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Production Operations Technician

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Energy, Oil & Gas
  • Discipline: Operations & Maintenance
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary:
  • Job reference: 2018-12347_1536927229

Job Description

Job Title: Production Technician
Ref No: 2018-12347
Project: ConocoPhillips SNS
Duration: Core

WorleyParsons are recruiting for a Production Technician 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.

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

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 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

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 troubleshooting 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

About WorleyParsons: WorleyParsons delivers projects, provides expertise in engineering, procurement and construction and offers a wide range of consulting and advisory services. We cover the full lifecycle, from creating new assets to sustaining and enhancing operating assets, in the hydrocarbons, mineral, metals, chemicals and infrastructure sectors. Our resources and energy are focused on responding to and meeting the needs of our customers over the long term and thereby creating value for our shareholders. WorleyParsons is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX:WOR)

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