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Production Operations Technician

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Full-time

Posted 4 months ago

  • Sector: Oil and gas - onshore
  • Contact: Sophie Cunnison
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 10 January 2021
  • Job Ref: 2020-17238_1607711266

Job Title: Production Operations Technician

Project: Spirit Energy

Location: Barrow-in-Furness

Rotation: Shift Work

Duration: Permanent

Start Date: 15/01/2021

Worley is currently recruiting for a Production Operations Technician for a Permanent Position.

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate to join our site team on the Barrow Gas Terminal.

Key aims and objectives:

  • Operate all process plant on-site, utilities equipment and systems in a safe and efficient manner
  • Ensure production operations are delivered within safety guidelines and procedures at the terminal
  • Act on the instruction of Site Supervision

Role Requirements:

  • Monitor and record plant conditions, bringing deviations or malfunctions to the attention of Site Supervision
  • Prepare process plant and equipment for maintenance by applying specified isolations/venting etc
  • Prior to start-up of any plant or equipment, inspect and confirm suitability to return to normal service
  • Maintain own work area in a safe, clean and tidy condition
  • Carry out process system sampling as required
  • Carry out regular site inspections
  • Minimise downtime and contributing to the achievement of production targets
  • Perform first-line maintenance, identifying and reporting faults
  • Carry out mechanical isolations, gas tests and work-site inspections

All candidates should hold the following Qualifications & certification:

  • N/SVQ Level 3 / 4 Year Apprenticeship / Modern Apprenticeship / College Qualification in Hydrocarbon or Chemical Processing
  • Extensive experience working as a Production Technician on a Producing Asset offshore or at an onshore gas terminal

Ideally, candidates will also have the following experience:

  • Experience working in an onshore gas processing terminal
  • Comprehensive process operations experience
  • Good knowledge of hydrocarbon production systems and associated hazards
  • Oil and gas processing knowledge and skills
  • Experience of operating and maintaining oil and gas production and protection systems
  • Good knowledge of process instrumentation
  • Knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems
  • Knowledge of fire and gas detection and ESD systems
  • Fully familiar with the permit to work system

*Certain benefits are not applicable to employees who reside outside of the UK

*As a people business we support flexible working and champion diversity and inclusion at all levels. We offer excellent remuneration and benefits packages, a friendly, professional, dynamic and flexible work environment along with the opportunity to develop your career prospects.