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  • Job reference: RMS0156606

Console Operator (Aroma)

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 06/07/2015
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The Company:
Our client is based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, they are currently building an integrated oil refining and petrochemical operation by way of upgrading their oil refinery and constructing a new petrochemical complex. This joint venture has been in place since August 2005 when the project was established. This is an opportunity to work for and with one of the worlds leading oil companies in one of their major downstream projects.

The Role:
Who we're looking for; Console Operator, DCS Operator, Plant Operator, Outside Operator, Field Operator, Process Operator, Senior Operator, Manufacturing Technician, Production Technician, Process Technician.

• Aroma experience is required
• Understanding of plant specific operation mechanism & equipment start/stop console operation.
• Advanced understanding of instruments
• Experience in Distributed Control Systems, Startups and emergency shutdown systems.
• Excellent understanding of plant layout and operating process.
• High safety awareness level and implementing safety policy and hazard protection.

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Perform or assist in the start-up or shut down of assigned plant and facilities according to approved operating procedure or Instruction.
• Monitor operating conditions and make process adjustments either through the control system or by acquiring plant site information from field operator to ensure safe and efficient process operation and report any symptom or abnormality to Shift Supervisor.
• Review and back-check the results from field inspection and walk-through.
• Provide appropriate commands to Field Operators to liaise field work with console operation.
• Maintain log books and operating log sheets recording temperatures, pressures, flow rates, samples taken, volumes received and shipped, and the activities conducted during the shift with correct time stamps. Log should include Field operation as required.

• Respond to emergency or upset conditions taking necessary shutdown or process adjustment action to restore stable operating conditions in accordance with instruction of Shift Supervisor.
• Provide appropriate instruction to Field Operator for taking samples, and also positively involve process test such as chemical and physical test as required with proper coordination with Field Operator.
• Support or Assist Shift supervisor if required and as per instructed such as the cases of:-
• Communication with other section or vendor (user/supplier, utility, Inspection, or chemical vendor etc.) Issuing work permit (as per permission level approved by section head)
• Making brief and efficient report (events, incidents, update, job progress, countermeasures taken etc.) to shift supervisor in timely manner, and making firm handover with mark-up P&ID, drawings and sketches as required
• Provide coaching or appropriate technical advice to other console/field operators or sharing good and bad experiences with colleagues, upon request, to realize efficient and effective operations.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• High School or Diploma in relevant field
• Minimum 6 years’ experience as an operator in a Petrochemical Plant & a minimum of 3 years’ worth of console operator’s experience.
• Excellent English skills (Verbal and Writing).
• Ability to operate Distributed Controls System.
• Advanced maintenance skills
• Ability to ensure safe and efficient process operations by monitoring operating conditions and make process adjustments
• Excellent judgment and fast response to situations
• Record keeping and logging ability of operating conditions.
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