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Senior Operator (Maintenance)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Chad
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/06/2018
  • Duration: approx 12 months
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The Role:
This position will be based in Chad Africa, 28/28 rotation

The primary purpose of the role is to ensure the safe and effective operation of company plant and production facilities in the fields in Chad, Africa; including all well site facilities, gathering systems, regional satellite facilities, centralized processing facilities and LACT custody transfer facilities. The position takes responsibility for first line emergency response, making safe of facilities and operation and control within the battery limits of the field production facilities; including well sites, gathering systems, manifolds, satellites, CPF, EPF, SPT and LACT Custody transfer facilities. In addition; the role will include the requirement to interface with the maintenance department and related project teams; (well intervention/ work-over, facilities PSM/ OPI de-bottlenecking and optimization, facilities expansion, work study and development).

Main responsibilities:

 Ensure that all Facilities Emergency Response planning is in place in conjunction with the Lead Operator and Production Supervisor in accordance with the company ERP.
 Ensure that all plant and facilities operations and Maintenance activities are carried out in line with company operating procedures and that all work activity plans include appropriate Job Hazard Analysis (JHA), Risk Assessment and precautionary measures in compliance with the company permit to work system, in order to minimize risk to personnel, the environment and company assets.
 Ensure the maximum availability of plant, equipment and machinery in conjunction with the Maintenance department in order to deliver on the agreed oil production forecast in accordance with the contractual DCQ.
 Ensure product specification is met in conjunction with the Lead Operator, Production Supervisor, Senior Production Engineer, Senior Instrument Engineer and site Laboratory Service Provider.
 Provide department management with reported statistical information as directed, regarding the effectiveness and efficiency of the production process streams in terms of oil production, gas production and water production.
 Ensure compliance with all mandatory legal requirements and company specific requirements in terms of facilities, plant and equipment condition, performance and availability.
 Ensure direct interfacing takes place on a daily basis with the maintenance department and the production wells support teams in a collaborative manner.
 Ensure that agreed department resource competency based training is carried out in conjunction with company training and human resources departments.
 Provide collaborative support to process facilities engineering group and assist where possible with operations production operating/ technical requirements.
 Ensure adequate interfacing within the operations maintenance department and functional support groups as directed by the Lead Operator or Production Supervisor.

 Assist the Lead Operator, Production Supervisor and the Maintenance Department in the planning and preparation of maintenance activity plans.
 In conjunction with the field O & M Planner, assist the Lead Operator or Production Supervisor in establishing bridging procedures across functions and planning of maintenance activities, major events, campaign maintenance and scheduled field/ facilities shutdown turnarounds.
 Under direction of the Lead operator and the Production Supervisor; take responsibility with the assistance of the maintenance department teams (Mechanical, Electrical & Instrumentation/ Controls) in safe making and handover of plant and facilities as part of planning of maintenance activities, major events, campaign maintenance and scheduled shutdown turnaround activities.
 Provide daily and weekly updates on field and facilities availability highlights/ low lights to the Lead Operator and Production Supervisor.
 Maintain active department involvement, interfacing and demonstrated commitment to all company HSE related initiatives and planned activities.

The Company:
A leading Oil & Gas Operator

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Recent, relevant experience working in a remote, hardship location
Recent, relevant experience working directly for end client / owner/ operator
Experience in working in a multi discipline multi-national team on onshore upstream hydrocarbon oil & gas processing plant and facilities in a remote environment.
Experience in working in a functional environment (shared services or matrix organization)
Experience in interfacing with contracted service providers.
Experience in interfacing with major original equipment manufacturer and vendor service providers.
Experience in interfacing with project management teams at site.
Experienced in Emergency Management and Control as part of an Operations Production Team.
A good knowledge of Process Safety Management and production operations.
Experience in working in an E&P environment including drilling, completions and well work over.
Working knowledge of Industry Standard CMMS and SCM management software. (e.g.MAXIMO, SAP, DATA STREAM, EAM

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