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Production Technician (Onshore)

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Energy, Oil & Gas
  • Discipline: Trades & Labour
  • Location: Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 2017-8123_1509701712

Job Description

Job title: Production Technician
Ref No: 8123
Location: Barrow-In-Furness
Project: Centrica
Duration: 6 months
Hours: 40 hpw, mixture of days/nights

WorleyParsons are currently recruiting for a Production Technician with extensive experience in the oil and gas industry.

Duties:

  • 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
  • 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

Qualifications 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
  • Comprehensive offshore 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

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

Experience Desirable:

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

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