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  • Posted: Feb 26, 2024
    Deadline: Feb 29, 2024
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    VAGAN OIL AND GAS LTD Has Experience In Oil & Gas Field Maintenance And Services, Welding And Fabrication, Electrical And Mechanical Installation / Operation & Maintenance And Civil / Mechanical Construction Works In Both Land And Swamp Locations In The Niger Delta
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    Field Operations Supervisor (Electrical Northbank)


    • Minimum of WAEC qualification


    • <60 years.

    Start Date

    • 01/03/2024

    Work Experience

    • Experience in SPDC gas plant and flow station operations (Preferably Northbank Node) is also a strong added advantage.

    Key Skills

    • Operation & maintenance of high voltage power generation systems and equipment including Solar Taurus 60,Centaur 40 and Mars 100 turbines with specific competence in the troubleshooting of turbotronic control systems; troubleshooting of variable frequency drives, DAC start systems & fuel ignition systems and troubleshooting of high-capacity Brush alternator, Power Management systems. etc.
    • Ability to troubleshoot, install and configure MControls, MLinks in ABB MNSIS switchgear.
    • Skilled in operation and maintenance of ABB MNSIS switchgear including Mstarts, MViews, RED615 and REF 615 relays.
    • Skilled in operation and maintenance of Schneider electric 11KV switchgear including MICOM 141, 143, 242,343 relays.
    • Ability to troubleshoot fused-contactor & circuit breaker types of isolators and protection relay faults in high voltage switchgear. Experience in protection relay testing & fault simulation.
    • Ability to operate and maintain PLC-based load management systems with master-slave connections to other remote LMS stations.
    • Operation and maintenance of LV power Generation and distribution systems (Experience in the following generators: CAT G3512, G3516, D3512, D3516).
    • Experience in Electric Motors and Controls systems maintenance (including high voltage & mega-watt motors with lube oil-based cooling systems)
    • Experience in operation & maintenance of high-voltage transformers with Verifiable Certification from NAPTIN
    • Experience in Atlas Copco SF11 systems and mobile compressor maintenance.
    • Experience in Cathodic protection Transformer Rectifier maintenance.
    • Experience in Lightning and Earthing system inspections with specific competence in earth pit loop requirements.
    • Experienced in HV switching operations with requisite certifications e.g. Shell SAEP certification
    • Ability to carry out high-level integrity jointing of High Voltage underground cables in challenging environments
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Skill in Electrical Equipment and systems maintenance, troubleshooting and fault analysis.

    Soft Skills (Added advantage)

    • Computer literate (Competent user of Microsoft Office and ability to liaise with programs)
    • Knowledge and use of SAP tool especially for maintenance work planning
    • Proficiency in the use of Universal Tag Tool (UTL)
    • Experience in the collaborative use of electronic permit-to-work systems & high-voltage and low-voltage electrical certificates
    • Knowledge of worksite hazard management
    • Ability to multitask effectively
    • Good Communication skills & a team player
    • Ability to work with other professionals to carry out RCAs & AARs
    • A demonstrable high level of safety consciousness
    • Ability to work under pressure with resilience
    • Good organizational skills
    • Flexibility and adaptability.
    • Self-Motivated and performs under minimal supervision.

    Roles and Responsibilities

    The Electrical Technician will be responsible for the following:

    • Interpretation of equipment instruction and maintenance manuals, schematic drawings and diagnosis.
    • Operation and maintenance of power turbines
    • Operation and maintenance of onshore sited CAT generators
    • Operation and maintenance of overhead transmission lines
    • Installation and repair of HV & LV circuits/equipment.
    • Use of diagnostic tools and Electrical hand tools for testing and fault tracing in Hazardous Areas.
    • Asset Integrity assurance, PM/CM inspections and close-out on SAP.
    • Work preparations and material staging for work executions.
    • Daily proactive monitoring of rotating and safety & production critical equipment.
    • Isolation/De-isolation of electrical equipment for Electrical/non-electrical activities.
    • Job Risk Assessments / Permit to Work preparation.
    • Identifying critical spares and follow-up ordering and delivery.
    • Switching in power distribution systems.
    • Promotes site safety and continuous hazard identification, mitigation, and close-out.
    • Work closely with service Contractor(s) for safe delivery of vendor-based maintenance jobs.
    • Other assignments for continuous improvements (AMS process application: RCAs, MTO, MEC etc.) as exigent.

    Work Cycle and Conditions

    • Successful candidate will hit the ground running working on a mix of equipment.
    • The work location is Swamp/field-based Delta /Bayelsa state) accessible via Helicopter.
    • The job activity period is daily on 12-hour (6am to 6pm) routine over a 21-day period.
    • There is a standard 3weeks on and 3weeks off schedule .
    • The successful candidate will manage own absences with his/her contractor for suitable qualified covers.
    • There may be need for periodic visits to Shell Industrial Area for trainings and official assignments.  
    • Personnel may be required to work extended hours as need may arise

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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