Export Pumps Field Operator

Posted 8 months ago by MSELECT
Location Basra, Iraq Job Type
Salary Sector Oil & Gas
MSELECT is looking to hire an Export Pumps Field Operator for an international oil & gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have minimum 5 years’ experience in oil field operations. English fluency is preferable.

Job Summary
The role of this position is not only to ensure hands-on assistance to Ops coordinator in overseeing routine operations of equipment pertaining to Export Pumping Station including sand filters, CWTs, Slime Station and Export pumps station but also during Ad-hoc activities that are taking place from time to time. The position will also play a role in promoting Operation Discipline amongst the BOC Shift Operation Teams.

Key Responsibilities
  • Readings and measurements
  1. Measure freeboard of each filter in service (twice a shift)
  2. List which filter is in filtration mode, stand by or under maintenance
  3. List which filters are preserved with Hypo
  4. Sample common filters outlet and measure turbidity, apparent colour and TSS
  5. Record the totalised volumes of even and odd filters (three times per shift)
  6. Record export flow rates and line pressure: once a day and on demand
  7. Record each Clean Water Tank level: twice per day as well as on demand
  • Check export pumps status: record pumps in service, stand by and under maintenance
  • Check slime tank level during backwash to prevent overflow
  • Report leaks, valves and pumps issues
  • Operate routinely submersible pumps in chambers
  • May from time to time carry out backwash of filters
  • May from time to time conduct stroke checks of valves
  • Report daily running hours of IW pump
  • Follow up on sand filter backwash efficiency and report any shortfall
  • Take water or chemical samples and hand to the lab as may be required from time to time
  • Conduct onsite lab tests of water samples (NTU, Free Chlorine)
  • Oversee special activities conducted on sand filters such as but not limited to:
  1. Skimming filters
  2. Commissioning sand filters after refurbishment
  3. Addition of Hypo for preservation of stand by filters of filters under maintenance
Required Qualifications
  • English skills (written/spoken) are preferred but not essential
  • University Graduates preferred, but not essential.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills are critically important
  • Exposure to production operations preferably in water plants
  • Capable of working autonomously, and organising time and resource to achieve work deliverables to defined standards.
  • Personal behaviour and work ethic that lead by example.
  • Good HSE awareness and safety behaviour and skills.
  • Good knowledge of Control of Work systems and associated procedures.
  • Iraqi national
Working pattern
  • Rotational 7 days on / 7 days off
*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process

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