WELL HEAD TOWER OPERATOR
Offshore, UAE
: Completion of Secondary Education Certificate followed by 1 year Diploma in Technical Trade
: Any Nationality
: 6 - 10 years
: Oil & Gas / Petroleum
: Operators
: 10 - Jan - 2018
Job Description
Job Purpose:
 
Operates panels on Wellhead Towers including shutting-down/starting-up, oil and gas well testing using test separators assigned to an Offshore Production Area, field changes, Choke adjustment, Change orifice plates as required, Tops up chemicals, collects oil/water samples, conducts pressure surveys and inward transmission to Plant for collection and treatment of Oil and Gas.  
Prepares the Wellhead Towers for routine/planned maintenance and carries out first line maintenance. Carries out infield oil/water and gas pipelines cleaning and intelligent pigging operations. (The Wellhead Tower includes: Oil, Water and gas Well producers and injectors X-mass trees, Test Separators Surface Safety Systems, F&G Systems and attached surface and Sub-Sea Pipeline networks, risers, pig launchers and receivers …etc.   The jobholder works on 12 hours duty.)
 
Principal Accountabilities:
 
Tours the Wellhead Towers daily to implement field changes, collect oil/water sample, conducts pressure surveys, arranges test separator for well testing programs …etc. and ensures efficient operation according to prescribed conditions.
Records in a log sheet operating data such as: Flow rates, pressure, temperature, levels, …etc. of each wellhead tower including separators, scrubbers, gas headers and risers.  Reports to Production Supervisor abnormal readings recommending appropriate remedial action.  Implements approved ones immediately.
Operates according to established procedures, including starting-up/shutting-down the wellhead towers and adjusting associate gauges to maintain the required levels, flow rates, pressure and temperature.
Prepares the wellhead towers and sub-sea pipelines for maintenance as per the established procedures when required, accompanies the Instrument/Mechanical/Electrical Technicians to explain defects/defaults ensuring safe preparation of equipment for routine planned maintenance, and test such repaired equipment to ensure smooth and efficient operation.
Informs Supervisor for the replenishment of stores stock items/chemicals necessary for operating the wellhead tower and sub-sea pipelines, checks consignments and endorses loading/delivery notes.  Maintains adequate housekeeping according to Company’s safety regulations.
Mixes chemicals to appropriate ratios and prepares doses for injection into production streams whenever required.
Carries out wellhead tower inspection and safety tours to identify unsafe conditions and practices, classifies equipment from hazard point of view.  Prepares equipment for maintenance in accordance with established procedures, Company’s safety regulations and maintains adequate standard of housekeeping throughout the plants.  Ensures adherence to Company’s safety rules, procedures and standards.
Performs first line routine service e.g. greasing, lubricating, adjusting glands, tightening loose connection, changing filters, …etc. producing weekly chemicals stock/consumption reports, and preparing isolation confirmation certificates ICC …etc.
Performs other related duties as assigned by Supervisor, participating in training/developing new recruits/UAE Nationals employees / Juniors …etc.
 
Desired Candidate Profile
Minimum Requirements:
 
Completion of Secondary Education Certificate followed by 1 year Diploma in Technical Trade.
4 years experience preferably in offshore production/plant operations including first-line maintenance.
Good knowledge of English.
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