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  • Job reference: RMS0130469

Gas Plant Operator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Chinchilla
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 11/09/2013
  • Time left:
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The Company:
A leading Australian coal seam gas explorer and producer focused on developing its world-class reserves for domestic and international supply.

The Role:
Operating on a Drive In / Drive Out (DIDO), basis from Brisbane to operate in the Surat Basin you will work a '15 On' / '13 Off' Rotation - You will alternate between Day and Night Shifts

In order to be successful in your application you will:

Be fully conversant in emergency response plans and procedures and conduct maintenance of emergency response equipment
Participate in emergency response simulations and training
Deliver defined work programs including planning tasks to meet work demands
Monitor baseline mechanical maintenance of the Compressor Station to ensure the high availability of the compressor sets, metering, pressure regulation, and plant
Conduct a high level of surveillance across all areas of the FCSs & CPPs including the ponds/interceptor pits and & report on any issues eg MC work order etc.
Maintain and manage maintenance registers and databases for utilities & ancillary equipment
Ensure the development of historical data and timely close out of workorders within the CMMS
Ensure compliance to manufacturers guidelines, maintenance agreements and warrantees
Ensure environmental regulation and reporting requirements are met (leak and spill management) (Compliance with the EOP)
Proactively address housekeeping issues within the gas plants
Provide advice and recommendations to the Supervisor on gas plant performance, improvements and planned maintenance needs
Ensure consumables and spares stock for gas plant and equipment is maintained, tracked and procured to required levels
Carry out design change implementation utilising the Management of Change procedure and participate in HAZOP/CHASOP/SQRA & equipment design reviews
Compile and maintain operating procedures related to gas plant
Complete work plans and reports related to gas plant
Adhere to responsibilities of PTW system and perform the role of the Permit to Work/Area Owner/Permit Holder for the tasks performed
Undertake isolations on plant and equipment only for which they have been deemed competent

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Instrumentation controls experience
High level field gas operations experience
Experience in rotating equipment
Experience and competence with Caterpillar and Waukesha gas engines
Experience and competency with Ariel and Frick screw compression
Knowledge of dehydration units (TEGs) and the ability troubleshooting
Experience in reading instrumentation locally (e.g., gauges, flow rates, temperatures), and remotely such as DCS and SCADA, manipulate the data (e.g., trending, editing, compiling) and document data for analysis.
Experience in working under oil & gas industry regulation and safe operating standards (e.g., PPE, Lockout/Tagout, electrical area classification, management of change, MSDS, environmental regulations and compliance, emergency procedures, permitting procedures, housekeeping, etc).
An understanding of Hazardous Area zones and compliance within the zones
High pressure gas experience
Previous accountability for undertaking discrete tasks without supervision d

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Be knowledgeable of Facilities Policies and Procedures to ensure compliance to Pipeline Licence and regulatory conditions
Be conversant with Pipeline Standards AS2885
Attend training to be deemed competent as an Area Owner/Permit Holder under the QGC Permit to Work procedure
Understanding of industry standards
Understanding of HSSE principals
Ability to interpret PFDs and P&IDs
Understanding of their role in asset processes and procedures
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Interpersonal skills
Common sense
Ability to work as part of a team
Willingness to learn
Ability to take appropriate initiative to deal with problems and complete tasks
Competent computing skills Microsoft Office
Specific attributes important in this role:
Ability to undertake domestic travel
Ability to work night shift
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