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Water Treatment Engineer

  • Job reference: 20190729WTRTEIRQ
  • Location: Iraq
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 28/09/2019

Position Title: Water Treatment Engineer (Ref No. 20190729WTRTEIRQ)

Department: Central Processing District

Work location: Iraq


  • To achieve the water treatment process stable, and complete the production target of total processing and make sure all the activities are under safety requirement through the onsite supervision.

Primary Duties:

Areas of Responsibilities

HSE Management

  • Participate in the HSE policy design (related to maintenance and facility & equipment management) and provide suggestions and consulting.
  • Periodically check the site safety condition as needed. Work with HSE section to identify the right resource and provide consultancy to solve the HSE issues related to facility & equipment.
  • Attend JSA meeting or review the result of JSA meeting and track the followup status, ensure all of the incompliance items are closed.
  • Review the proposed solution on potential facility & equipment safety issues and release the instruction to correct.
  • Provide inputs on the optimization of water treatment HSE management.
  • Responsible for the safety of water treatment activities. Prepare for the draft of production management regulation.
  • Set up safety team, organize safety campaign, and engage in safety drill and safety response, in order to ensure process and personnel safety, enhance personnel ability on handling emergency.

Water Treatment System and Equipment Management

  • Supervise and manage operation works on the system including but not limited:Raw water tank; Water purification skid; Water supply facility skid; Fresh water booster pump; Dual media filter;Softener; Cartridge filter; RO unit; Coalescing oil separator skid; Parallel plate skimmer vessel skid ;Water feed pump;Water injection pump;
  • Organize section operators to focus on the equipments and systems routine check, responsible for the production data collection, checking and input into database timely and correctly. Cooperate with other departments for the gas treatment activities. Responsible for the production SD and resume.
  • Supervise and audit section operators routine check and handover work, include:
  • Routine check log book/sheet
  • Time sheet
  • Handover log book
  • Be responsible for equipment status log management, reporting malfunction equipments, initiating work orders and tracing maintenance progress.
  • Timely submit production report, review production report, ensure all input data are correct and reasonable, and strictly follow information secrecy policy.(Provide advice on troubleshooting for key equipments malfunction and propose the technical solution, prepare the SR or WO and participate in the maintenance activities until completion.
  • Provide advice on technical solution for important facility construction, key equipments model options,process optimization.

Chemical and Consumption Management

  • Be responsible for purchased materials,tools,chemicals and consumables check and receive,and distribute to personnel in charge then with inventory and consumption tracking and recording.
  • Develop consumption material inventory, keep it up to date and accurate, and review chemical and daily consumption every day. Responsible for the chemical onsite trial and performance evaluation.

People Training

  • Develop overall water treatment related training plan and design the training materials. Train the section employee to make sure they are qualified with the specific work.

Other Works

  • Assist on the procurement activities.
  • Be responsible for other tasks assigned by the Department Manager.

Minumum Qualifications and Skills


  • Junior college or above degree with the major of petroleum engineering or related discipline etc.


  • More than 10 years water treatment working experience.
  • At least 5 years of people management experience.
  • At least 5 years of oil/gas processing management.
  • Has experience in facilities and equipments management field.
  • Age less than 40 is preferred.

Specific Knowledge

  • Familiar with chemicals usage in oilfield.
  • Be familiar with oil and gas process and give the suggestion of troubleshooting when it unstable.
  • Responsible for optimizing production performance. Collection and analysis the operation data, can give high standard guideline for the production team.
  • Be familiar with relevant SPEC & standards of gas treatment facilities and equipments operation, maintenance, inspection and overhaul;
  • Have knowledge of Islamic countries politics and religion culture.


  • Capable to speak English and Arabic.
  • Be good at office software.
  • Ability to work within a diverse culture environment.
  • Good team work abilities and follow instruction from department manager.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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