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SENIOR WHPT OPERATOR (WELL HEAD PLATFORM)
Offshore, UAE
: Completion of Secondary education (12 years), plus specialized production operator training equivalent to 6 - 9 months full time
: Any Nationality
: 16 - 20 years
: OIL & GAS
: Operators
: 23 - Sep - 2017
Job Description
Job Purpose & Scope:
 
• Operate production units and systems on the well head platform (WHPT) in the Upper Zakum field in accordance with standing and supervisory instructions; may be delegated to supervise non-routine WHPT operations involving contracted services.
 
Principal Accountabilities:
 
• Operate equipment and system such as test separators, gas traps, gas skids, safety cabinets, mainfolds, chokes, pig receivers and launchers.
• Give guidance to Operators in the operation of equipment and units in accordance with established instructions.
• Report serious unplanned operational deviations to supervisor and take corrective action within the limits of authority and competence.
• Ensure that units and equipment on WHPTs are checked regularly and record and/or check as necessary that data is accurately and regularly recorded, including any down hole safety equipment.
• Locally operate in the event of a telesystem failure all the equipment normally  operated remotely through the telesystem network.
• Undertake the preparation of wellhead platforms for handover for workover maintenance, repair or modification in conjunction with other trades (this includes removing specific items of wellhead equipment).
• Lead teams involved in the annual maintenance programmes in conjunction with teams from Company maintenance and contracted personnel.
• Prepare wellhead platform for implementation of acid fracturing campaigns under supervision or delegation from Supervisor, Surface Operations.
 
IO and Decision Making Authority:
 
• Works in accordance with standard operating procedures and programme instructions. Is expected to use his initiative in non-routine and emergency situations. Work is subject to limited supervision due to the size and geographical spread of the WHPTs.

 

Desired Candidate Profile
Minimum Requirements:
 
• Completion of Secondary education (12 years), plus specialized production operator training equivalent to 6 - 9 months full time.
• 8 to 10 years experience in oilfield operations including 3 years offshore and at least 2 years experience in a senior position.
• Good knowledge of English.
 
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