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Senior Equipment Operator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 28/01/2013
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The Company:
A leading Service Company are looking to hire a Senior Equipment Operator to initially be based in the US for a 6 month period before working on a newly constructed vehicle in the Netherlands.

The Role:
Job Function

Responsible for the operation and maintenance of the High Pressure Pumping equipment and operation of associated equipment for stimulation operation on board the vessel.

Key Areas

1. Operate the high pressure equipment as called for in the job design. This requires observing the pressures and rates during the operation.
2. Responsible for shutting down the pumps to avoid an over pressure situation. Ensure trips are set to correct parameters and tested.
3. Some operations of other types of equipment on board the vessel or at the port facilities as designated by Vessel Supervisor.
5. Transfer of chemicals as designated by Vessel Supervisor.
6. Assist with loading and off-loading operations as designated by Vessel Supervisor.
7. Learn and keep up-to-date with all required product (chemicals, etc.) information.
8. Perform maintenance / repair of all assigned equipment.
9. Maintain high pressure equipment certificate in accordance with company procedures.
10. Ensure records are logged for all repairs and maintenance of equipment and maintenance system updated.
11. All defective equipment is reported to Vessel Supervisor and ensure remedial action is taken to repair same.
12. Provide training, guidance and advice to personnel working under their direction.
13. Actively ensure own health and safety and the health and safety of all fellow workers or other workers is preserved at all times.
14. Ensure full awareness of, and compliance with, the requirements of all relevant BHI/COMPANY HSE handbooks, HSE procedures and emergency procedures.
15. Perform to the Quality Standards set by BHI.
16. Any other duties as assigned by Vessel Supervisor.

Safe Working

Within area of responsibility:
1. Prevent the potential escalation of any stimulation operational critical condition.
2. Satisfy current legislation, codes of practice and BJ health and safety organizational requirements.
3. Ensure that accidents and incidents are effectively managed and investigated in accordance with BHI, COMPANY and legislative requirements.
4. Ensure that health and safety systems, security systems, procedures are utilized to maximum effect to avoid accidents and incidents.
5. Ensure all necessary records are complete accurate and legible, are filed as per procedure and are communicated to those personnel who have the right to know.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experience, Qualifications and Skills

1. Preferably 2+ years in last 5 years on vessels/offshore in Equipment Operator position.
2. Evidence of O-Cap training or similar.
3. Hold all relevant training certificates e.g., current UKOOA medical, STCW 95, offshore survival certificate.
4. Ability to perform duties within difficult parameters and in a challenging environment in accordance with BHI QHSE systems, standard practices and statutory regulations.
5. Good interpersonal and communication skills
6. Intermediate (or higher) ability with MS Word / Excel preferred.
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