Senior WHPT Operator

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  • Regions
  • Country United Arab Emirates
  • City Abu Dhabi
  • Type of Employment Contract
  • Job number WTSBK12081

About the job

Job Purpose:
To Operate production & injection units and systems in the field well head platforms in compliance of company’s standards & HSE guidelines and supervisory instructions. Delegated to supervise non-routine WHPT operations involving contracted services.

Principal Accountabilities:
  • Operate equipment and system such as test separators, gas traps, gas skids, safety cabinets, manifolds, chokes, pig receivers and launchers.
  • Give guidance to Operators in the operation of equipment and units in accordance with established instructions.
  • Report serious unplanned operational deviations to supervisor and take corrective action within the limits of authority and competence.
  • Ensure that units and equipment on WHPTs are checked regularly and record and/or check as necessary that data is accurately and regularly recorded, including any down hole safety equipment.
  • Locally operate in the event of a telesystem failure all the equipment normally operated remotely through the telesystem network.
  • Undertake the preparation of wellhead platforms for handover for work-over maintenance, repair or modification in conjunction with other trades (this includes removing specific items of wellhead equipment).
  • Lead teams involved in the annual maintenance programs in conjunction with teams from Company maintenance and contracted personnel.
  • Prepare wellhead platform for implementation of acid fracturing campaigns under supervision or delegation from Supervisor Surface Operations.
Terms and Conditions:
  • Contract Hire
  • Location: Abu Dhabi
  • Competitive Salary


  • Completion of Secondary education (12 years), plus specialized production operator training equivalent to 6 - 9 months full time.
  • 8 to 10 years’ experience in oilfield operations including 3 years offshore and at least 2 years’ experience in a senior position.
  • Good knowledge of English.
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