Senior Panel Operator
Vedanta, India
1d ago

1.1 Scope of Responsibilities

  • Operating, controlling, recording of the process parameters and reporting the
  • status of whole CPF plant to the Superiors.

  • Interface with client and other agencies for inlet reception operations, export
  • facilities, chemical injection, gas and produced water injection

  • Operations and Maintenance of CPF equipment on board.
  • Responsible for running the plant safely with full production capacity and
  • agreed quality (OIL, GAS, LPG & CONDENSATE) as per client requirements

  • Responsible for training the nationalities.
  • 1.2 Primary Duties

  • Accountable for the management of the control room operations.
  • Operates and manages process parameters of number of units at the same
  • time, controlling all process parameters like flow, temperature, pressure etc

    through DCS Operating System to achieve safe running of the plant and

    maintain uninterrupted production as per defined quantity and quality.

  • Maintains continuous radio contact with Senior Operators to keep them
  • informed of operating conditions to request manual adjustments of equipment,

    to carry out on-site readings and convey instructions given by Shift Supervisor.

  • Maintains continuous liaison with other Panel Operators to coordinate the
  • required supplies according to production conditions.

  • Alters operating conditions or product flows to allow prior isolation of
  • equipment for maintenance and re-commences operations according to

    procedures, following completion of maintenance. Keeps himself aware of

    ongoing maintenance work by reviewing permit to work records / logs.

  • Communicates with the Panel Operator of other areas to coordinate operations
  • that may affect the operation and / or production of any unit within the Plant.

    Includes informing each other of changes and synchronizing activities to

    minimize loss of production.

  • Determines developing trends in operating conditions, reporting significant
  • changes and initiating action as required.

  • Is focal communications point between Shift Supervisor / Managers and outside
  • operators during emergency situations

  • Responsible for the support of Company Safety, environment and Quality
  • policies and programs, and carrying out specific duties and responsibilities

    related to his job as spelled out in Management Systems Manual, Safety Manual

  • Carries out similar or related duties such as assisting in maintaining shift log;
  • initiating emergency procedures as required and complying with safety rules

    and regulations.

  • Ensuring the security of company assets by operating in a safe and efficient
  • manner.

  • Compliance with the Safety Management System and the Emergency response
  • plan of the company.

  • Monitoring, control and reaction to the process control, emergency shutdown
  • and Fire and Gas System

  • Applies process isolation under the direction of Area Authority and as per the
  • standards procedure.

  • Communicating observed operational problems to the appropriate supervisor
  • Initiating unit, train and emergency shutdown of process and utility system
  • during abnormal operation, or as a result of an emergency situation on the


  • Initiating appropriate action in the event of process and utility system alarms
  • and trips.

  • Monitoring and recording of key parameters for hydrocarbon process plant and
  • utility systems.

  • Execute all assigned work tasks in line with agreed operating procedures and
  • current approved work practices.

  • Maintaining communications with local staff in Control Room as well as in the
  • fields

  • Monitoring and recording all parameter and maintaining the production quality
  • and quantity

  • Collect and compile all relevant data related to operational parameters and
  • production activities for round the clock operations.

  • Ensure the control room is properly managed
  • Communicate with client for the routine maintenance of the instruments and
  • equipment

  • Carry out preventative and planned maintenance on the Yokogawa system(ICSS)as per requirements.
  • Report to Supervisor on status of daily activities and work progress and control
  • and plan the field activities accordingly

  • Execute operations activities in accordance with stipulated production
  • programme / plan by the client.

  • Troubleshoot the production abnormalities arising on day today basis.
  • Interface with other service department staff to coordinate breakdown or
  • routine maintenance work.

  • Ability to resolve the technical issues with the maintenance crew and coordinate
  • with the same for the smooth running of the plant

  • Take leading role to control emergencies and contain hazards within area of
  • responsibility as per the approved emergency procedures and Emergency

    Response plans.Good knowledge of Permit to Work system

  • Handover of daily production reports to supervisor
  • Key interface with the client for the control room activities
  • Able to maintain a clear and crisp shift log book
  • Clear and proper communication with the client as well as working staff to runthe plant safely.1.3 Job / Cost Impact
  • The job holds the key responsibility to ensure that all monitoring activities as have

    been specified by supervisor on a daily basis are completed to ensure smooth running

    of the plant

    1.4 Decision Making Authority

  • Day to day operations and control decisions in-line with the Responsibility
  • matrix

  • Communicate & coordinate with client in the case of emergency
  • Have a good HSE knowledge and able to recognize unsafe working practices or
  • conditions and take steps to rectify them.

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