Poduction Operator

Santos Ltd

About The Role

Central Fields : The Production Operator will be responsible for maintaining equipment, collaborating with various departments, optimizing production processes, and ensuring the execution of corrective and scheduled program – as directed by the integrated activity plan and Area Team Leader – in a safe and cost-effective manner while using quality systems to eliminate rework on equipment.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Maintain a close working relationship with Operations and Maintenance personnel, as well as Production Controllers and other interfacing departments.
  • Liaise with the Maintenance Support and Production Engineers to resolve operational issues before they escalate.
  • Participate in the planning and execution of scheduled shutdowns.
  • Review and provide feedback to schedule build to ensure accurate plans.
  • Drive schedule execution to achieve 100% compliance.
  • Carry out routine plant and field duties as specified by the daily, weekly and monthly checks and daily schedule through use of Operator Essential Care, including Reliability Management Plans & Integrity Plans
  • Assist in the development / updating of standard operating procedures.
  • Manage plant shutdowns during unplanned or emergency situations.
  • Competently operate / monitor / maintain production equipment so that operating life is enhanced, damage is avoided, and production optimised.
  • Adhere to Reliability Management Plans & Integrity Management Plans.
  • Respond to emergencies in line with the Emergency Response Plan.

About You

You will be experienced in:

  • Competent use of Information Systems (Computer Software, including Microsoft Office suite)
  • Familiar with Permit to Work processes & equipment isolations (lock out, tag out)
  • Operating to a schedule to maximise production.
  • Working in both a small team environment and autonomously
  • Being flexible and adaptive to changes in the work environment and equipment.

A Mechanical or Instrumentation/Electrical qualification or background is advantageous as well as previous experience in the Oil & Gas Industry

Supporting a Diverse Workforce

Santos acknowledges that we operate on the traditional lands of Aboriginal people. We recognise the traditional rights to maintain the culture, identities, traditions, and customs on their country. We are committed to an inclusive environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We want our people to feel that all voices are heard, all cultures respected and that a variety of perspectives are not only welcome – they are essential to our ongoing success.

We treat each other fairly and with dignity regardless of race, gender, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, or anything else that makes us different.

Australian Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander jobseekers are strongly encouraged to apply.

How To Apply

Applications must be submitted via the online recruitment system before 8th April 2024.

A requirement of this role is that you will need to have in place the legal work rights for Australia to apply.

Potential Scams

There are a number of fake adverts that are impersonating Santos Limited, in these instances you will receive an e-mail from a generic e-mail address. We do not make offers without interviews or due diligence taking place. You will know if an advert is genuine if you are directed to the Santos company careers page to apply which is

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