly.
  • Undertake training relevant to the position requirements
  • Offshore visits, audits of the PTW system, safety system and staff performance.

Delegated authority by Technical Superintendent


  • Degree in Electrical/Electronic/Control engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience as E&I engineer, preferable in oil & gas process plant.
  • Familiar with Malaysia Regulatory requirement, Petronas (PTS, PPGUA & etc.)
  • Familiar with Equipment Hazardous area classification standards and requirement – ATEX, IEC & etc.
  • Good communication skills in English.
  • Willing to work on odd hours and be on call during plant upsets.
  • Experience in working as a Team Leader

What can we offer?
You will be working in a culturally diverse organisation which fosters teamwork and mutual support. Our dynamic workplace not only encourages people to be innovative, creative, and open but is also geared to realising ambition. We provide mentorship and coaching to our employees in developing their professional career with us.

Yinson offers an excellent package of benefits and has offices located in a prime location in the City allowing for easy travel to and from work. Working hours are flexible with numerous company events held during the year.