Nestoil is Nigeria’s largest indigenous Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Commissioning (EPCC) Company in the Oil and Gas sector and has been a significant contributor to local content in the industry since inception about 30 years ago. With about 2,000 direct employees, Nestoil continues to redefine industry standards in Pipeline Construction, Repairs and Maintenance with associated facilities for Dredging, River Crossing and Shoreline Protection.

We are currently recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Production Superintendent
Locations: Lagos

As a Production Superintendent, you will be responsible for:

  • Establishing Production Operations requirements and input these requirements to Production Operations Plans.
  • Assist and supervise the activities of contractors.
  • Preparation of process plant for planned maintenance, reservoir monitoring, pressure survey, etc.
  • Develop procedure for startup, operate and shutdown process and process related plant, gas lift compressor facilities and other units as required by the production superintendent.
  • Operate wellhead platform and control facilities in a professional and safe manner.
  • Undertake constant evaluation of plant operating conditions so that abnormalities are promptly detected and resolved.
  • Keep abreast of changes to operating programs and control system.
  • Efficient operation of the gas lifts system and associated facilities.
  • Promoting a positive approach to Safety in all aspects of Production Operations which reinforces Company Safety Management Systems.
  • Ensuring that the Production Operations activities requirements are implemented according to Production Plan.
  • Responsible for monitoring and ensuring efficient operation of the plant and handing over to the incoming crew in a systematic and orderly manner.
  • Ensures that adequate level of stock of supplies and spares are always   maintained for the smooth operations of the process plant and well head Platform.
  • Responsible for shift schedule to include: Work Station Assignments, Employee Training, Vacations, Back-Up for Absent Employees, and Shift Rotations.
  • Supervising Production Startups, Shutdowns, and Well Change over activities.
  • Optimize the crude oil separation, stabilization and storage processes efficiently and in a safe manner.
  • Ensure strict adherence to Health, Safety, Security and Environment. HSSE.
  • Maintain accurate and timely plant parameters logging and equipment data, closely follow their performance and raise timely work orders for correction when required.
  • Prepare and hand over equipment in a safe manner to maintenance staff for repairs and take back in service after checks as per Work Permit procedure.
  • To regularly patrol the plant and ensure that equipment is performing in the designed, safe manner and that standby spare equipment are available for immediate use if required.
  • Calculate daily productions, compare production rates, BS &W, API gravity, etc and report to the production superintendent. Ensure crude oil specification for exports, reduce water content to less than 0.05%, supervises crude oil analysis for ASTM standards, BS &W determination, API gravity, salt etc. Adequate meter proving to ensure efficiency of meters for actual volume of crude oil delivered. Ensure protection of equipment through corrosion monitoring probes, correct dosage of biocides. Analyze for Sulphur Reducing Bacteria etc.
  • Prepare weekly production operational report.

What are we Looking for?

  • Minimum of BSc in Engineering,
  • Candidate must be a member of COREN
  • Other relevant Professional certifications.
  • Demonstrates excellent communication and interpersonal skills to handle multiple tasks with changing and conflicting responsibilities and accountabilities
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing to a wide range of audiences within the business
  • Exhibit the qualities of a good team player such as conveying a positive attitude within/outside the organization, contributing ideas, and collaborating with team members to find new ways of working efficiently to extract the maximum value from assigned assets
  • Demonstrated ability or capacity to use engineering skills to solve problems and identify enhancement opportunities
  • Minimum of 7 years work experience
  • Must have prior experience in production optimization, and ongoing production and maintenance operations activities.
  • Working knowledge of industry software packages such as OFM/DSS


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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