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  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Baku
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 13/01/2015
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The Company:
A global Oil & Gas operator with extensive operations in the Caspian Region.

The Role:
"Only candidates who already have the rights to work in Azerbaijan will be considered for the role"


•Oversee the control of work system for project construction works, through the main terminal contractor (MTC) for Brownfield scopes.
•Assist the MTC in policing COW systems for all Brownfield areas.
•Act as liaison with MTC and Terminal operations COW teams.
•Fully conversant with both ISSOW and paper PTW systems.
•Hands on field based person with excellent communications skills.
•Multi-disciplined background with previous project experience.


•To report to the SC/OSM and have overall responsibility for the safe control of work activities in accordance with these procedures and within their designated area. This includes the issue of all Work Permits.
•Liaising closely with the PA’s when planning permits, to ensure that the appropriate hazards and controls have been identified for that task.
•Ensuring that the appropriate level of risk assessment has been carried out for the task (Level 1 or 2) and acting as the Task Risk Assessment Team Leader
•Ensuring that all Prerequisite control measures have been put in place prior to a permit being issued, confirming that the PA fully understands the scope of the task.
•Providing the culture to “STOP the Job” if anyone feels unsafe.
•Approval of isolation design, control of isolation implementation and ensuring that the ICC is attached or cross-referenced to the correct WCC prior to issuing. Also ensuring that the isolation is properly removed after completion of all the works associated/referenced to the ICC and cancellation of those permits.
•To ensure that the worksite inspections are carried out before, during and after the performance of each task (some of this task activity may be delegated to a competent nominated person).
•To ensure that there is a walk-through of every work site activity before and after completion of work as a minimum, ensuring good housekeeping, isolations and tags removed as appropriate.
•Ensuring that adequate handovers take place at shift change, crew change or other change out/over of AA’s, PA’s and IA’s
•Be fully conversant with all AGTR Caspian SSOW documents.
•Issue and Revalidation of Permits
•Promoting project HSE objectives.
•Liaison with operations and commissioning on all matters relating to COW
•Resolution of interface issues between disciplines on a daily basis
•Ensure no clashes between disciplines through effective segregation of activities through the PTW system
•Attending project meetings as required.
•Mentor and assist in training of junior staff as required
•Liaison with Contractor’s HSE and Construction teams on all work front coordination issues
•Ensuring any Affected Area Authorities are made aware of the proposed task and that the PTW is countersigned.
•Ensure planned PTW work start & expiry dates are correctly specified on the PTW.
•Ensuring, when required, specific gas testing requirements have been performed, and that PTW are only issued when gas testing is within acceptable limits.
•Ensuring all PTW & supplementary certificates are correctly cross referenced upon PTW issue and completion
•Ensure all work is complete prior to removal of Isolations.
•Ensure all work is suspended prior to carrying out Sanction to Test (STT)

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

•Experienced on-site supervisor with good man management skills
•Keen awareness of behavioural based site safety programmes
•Understanding of the requirements of an effective control of work system, including permit to work, etc., within a brownfield environment
•Understanding of multiple construction disciplines, particularly in the onshore Oil and Gas related fields.
•Ability to communicate effectively with contractor’s/line managers/ and supervision in English language (oral and written).
•Good IT skills, (understanding of MS office, etc)

HNC / HND or equivalent in Engineering or Process related discipline.
Formal training and experience of working within PTW systems
Engineering Degree

•Track record of experience gained in similar oil and gas / petrochemical / power generation related international projects, in a similar role leading to development of the following skill sets:
a)Experience of wor
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