Company: Worley
Skills: Gas Plant Operations, Process Technician, Refinery / Plant Operator
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Job Title: Operations Support Technician

Ref No: 2019 - 15654

Duration: 8 Months

Rotation: 3/3

Start Date: 10/01/2020


Worley is currently recruiting for 2 Operations Support Technician's for one of our clients. We are looking for a highly motivated candidate to join our offshore team.


Key aims and objectives:

  • To ensure operations support functions are delivered within safety guidelines and procedures
  • To act on the instruction of the Shift Supervisor
  • To ensure assigned Maintenance activities are completed on time and for those assigned to the Control Room that all emergency response requirements are adhered to

Role Requirements:

  • Operate subsea and topsides process plant in support of Well abandonment or Make Safe operations, utilities and equipment in a safe and efficient manner
  • Monitor and record plant conditions, bringing deviations or malfunctions to the attention of the Shift Supervisor
  • Maintaining critical treatments and chemical supplies
  • Prepare process plant and equipment for maintenance by applying specified isolations/venting etc.
  • Prior to start-up of any plant or equipment, inspect and confirm suitability to return to normal service
  • Maintain own work area in a safe, clean and tidy condition
  • Carry out process system sampling and sample testing as required
  • Carry out regular inspections of the installation
  • Perform Routine planned and corrective maintenance as directed by the Shift Supervisor
  • Carry out mechanical isolations, gas tests and work-site inspections
  • Prepare critical handovers
  • Carrying out emergency response duties
  • General utilities duties/bunkering of diesel/water as instructed by Shift Supervisor or Control Room Operator
  • Take part in Risk Assessment, trouble-shooting and fault-finding activities as requested by Shift Supervisor
  • Additional responsibilities for those performing CRO function
  • Administrative functions with respect to control and issue of ISSOW
  • Administrative duties associated with regulatory reporting. (example, discharge logs)
  • Monitor Fire & Gas Panel and react to any alarms in line with ER procedures
  • Communicate with in field vessels on an as and when required basis
  • Monitor any process equipment that has fluids in it
  • Monitor all running plant
  • Perform additional admin duties as directed by the Shift Supervisor


All candidates should hold the following Qualifications & certification:


  • Technical apprenticeship or process operators training scheme
    OR : Technical qualification as process plant operator, ideally at HNC level, with NVQ/SVQ Level 2, plus offshore process operations experience
    OR : in lieu of formal technical qualifications, candidate may offer substantial experience and proven track record of consistently good performance in an offshore operations role, with significant experience of operating or maintaining a complex hydrocarbon producing facility
  • Mandatory offshore certificates
  • Capability to perform allocated emergency duties


Ideally, candidates will also have the following experience:

  • Comprehensive offshore process operations experience
  • Good knowledge of process and utility systems
  • Good knowledge of the installation Fire & Gas and ESD system function and operation
  • Fully familiar with the control of work system and other safety related procedures
  • Computer literate
  • Report writing skills
  • Awareness of hydrocarbon hazards
  • Good communication skills


Certain benefits are not applicable to employees who reside outside of the UK