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  • Job reference: RMS0171880

Lead Operator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Chad
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 07/10/2016
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
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The Company:
An international Operator.

The Role:
The primary purpose of the role is to ensure the safe and effective operation of company plant and production facilities in the fields in Chad, Africa; including all well site facilities, gathering systems, regional satellite facilities, centralized processing facilities and LACT custody transfer facilities.
The position takes responsibility for first line emergency response, making safe of facilities and control and management within the battery limits of the production facilities; including well sites, gathering systems, manifolds, satellites, CPF, EPF, SPT and LACT Custody transfer facilities.
In addition; the role will include the requirement to interface with the maintenance department and related project teams; (well intervention/ work-over, facilities PSM/ OPI de-bottlenecking and optimization, facilities expansion, work study and development).

Main responsibilities:

This position will be based in 2 different field
 Ensure that all Facilities Emergency Response planning is in place and fit for purpose in conjunction with the Production Supervisor and HSE Department in accordance with the company ERP.
 Ensure that all facilities operating procedures and work activity plans include appropriate Job Hazard Analysis (JHA), Risk Assessment and precautionary measures in compliance with the company permit to work system and procedure, in order to minimize risk to personnel, the environment and company assets.
 Ensure the maximum availability of plant, equipment and machinery in conjunction with the Maintenance department in order to deliver on the agreed oil production forecast in accordance with the contractual DCQ.
 Ensure product specification is met in conjunction with the Production Supervisor, Senior Production Engineer, Senior Instrument Engineer and site Laboratory Service Provider.
 Provide department management with daily reported statistical information regarding the effectiveness and efficiency of the production process streams in terms of oil production, gas production and water production through the use of designated well testing programs as directed by the Production Supervisor and the Senior Production Engineer.
 Ensure compliance with all mandatory legal requirements and company specific requirements in terms of facilities, plant and equipment condition, performance and availability.
 Ensure direct interfacing takes place on a daily basis with the maintenance department and the production wells support teams in a collaborative manner, along with documented daily activity reports in compliance with mandatory operating standards and company requirements.
 Ensure that agreed department resource competency based training is carried out in conjunction with company training and human resources departments.
 Provide collaborative support to process facilities engineering group and assist where possible with operations production operating/ technical requirements.Experience and/or educational requirements
Ensure adequate interfacing within the operations maintenance department and functional support groups as directed by the Production Supervisor or as outlined in operations reference and action plans.
 Act up to the Production Supervisor level as required.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experience in working in a multi discipline multi-national team on onshore upstream hydrocarbon oil & gas processing plant and facilities in a remote environment.
Experience in working in a functional environment (shared services or matrix organization)
Experience in interfacing with contracted service providers.
Experience in interfacing with major original equipment manufacturer and vendor service providers.
Experience in interfacing with project management teams at site.
Experienced in Emergency Management and Control as part of an Operations Production Team.
A good knowledge of Process Safety Management and production operations.
Experience in working in an E&P environment including drilling, completions and well work over.
Working knowledge of Industry Standard CMMS and SCM management software. (e.g. MAXIMO, SAP, DATA STREAM, EAM)
Good computer based skills in MS Office (Word, Excel and Power Point).
Experience in the training of multi-national workforce in production op
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