• Title
    Offshore Operator "Coach"
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Commissioning, Maintenance, Operations & Validation
    Position Type
    Agency / Contract
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for an Offshore Operator Coach with extensive experience in the oil and gas industry. This position will be based in Equatorial Guinea in Africa.



    This position covers the operation of three bridge linked, normally manned platforms and two normally unmanned satalite platforms.

    Working on a rotational basis you will report directly to the Shift Supervisor and will be expected to safely operate and maintain our field and its associated equipment within the normal operational and maintenance procedures. You will be expected to support the development of trainees and junior operators, and demonstrate a positive attitude towards safety and all other aspects of the business, in line with Marathons Responsible Operations Management System. (ROMS)



    • Set an example to core personnel and visitors with respect to attitude, professionalism and all aspects of MEGPL’s safety culture.
    • Demonstrate own safety commitment to all platform staff by working in a safe manner. Engage with other personnel to ensure they deliver the expected standards of safety. Attend site safety meetings, toolbox talks and safety stand downs, demonstrate commitment to safety.
    • Ensure all safety policies and procedures are adhered to over and above utilising the Permit to Work System.
    • Carry out Area Authority (Permit Issuer) Role for control of work activities
    • Implement the Lock Out/Tag Out system
    • Develop and implement Toolbox Talk, JSA and Risk Assessment documentation as needed relevant to the task.
    • Participate in Behaviour Based Safey systems to enhance safety performance of all platform personnel and visitors.
    • Undertake the role of Emergency Response Team member, Coxswain, First Responder, or other emergency response role assigned by the OIM or Production Supervisor
    • Supports ROMS process and Process Safety Management (PSM) systems by personal involvement in activities to enhance performance in Health, Environment, and Safety & Corporate Social Responsibility


    Operations Team Member:

    • Take an active role in the personal development of team members acting as coach and mentor forJunior operators, trainees and roustabouts.
    • Under the direction of the Offshore Shift Supervisor 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 (Vetco and Cameron)
    • 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 treatement plant
    • Diesel transfer and distrubution
    • Perform operations routine checks, assigned scopes of work and respond to plant upsets as directed by the Offshore Shift Supervisor
    • Operate the field platform Cranes for cargo and personnel transfer as required under your normal duties.
    • Undertake maintenance/PMR activities within operations responsibility, complete in a safe and timely manner and ensure appropriate records kept.
    • Take an active role in operations meetings, contribute to daily handovers and ensure everyone is aware of any plant related status, problems and activities for the day.
    • Maintain a competency level adequate to fulfil the roles and responsibilities of the offshore operator, taking personal responsibility to develop knowledge and understanding of the field facilities.
    • Contribute to the development and review of Operatiosn procedures.
    • 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.
    • 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


    High School Education


    Complete the Offshore On-The-Job Training Program


    The following attributes are required:


    At least 5 years experience in an operator role


    The jobholder must have a strong work ethic, an excellent attitude towards safety and the ability to work effectively with others


    Must be computer literate in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and SAP


    The following attributes are desired:


    Control room and DCS operating experience


    Experience with gas compression facilities


    Offshore pedestal crane operator certification


    Experience in an emergency response role













    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  


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