May 15, 2018

Oil Careers - Process Plant Operator - Zakum Development Company (ZADCO)

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

Job Description

Job Title:  Process Plant Operator

Company Name: Zakum Development Company (ZADCO)

Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Job Summary: The Process Plant Operator operates the oil and gas facilities and coordinates with Production Supervisor / Senior Process Plant Operator. Ensures production operations changes are carried out according to ADNOC OFFSHORE rules and regulations, efficiently and safely. 


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Operates according to established procedures, including starting-up/shutting-down the plant and adjusting associate instruments to maintain the required levels, flow rates, pressure and temperature.
  • Prepares the plant for maintenance as per the established procedures when required, accompanies the Instrument/Mechanical/Electrical technicians to explain defects/defaults ensuring safe preparation of equipment for routine planned maintenance, and tests such repaired equipment to ensure smooth efficient operation.
  • Informs Supervisor for requesting stores stock items/chemicals necessary for operating the plant, checks consignments and endorses loading/delivery notes. Maintains adequate housekeeping according to Company’s safety regulations.
  • Carries out simple laboratory tests to conform the quality of plant products (oil, water, gas, glycol) and helps to evaluate plant performance such as water quality test, gas dew point, glycol PH (acidity).
  • Mixes chemicals to appropriate ratios and prepares doses for injection into process steams whenever required.
  • Carries out planned inspection and safety tours to identify unsafe conditions and monitor performance to ensure efficient operation according to ADNOC OFFSHORE rules and regulations. Records in a log sheet operating data such as flow rates, pressure, temperature levels.
  • Practices, classifies equipment form hazard point of view. Prepares machinery and equipment for maintenance in accordance with established procedures, ADNOC OFFSHORE ’s safety regulations and maintains adequate standard of housekeeping throughout the plants.
  • Performs other related duties such as collecting oil, water and gas samples carrying-out first line routine service such as greasing, lubricating, adjusting glands, tightening loose connection, changing filter, producing weekly chemicals stock/consumption reports, and preparing isolation confirmation certificates.
  • Takes part as assigned by Production Supervisor in training/developing new recruits/UAE National Employees/Developees.
  • Works in line with HSE policy and ensures awareness and compliance of HSE rules and regulations by subordinates.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • The applicant must hold a Secondary Technical Certificate followed by 3 years formal training leading to a Technical Diploma.
  • 3 - 4 Years’ experience in an offshore oil field production / processing operations.
  • Good knowledge of English language.

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