About the role :
The Production Technician (PT) provides input to optimize production systems by managing process upsets & collects long-term performance data. Monitoring well performance, the PT recommends flow changes to optimize production volumes while performing trend analysis & ensuring documentation/procedures are current & accurate. The PT is accountable for optimizing & monitoring the process equipment through field operations or control room interface (DCS & PLC) systems for desired pressure, temperature, levels, & tracking efficiency.
- Management of operational priorities & maintaining integrity of the facilities & production optimization
- Operate, supervise & adjust production & injection well fluid flow & pressures, fluid separation vessels, produced water handling facilities, crude oil to export & gas compression & the treatment & distribution equipment & process (inclusive of process support systems: instrument air, chemicals, heating & seawater)
- Report potential process safety & operational optimization issues
- Record and report all data relating to topside/subsea equipment, including defects
- Supervise the preparation & status of isolations conducted & permits issued in compliance with CoW procedures.
- Supervise & record all key operational parameters & report any anomalies, including subsea equipment, flow rates, chemical pumps, MeOH systems, vessels etc.
- Support maintenance & testing of all subsea & topsides equipment, including wellheads, safety valves, vessel end devises, pig launchers, receivers, etc.
- Participate in emergency response exercises
- Monitor, reorder & track supply levels of production chemicals, critical spares & materials
Candidate requirements :
- Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent
- Completion of a 2 – 4-year apprenticeship program or technical degree within core craft
- 3+ years’ experience in petrochemical industry, manufacturing, at-sea (offshore) or military experience
- Advanced knowledge of pumps, compressors, control systems, chemical & corrosion mitigation systems.
- Knowledge of Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement (BESSE) & USCG regulations & experience in working with their inspectors; or similar experience working with military auditors or regulators.
- Experienced in simultaneous operations involving production & construction activities, or military experience in maintenance & operations.
- Willingness & ability to serve as a member of an emergency response team.
- Willingness & ability to work in small/confined places, as well as work on high platforms, walk on high elevation grating & walk up & down steps.
- Willingness & ability to successfully complete a fitness for duty assessment.
- Comfortable riding in a helicopter or boat over Gulf of Mexico waters for extended periods & be transferred to/from a boat via personnel basket swung by a crane with or without reasonable accommodations
- Knowledge of P&IDs, C&E Chart, Safety Flow Diagram, SafeChart, basic electrical safety
- Must possess a TWIC Card