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Job Description

Wood is currently recruiting for an Offshore Control Room Operator with extensive offshore experience in the oil and gas industry.

The position is located offshore Equatorial Guinea, working a 4 weeks-on / 4 weeks-off rotational basis.

Please note this position is only open to National EG Personnel.


Key Accountabilities:
• Ensuring the security of company assets by operating in a safe and efficient manner
• Assist the operations team in maximization of oil and gas production in line with company targets and completion of the daily production report
• Assist the operations team in monitoring, control and reaction to the process control, emergency shutdown and Fire and Gas System
• Perform the day-to-day outside duties to maintain a safe and environmentally sound operation of the assigned process facilities or area
• Perform the day to day outside operational changes and or corrections as called upon by the Lead Operator / Production Supervisor
• Be... responsible for the outside day-to-day safe and sound operation of assigned process and process-utilities, and other responsibilities
• Be responsible for isolating and preparing equipment for the first line maintenance technicians of process and process utilities as called upon
• Detect, identify and react to abnormal conditions that might develop into emergency situations
• Ensures continuous operation of the asset. Carries out routine checks of asset operating conditions in accordance with set schedules. Includes taking samples, recording readings, checking running condition of equipment, etc
• Monitors asset operations on site. Includes adjusting local set points and gauges to accommodate fluctuations in operations. Reports abnormalities to the lead operator or supervisor as required
• Opens and shuts various valves manually. Starts and stops pumps and rotating equipment in accordance with set procedures and supervisors or lead operators instructions
• Carries out minor maintenance and housekeeping duties as required. Includes greasing, cleaning, and replacing minor parts on platform equipment
• Assists the lead production operator when required
• Perform various laboratory tests as required
• Calculates various well tests/conditions to determine well parameters such as gas production, gas and condensate ratios, etc. Ensures the wells are flowing at optimal levels.
• Performs daily, weekly, and monthly routine activities regarding the wells and associated equipment
• Co-ordination of fluid sampling on the hydrocarbon process plant and utility systems, and analysis in the laboratory by the Laboratory Technician
• Control and monitoring of the production chemistry
• Solving operational problems fully utilizing the planned maintenance system
• Participation in risk assessments when appropriate
• Control and monitoring of hydrocarbon process plant and utility systems
• Take appropriate action as directed in the event of process and utility system alarms and trips
• Monitoring and recording of key parameters for hydrocarbon process plant and utility systems
• It is desirable for candidates to have experience in Process Safety Management activities. They will be expected to participate in Process Safety Management activities that involve process design, process technology, operational and maintenance activities and procedures, non-routine activities and procedures, emergency preparedness plans and procedures, training programs, and other elements which could impact the process
• Other elements of PSM which may touch the employee consist of:
• Mechanical Integrity
• Management of Change
• Investigation of Incidents
• Process Hazards Analysis
• Operating Procedures and Practices
• Compliance Audits
• Emergency Response
• Pre-start-up Safety Reviews
• Contractors and Short Service Contractors


Minimum Qualifications:
• Associates Engineering Degree, or equivalent formal qualification
• BOSIET Certification
• Emergency Response Team training

Industry Experience and knowledge:
• Several years previous experience working offshore in an operations and maintenance environment
• ABB Advant 500 Series Control System
• Cameron Sub-Sea Control
• Electra Hydraulic Sub-Sea Control Systems

PC Application Skills:
• IT literate with proficiency Microsoft Applications.

Personal Attributes:
• Competent in communicating in English language, verbal and written
• Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment alongside other technical disciplines


Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws
Bicurga Equatorial Guinea


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