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Supervising Operator All Units at Saudi Aramco – Middle East

Not only is Saudi Aramco the state-owned oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, we are also a fully integrated, global petroleum and chemicals enterprise and a world leader in exploration, production, refining, distribution, shipping and marketing. We manage the world’s largest proven conventional crude oil and condensate reserves of 259.7 billion barrels and the world’s fourth-largest natural gas reserves of 282.6 trillion standard cubic feet.

Job Details:

Job title:   Supervising Operator All Units

Job ID:  12346BR

Location:   Middle East

Job Description:

Part of Saudi Aramco’s strategy involves the construction of the Jazan refinery which is currently underway and commissioning is scheduled to begin in 2018 and will have the capacity to process 400,000 BPD of Arabian Heavy and Arabian Medium crude oils to produce gasoline, ultra-low-sulfur diesel, benzene, and paraxylene.

Due to this expansion, we are now seeking a large number of experienced Supervising Operators to work with us in Jazan with experience of working in the following Units:-

• Hydrocracker (HCK)
• Crude/Vacuum Distillation Unit (CDU/VDU)
• Diesel Hydrotreater (DHT)
• Naphtha Hydrotreater (NHT)
• Reformer/Continuous Catalyst Regeneration (CCR)
• Aromatics Complex
• Isomerization Unit (ISOM)
• Sulphur Recovery Unit (SRU) & Tail Gas Treatment (TGT)
• Gasification (GFU)
• IGCC Utilities
• Refinery Utilities
• Tank Farm

Duties And Responsibilities:
• Should have solid experience in operations, including an outside operator, console operator, and supervising operators in a refinery environment preferably with solid experience as Controlman or Supervising Operator.
• Understands the Plant process and equipment and any other related plants interconnections, and know how to do the line service switching by means of interconnections piping and valves.
• Understands how to Monitor product quality and make recommendations and/or adjustments to maintain product quality, yields and production rates.
• Should be able to work as a control man or operator of the plant, if required.
• Should have the ability to deal with junior operators and develop them and enhance their knowledge of the plant
• Should have experience in processing units turnaround activities from scope development to work executions.
• Should have experience in refineries emergency response plans, and must be able to assume the rule of incident commander.
• Should have experience in working with various control system (Honeywell preferred).
• Should be able to jointly work with others and be a key team player in problem solving, communication, work planning and organizing
• Ability to closely coordinate with other plants to carry out a job that has an impact on them.
• Should have leadership and capabilities of developing others in operations skills
• Must have very good English language skills where he communicates well with subordinates and superiors.
• Should be able to write progress reports on different operational assignments regularly
• Be able to understand the complexity of the control systems of the processing unit
• Be able to identify operational hazards and resolve them as necessary
• Be able to troubleshoot any arising problems and come up with reasonable resolutions
• Be able to undertake different assignments in different plants when needed.
• Be able to work as a maintenance coordinator and provide all the support to the Plant foreman
• should have participated in shutdown and startup of similar plants as well as turnaround activities
• Understand the potential hazards in the unit and to participate in HAZOP study.
• Act as operation representative to resolve operation requirement with maintenance.
• Be able to keep all relevant operating procedure update

Desired Skills and Experience

Minimum Requirements:
• Completion of ITC English, Math, MI
• Should have detailed relevant experience with relevant operating and supervisory experience. Incumbent will normally have progressed through the Supervising Operator I and II positions.
• Thorough knowledge of plant layout and the applicable operations.
• Must possess flexibility to rotate and direct operations in other plants of similar complexity after a reasonable
• Fluent in English reading and writing

Application Method:

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