Apr 11, 2018

Oil Careers - Island Well Production Supervisor - Zakum Development Company (ZADCO)

  • Zakum Development Company (ZADCO)
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Full time Oil, Gas and Mining Jobs

Job Description

Job Title:  Island Well Production Supervisor

Company Name: Zakum Development Company (ZADCO)

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Job Summary: The Island Well Production Supervisor act as Supervises and monitor the operations of the Islands Facilities / wellheads (WH’s) including down hole operations and ensure that the oil production and water injection per well area and overall are controlled  as per  the company  requirements,  and  that  well data is accurately  collected for reservoir  monitoring  purposes.  Ensures that operations are conducted safely, efficiently and


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Approve cold/hot work permits and complimentary permits for works to be performed. Ensure that all necessary procedures and standing orders are followed while the equipment is made ready for safe maintenance intervention.
  • Diagnose the plant and equipment problems, put it up to concerned maintenance section, and prepare for the safe maintenance, follow-up of maintenance activity & safe re-commissioning of the equipment.
  • Co-Chairs the daily coordination meeting of Production/Maintenance supervisors for reviewing the maintenance activities and identifying priority jobs.
  • Ensure personnel/U.A.E. nationals are trained to a level sufficient for them to satisfactorily conduct their duties and impart training whenever required.
  • Take necessary measures within standing orders to deal with planned and unforeseen plant operating fluctuations and keep personnel concerned with the process or other services informed of changes, seeking advice on the need for such changes as necessary.
  • Establish work programs and objectives for his subordinates and supervise them in the achievement of these; appraise performance of subordinates against agreed targets.
  • Keep informed on a continuing basis  of the results  of quality control tests carried out by the laboratory team during his shift, and take remedial action immediately in anomalies reported
  • Ensure that all production procedures, safety and environment regulations are followed, and recommend modifications and improvements as necessary.
  • For the Forthcoming new projects being implemented, monitor construction & commissioning activities, within his area Authority, and ensure that these activities are carried out in accordance with the work permits issued.
  • Maintain plant in good working condition, including standby equipment. Initiate work request to various Maintenance departments giving priority of jobs to be performed, coordinate with all departments in daily meeting and plan for next day’s jobs.  Clear work request after satisfactory job


  • Follow up plant performance review studies & initiating plant modifications.
  • Review specific logic checks and performance test of equipment new or existing, analyze data and take corrective action.
  • Chemical additives: ensure the replacement of stocks of consumables.
  • Exercise supervision of contracted personnel engaged to keep plant areas clean and tidy.
  • Check the logbooks of Senior Operators and compile own summary of main events, operating conditions, end of shift plant status and instructions of work to be carried out. Include calculating overall production balances and main figures related to oil and gas processing, as applicable.
  • Assess the situation and prepare property damage report and injury report when there is accident and injury to the individual.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Petroleum/Chemical Engineering or equivalent
  • Three to four years of experience in surface operations offshore, with 2 years as an operator.
  • Good knowledge of subsurface engineering.
  • Good knowledge of English.

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