Operations Manager (Gas Receiving Station)

09 January 2018


We are looking for a Gas Receiving Station Operations Manager for a staff position in Italy. This will be to lead a team through the operational phase of a large pipeline project.


  • Competent manager with a minimum of 10 years' frontline experience in physical dispatching of Natural Gas Transportation System including 3-5 years' control room experience utilising a modern process control system (DCS/SCADA)
  • Deep understanding of Safe Systems of work, isolation control methods, and job safety analysis
  • Experience in delivering training and the management of a competency management system relating to physical dispatch
  • Recognised technical qualification in hydrocarbon production operations, control and instrumentation or mechanical engineering discipline
  • Well-developed skills in operation monitoring, complex problem solving, judgment and decision making, quality control analysis, and troubleshooting.
  • Good communicator and a fast learner. PC literate and team player.
  • Proven track record in safety management with high focus on process safety

Expert knowledge of:

  • Fiscal measurement - Hydrocarbons
  • Supervisory Control Systems (SCADA DCS)
  • Electrical distribution and protection
  • HVAC Systems for gas quality conditioning
  • Emergency Shut Down Systems


  • 10 years operations management experience
  • Pipeline project experience

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website http://petroplan.com