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Well Test Senior Operator


Basra, Iraq

Ref: KP386-08

The Role

Overall Purpose of the Job:
To assist Well Test Crew Chief / Nightshift Supervisor to perform "on site" Operations to the complete satisfaction of the client.
Assist with all maintenance procedures while in the base.
Assist Supervisors during loading out and backloading to ensure a safe operation.

Principal Accountabilities:
Maintain a safe area of work, promote safe working practices, and aim for an accident and incident free environment. Conduct regular safety meetings, toolbox talks prior to and during operations.
Procedures have been followed – to avoid accidents, damage to the equipment, loss of test data, harm to the environment.
Maintain good Expro / Customer relationship at all times.
Data collected accurately and presented to the Supervisors / SCAN operators on a timely basis in order to achieve a high quality report for the client on location.
Equipment rigged up, pressure tested, function tested, ESD system thoroughly function tested prior to operations commencing.
Comply fully with Expro quality Procedures for equipment and personnel feedback. Assist Supervisors with the Pre Job rig up checks.
Fully involved in operating the equipment during the flowing periods, participate in equipment maintenance and repair, keep inventory of spare parts and consumable used, making proposals to well test supervisor for supply.


1. Knowledge of the Expro Group Health & Safety Manual.
2. Understanding of the company’s operating and maintenance procedures.
3.Understanding of the principles and theory of well testing operations.
4.Understanding the pressure testing sequences and company’s procedures on the pressure tests.
5. Understanding the pressure rating well test equipment and material types.
6. Good communication skills required - written & verbal.
7. Requires completion of Well Test schools I & II

Received training in all basic WT equipment functionality and operations
Good interpersonal skills with client, supervisors and subordinates
Strong HSE focus, able to articulate requirements to others
Robust knowledge of equipment maintenance and repair

About the Company

Expro has created and captured the well flow management market. All our core services, products and key technologies assist our customers to measure, improve, control and process flow from their wells.

Expro operates in all the major hydrocarbon producing areas of the world, employing 5,000 people in 50 countries. With ourr head office in the UK, Expro has regional headquarters in Aberdeen, Cape Town, Dubai, Houston, Kuala Lumpur and Rio. We have grown rapidly in recent years to become a market leader in the offshore and subsea arena, with a strengthened presence in gas wells and land markets.

Expro’s global product line teams are supported by our network of multi-discipline experts, ensuring consistency of service and underpinning our commitment to deliver service excellence to our customers worldwide.

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