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Ref No.: 18-00486
Location: Abu Dhabi AE
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 11/11/2018
Our reputed client, a Government Oil and Gas Company is looking forward to recruit for the position of "Island Operator” in Abu Dhabi -UAE.

Reporting: Team Leader
Location: Abu Dhabi Island

Job Purpose:
  • To operate Oil and Gas production and water and Gas injection units and systems in island in compliance with the Company's standards and HSE guidelines and supervisory instructions. Delegated to supervise non-routine islands operations involving contracted services.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Operate equipment and system such as Multi Phase Flow Meters for flow testing, gas and liquid traps, hydraulic and pneumatic safety cabinets, safely open/ close wellhead valves, chokes divert wells for testing, operate interlock provided pig receivers and launchers.
  • Give guidance's to assistant Operators in the operation 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 process units and equipment on the island are checked regularly and record and/or check as necessary that data is accurately and regularly recorded, including any down hole safety equipment.
  • Able to safety conduct SIMOPS with land drilling rigs understands SIMOPS constraints and requirements, comprising but not limited to opening/ closing wells under the rig or in close proximity, conduct keen periodic surveys, maintaining contact with relevant entities with regard to emergency situations and understands the bridging Emergency Response Plans.
  • Ensure conducting all operations safety on basis of understanding IP Operations and inherent, automated safety services devices and systems (e.g. gas & flame detection systems, Hi /Lo Pressure protection systems etc.) and aware of all fire and H2S Protection systems and procedures.
  • Assist in preparing wells and production systems/ equipment for handover for work over by land rigs or maintenance trades, repair or modification in conjunction with other traders (this includes removing specific items of wellhead equipment).
  • Be able to depressurize/ drain production piping via vent pots and use vacuum trucks for handling hydrocarbon liquid inventories to general drain tanks and be able to operate all kinds of pumps of productions systems and utilize given inerting systems for various operational and maintenance purposes.
  • Knowledge on cause and effect, shut down hierarchy on SIS & FnG initiation.
  • Familiar with chemical handling/ chemical metering systems and pipe line treatment.
  • Knowledge on PTW and its effect in protecting personnel, Environment, Asset and Reputation.
  • Be physically fit bodily and mentally to work on 12 hours shifts, day and night under various weather conditions known about UAE Abu Dhabi mostly in a Non- A/C working conditions.
  • Undertake all hot works to completion and attend inspectors and certifications vessels.
  • Install temporary production facilities for wells production, injection and testing.
  • Collect Oil and Water samples for Quality Control according to agreed procedures and schedules.
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.