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Production Operations Technician

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Energy, Oil & Gas
  • Discipline: Trades & Labour
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 2017-7368_1518114418

Job Description

Job title: Production Operations Technician
Ref No: 2017-7368
Location: Aberdeen - Offshore
Project: Marathon
Duration: Core Crew

WorleyParsons are currently recruiting for a Production Technician on a Core Crew basis.

Purpose / Role:

  • To operate all subsea and topside process plant, utilities equipment and systems in a safe and efficient manner under the direction of the Production Supervisor.

Key aims and objectives

  • To ensure production operations are delivered within safety guidelines and procedures. To act on the instruction of the Production Supervisor.

Prime responsibilities and duties

  • Monitor and control the flow of hydrocarbons from the reservoir to point of export
  • Monitor and record plant conditions, bringing deviations or malfunctions to the attention of the Production Supervisor
  • 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 inspections of the installation
  • Minimising downtime and contributing to the achievement of production targets
  • Prepare production reports
  • Perform first line maintenance, identifying and reporting faults
  • Carry out mechanical isolations, gas tests and work-site inspections
  • Carry out emergency duties as required by the OIM / Site Manager
  • Allied occasional duties
  • Monitoring and adjusting chemical injection equipment
  • General utilities duties/bunkering of diesel/water as instructed by Production Supervisor or Control Room Operator
  • Take part in Risk Assessment, trouble-shooting and fault-finding activities as requested by Production Supervisor

Key internal interfaces:

  • Production Supervisor
  • Control Room Operator
  • OIM
  • Maintenance Team
  • Snr Production Technician
  • Key external interfaces
  • Client Asset representatives
  • Third party vendors
  • Subcontractors

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

Qualifications/Training Desirable:

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


Experience Essential:

  • Comprehensive offshore 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, water injection 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

Experience Desirable:

  • Experience of operation of subsea tie-back wells
  • Good knowledge of maintenance tools and techniques
  • 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 SHE 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/or 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)

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 trouble shooting activities
  • Participate in Risk Assessment
  • Understand and comply with procedures
  • 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 and prove isolations called for in his designated work area

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