Tank Farm Operator in a Leading Independent Oil Exploration and Production Company


A leading independent Oil Exploration and Production company in Nigeria requires the services of experienced and dynamic candidates for the position below:



Job Title: Tank Farm Operator

Location: Nigeria

Job Description

  • Ensure that all activities in the day-to-day operation are carried out in a manner safe for personnel and equipment as well as minimising the impact on the environment.
  • Ensure general housekeeping, isolation, decontamination and preparation of equipment for maintenance
  • Liaise with Panel Operator, co-workers and have input to shift team talks.
  • Timely communicate and provide report of events to Shift Supervisor and oncoming shift personnel via electronic reports and face to face handovers.
  • Assisting in operations with flawless start up and shutdown.
  • Monitor equipment and process conditions on site.
  • Troubleshoot and analyse process conditions continuously during shift to maintain optimal tank farm operation.
  • Provide assistance in ensuring clean, safe, effective and optimal tank farm operation.
  • Ensure all activities are conducted in accordance with agreed health, safety and environment practices and procedures s outlined in the site management system & asset local rules.
  • Monitor and accurately records data of condition of running and static equipment
  • Timely identify problems as they arise and seek appropriate assistance.
  • Generate product samples for laboratory testing in plant lab.
  • Communicate relevant changing conditions and situations to Panel Operator & Shift Supervisor.

Qualifications and Required Competencies

  • OND in any Core Engineering disciplines with a minimum Upper Credit
  • Basic Offshore Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET) and Offshore Medical Certificate will be required
  • Minimum of five (5) years operational experience as field operator preferably in tank farm and / or Oil Movement department.
  • Must have Permit to Work (PTW) knowledge
  • The ideal candidates for this position must have sound knowledge and understanding of tank farm processes and equipment as well as start-up and shut down of equipment.
  • He should also have knowledge of preparing equipment for maintenance or inspection and hand back including commissioning of tanks and equipment.
  • Must have Emergency response awareness
  • Must have knowledge of Hazardous materials
  • Must have knowledge of and be able to identify unsafe acts and take action to stop them
  • Able to work under adverse weather conditions while working on site.
  • Safety and environmental awareness will be required
  • Ability to carry out site safety emergency, environment and general procedures
  • Must have sound knowledge and understanding of tank farm processes and
  • Must be computer literate.

Competitive and attractive.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application Letters, CV and scanned / clear corporate passport photographs to: [email protected] with the position applied for as the subject of the email.


  • Applications will be treated in confidential manner
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline: 19th August, 2021.

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