BW Offshore Offshore

Operations Control Room Operator

 BW Offshore is looking for a Operations Control Room Operator for our FPSO BW Catcher. Work location for this role is the UK North Sea. Employment will be based on a 3 weeks on / 3 weeks off rotation

 

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Operate, monitor and troubleshoot process plant and utility systems;
  • Operate and monitor safety control systems;
  • Monitor and troubleshoot subsea well control systems;
  • Monitor and troubleshoot turret and swivel equipment;
  • Perform well performance testing as directed by the Operations Superintendent and Client Offshore Representative;
  • Perform process plant, Central Control Room (CCR) and subsea systems start up and shut down operations;
  • Perform utility systems start up and shut down operations;
  • Assist to meet production targets as issued by the Operations Superintendent and Client Offshore Representative;
  • Identify and report process equipment faults and breakdowns. Use IFS to generate work orders if required;
  • Collate and prepare the production daily report including any environmental emissions and discharges reports;
  • Liaise with the Marine Control Room Operator (CRO) as required to ensure stable operations;
  • Maintain Central Control Room (CCR) operations shift log and conduct shift handover;
  • Ensure the Inhibit Register is kept up to date;
  • Monitor internal Ultra High Frequency (UHF) radio communications and Closed Circuit TV (CCTV). Monitor Marine Very High Frequency (VHF) if required Responsible to provide clear and concise daily work logs that have occurred during the shift and give a comprehensive handover to back-to-backs of all events and information relevant to time on duty.  This will include an update on all changes in plant conditions, changes and additions to standing and daily instructions and, as required, the status of work permits within assigned area. Handovers are regarded as critical to the safe operation of the platform systems and equipment.
  • Responsible for ensuring that relevant requirements of the Safety and Environmental Management System (SEMS) are used as the term of reference for activities controlled by him/her;
  • Maintain a good working environment in all working areas and ensure good housekeeping and safe working conditions;
  • Prioritize workload to ensure safety critical backlog is kept to a minimum;
  • Prepare required reports;
  • Liaise with other departments for coordination of maintenance activities;
  • Use IFS Maintenance Management System to generate work orders, update records etc.;
  • Carry out consumables stock control as required;
  • Use the Permit To Work system, prepare permits. Adhere to Permit To Work requirements;
  • Ensure that vendors and contractors are manged safely and effectively
  • Undertake training both on and offshore relevant to the position;
  • Perform on the job training for newly started colleagues and operators, using process simulation and live plant.
  • Participate in the emergency peparedness drills, the safety meetings, and on the job training;
  • Member of the Emergency Response Team;
  • Assist in any other work as directed by Department Head

Authorities

The holder of this position has the necessary authorities to carry out the responsibilities stated above.

Qualification requirements

Education

  • Relevant OPITO approved vocational qualification eg City & Guilds Level 3 Petroleum Processing Technology (POL) or NVQ/SVQ Level 3 Processing Operations: Hydrocarbons is essential for this position.
  • Ideally 3 years’ experience in an offshore processing facility as a Control Room Operator (CRO) or 4 years’ experience in an onshore processing facility in a similar role
  • Offshore UK and FPSO experience is desirable
  • Previous work in a multinational environment is desirable
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexibility, honesty and reliability are considered important factors
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good Computer and Integrated Control and Safety System (ICSS) skills
  • Ideal behavioral preference
    • Able to make critical decisions under pressure
    • Assertive and confident
    • Analytical with good attenction to details
    • Meticulously follows rules and procedures
    • Manages data and information logically
    • Careful and thorough
  • Must possess, or be prepared to attain, OPITO CRO Controlling Emergencies Certificate
  • Fluent Oral and Written English
  • According to Unit Training Matrix
  • According to BW Offshore Competence Assurance Matrix
  • Ordinarily resident in the EU or ECC with the right to work in the UK

Experience

  • Ideally 3 years’ experience in an offshore processing facility as a Control Room Operator (CRO) or 4 years’ experience in an onshore processing facility in a similar role
  • Offshore UK and FPSO experience is desirable
  • Previous work in a multinational environment is desirable

Interpersonal skills

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexibility, honesty and reliability are considered important factors
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good Computer and Integrated Control and Safety System (ICSS) skills
  • Ideal behavioral preference
    • Able to make critical decisions under pressure
    • Assertive and confident
    • Analytical with good attenction to details
    • Meticulously follows rules and procedures
    • Manages data and information logically
    • Careful and thorough

Knowledge

  • Must possess, or be prepared to attain, OPITO CRO Controlling Emergencies Certificate
  • Fluent Oral and Written English
  • According to Unit Training Matrix
  • According to BW Offshore Competence Assurance Matrix

Other

  • Ordinarily resident in the EU or ECC with the right to work in the UK
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Application deadline:
30/04/2018
Expected Start Date:
31/05/2018
Location:
UK
Contacts:
Colleen Gray
Telephone: +44 1224 900 260
Company homepage:
http://www.bwoffshore.com
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