Metathesis / MTBE / Isobutylene Field Operator

  • Petro Rabigh
  • Rabigh Ksa, Rabigh, Saudi Arabia
  • Feb 15, 2019
Full time Manufacturing Other

Job Description

Who we're looking for:


  • MTBE or Isobutylene, Metathesis or C4 Plant experience is preferred.
  • Good understanding of plant normal and specific operations mechanism and start/stop field operations.
  • Basic understanding of instruments.
  • Knowledge of Distributed Control Systems and emergency shutdown systems.
  • Thorough understanding of plant layout and operating process
  • High safety awareness level and implementing safety policy and hazard protection     



Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Perform or assist in the normal operation and start-up or shut down of assigned plant and facilities according to approved operating procedure or instruction.
  • Spot malfunctions or symptoms and refer to Shift Supervisor or console operator.
  • Conduct regular inspections and walk through of plant facilities to ensure plant is functioning efficiently.
  • Collect sample and perform process chemical and physical test as required.
  • Maintain field instrument or local measurement in log, and update check-lists as required.
  • Respond to emergency or upset conditions taking necessary field activities, such as flaring, blow down, isolation, diversion, switching with close communication with console operator and/or shift supervisor
  • Support or assist Shift supervisor if required.
  • Communication with other section, Contractor or vendor (Maintenance, Inspection, Contractor, or chemical vendor etc.)
  • Making field log/report for handover.
  • Provide coating or appropriate technical advice to other field operator or sharing good and bad experiences with colleagues, upon request, to realize efficient and effective operations.
  • Safe and proper communication at work and at shift handover.
  • Perform in-plant housekeeping duties.



Minimum Requirements:


  • High School or Diploma in relevant field.
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience as an operator in a Refinery or Petrochemical Plant.
  • Excellent English communication skills (Verbal and Writing)
  • Basic maintenance skills.
  • Ability to ensure safe and efficient process operations by monitoring operating conditions and operating the equipment and systems.
  • Good judgment and fast response.
  • Record keeping and logging ability of operating conditions.