Field Operator Job


  • Commissioning & Start-up of New Gas & LPG plant. Develop, review and update Commissioning & Start-up procedures and Operating Procedures.
  • Start-up and shutdown plant and equipment in accordance with operating procedures.
  • Monitor plant and equipment function – Observing all operating parameters and performing regular checks to ensure equipment is operating correctly. Taking corrective action as necessary and reporting any deviations or issues to Production Supervisor.
  • Records, reviews, and compiles operations records operating parameters.
  • Prepares plant & equipment, handing over to Maintenance Department for routine or corrective maintenance.
  • Utilizes experience and hazard identification knowledge to minimize plant hazards during routine activities through utilization of STEP 2 program. Reports to Production Supervisor and Operations Superintendent.


  • Starts-up and shutdown plant and equipment by following procedures and under instruction from the Lead Operator, Production Supervisor or Control Room Operator.
  • Control’s operation of compressors, scrubbers, evaporators, and refrigeration equipment to liquefy, or re-gasify Natural Gas and LPG.
  • Monitors all aspects of the plant and report any deviations from normal practice.
  • Cleans, maintains, and repairs equipment, using hand tools, or request that repair and maintenance work be performed.
  • Completes log sheets and maintain a daily log of all events occurring in the assigned area.  Attends and takes part in verbal handovers at the start and end of shift.
  • Carries out first line maintenance on all plant & equipment in his/her area of responsibility.
  • Gives and receives a verbal & written handover at the start and end of shift.
  • Identifies abnormalities in process parameters & report and make corrective action.
  • Ensures safe isolation/purging of equipment as per procedure.
  • Carries out gas testing in accordance with the Authorized Gas Testing procedure
  • Ensures compliance with Permit to Work and HSE Regulations and Procedures.

Commissioning & Start-up

  • Provide expertise during commissioning, start-up, and early operations phases of operation
  • Participate in FAT, Commissioning workshops and attend Vendor training as necessary.
  • Identify potential or developing SIMOPS issues and report to Production Supervisor/Operation Superintendent.
  • Provide leadership, coaching & mentoring to LN Production Operators in all aspects of commissioning & start-up.
  • Undertake trouble shooting during commissioning & start-up, identify & resolve issues to ensure safe, start-up and production.

Health, Safety & Quality

  • Ensures all work on plant is carried out safely and meets environmental standards and local regulations.
  • Ensures company safety and environmental policies are followed by all personnel working in the Plant, promoting good Housekeeping and Waste Management.
  • Promotes a positive safety culture within the shift team by raising the standards of ‘Hazard Awareness’ and the implementation of the ‘2nd STEP’.

Reporting and Communication

  • Reports to the Production Supervisor on all issues relating to own work.
  • Ensures good communications with existing Operations staff to ensure potential impacts to each other are understood and managed accordingly.
  • Exhibits and maintains excellent working relationships with all Company staff.

Continuous Improvement of Position

  • Continues to develop own professional expertise through optimizing on-the-job training and experiential opportunities.
  • Provides on the job training for field operators and new recruits to ensure they are performing to minimum performance standards.

Minimum Educational, Technical Qualifications/Experience Required

  • Degree or Higher technical education
  • Previous experience in numerous hydrocarbon facilities is essential
  • Minimum of 10 years in a hydrocarbon facility, with at least 5 years as Lead or Senior Operator.
  • DCS Control Room experience is desirable, but not essential.
  • Commissioning & Start-up experience of Gas and LPG plant is essential.
  • Ability to write and review operating procedures is desirable.
  • Experience in Brownfield/Greenfield projects and SIMOPS control is desirable
  • A background in a maintenance discipline would be an advantage

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  1. Dear,
    i am interested for this job, i have 15 years experience in oil and gas industry.

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