QA Lead Operator

Posted 6 months ago by mselect
Location Basrah Job Type
Salary Sector Oil & Gas

mselect is hiring a QA Lead Operator for an international oil and gas operator in Basra. Candidates must have at least 10 years hydrocarbon or water flooding operations. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

Key Accountabilities:

  • The purpose of QA Lead Operator position is to support and assist the Site Ops Manager to develop Operational Organizational Capability and improve operational performance through daily oversight, coaching, and supporting shift team personnel in core operations activities
  • In addition, the QA Lead Operator role is required to assist the Site Ops Manager and OTL in improving waterflood operating performance by means of affecting learning from incidents, instilling operating discipline, participate, gather, and process data regarding plant capacity increase and loss reduction initiatives
  • A measure of success in the role is what QA Lead Operator has enabled others to do well
  • The position is field-based, and QA Lead Operator will visit QA every day during his working cycle Occasionally the QA Lead Operator may be required to spend time in the office in order to help Site ops manager or OTL complete production related data gathering or analysis

Core Lead Operator deliverables includes:

  • Responsible for assisting, coaching & mentoring of QA Shift Teams and Contractor Performing Authorities involved in the execution of controlled work activities, ensuring compliance with CoW & HSE processes and procedures
  • Providing clarity on work planning and scheduling as dictated by the 2W plans or as advised by the Site ops manager
  • Responsible for interventions should personnel not demonstrate adequate competence in respect to CoW and HSE aspects
  • Support and lead site technical Investigations
  • Participate with HSE site teams in incident investigations as and when required
  • Assisting and supporting the Site ops manager with coaching and field-based personnel on back to basics eg LO/LC, procedures, routines, CoW, operating within safe operating envelope
  • Ensure water management is following the country regulatory program (Specification / Waste water)
  • Assisting and supporting the Site ops manager with the implementation of day to day and monthly priorities across maintenance and operations; facilitating activities on an as required basis
  • Assisting and supporting the QA Site Ops manager in defining and implementing TAR isolations and preparing procedures, including CoW implementation
  • Assisting QA Site Ops manager with Operations/Project planning and preparation activities
  • Assisting the QA Site Ops manager with the required interfaces between Ops and Projects onsite for the new projects ongoing at QA and Provide operational input to brownfield projects
  • Assisting and supporting the OTL with the day to day management of product quality, carrying out investigations & implementation of interventions related to WI losses

Essential Experience and Job Requirements

  • Good broad range of relevant HSE knowledge and skills
  • Good In-depth knowledge of Control of Work systems and associated procedures
  • Exposure to a wide range of plant operations experience
  • Interpersonal communication skills are critically important to QA Lead Operator position and should be demonstrably very good
  • Experience of coaching and mentoring roles and working in a linguistically diverse working environment
  • Capable of working autonomously, and organizing time and resource to achieve work deliverables to defined standards
  • Personal behaviors and work ethic that leads by example
  • Knowledge on water treatment technologies and applications

Desirable Criteria and Qualifications

  • Minimum 10 years hydrocarbon or water flooding operations.
  • Arabic & Good English language skills (written and spoken)

Rotational Job 2 weeks on/ 2 weeks off

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

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