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Production Technician

  • Job reference: 923168
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Technicians
  • Date posted: 21/12/2018

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Production Technician, based Offshore.

Responsibilities will include:
Continually monitor the status of all process and utility equipment, identifying process equipment malfunctions and speedily reporting them.
Operate as instructed designated process and utilities equipment.
Carry out adjustments to plant and equipment to maximise efficiency and on stream reliability.
Carry out maintenance and performance monitoring of equipment within the constraints of maintenance discipline training, experience and agreed scope of work and provide assistance to others.
Liaise with Maintenance Technicians (Electrical/Instrument/Mechanical/Telecoms) on the shutdown, isolation and restart of plant being maintained to ensure non availability of equipment is kept to a minimum.
Work safely maintaining a constant awareness of potential hazards and the measures implemented to mitigate the risk. Actively participate in safety improvement plans and systems including STOP, ABSA, PFM, etc. As required, participate in root cause analysis of problems.
Identify changes to operational procedures, maintenance practices or engineering design that will be of most value in improving safety and/or reliability, thereby reducing costs and/or increasing revenues.
Ensure that all work being performed within designated area is carried out with due regard to Permit to Work (PTW) procedures. Perform duties of Area Authority for areas of the platform as designated in platform Standing Orders. Be responsible for the isolation and de-isolation of any plant and equipment to render it safe for PTW purposes. Be competent to carry out flammable gas monitoring for PTW purposes.
Reset and prepare all equipment and facilities for start-up following major platform shutdowns.

Qualifications
Successful attainment of Level 3 SVQ competence award in Processing Operations: Hydrocarbons, and, where appropriate, Maintenance competence standard (Operations Technicians except Operator) or equivalent

Experience
Significant process operating experience is required in the oil production, refining or petrochemical industries
or
Engineering apprenticeship, preferably qualified to ONC, City and Guilds, Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) or BTEC (EDEXEL) standard followed by significant practical experience in the maintenance of equipment in the oil production, refining or petrochemicals industries.

Permanent position

If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 923168


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