Job Description

The Water Plant Operator will be responsible for operating and maintaining various water treating plant and equipment throughout the various processes in the Mukhaizna oilfield including flotation cells, filtration units, Reverse Osmosis (RO) units, MVC Mechanical Vapor Compression plant and water softening systems. Also, the Operator will be responsible for all surveillance activities and optimizing process streams in order to deliver generator feed water in accordance with established specifications whilst in parallel ensuring compliance with company and governmental safety and environmental policies, procedures and guidelines.

The Water Plant Operator responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Control of water treatment plant and equipment in order to produce generator feed water in accordance with Quality Specifications necessary for Steam Generation.

  • Operates and controls electric motors, pumps, and valves to regulate flow of raw water into and through the treating plants.

  • Controls chemical dosing as required needed to enhance or regenerate the Water Treatment Process.

  • Maintains and utilizes automatic devices that admit specified amounts of chemicals into the treatment process

  • Operates and maintains Multi Media and/or Walnut Shell Filters for Total Suspended Solids (TSS) management and oil removal from the produced water stream or other water supply sources.

  • Operates and maintain both SAC (Strong Acid Cation) and WAC (Weak Acid Cation) softening systems

  • Monitors PLC(Programmable Logic Controller)/ HMI (Human Machine Interface_ and adjusts controls to regulate flow rates, pressures and distribution of the treated water

  • Cleans and regenerates treating media filter beds and softeners using established methods.

  • Tests water samples to determine PH Values, Turbidities, TSS, TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) Oil and Grease, and Total Hardness, using Spectrophotometer, Turbidity meter, Conductivity Meter, PH Meters, Gravimetric Analysis and Titration.

  • Records data into established databases and KPI’s.

Skills Required

  • College Diploma with minimum of 3 years of experience in water treating operations including Media Filtration, RO units, WAC and SAC Softening Systems OR General Diploma Certificate (Secondary School) with minimum of 5 years of experience in water treating operations including Media Filtration, RO units, WAC and SAC Softening Systems.
  • Knowledge in operating principle of control and measurement devices for water treating system.
  • Valid driving license.
  • Good PC skills.
  • Good in communication and interpersonal skills.

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