Operations Superintendent

Date:  8 Jul 2024

Iraq, IQ

Department:  Plant Operations
Job Description: 


Ensures a safe, cost effective, environmentally compliant and effective operational performance and integrity of the installation, its facilities and personnel to deliver hydrocarbon exports in accordance with statutory and company standards and requirements Responsible for the integrity of the facility and the operational activity of the specific area in terms of manpower planning and scheduling and ensuring that the plant problems are resolved to enable uninterrupted operations.



Facility Management & Policy Compliance

  • Accountable for assuring the execution of planned activities, once agreed at the planning meeting
  • Accountable for full compliance with process safety procedures such as control of overrides,
  • locked open locked closed valve register, operating procedures etc
  • Accountable for ensuring production losses are fully investigated, process parameters are optimised to maximise production, production vulnerabilities and opportunities are understood, and a plan is in place to mitigate threats and materialise opportunities
  • Accountable for ensuring maintenance is executed as per plan and there are no safety critical jobs overdue
  • Accountable for ensuring that Operational Risk Assessments are in place for operations out of normal parameters
  • Accountable for ensuring no piece of equipment is brought online after a modification, without approval as per Management of Change (MOC).
  • Deliver daily process safety, personal safety, Control of Work (including SIMOPS), regulatory compliance related to R&M activities in order to maintain license to operate and the integrity of plant equipment


Health, Safety and the Environment

  • Lead Emergency Response on the Installation.
  • Enforces HSEQ policies and PTW system, requirements and precautions within the Operations Team.
  • Assists in the planning, coordination and execution of shutdown programmes and the implementation of safety procedures and practices.


Minimum Educational, Technical Qualifications/Certifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering preferably chemical engineering.
  • Minimum of 10 + years of production operations experience, with a minimum of 5 years supervisory experience within the Oil & Gas industry.