A Operator

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


. Is an active member of the safety process, become trained to make and submit quality observations, and help develop action plans.
. Actively participates in customer and company HSE programs and helps develop and reach asset annual safety goals, and accept ownership.
. Demonstrates knowledge of customer, facility and job-specific policies, procedures and operations.
. Demonstrates excellent initiative to ensure safe practices and a pollution-free environmental operation.
. Adheres to all recommended industry safe practices for offshore operations.
. Ability to attend and conduct pre-job meetings by utilizing Job Safety Analysis methods.
. Has a minimum of five years offshore experience with assigned classification and level; prior process experience is required.
. Demonstrates knowledge of facility-specific plans including policies, procedures, and evacuation plans.
. Dons applicable types of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) according to facility, job, regulatory and company policy.
. Ability to read, understand, interpret and utilize Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) within job scope.
. Demonstrates practical knowledge of Energy Isolation procedures (Lockout/Tagout/Electrical Safety) in accordance to OSHA, customer and company.
. Demonstrates knowledge and application of hand tools.
. Demonstrates knowledge of rigger duties.
. Awareness of Fall Protection and Confined Space Entry requirements.
. Ability to perform as a member of the Fire Team.
. Trained according to regulatory standards, customer requirements and job-specific functions.
. Reports all emergencies, incidents, and injuries to proper authorities, agencies and departments.
. Ability to manage targets through key performance indicators.
. Ability to meet company physical requirements criteria.
. Ability to work extended hours as required and provide vacation relief at various locations.
. Ability to work with multiple levels in the customer’s organization.
. Possess basic Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook computer skills.
. Comply to company Drug Alcohol Program and HSE requirements.
. Demonstrate ability to manage multiple high priorities.
. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
. Maintain favorable rapport with co-workers assuring operational safety, control and efficiency.
. Is a results-oriented and self-directed individual.
. Possesses strong engagement skills and works well in team environments.
. Understand and adhere to customer’s operational and HSE requirements.


. Working knowledge and competent ability level to do all essential duties and responsibilities of a B Operator.
. Completely familiar with all processes on the platform and can demonstrate some principal IE and Mechanical skills.
. Troubleshoots and repairs emergency shutdown (E.S.D.), fusible plug, gas detector systems, controllers, control valves, and test relief valves.
. Facilitates meetings at the facility involving essential and ancillary personnel; may designate duties and responsibilities.
. Recognizes and makes repairs to all well-head valves: master, wing, swab, and SSV.
. Troubleshoots SCSSV’s holding or not holding pressure.
. Possesses excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
. Operates, monitors, tests, and maintains all process equipment and safety devices from wellhead to sales lines.
. Monitors the performance of wells and production equipment to maximize recovery.
. Demonstrates excellent troubleshooting skills.


. Understands the job roles of all co-workers at facility.
. Possesses excellent comprehension and communication skills.
. Ability to understand and perform in a Team-Based environment and activities.
. Able to follow instructions and work under supervisors.
. Ability to attend and conduct facility safety meetings with a diverse work group.
. Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse work group.
. Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills, resolve disputes, and offers solutions in problem-solving activities.
. Works well in a group environment and follows instructions both oral and written.
. Takes initiative to acquire further skills from other experienced specialists at the facility.


Maybe directly supervise employees in the Customer Process Operations. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the company’s and customer’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.

Design – Generates creative solutions; Translates concepts and information into images; Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail.

Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Project Management – Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.

Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.

Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.

Visionary Leadership – Displays passion and optimism; Inspires respect and trust; Mobilizes others to fulfill the vision; Provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.

Change Management – Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results.

Delegation – Delegates work assignments; Matches the responsibility to the person; Gives authority to work independently; Sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; Provides recognition for results.

Leadership – Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.

Managing People – Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; Takes responsibility for subordinates’ activities; Makes self available to staff; Provides regular performance feedback; Develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth; Solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); Fosters quality focus in others; Improves processes, products and services.; Continually works to improve supervisory skills.

Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.

Business Acumen – Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.

Cost Consciousness – Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.

Diversity – Demonstrates knowledge of EEO policy; Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.

Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization’s goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities.

Strategic Thinking – Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization’s strengths weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.

Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

Motivation – Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.

Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.

Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Initiative – Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

Innovation – Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others’ attention.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills

No skills needed

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Order processing systems; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Water Survival
T-2 Certification as per 30 CFR 250
Crane/Rigger Certification as per API RP 2-D

Other Skills and Abilities

Adheres to all safety rules at all times.

Must have completed or is willing to undergo a comprehension orientation, such as SafeGulf.
Must be willing to work 7-on /7-off or 14-on /14-off schedules on an oil producing platform up to 150 miles offshore.

Other Qualifications

Ability to swing on/off platform to/from a marine vessel using a swing rope requiring the ability to hold/support body weight with hand grip for up to 10 seconds.

Ride a personnel basket to/from marine vessel to/from platform.
Be familiar with the use of PPE equipment and have in their possession.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The employee should be able:

1.) to climb a ladder of 25 rungs four times a day.
2.) to, for a time of four hours a day, do work overhead or that is elevated.
3.) to crawl a distance of 50 feet per day.
4.) to ride a marine vessel for eight hours a day.
5.) to wear the following PPE – nomex suit, respirator, fall protection harness and SCBA
6.) to stand for a period of 12 hours a day.
7.) to walk eight hours a day.
8.) to perform lifts and carries for eight hours a day.
9.) to talk for 12 hours a day.
10.) to listen and/or hear for 12 hours a day.
11.) to stoop, kneel, and/or crouch for three hours a day.
12.) to crawl for two hours a day.
13.) to walk on uneven surfaces 66% of each day.
14.) to climb 10 flights of stairs five times a day carrying objects of 50-75 pounds.
15.) to balance from heights of 15-20 feet for 25% of the day.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to high, precarious places. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. Temperatures while working outside can range from 15 degrees Fahrenheit – 110 degrees Fahrenheit. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Level Promotions

Promotions among the four levels of an A Operator are based upon experience, evaluations, and/or pay increase.

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