Company: Perenco
Skills: Slickline
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Dorset, UK, United Kingdom


This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic and growing team at Perenco, based at our operation at Wytch Farm in Dorset.

The primary focus of the role will be as the Slickline Operator for all slickline operations at Wytch Farm. This role will be on a 7on/7off rotation with the current Slickline Supervisor as your back-to-back. The role will also involve training incumbent members of the wells team in slickline operations and maintain all slickline equipment.

Effective communication skills and the ability to work within a multi-discipline environment are essential, as is self motivation and the ability to self-direct.

This role will report to the Well Intervention Engineer and is a shift role with requirement to provide night & on call cover as the work dictates.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Supervising slickline work, rig and well services
  • Preparation of slickline operations including assistance with program writing
  • Training well service crew and rig crew as slickline assistants
  • Maintenance of slickline unit
  • Maintenance of slickline tools
  • Maintenance of PCE
  • Carrying out maintenance on site, coordinating third party certification & maintain records
  • Updating of slickline procedures
  • Advising on new tools, sourcing quotes
  • Assist in managing stock of slick set valves & tools
  • Maintaining records of all slickline work carried out and all tools installed downhole
  • Prepare permits on P2W
  • Act as forklift driver, slinger & banksman for well service operations
  • Assist with well service and rig operations as required including hot oil pumping operations, acid stimulations, sucker rod jobs, wellhead and Xmas tree maintenance, logging (electric line and slickline), coiled tubing operations and module make up / completion operations
  • Safety & Environmentally Critical Tasks:

    Performing Authority (Permit to Work)

    This role is responsible for the activity being carried out under the WCC, ensuring that the tasks execution complies with the Safe Systems of Work procedure (PUK-SMS-OWC-029).

    Well Control

    During well interventions it is a core requirement to maintain control of the well at all times, ensuring that pressure and well fluids are contained.

    In addition, during well interventions, it may become necessary to make safe the well and evacuate the site. This may be due to problems with the Well being worked on other site issue causing and alarm and muster being required.

    Safety & Environmentally Critical Courses:

  • IWCF L4 Well Intervention Pressure Control
  • Manual handling
  • Task Based Risk Assessment (Level 2)
  • Requirements:

  • Slickline experience at Operator level required
  • Maximo & P2W competence (Maintenance management system and Control of Work System)
  • Lifting & Slinging to level Rigger 1
  • IWCF Well Intervention Level 4
  • Qualified to drive forklift
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a small team
  • Self-motivated
  • Computer literate for reporting and record keeping
  • Benefits:

    At Perenco we value and reward our people, offering competitive salaries and a wide range of benefits including:

  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Flexible Benefit Allowance
  • Life Assurance
  • Excellent Pension Provision