Metering Specialist

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Basra, Iraq (Offshore)
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Job Type:  Full Time

Job Summary

“We are looking to hire a Metering Specialist to work on a long-term contract in Basra, Iraq (Offshore).


Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Maintain the terminal metering systems as per the guidelines of international industry best practice and applicable API MPMS standards and Iraqi National Code for Measurement of Hydrocarbon Fluids.
  • Provide support for metering operational activities that are undertaken by operator staff at the terminal to ensure the metering systems and associated instruments are in good working order.
  • Prepare work plans in accordance with the current calibration schedule.
  • Review and amend current operational procedures and calibrations to reflect the installed instrumentation and metering equipment.
  • Carry out checks and calibrations of installed metering instrumentation and equipment as per the work plan and schedule and issue As Found As Left reports as required.
  • Maintain the uncertainty of the metering system equipment and instrumentation.
  • Issue calibration/check certificates upon completion of the test/check.
  • Witness, accept meter factor and support meter proving during each loading and issue relevant report.
  • To monitor metering custody transfer measurement during each loading and issue report.
  • Analyze meter proving and submit control charts, performance curves and submit reports.
  • Verification of quantity calculations performed by operations staff after loading to verify metered quantity.
  • Approval of metering batch report and final batch reports.
  • Verification of all metering constants and configurations and safe storage of back-up copies.
  • Provide guidance and support to operational staff at the terminal.
  • Mis-measurement reporting, calculation and submission to terminal metering engineers
  • Any other ad-hoc request relevant to scope of work


  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in Metering, preferably with previous Offshore duties
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical/electronic engineering, mechanical engineering, or instrumentation
  • Knowledge with API standards, meter proving, compact provers and ultrasonic flowmeters and familiar with routine maintenance best practice.

Additional Information

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