SIMOPS Operator

SIMOPS Operator

Al Melehy Trading
Abu Dhabi
5-8 years
Not Specified

Job Description


Duration :08 Months

• During SIMOPS Operation, operates panels on Wellhead Towers including shutdown/ start-up, oil and gas well testing using Multi Phase Flow Meters assigned to an Offshore Production Area, field changes, Choke adjustment, Change orifice plates as required, Pigging, Tops up chemicals, collects oil/ water samples, conducts pressure surveys and carries out annulus pressure surveys.
• The Wellhead Tower includes Well Control Panel, Oil, Water and gas Well producers and injectors X Mas trees, MPFM, Surface Safety Systems, F&G Systems and attached surface and Sub-Sea Pipeline networks, Chemical injection, risers, pig launchers and receivers. Additionally, SIMOPS material like deluge skid, fire & gas detector, depressurization spool , sprinklers loop , explosion proof electrical lights main F& G panel reset , procedures , cooperating with maintenance activities, greasing , integrity checks , surveys...etc.
Key Accountabilities

• SIMOPS Operator are the focal point on all SIMOPS activities.
• SIMOPS Operator will present Production Field in Drilling Rigs, Drilling Barges, Maintenance Barge, Project Barge... etc. (any type of WHT SIMOPS)
• SIMOPS Operator are the focal point on rigs and barges during SIMOPS activities.
• Prepares the Wellhead Towers for routine/ planned/breakdown maintenance and carries out first line maintenance. Carries out infield oil/ water and gas pipelines cleaning and intelligent pigging operations.
• Visits the Wellhead Towers on daily basis to implement field changes, collects Oil/ water sample, conducts pressure surveys, prepares MPFM for well testing programs and ensures efficient operations according to the prescribed conditions.
• Records operating data such as pressure, temperature, levels of each wellhead tower including scrubbers, gas headers and risers. Reports to Productions readings. Implements approved remedial actions immediately.
• Operates all systems at optimum condition. Carry out basic maintenance in addition to the routine jobs.
• Operates according to established procedures, including start-up/shut-down the wellhead towers and adjusting associated chokes to maintain the required levels, flow rates, pressures and temperature.
• Prepares the wellhead towers and sub-sea pipelines for maintenance as per the established procedures when required, accompanies the Instrument/ Mechanical/ Electrical Technicians to brief the defects/faults ensuring safe preparations of equipment for planned/breakdown maintenance and test/induct such repaired equipment to ensure operations.
• Informs Supervisor for the replenishment of stores stock items/chemical necessary for operating the wellhead tower & sub-sea pipelines, checks consignments and endorses loading /delivery notes.
• Maintains adequate housekeeping according to Company's safety regulations.
• Mixes chemicals to appropriate ratios and prepares doses for injections streams whenever required.
• Prepares equipment for maintenance in accordance with established procedures, ADNOC Offshore safety regulations and maintains adequate standard of housekeeping throughout the plants. Ensures adherence to Company Is safety rules, procedures & standards.
• Performs first line routine services greasing, lubricating, adjusting glands, tightening loose connections, preparing Isolation Confirmation Certificates (ICC)
• Performs other related duties as assigned by Supervisor, participating in training/ developing new recruits/ UAE Nationals employees/ juniors.
• Carries out annulus pressure surveys as required by field supervisor and reports in a log any abnormalities.
• SIMOPS Operator will handle the job of Field Senior Operator (WHT) when there is no SIMOPS operations
• Communicate with Rig/Barge DSL and representatives for operation and safety
• Report and conduct initial analyses of failure in SIMOPS equipment and acts promptly to bring in production. Alerts SIMOPS Supervisor, CCR and maintains safety of such equipment
• Carries out a frequent inspection on Rigs and Barges on WHT facilities and SIMOPS equipment.
• Generate near miss, observation reports and ensures maintaining good housekeeping standard in the WHT. Attend and contribute with own views in group safety meeting.
• Submit a daily operation checklist and any points of concerns to SIMOPS supervisor
• Submit well handover checklist between operations & Drilling Rigs & Barges during SIMOPS and send it to SIMOPS supervisor
• Implement operation activities like LO/LC procedure, over-ride procedure, P &ID verification... etc.
• Implement and comply with all relevant functional policies, processes, systems, standards, procedures, to accomplish operational objectives that related to WHT & Pipeline Operation and SIMOPS activities
• Comply with relevant HSE policies, Procedures & Controls and applicable legislation and sustainability guidelines in line with international standards, best practices and ADNOC Code of Practices for Works in line with HSE policy and ensure awareness and compliance of HSE rules and regulation by subordinates. Takes ownership of ADNOC 100% HSE and Life Saving Rules.
• Maintains environmental protections by implementing the safe procedure for handling dangerous wastes and applying waste segregation procedure.
Qualifications and Experience

• Secondary Education certificate followed by 2 Years formal training in Field/Well Operation
• 5 Years experience in oil and gas industry including 2 Years experience in Wellhead Tower Operations and very good understanding of SIMOPS standard and procedure.
• Good knowledge of both Spoken and Written English. (Minimum equivalent to 4.5 and above – IEL
• Able to analyse performance data from Wells and pipeline operation to take immediate proper remedial actions in case of variance to prevent production and injection shutdowns.
• Able to coordinate with different disciplines to ensure production is sustained safely
• Able to analyse any emergency conditions to put his area in safe conditions if required.
• Communicate effectively
• Use industry terminology appropriately and effectively
• Interact with maintenance, project, drilling contractors teams effectively.
Working Conditions

• Working hours - 12 Hours per day and 7 days per week (Offshore based)
• Duty/leave cycle - 60 days duty followed by 30 days shore based leave

Job Details




Al Melehy is one of the leading oilfield services company in the UAE. The company has been operating in Abu Dhabi since 1982 in activities related to services, Onshore and Offshore Gas & Oil fields activities covering supply, maintenance, overhauling, onsite back up service and manpower supply for all Petrochemicals Technical Staff.

Al Melehys system of supplying manpower is based on a classified computer data program being updated every 45 days for availability, and including a considerable number of specialized candidates from over 10 nationalities.

Al Melehys advanced concept of organization enables the company to quote and supply manpower
matching specific requirements and at very competitive rates.

Al Melehy also represents leading suppliers of industrial valves, air filters, electrical equipment, medical equipment and supplies, and refurbishment of Gas Turbine. Al Melehy Trading is partner with Henkel Industry of Germany and we are the owners of Henkel Polybit factory of Umm Al Qaiwain in the UAE. We are the sole agents in the UAE for Messers. Elbar-Sulzer, The Netherlands for turbine refurbishments and Messers. Donaldson, Belgium for Air Filters.

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