Area Authority
 
JOB TITLE: Area Authority
EMPLOYER: Turan Drilling and Engineering Company DUTY STATION: Azerbaijan
PUBLISHED: 2019-06-18 LAST UPDATED: N/A DEADLINE: 2019-07-18

Offshore External Vacancies

Job Title: Area Authority
Location: Azerbaijan, Offshore

A vacancy, available for Azerbaijani citizens, has arisen for an Area Authority as part of the Offshore Business Unit.
The Area Authority is responsible to the Senior Turan Drilling and Engineering Company Representative (Rig Superintendent) for the day-to-day operation supervision and for the health and safety of all persons working under their authority. The Area Authority (AA) is the central figure in the day-to-day management of the Upstream Control of Work (CoW) process within their area of responsibility. There may be more than one AA at any particular site. The AA reports functionally to the OIM as DC&I focal point for CoW in their assigned area.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

 Leads CoW for a designated area within the site and is responsible for all CoW activity within that area.
 Approves IDP’s(Isolation De-isolation Plans) and confirms Isolation Integrity before issuing permit to work
 Approves Risk Area 1 Risk Assessments and issues to the Performing Authority (PA)
 Carries out PA and IsA competency assessments (when appointed by OIM)
 Works with planners and schedulers to provide guidance on and prioritize planned and unplanned work requests (2-week gate criteria).
 Acts as TRA Facilitator for L2 Risk Assessments.
 Attend platform daily CoW meeting and review all work scheduled for the following day, including emergent work.
 Liaising with Rig Superintendent on day-to-day planning of drilling operations and permit requirements.
 Liaising closely with the Performing Authority (PA) when planning permits, to ensure that the appropriate hazards and controls have been identified for that task using HITRA process.
 Ensuring the appropriate level of risk assessment is carried out for the task.
 Ensuring that all the appropriate control measures have been put in place prior to allowing a Permit to be issued, confirming that the PA fully understands the scope of the task and that other members of the work party have been fully briefed via a safety Toolbox Talk or equivalent means of communication.
 Ensuring that worksite inspections are carried out before, during and after the performance of each task (some of this may be delegated).
 Ensuring that adequate handovers take place at shift change, crew change or other change out/over of AA’s, PA’s and IA’s.
 Validate lessons learned and audits

Key Skills/Attributes:

 Must be a fully qualified and practicing Area Authority using the Upstream CoW system.
 Must have completed all Upstream CoW Mandatory Training for AA position.
 Understand P&ID Drawings and Process isolation requirements.
 Commitment to safe working practices, policies and legislation.
 Excellent communicator
 Ability to work individually and as part of a team

Interested?

If you feel, you have the skills, experience and approach necessary to perform this role, please apply in writing or email, attaching an up to date CV to: Recruitment.baku@turandrilling.com by 23th of June 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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