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Onshore Production Technician

  • Job type: Temp-to-Perm
  • Sector: Energy, Oil & Gas
  • Discipline:
  • Location: Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 2017-8123_1520329930

Job Description

Job title: Onshore Production Technician
Ref No: 2017-8123
Location: Barrow-In-Furness
Project: Spirit Energy
Duration: 6 months

WorleyParsons are currently recruiting for Onshore Production Technicians based in Barrow-In-Furness for a 6 month duration.

Purpose / Role

  • To operate all subsea and topside process plant, utilities equipment and systems in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with the safe system of work under the direction of the shift engineer.

Key aims and objectives

  • To ensure production operations are delivered safely in accordance with the EIS procedures.

Prime responsibilities and duties

  • Monitoring plant and equipment status to ensure safe operation.
  • Controlling / adjusting the system to maximise production.
  • Maintaining communications (informative and directive) with key people on the asset.
  • Keeping records and logs of process parameters and other activities e.g confined space entry.
  • Maintaining an overview of the permit to work system and all activities in progress.
  • Performing shift and trip handover according to the required standard and procedures
  • Ensuring that any detection or protection system, over rides or inhibits are recorded in writing in accordance with the required procedure. (control room only)
  • Identifying faults and reporting deficiencies / initiating remedial action in SAP CMMS.
  • Carry out mechanical isolations (purging/flushing), atmosphere testing and work site inspections.
  • Controlling critical situations and establishing appropriate communications and directing / performing initial actions in response to emergencies (Control room only)
  • Participation in task work risk assessment and permit to work administration.

Key internal interfaces

  • Shift engineer
  • offshore ops engineer

Qualifications/Training

Essential:

  • Technical apprenticeship (or similar process operators training scheme)
  • OR : Technical qualification as process plant operator, ideally at HNC level with NVQ/SVQ Level 2
  • OR : - in lieu of formal technical qualifications, candidate may offer extensive experience and proven track record of consistently good performance as a production technician on an oil and gas processing facility

Desirable:

  • Appropriate NVQ/SVQ level 3 certification (E,I,M, or HC processing)

Experience

Essential:

  • Comprehensive process operations experience
  • Good knowledge of hydrocarbon production systems and associated hazards
  • Experience of operating gas processing equipment including well heads, Separation and gas compression
  • Good knowledge of process instrumentation and knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Knowledge of fire and gas detection and ESD systems
  • Fully familiar with the permit to work system and isolation of plant and equipment

Desirable:

  • Experience of operation of subsea tie-back wells
  • Control room operator experience

Personal qualities, aptitudes and skills

  • Motivated and eager to contribute to continuous improvement both at a personal level and at a platform team level
  • Adhere to HSSE principles, demonstrating commitment to safety through language, willingness to learn, behaviour and actions, complying with WorleyParsons safety practices and committed to zero tolerance of unsafe acts
  • Good verbal, written and problem solving skills
  • Good IT skills, building on existing proficiency and developing competence in the Company's and Client's CMMS
  • Thorough and reliable worker showing attention to detail and a focus on achieving objectives in the most safe and efficient manner
  • Deal with third parties in a professional manner
  • Must be able to work flexibly as part of a team on own initiative, with little supervision
  • Must work at all times in the best interest of WorleyParsons and comply with the requirements of the company's and/or the Client's Safety Management System (SMS)
  • Intervene in any unsafe acts in accordance with PSI behavioural safety scheme (Spirit Energy)

Competencies - generic

  • Good knowledge of isolation techniques and their application
  • Numerate with the ability to interpret technical drawings and documents
  • Compile and maintain records of personal competence
  • Participate in fault-finding and troubleshooting activities
  • Participate in Risk Assessment
  • Understand and comply with the company's safety and environmental requirements

Competencies - technical

  • Ensure the safe and efficient operation of all process and related plant
  • Apply prove and monitor isolations

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