Control Room Operator
Date Posted:27-01-2022
Job Summary
  • Location
  • Job Title
    Control Room Operator
  • Qualification
    B.E/B.Tech, Diploma
  • Years of Experience
    3 - 10 years

Job Description

Job Description
•Operate, monitor and troubleshoot process plant and utility systems;
•Operate and monitor safety control systems;
•Monitor and troubleshoot subsea well control systems;
•Monitor and troubleshoot turret and swivel equipment;
•Perform well performance testing as directed by the Operations
Superintendent and Client Offshore Representative;
•Perform process plant, Central Control Room (CCR) and subsea systems
start up and shut down operations;
•Perform utility systems start up and shut down operations;
•Assist to meet production targets as issued by the Operations
Superintendent and Client Offshore Representative;
•Identify and report process equipment faults and breakdowns. Use IFS to
generate work orders if required;
•Collate and prepare the production daily report including any
environmental emissions and discharges reports;
•Liaise with the Marine Control Room Operator (CRO) as required to ensure
stable operations;
•Maintain Central Control Room (CCR) operations shift log and conduct shift
•Ensure the Inhibit Register is kept up to date;
•Monitor internal Ultra High Frequency (UHF) radio communications and
Closed Circuit TV (CCTV).
•Monitor Marine Very High Frequency (VHF) if required
•Responsible to provide clear and concise daily work logs that have occurred
during the shift and give a comprehensive handover to back-to-backs of all
events and information relevant to time on duty.
•This will include an update on all changes in plant conditions, changes and
additions to standing and daily instructions and, as required, the status of
work permits within assigned area. Handovers are regarded as critical to the
safe operation of the platform systems and equipment.
•Responsible for ensuring that relevant requirements of the Safety and
Environmental Management
•System (SEMS) are used as the term of reference for activities controlled by
•Maintain a good working environment in all working areas and ensure good
housekeeping and safe working conditions;
•Prioritize workload to ensure safety critical backlog is kept to a minimum;
•Prepare required reports;
•Liaise with other departments for coordination of maintenance activities;
•Use IFS Maintenance Management System to generate work orders, update
records etc.;
•Carry out consumables stock control as required;
•Use the Permit To Work system, prepare permits. Adhere to Permit To
Work requirements;
•Ensure that vendors and contractors are manged safely and effectively;
•Undertake training both on and offshore relevant to the position;
•Perform on the job training for newly started colleagues and operators,
using process simulation and live plant.
•Participate in the emergency peparedness drills, the safety meetings, and
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on the job training;
•Member of the Emergency Response Team;
•Assist in any other work as directed by Department Head.
Education and Certification
•Diploma/Degree in Chemical/Mechanical/Production
•Relevant OPITO approved vocational qualification eg City & Guilds Level 3
Petroleum Processing Technology (POL) or NVQ/SVQ Level 3 Processing
Operations: Hydrocarbons is essential for this position.
•Must possess, or be prepared to attain, OPITO CRO Controlling Emergencies
•Ideally 3 years’ experience in an offshore processing facility as a Control
Room Operator (CRO) or 4 years’ experience in an onshore processing facility
in a similar role
•Offshore and FPSO experience is desirable
•Previous work in a multinational environment is desirable
Interpersonal Skills
•Good interpersonal and communication skills
•Flexibility, honesty and reliability are considered important factors
•Ability to work under pressure
•Good Computer and Integrated Control and Safety System (ICSS) skills
•Ideal behavioural preference
oAble to make critical decisions under pressure
oAssertive and confident
oAnalytical with good attention to details
oMeticulously follows rules and procedures
oManages data and information logically
oCareful and thorough

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