Senior Panel Operator
JOB TITLE: Senior Panel Operator
EMPLOYER: Joint Operating Company of Absheron Petroleum DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2021-03-31 LAST UPDATED: 2021-03-31 DEADLINE: 2021-04-30

JOB TITLE (JOB HOLDER) - Senior Panel Operator

Position to report : SITE SUPERINTENDENT (EPS platform, offshore Oil Rocks)
Present job holder : new recruitment
Duration: Long term (rotational 4w/4w)


Absheron Early Production Scheme (EPS) is an early development phase to target a first gas production mid-2022.
JOCAP Joint Operating Company of Absheron Petroleum is a new Company created in March 2018, which is the Operator of Absheron from August 2018.
Absheron development reference agreements are PSA, JOA and addendums.
EPS Project technical data:
• 152Mscf/d of gas, 12kbbl/d of condensate; production from 1 subsea well, 34km multiphase flowline, dedicated new platform installed at Oil Rocks field (operated by SOCAR); WHSIP = 555bar, WHFP = 380bar.
New EPS platform adjacent and connected to existing facilities, operated with dedicated philosophies for safety, maintenance, inspections, integrity.
Multicultural context with documents in different languages, mainly Azeri or English.


The job holder main responsibilities during the Operations phase are to assists the Site Superintendent in:

- Management of operations on site.
- Supervising the panel and platform operation team and provide annual performance reviews.
- Operation and control of the production and utility systems and equipment through the ICSS monitoring and reporting systems.
- Holding the key role in PTW process as an Operating Authority and participating in daily PTW meetings.
- Being in constant communication with the onshore Smart Room support.
- Preparation and execution of planned/unplanned shutdowns and campaigns.
- Participating in Incident Investigation and Reporting Processes, such as Cause Tree Analysis.
- Insurance of management and reporting of Inhibitions, Isolations (Process, Mechanical, Electrical), Downgraded Situation, Locked Valve Register, etc.
- To perform the Production and Maintenance equipment testing. Besides, the jobholder is accountable for all Site Field Operations Management System (procedures and tools).
- Being part of the Emergency Response team, to provide support in Management of Emergencies.
- Keeping HSE dossier up-to-date.

The jobholder is accountable for demonstrating an exemplary behaviour with regard to HSSE rules & requirements, Company Ethics and “Code of Conduct” policy and for implementing and controlling these rules and requirements within his area of responsibility.


- Comply with the Activities described within the HSE Management System
- Take reasonable care of own Health and Safety and that of Others who may be affected by their acts at work
- Each employee, at his level of responsibility, must observe all Company Rules, Procedures and instructions in the performance of his own task
- Assure of the safety of his work site
- Exercise such caution as is necessary to avoid danger to persons and installations or to avoid pollution
- Report any anomaly, abnormal conditions and near miss to Site Superintendent
- Provide active support during Emergency Responses
- Participate in HSE document reviews and Audits
- Participate and provide inputs during Site HSE Meetings

Authority to suspend activities when there is a potential or actual threat to human life, the installation or the environment, and notify forthwith the responsible supervisor.


- Level / Diploma: Master degree in Engineering
- Professional Experience: more than 10 years of experience in Operations of oil & gas facilities including operational positions on offshore sites.
- knowledge of:
  - O&G Control Command System
  - Operations of Offshore Oil and Gas facilities
      - Process and Instrumentation Diagram
      - Emergency Shutdown System
  - Responsibility, good communication skill, good team spirit, organisation and method
  - Production Chemistry

Other required Competencies:

- Electronic Permit To Work (ePTW)
- Flow Assurance engineering and Subsea control
- IT tools.

Interested applicants should submit their CV in English to

For candidates: Please indicate the name of the position  you are applying for in the subject line of the email. Otherwise your candidacy will not be considered.

Deadline for applications – 30rd April, 2021.

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