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  • Job reference: RMS0126611

Control Room Operator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Iraq
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/06/2013
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The Company:
A major, international oil and gas company

The Role:

Principal Accountabilities:

CROs are expected to start up, control, monitor and shut down these subsystems, to maintain safe operations, and achieve production targets.
They are expected to have achieved VQ level three accreditation and to have met the CBD Job Competency Profile requirements.
As the production of oil and gas is a 24-hour operation, CROs will work either dayshift or nightshift, alternating between shifts.
- Working closely with the project & construction groups for punch listing, system walkthrough's, handover and acceptance of power systems.
- Finalising of pre-commissioning and commissioning procedures and verification against installed equipment/ line ups and configuration.
- Oversee, review and accept pre-commissioning testing completed by contractors. Signing of Inspection & Test Records (ITR's) on behalf of the CSU team.
- Commissioning and Start up of Utility systems and completing performance testing against the approved standards.
- Operation of the utility systems in support of hydrocarbon system testing and commissioning.
- Working closely with the Solar rep for pre-commissioning and commissioning of the four T60 GTG's.
- Assist in preparations for a successful Pre Start Up Audit.
- Start up of the hydrocarbon systems, achieve on target and on spec production.
- Operation of the facilities in a safe and efficient manner in order to achieve the First Commercial Production (FCP) milestone.

Key Challenges:

Good diagnostic skills are required to troubleshoot problems. CROs are also required to plan work carefully, communicate effectively with their colleagues, and use information systems both as a source of data and to record what has happened
Be sufficiently flexible to work outside the normal boundaries and to integrate quickly into the project.

The ability to work with people from different cultural backgrounds will be essential.

Technical Challenges: Large reservoir area with facilities wide spread; Shallow, low pressure reservoir; H2S content; Lack of infrastructure/resources.

Environmental Challenges: Minimising discharges/emissions; Seasonal Temperature Range: -12oC to +49oC.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Seasoned operations experience, Demonstrable experience in the areas of interest for the job.
Strong leadership skills, ability to delegate, and work with minimum supervision.
Must have a HSSE driven mindset.
Must be a self-starter, highly motivated with a proven track record in Control Room Operations.
Working experience on part of, or throughout a project life cycle from construction to pre-commissioning/ final commissioning and handover is desirable.
Experienced operations staff with refinery, gas plant or LNG experience. Exposure to operations and commissioning experience on a major project would be an advantage.
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