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  • Job reference: RMS0206400

Operations Technician

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Norfolk
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/02/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (26/03/19)
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The Role:
This is a great opportunity to be an integral part of a multi skilled team at our Bacton Terminal. This position is responsible for the maintenance, repair and operational testing of all trade (Electrical, Instrument, Mechanical, Operations) related equipment and systems to ensure efficient, reliable and safe standards on all installations. You will work as part of a team to safely operate the terminal and offshore platforms through the application of operational and maintenance procedures and control room operations, and maximise plant availability in the processing of gas received from offshore fields.
This role operates on a regular shift pattern of one week on, one week off, 12 hour days/nights.

 Complete scheduled trade maintenance activities as per the maintenance management system, ensuring that safety critical items are prioritised.
 On completion of tasks, work order sheets to be updated, enabling the close out of tasks and retention of maintenance history and records.
 Perform the duties of Responsible Trade Person and mentor trainees as required
 Raise relevant permits within the agreed time period and suspend or cancel permits as appropriate
 Manage and maintain trade inventory of critical spares and stock equipment such that maintenance visits can be completed on schedule and equipment down time is minimised.
 Generate new work requests to highlight plant and equipment failures.
 Provide assistance for projects, working with vendors and sub-contractors as required.
 Generate and communicate effective handovers between shifts and departments.
 Comply with and pursue the requirements of Change Management Policies (e.g. Plant Modification Proposals)
 Employ Perenco Observation Safety Technique (POST) to report unsafe acts etc.
 Accept responsibility for all waste management tasks relating to individual activities at the Terminal (e.g. cleaning up after tasks, waste monitoring and disposal etc.).
 Work with team leaders and team members to provide safe conditions for day to day operations, maintenance, environmental and security activities at the terminal.
 Monitor all offshore platforms and achieve nomination in conjunction with Gas Coordinators, ensure correct hydrate inhibition injection, and inform Normally Unmanned Installation (NUI) teams of any operational problems.
 Respond to all onshore and offshore alarms and inform relevant people of any problems that may arise.
 Attend and participate in the Operations morning shift meeting.
 Carry out control room operations when designated by team leader.

ESD, EDP, HIPS and Fire & Gas Systems - Safe operation and operational maintenance of the ESD, EDP, HIPS and Fire & Gas systems in accordance with training programmes, policies and procedures.
Firewater System - Safe operation of the Firewater System, safe start-up and emergency shutdown in accordance with training programmes, policies and procedures
Fuel Gas System - Safe start-up, operation and Emergency shutdown of the Fuel Gas system, in accordance with training programmes, policies and procedures.
Gas Compression (Gas turbine-centrifugal) - Safe start-up, operation and emergency shutdown of main gas compression system in accordance with training programmes, policies and procedures
Gas Compression (Reciprocating type - methane) - Safe start-up, operation and emergency shutdown of gas compression system in accordance with training programmes, policies and procedures
Gas Compression (Rotary Screw Type) - Safe start-up, operation and emergency shutdown of gas compression system in accordance with training programmes, policies and procedures
Gas Dehydration - Safe start-up, operation and emergency shutdown of the Gas Dehydration System (includes Dewpoint Control streams and excludes refrigeration loop, which is assessed separately), in accordance with training programmes, policies and procedures
Gas Metering - Safe start-up, operation and emergency shutdown of Gas Metering systems, in accordance with training programmes, policies and procedures
Hazardous and Non Hazardous Drains - Safe start-up/line-out, operation and shutdown of the Open and Closed Drains systems in accordance with training programmes, policies and procedures
Mechanical Joints - Field assessments required for competence in Piping Joint Integrity
Pig/Sphere Launching Receiving - Safe operation of Pig/Sphere launching and receiving in accordance with training programmes, policies and procedures. Isolation and hand-over for maintenance, re-instatement from maintenance including integrity assurance
Pipelines - Safe start-up, operation and Emergency shutdown of subsea and inter-site, underground pipelines in accordance with training programmes, policies and procedures
Separation Systems - Safe start-up, operation and emergency shutdown of Separation Systems - slugcatchers, scrubbers and separators - in accordance with training programmes, policies and procedures
SNS Onshore - Subsea Wells - Safe operation of the Subsea Wells in accordance with training programmes, policies and procedures



Essential Skills / Qualifications:
 We are looking for an individual who has completed a time served trade apprenticeship.
 Previous experience working as an Operator within the Oil and Gas Industry would be an advantage.
 Strong technical background, qualified to a minimum of HNC or equivalent within an engineering discipline.
 Ability to plan and organise your work
 Self-motivated and an active team player.
 Good written and verbal communication skills

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