UTILITIES OPERATOR
Offshore, UAE
: Completion of secondary technical education or equivalent
: Any Nationality
: 6 - 10 years
: Oil & Gas / Petroleum
: Operators
: 12 - Apr - 2018
Job Description
Job Purpose:
 
Operates on an assigned shift, Utilities Units and Systems in Utilities areas as directed. Makes necessary adjustments based on operating conditions and maintains a variety of records such as; Steam/Water Gas Flows, Temperature, Pressure, etc. Assists in the routine maintenance on all plants and equipment and participates in isolating plants/equipment for major maintenance. Tests water for salinity  and conductivity and adds necessary chemicals to ensure normal condition for potable water production and Steam Generation Plant.
(Work covers production facilities of desalinated water of 560,000 IGPD, 340,000 Ib/hr steam generation plant, air compression plant of 3,000 scfm capacity, potable water tanks and pumps and potable water distribution network and inert gas generators).
 
Principal Accountabilities:
 
Operations Activities: - (i) Operates unit and system equipment such as Pumps, Electric Motors, Boilers and accessories, Desalination Units, Air compressor Station, Inert Gas Generator Units, instrumentation for measurement and control of pressure, flow, temperature and level. (ii)  Takes required action to correct operating conditions when alarms are activated. (iii) Collects condensate, water samples and tests in utilities mini lab, prepares and operates in-line samples for residuals chlorine. (iv) Monitors plant parameters and record in the plant log sheets every 2 or 4 hours a variety of readings such as air/steam/water flow, temperature, pressure and water tank levels. (v) Tours the Utilities areas regularly during assigned shift, checks on installation, equipment and valves to ensure smooth and safe operations of systems. (vi) Checks and inputs collected data for water/steam production. (vii) Starts up, shuts down, isolates, and adjusts flow rates/levels/pressures/temperatures on various operational units to achieve optimum performance.
Routine Maintenance Activities:- (i) Makes routine checks on all equipment and units to ensure proper functioning and carried out necessary routine maintenance. (ii) Prepares equipment for maintenance/checks  condition of equipment on completion of maintenance and prepares for commissioning by following an approved established procedure. (iii) Reports equipment and instrument defects, leaks storage tank condition etc. immediately to Supervisor and in emergency situations takes possible quick actions.
Sample Tests:- (i) Takes samples of Boiler feed water and condensate return flows to ensure compliance with specifications and conducts site tours and surveys samples of produced distillate water for acceptable limits of potable water.
HSE Role/Operating Procedures:- (i) Monitors work sites, ensures fulfilling relevant work permit conditions, checks completed work to ensure adherence to work permit conditions and maintains good housekeeping. (ii) Ensures that equipment/system is integrated safely into operation after completion of work. (iii) Reads and acquaints by self with HSE regulations, operating manuals, procedures, standing instructions and plant operating parameters and ensures with the same during routine and non routine jobs. (iv) Adheres to established operating procedures and work methods. (v) Attends safety group meetings, raises near misses and substandard condition reports and participate positively in the implementation of company’s HSE programme.
Other Related Duties:-Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor such as maintaining log records, training new recruits and UAE nationals, special sampling, auditing sites etc.
Desired Candidate Profile
Minimum Requirements:
 
Completion of secondary technical education or equivalent.
5 years experience in steam generation or water desalination units.
Good knowledge of English Language.
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