Control Room Operator - Production Technician

Company Name:
BP Americas, Inc.
Role synopsis
The Control Room Operator - Production Technician (CRO-PT) is a member of a multidiscipline operations team, reporting to the Production Team Leader. The main purpose of this position is to provide input to maximize optimization of production systems.
The CRO-PT is primarily accountable for maximizing the optimization and monitoring of the process equipment via computer (DCS & PLC) systems for desired pressure, temperature, levels and tracking throughput.
The CRO-PT identifies and assists in managing process upsets and collects long-term performance data. Monitoring well performance, the CRO-PT recommends flow changes to optimize production volumes while performing trend analysis and ensuring documentation/procedures are current and accurate.
Applicants must be willing to enter work force as a Production Tech. Upon completion of the required training/ development/certification process, Job Title will be changed to Control Room Operator (CRO).
Essential Education
A minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent
Essential experience and job requirements
Recent experience as a control room operator
5 or more years experience in petrochemical industry
Advanced working knowledge of pumps, compressors, control systems, chemical and corrosion mitigation systems - Demonstrated technical expertise in multiple disciplines
Eligibility Requirements
Must be at least 18 years of age; legally authorized to work in the United States; and not require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., TN, H1B status), now or in the future.
Other Requirements (eg Travel, Location)
Must be willing to enter work force as a Production Tech. Upon completion of the required training/ development/certification process, Job Title will be changed to Control Room Operator (CRO).
The willingness and ability to serve as a member of an emergency response team
The willingness and ability to work 12-hour shifts offshore on a fixed or floating oil and gas production platform in the Gulf of Mexico
You will be traveling to Houma Louisiana, at your own expense, on a rotational 14 days on/off schedule in order to fulfill the responsibilities of this position
The willingness and ability to work in small/confined places, as well as work on high platforms, walk on high elevation grating and walk up and down steps
The willingness and ability to ride in a helicopter or boat over Gulf of Mexico waters for extended periods and be transferred to/from a boat via personnel basket swung by a crane with or without reasonable accommodations
The willingness and ability to travel up to 50% of the time in order to fulfill the responsibilities of this position
The willingness and ability to successfully complete a fitness for duty assessment
Must be able to obtain a TWIC Card (Transportation Workers Identity Card)
Desirable criteria & qualifications
Intimate knowledge of Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BESSE) and USCG regulations and experience in working with their inspectors
Marine experience
Recognized outside own site for technical ability and expertise
Able to interact effectively with company & contractor personnel on location to get the job done
Strong health, safety, environmental and regulatory compliance record
Experienced in all aspects of oil and gas operations, including export pipeline systems
Experienced in simultaneous operations involving production, well maintenance, and construction activities
Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to influence others
Strong teamwork skills with experience in working with engineers and multi -discipline teams
About BP
Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. With a workforce of 80,000 employees, BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future.
BP''s Upstream segment focuses on finding reserves of oil and gas, developing the means to extract and process it and then consistently producing and transporting it to market. This involves using cutting edge technology to find the energy reserves, the ability to drill thousands of meters under the ground, designing, building and operating some of the world''s largest most complex production onshore / offshore facilities and finally being able to transport these fluids, in order to provide energy to the world.
BP is the largest operator (excluding National Oil Companies) in the world with over 6.6MM BOE/Day gross operated production and operations in 25 countries on six continents. The largest community in BP''s Upstream Segment, around 6000 people work in operations, essentially delivering oil and gas from the wellhead to the market. Operations staff play a significant role at all stages of the exploration and production cycle - providing input to a project from early appraisal all the way through to full production.
If you are selected for the position, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test (and alcohol screening/medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process. The drug screen requires a hair test for which BP must be able to obtain a sufficient hair sample for analysis ( 4 cm/1 " scalp, or > 2 cm/ " body - arms & armpits/legs/chest)
If you are a person with a disability or a disabled veteran and would like any type of assistance to apply or to access or to attend any recruitment or selection event or process, we would like to help you to ensure that your application process goes as smoothly as possible. If you need assistance, information, or answers to your questions, feel free to contact us or have any of your representative contact us at _ soul. _,Telephone
BP is an equal opportunity employer.
Job title: Control Room Operator - Production Technician
Req ID: 54068BR
Job category: Operations
Sub-category: Technicians
Countries (State/Region): United States - Louisiana
Location: Houma
Relocation available: No
Travel required: Yes - up to 50%
Is this a part time position?: No
Segment: Upstream
Removal Date: 24-Apr-2014

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