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Zakum Development Company

ZADCO's mandate was to develop the Upper Zakum field on behalf of ADNOC and for the benefit of the shareholders in the joint venture, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), ExxonMobil, and Japan Oil Development Company Ltd. (JODCO). Besides Upper Zakum , the Company operates Umm Al Dalkh, and Satah fields. Crude oil from Upper Zakum, Umm Al Dalkh and Satah fields is pumped via main oil lines to Zirku Island for further processing, storage and export. Zirku Island is located 140 Kms. nor... Read More

Address      P.O. Box: 46808 Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates
Website      zadco.ae
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Senior Wellhead Operator

Operate production units and systems on the well head platform (WHPT) in accordance with standing and supervisory instructions; may be delegated to supervise non-routine WHPT operations involving contracted services. a.)Operate equipment and system such as test separators, gas traps, gas skids, safety cabinets, mainfolds, chokes, pig receivers and launchers, F&G Panel, Chemical Injection Skid, TEG/Power generator, Coarse & polishing filters. . b.)Give guidance to Operators in the operation of equipment and units in accordance with established instructions. c.)Report serious unplanned operational deviations to supervisor and take corrective action within the limits of authority and competence. d.)Ensure that units and equipment on WHPTs are checked regularly and record and/or check as necessary that data is accurately and regularly recorded, including any down hole safety equipment. e.)Locally operate in the event of a telesystem failure all the equipment normally operated remotely through the telesystem network. f.)Undertake the preparation of wellhead platforms for handover for workover maintenance, repair or modification in conjunction with other trades (this includes removing specific items of wellhead equipment). g.)Lead teams involved in the annual maintenance programmes in conjunction with teams from ZADCO maintenance and contracted personnel. h.) Prepare wellhead platform for implementation of squeeze job and acid cleaning campaigns under supervision or delegation from Supervisor, Surface Operations. Undertake all hot works to completion and attend inspections and certification vessels. Attendance at rigs during simultaneous working or workover operations to be able to take operational action as needed. Take necessary operational action at the start and finish of all maintenance activities (such as depressurizing lines, isolation of vessels, normalization after job completion). Undertakes pigging to oil and water lines. Participate in the re-commissioning of equipment and wells when maintenance work has been completed. Undertake other similar or related duties such preparing daily reports and work logs, maintaining work site clean, tidy and safe, checking status of platform equipment before leaving on completion of work and reporting any deviations from standard. Operate, maintain, replace & repair all X-mas tree valves (manuals & automatics). Operate the Electrical Submersible Pumps (ESP) and day to day monitoring the performance of these pumps, Lead teams for ESP tripped trouble shooting. Operate reactivation pump to unload wells with low flowing pressure and restore production from weak wells. Operate and day to day monitor the performance of multi phase pump (MPP). Monitor the clearance conditions of polishing filters in Water Injection System and replace the cartridges of these filters. Lead troubleshooting teams when emergency shutdown take place on WHPT Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter Industry: Oil and Gas / Energy / Power / Infrastructure Functional Area: Production, Manufacturing, Maintenance Role Category: Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance Role: Workman/Foreman/Technician Education: (UG - Any Graduate - Any Specialization, Graduation Not Required) AND (PG - Any Postgraduate - Any Specialization) AND ( Doctorate - Doctorate Not Required) a.)Completion of Secondary education (12 years), plus specialized production operator training equivalent to 6 - 9 months full time. b.)8 to 10 years experience in oilfield operations including 3 years offshore and at least 2 years experience in a senior position. c.)Good knowledge of English Works in accordance with standard operating procedures and programme instructions. Is expected to use his initiative in non-routine and emergency situations. Work is subject to limited supervision due to the size and geographical spread of the WHPTs.

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