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Operations Technician

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Scotland
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/05/2018
  • Duration: adhoc
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The Role:
Position Overview
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
To ensure production operations are delivered within safety guidelines and procedures. To act on the instruction of the Production Supervisor
Key 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
* Minimise 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
Education Attainment & Accreditation
* Technical apprenticeship (or similar process operators training scheme)
* Technical qualification as process plant operator, ideally at HNC level with NVQ/SVQ Level 2
* 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
* Appropriate NVQ/SVQ level 3 certification (EIM, or HC processing)
Professional Skills & Experience
* 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
* Good knowledge of isolation techniques and their application
Interpersonal Skills & Qualities
* 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 company 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 safest 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

The Company:
Our Client is an O&G exploration and production company based in Aberdeen who operate in the North Sea. They have interests in a large number of fields, the majority of which they operate, on the UK Continental Shelf with numerous offshore installations and one onshore terminal.

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