Company: Wood
Skills: Production Operator, Production Technologist
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for an Operations Technician with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry. Position is located offshore Newfoundland and Labrador. This position will require you to travel offshore via helicopter or supply vessel. Individuals must be comfortable working in remote locations, confined spaces, and working at heights.

Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:


  • Coordinating start-up, operation, and shut-down of offshore process and utility plants
  • Preparing, executing and monitoring the control of work processes
  • Optimizing production volumes in a safe and effective manner
  • Maintaining comprehensive and accurate logs and reporting records
  • Collaborating to address key technical areas and priorities
  • Identifying improvement opportunities and providing technical solutions
  • Adhering to client safety and operational integrity management programs


Skills / Qualifications

Candidates should possess the following qualifications:



  • 10+ years experience as an Operator in a Hydrocarbon producing / Processing facility
  • Inter-Provincial Journeypersons Certificate or technologist qualification. Any equivalent combination of experience and / or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved may also be considered
  • Broad working knowledge of well equipment, separation, gas compression, power generation and utility systems
  • Working knowledge of the Distributed Control System (DCS), Emergency Control System (ECS), and Fire & Gas System (FGS) would be considered a strong asset
  • Familiarity in using Windows-based applications, as well as Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (e.g. SAP)
  • Working knowledge of safety practices common to the oil and gas industry

For this position, training is required for offshore travel.

While it is preferred that candidates already have the below certifications, some training may be provided



  • Basic Survival Training (BST) including HUET and HUEBA
  • Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S) Alive
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS 2015)
  • Offshore Safety Regulatory Awareness
  • Fall Protection
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Emergency First Aid


Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

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.