Company: Wood
Skills: WellSite Supervisor
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Malabo, Bioko Norte, Equatorial Guinea

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for an offshore Shift Supervisor with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry to join the O&M team in Equatorial Guinea on a rotational basis (28x28).

This position covers the operation of three bridge linked, normally manned platforms and two normally unmanned satellite platforms.
Working on a rotational basis you will report directly to the Production Supervisor and will be expected to supervise a team of multi-skilled operators/technicians, trainees and roustabouts to safely operate and maintain the facilities within the normal operational and maintenance procedures.


1. Carry out Area Authority (Permit Issuer) Role for control of work activities
2. Implement the PEOC Lock Out/Tag Out system
3. Demonstrate own safety commitment to all platform staff by working in a safe manner. Talk with other personnel to ensure they deliver the expected standards of safety. Attend and lead site safety meetings toolbox talks and safety stand-downs, demonstrate commitment
4. Ensure all safety policies and procedures are adhered to over and above utilising the Permit to Work System
5. Utilise safety behavioural tools such as toolbox talks and Behaviour Based Safety systems to enhance safety performance of platform personnel and visitors.
6. Develop, deliver and implement JSA's
7. Know and apply appropriate risk management practices to all activities
8. Undertake the role of Emergency Response Team (ERT) leader, Muster Coordinator, or other emergency response role assigned by the OIM or Production Supervisor
9. Support Marathon's Responsible Operations Management System (ROMS) and Process Safety Management (PSM) systems by personal involvement in activities to enhance performance in Health, Environment, Safety & Corporate Social Responsibility
10. Participate in a range of internal audits, such as PTW, LOTO and Tier 1

11. Set an example to core personnel and visitors with respect to attitude, professionalism and all aspects of MEGPL's safety culture
12. Lead the tech/ops morning shift meeting, ensuring all handovers are covered and ensure everyone is aware of any plant related problems and activities for the day.
13. Manage the activities of the team over the course of the day, updating the Production Supervisor of workscope status, issues, defects or shortages
14. Ensure that there is the appropriate level of co-ordination and communication between the Production Supervisor to the Tech/ops to ensure the safe day to day running of the platform and optimum use of tech op skills
15. Provide focal point for any plant upsets or team issues
16. Ensure team members are at a competency level adequate to fulfil their roles and responsibilities and provide the necessary coaching to achieve this
17. Assists area operators with trouble-shooting and problem-solving of process and equipment related events
18. Perform operational tasks within SAP, to include WO creation and general interrogation

19. Ensure that maintenance/PMR activities within the operations responsibility are completed in a safe and timely manner and that appropriate records are kept
20. Ensure operations routine checks are carried out and plant upsets are prioritised and dealt with in an efficient manner
21. Assist outside operator as required to maintain efficient operations, e.g. crane or deck operations, preparation of equipment for maintenance
22. Ensure that gas tests, bleed point monitoring and flange tagging are completed
23. Work with maintenance personnel to plan isolations, purge and leak test activities in support of maintenance requirements
24. Maintain current and effective operational procedures - To include the development, review and updating of documents
25. Provide assistance for project work, working with vendors as required.
26. Ensure comprehensive daily and rotational handovers take place
27. Take an active role in the personal development of team members, in support of the Operations and Training Supervisor
28. Maintain an optimum process with respect to volume and operational availability in all aspects of managing, monitoring and operating the following -
• Production from surface trees
• Processing / separation and export of well fluids
• Gas compression and export (turbine driven centrifugal compressors)
• Operation of gas injection facilities/dual service wells
• Produced water treatment
• Operation and manage production of satellite platforms
• Sea water cooling systems - SWLP's, Strainers and Coolers
• Power generation (turbine driven and recip.)
• Potable water preparation and distribution
• Instrument and utility air compression
• Sewage treatment plant
• Diesel transfer and distribution

29. Complete and distribute various reports including the offshore operations, active override and chemical consumption daily reports.
30. Operate DCS as required
31. Act as Production Supervisor, when required, as directed by supervision.
32. The Employee commits and is obliged to render services in the position with the Company under the terms and conditions set forth in this Job Scope Description and to carry out the functions that the Company entrusts to him/her at any given time.
33. Additional or other duties will be assigned from time to time by the line manager or supervisor as required to meet business needs including personal training and development assignment opportunities

Skills / Qualifications



  • Extensive experience in a qualified operator role
  • Some experience in a leadership role
    • Strong leadership skills in order to develop others, provide timely feedback and guidance to the technicians
    • Facilitate change where the tasks are complex, unclear or uncertain
  • Control room and DCS operating experience
  • Computer literate in:
    • Microsoft Word
    • Microsoft Excel
    • SAP (advantageous)


  • The following attributes are desirable:

    • Experience of gas compression facilities
    • Offshore pedestal crane operator certification
    • Experience in an emergency response role


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

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.


Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.