Production Operator

Sector: Oil & Gas

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operates Gas Processing plant and Gas injection wells which include Gas compressors, Amine Sweetening Unit, Dew point Control Unit and associated Utilities under the supervision of Gas System Supervisor.:
  • Performs his/her duties in accordance with the Company HSE procedures.
  • Follows Permit to Work system as Area Authority
  • Reports all incidents, injuries, hazardous or abnormal situations to the Production Team Leader/Production Supervisor.
  • Member of the Emergency Response Team as per Emergency Response Plan.
  • Operates the Gas Processing plant and Gas injection wells  in accordance with set procedures.
  • Monitors and checks the Gas plant and associated Utilities operating conditions in accordance with set schedules, including taking samples, recording readings, looking for leaks, and position of valves etc...
  • Carries out general walk through in his/her responsible area and checks rotating equipment, field instruments etc. at regular interval.
  • Reports any abnormalities to the CCR Team Leader (Gas System)/Gas System Supervisor
  • Carries out Housekeeping duties as required at all times
  • Handles chemicals, adjusts chemicals injection rates as per program and be aware of safety precautions related to those activities.
  • Suggests possible improvements regarding facilities and procedures to the Production Supervisor.
  • Prepares the facilities and equipment for maintenance activities (ensures isolation/deisolation are set as required in the Permit to Work).
  • Gets actively involved in the all kind of commissioning activities.
  • Assists the Production Team Leader in gathering the required information for the daily report.
  • To maintain smooth operations of gas plant and gas injection wells.
  • Ensure all the works are conducted in compliance with the Permit to Work system.  
  • Meet the operating requirements by addressing the problems in a timely manner.
  • Always be available for shutdowns or breakdowns and assist with critical operations.


  • Minimum of 3 years practical experience in the Oil and Gas industry in a similar position.
  • Good ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Fluent spoken and written English.

Working Conditions:

Rotational (2 weeks on / 2 weeks off – Day Shift / Night Shift)

Only qualified candidates will be contacted. 

Location: Zakho
Sector: Oil & Gas
Job Code: emp121
Employment Duration: Full Time
Deadline: 23/08/2022

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