Field Production Superintendent Job in Nigeria

 WTS Energy provides recruitment and manpower services for the global oil and gas and energy industries. We supply engineers and consultants to our clients' projects and operations, and perform employment outsourcing services such as workforce management in oil and gas regions around the world. WTS Energy operates globally with offices in 14 countries and is operational in over 50 countries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Field Production Superintendent

Location: Lagos



Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • Manage operations and maintenance activities of the integrated production system for hydrocarbons, ensuring production is to the agreed quality and volume specifications.
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are followed to maintain asset integrity with due regard to the health, safety, and protection of employees, equipment, and environment.

Main Responsibilities

  • Produce operations strategies and plans to ensure that targets for the facility are met. Manage own work, scheduling, and planning activities to optimize production. Drive compliance with integrated asset plans and technical standards to enhance production efficiency.
  • Drive the Permit-to-work (PTW) system to ensure all non-routine and potentially hazardous routine jobs are carried out under the Permit-to-work system with complimentary certificates to ensure statutory compliance.
  • Coach and provide support to other Team members to ensure the delivery of results and develop subordinates. Identify further learning and development requirements to ensure continuous improvement in professionalism as part of human capital development.
  • Provide input to the annual business plan. Generate and implement cost reduction initiatives as part of business improvement. Manage contracts/contractors in line with the Contract Management system.
  • Initiate changes to continuously improve oil/gas/water production and asset integrity as well as promote a safe and healthy environment in line with company policies, procedures, and legislation to improve the business and enhance production efficiency.
  • Communicate clearly and credibly when dealing with third parties (contractors, community, NUPRC, etc.) to build strong relationships. Build effective working relationships with other Support Departments to improve production efficiency.
  • Accomplish daily hydrocarbon production targets through demonstration of technical knowledge, skill, experience in operations activities, and monitoring equipment for optimum production to improve production efficiency.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance of facility technical integrity. Ensure process equipment is available for maintenance through management of the production program to ensure the technical integrity of the asset and production efficiency.
  • Manage and maintain an Emergency Response Team in each shift cycle for the area in compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements to enhance the safety of employees, environment, and equipment.
  • Manage the daily effluent discharge, emission, and waste generated at the production facility to comply with statutory regulations and aim to continuously reduce waste as part of business improvement.
  • Provide operations input to Engineering activities and projects to enhance production efficiency.
  • Meeting production targets with strict compliance to standards
  • Manage the relationships with regulators, and other Stakeholders so that Company’s business can be conducted safely and undisturbed.
  • Driving and embedding behavioral change and culture of performance, safety leadership, and continuous improvement at the site.
  • Act as Management representative and HSE focal point in the area by complying and enforcing HSE standards with staff and contractors to minimize risk to staff, equipment, and environment.
  • Provide support and intelligence to functions providing ancillary services, e.g. community relations, security, etc.

Educational Qualifications & Experience

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or HND in an Engineering discipline
  • 8 - 12 years of production operations experience 
  • Good understanding of Industry best practices and production principles
  • Ability to manage complex technical facilities and have a clear grasp of the position of the asset from a business perspective. 
  • Demonstrable experience in the management of major emergencies related to process safety, medical, security, and community action.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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