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Panel / Console / Control Room Operator - Karratha Residential
May 15, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 0.0-5.0 years
Job Category Oil and Gas Support Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Control Room Operations, Gas Plant Operations
Role Inventory Control Jobs ,Other Oil and Gas Support Jobs
Designation Other
Education Graduate
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

Woodside is an Australian oil and gas company with a global presence, recognised for its world-class capabilities – as an explorer, a developer, a producer and a supplier.

Our mission is to deliver superior shareholder returns through realising our vision of becoming a global leader in upstream oil and gas.

Wherever we work, we are committed to living our values of integrity, respect, discipline, excellence and working together for a sustainable future.

Our operations are characterised by strong safety and environmental performance in remote and challenging locations.

We recognise that long-term meaningful relationships with communities are fundamental to maintaining our licence to operate, and we work to build mutually beneficial relationships across all locations where we are active.

Job Description

About the Role:

Responsible for operating and monitoring complex Distributed Control Systems and equipment associated with oil and gas processing, utilities and safety systems on a rotating 12hr dayshift/nightshift basis.

This position will be based residentially in Karratha, Western Australia and offers lots of opportunities, a great lifestyle and a family friendly roster that's one of the best in the industry.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Safe, reliable and optimised operation of the control room for Woodside's onshore assets
  • Providing guidance/expertise to others in the technical and system requirements of the control room
  • Supporting trip analysis
  • Production optimisation, reporting and testing
  • Responding to and controlling crisis management/emergency response situations
  • Process Safety risk identification, reporting and root cause analysis
  • Contribution of continuous improvement ideas including using technology to achieve better outcomes

Skills & Experience:

We have opportunities for both experienced oil and gas people, and those seeking to transition to the industry. If you have a background in the hydrocarbon, minerals, chemical or nuclear processing/refining industries, you are strongly encouraged to apply.

What we expect from you:

  • You share and demonstrate the same values we do: integrity, respect, discipline, excellence, working sustainably and working together
  • Hold certificate III in Process Plant Operations or equivalent coupled with hydrocarbon processing experience
  • Expert in panel operations and knowledge of facility/asset/plant process integrity safety requirements and process chemistry
  • Demonstrate an eye for detail with ability to spot changes quickly and ability to multi-task
  • Proven experience responding to and controlling crisis management /emergency response situations
  • Electronic permit to work system knowledge
  • Process driven mindset including safety and risk identification, understanding and management
  • Excellent communications skills with the ability to influence others and communicate clearly via radio to diverse multi-discipline teams
  • Ability to work with uncertainty with excellent critical thinking/problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated, results driven, curious and willing to learn to accelerate your development to lead a team
  • Computer literate with the ability/interest in using new technology to achieve better outcomes

Recognition & Reward:

What you can expect from us:

  • Commitment to your ongoing development, with on-the-job opportunities, formal programs and assistance with further education
  • Active employee community groups for gender equality, reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, and LGBTI+ staff and allies
  • A competitive remuneration package, featuring performance-based incentives, share plans, above-industry superannuation contributions and a generous health insurance allowance

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