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  • Job reference: RMS0102702

Offshore Production Area Lead Technician

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Rijswijk/Kazakhstan
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 21/05/2012
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The Company:
Our client is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with around 93,000 employees in more than 90 countries and territories. Their innovative approach ensures they are ready to help tackle the challenges of the new energy future.

The Role:
Initially to work closely with the commissioning teams alongside the national technicians during the initial commissioning and start-up of the complex

- Act as system lead for identified offshore production areas through the CSU process.
- Wells and Crude oil Operations
- Gas treatment and separation
- Power and Utilities
- Raw Gas Injection
- Accept sub systems for operations during commissioning activities.
- Act As site OIM for A-island activities, during well start/up and normal operations.
- To lead the national operations team within their specific areas, and to coach, mentor and assess

Roles and Responsibilities:

* Conducting checks/surveys within the Process /, Utility area of responsibility, identifying, rectifying and reporting possible anomalies;
* Identify potential hazards or occurrences that may be damaging to personnel, environment, plant or production. Take immediate corrective action where possible and report occurrences to the offshore shift supervisor
* Endorse all work permits in area in accordance with the PTW system
* Assist the Issuing authority in preparing isolation schemes to equipment within area of responsibility
* Proposing and agreeing with Supervisor all production and maintenance works, repair or preventative measures as deemed necessary. Prepare works for their execution and for restoration on job completion
* Verifying that all maintenance work carried out in the area of responsibility is performed according to PTW instructions
* Checking level/inventory of chemicals, consumables, etc and ensuring restoration to normal levels;
* Ensure area technicians maintain chemical injection at required target rates
* Performing the necessary activities during start-up, shutdown and emergency according to the instructions of the CCR Supervisor and offshore production shift supervisor
* Checking the area technicians reading sheets and highlighting any anomalies to the shift supervisor
* Ensuring the sampling of process fluids, for plant performance monitoring, is carried out safely and accurately
* Taking appropriate action in case of alarm and/or emergency, following AKCO procedures and supporting site instructions
* Ensure monthly well production test program is completed and record necessary parameters (P,T, Flow) as per instructions
* Ensure daily log of significant events in area of responsibility is maintained and give accurate verbal handovers to on-coming shift operators
* Familiarise themselves with platform procedures and standing instructions and disseminate same to area technicians
* Monitor work in their area of responsibility, participate in tool box talks and stop or suspend work if deemed necessary
* Actively participate in the SAFER reporting procedure
* Ensure housekeeping in their area of responsibility is to the required standard
* Maintain and audit the LO / LC register as required

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The job holder must have the following:

A minimum qualification of HNC, or MTS (Dutch system) is essential for getting a work permit in Kazakhstan!
Minimum 10 years experience in processing plant operations in Oil and Gas Industry in an offshore environment, to have included
Knowledge/ experience of Production Operations, particularly in gas/liquid transportation, water treatment, waste treatment and related systems management
Knowledge of process related principles , P&I Ds and process related drawings/documentation.
Knowledge of gas and liquid fluids sampling procedures
Experience in coaching, mentoring and assessing national workforce
Computer literate;
Fluent written and spoken English
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