Feb 13, 2020

Lead Production Technician

  • Petrofac
  • Aberdeen, UK
Full Time Contractor Production Trades & Technicians

Job Description

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Petrofac are sourcing for a Lead Production Technician for a Core position in Southern North Sea working a 2/3 rotation.

• Participate as part of an integrated operations team, responsible for the safe, timely and quality execution of all production and utility operations activities, to ensure process throughput is optimised, equipment operated within design parameter envelope, accommodation support systems are sustained and business objectives are achieved.

• Operate the installation Process and Utility systems in accordance with established procedures, within design parameters and equipment operating performance envelopes.
• Respond to abnormal (H/L alarm) or critical (HH/LL alarm) operating conditions, rectify the issue and restore system normality in a safe, timely and effective manner.
• Ensure that 'Override & Inhibits Management' is conducted in a safe manner in accordance with applicable Operations Procedures and safe working practices.
• Provide a source of technical expertise to diagnose, analyse and rectify operating trips and upsets to enhance maximum availability whilst assuring process safety.
• Maintain Shift Logs of all relevant events and activities. Complete the Daily Production Report. Manage safe shift handover; ensure fulsome information transfer.
• Coordinate support for maintenance and modification works as directed by the Production Supervisor. Isolate and flush/purge plant/equipment for maintenance.
• Ensure accurate sampling, testing and reporting as required by procedures.
• Accurate & timely report process operations activity, upsets and production.
• Liaise with onshore discipline engineers and other support resources to ensure adequate levels of support are provided in a timely manner.
• Lead, control and participate in the work activities of the Production operations team, under the direction of the Production Supervisor.
• Oversee vendors, equipment specialists and maintenance contract personnel onsite.
• Guide, train and coach Production Technicians in discipline and safe work practices.
• Contribute to performance appraisal of subordinate technicians.
• 'Third party Expert Witness' for on-the-job Learning and Competence Assessment, as defined within the Company's Competence Management System.

Qualifications & Experience:
• Appropriate Vocational Qualification or Certification in Production Process Operations/Control Room Operations.
• >8 years' previous industrial experience in the oil & gas industry working as a Production Technician, with a minimum of 3 years in a senior, team leading role, and a minimum of 2 years as a Control Room Operator on a Gas Processing Facility.



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Posted Date

Feb 13, 2020