Field Operations Technician



Multiple locations
Posted on Sunday, September 10, 2023
, Trinidad and Tobago

Job Family Group:

Production Engineering Upstream

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Experience Level:

Early Careers

Job Description:

What is the role?

The Field Operations Technician is responsible for managing production operations on a day or a night shift by ensuring the execution of scheduled work plans primarily in the field. Also ensures that the Operation Technician, CRO and Shift Supervisors are advised when any Safety Critical Equipment has failed to meet the performance standard.

You will also be responsible of the following duties and responsibilities below.

  • Responsible for release of plant for all intrusive maintenance activity using Safe Isolation and Reinstatement of Plant guidelines.

  • Ensures Safety, Production and Environmental Critical and Non-Critical Routines (corrective maintenance and preventative maintenance) are completed on time and compliance targets are met.

  • Monitors and manages production parameters resources on shift to maximize production efficiency.

  • Promotes performance mind set within teams to focus behaviors on safe working and optimizing production levels against key targets under the direction of the Operation Team Lead.


What we need from you

  • Must have legal authorization to work in Trinidad & Tobago on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.

  • Candidate must have at least minimum of 3 (three) years of working experience in Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, or any work-related industries.

  • A technician diploma qualified in relevant engineering discipline or equivalent.

  • Good understanding of relevant industry legislation especially in Production related areas.

  • Fully conversant with all forms of process engineering documentation, including block diagrams, PFD’s, P&ID’s, Data Sheets, Cause & Effect charts, and Computerized Maintenance Management System.

  • Conversant with national and international codes and standards applicable to the design, construction, and operation of process plant.

  • Competent in the application of process isolations and adherence to Safe Isolation and Reinstatement of Plant (SIRP).

  • Proven skills in problem solving in relation to production related issues.

  • Adept at working in a production and maintenance team structure.

  • Strong production experience preferably in oil and gas (upstream) or petrochemical (downstream) business.

  • Track record of demonstrating success at assisting in the delivery of production plans and production efficiency targets.

  • General understanding of risk assessment tools and methodology.

  • Willingness to implement new ways of working that improves production efficiency.

  • Proficient in the application of production management processes.

  • Experience in process safety would be an asset.

  • Successful candidates may be placed on Offshore or Onshore sites.


An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy, or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills, and reach your potential.

  • We’re creating a space, where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.

  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.



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