Shift Process Operator – ConocoPhillips

NES Fircroft

Job Description

ConocoPhillips is one of the world’s largest independent E&P companies based on production and proved reserves with over 145 years of experience. The company has a relentless commitment to safety, a passion for innovation and an ability to adapt to a dynamic marketplace. The ConocoPhillips Norsea Terminal, located in Teesside at the mouth of the river Tees, is a crude oil reception, processing, storage and trans-shipment installation. The terminal also fractionates natural gas liquids into ethane, propane and butane.


The terminals success is built on its high performing workforce and provides opportunities throughout your career to progress and continually develop. With ongoing production from Ekofisk and Eldfisk, other redeveloped fields and new exploration projects in the works, the future looks bright as we prepare for a lifetime to 2050.

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The Job Opportunity

The Norsea Terminal is currently recruiting for Shift Process Operators – Anticipated start date: Jan / Feb 2023.

The positions will be a contract role working on site via NES Fircroft.

As a member of the Operations team, you will operate the process areas in a safe, environmentally friendly, and efficient manner, adjusting and monitoring plant equipment to pre-set targets. You will work predominantly outside within the process areas which will involve amongst other tasks working at heights, checking, and preparing equipment for maintenance and recommissioning following the ISSoW process. As part of the role, you will be required to respond to Emergency incidents as required under the guidance of Incident Controller/Team Leader.


Excellent communication skills are needed to ensure precise relay of information to other team members based in the control room. Detailed procedures and work instructions are expected to be followed to complete safety critical tasks.


Your capability and desire to do the job is what we’re looking for. Working a shift pattern, you’ll need to be physically able to climb around the plant. You will also need to use your practical problem-solving, job organisational skills and communication to demonstrate a strong team approach to your work and show that you are able to follow our strict safety policies and operating procedures.


Full site-specific training will be provided, and you will be supported to complete a qualification in Process Operations relevant to our site standards if you do not already hold a relevant qualification.


  • Full valid driving licence – Essential
  • Working at heights – Essential
  • Ability to wear Respiratory Protection Equipment – Essential
  • Experience as an operator – Essential
  • NVQ level 3 in Process Plant Operation or equivalent – Desirable
  • City & Guilds in Process Plant Operation or equivalent – Desirable
  • Petrochemical plant experience – Desirable
  • Knowledge of ISSoW system – Desirable


We invite you to apply and take the next step in your career.


With over 90 years’ combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world’s leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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