Field Operator at Savannah Energy

Savannah Energy is currently in need of a Field Operator to join its team and ensure the efficient operation of facilities. If you have experience in field operations and are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity, apply now to be part of the dynamic team.

Savannah Energy is a young, high growth, highly ambitious energy company. We are focused on operating in countries where we can make a difference to local communities, where we can play a strategic role in the energy sector and where we can make a positive impact on the socio-economic development of the country. Our vision is to create a best in class African-focused energy company that we and our stakeholders are proud of. Our five core values of Sustainability, Excellence, Entrepreneurialism, Integrity and Teamwork define the essence of Savannah and underpin our corporate culture.


Field Operator


Very Attractive

Job Schedule

Full Time


Calabar, Nigeria

About the role

The successful candidate will operate, monitor and control the assigned units of the plant to process, store, and export products as per specification, while maintaining company and HSE requirements to maximize plant yield.


  • Assists in the monitoring of the facility parameters and equipment (UGPF, IGRF, City gate/Unicem PRMS and Stubb Creek) while ensuring strict adherence to safety procedures for the overall safety of the plant.
  • Carry out daily monitoring and recording of all plant operating parameters (flow, pressure, temperature, and level) and report abnormalities to supervisor.
  • Assist in Operating plant facilities’ equipment and systems including, but not limited to process controls, pumps, instrument air system, dehydrators, fuel gas system, emergency shutdown systems, gas generators, reciprocating compressors, diesel generators, gas-fired boilers, process pumps and mechanical refrigeration system, PRMS, water hydrant systems etc.
  • Assist Senior Operator in well head operations, wells performance surveillance through parameter logging and documentation in the log sheets.
  • Participate in well testing activities, monitoring/recording of test parameters.
  • Monitor and operate electrical and hydraulic control panels, safety and emergency shutdown devices and fire and gas systems.
  • Assist in the preparation of plant equipment report.
  • Assist during planned periodic maintenance work on the process plant equipment and well heads.
  • Assist Senior Operator / Lead Operator in preparing process equipment for maintenance work and conduct all necessary inspection to ensure safety of personnel and equipment.
  • Complete monthly and annual compliance testing of safety devices.
  • Responsible for taking of samples and completion of sampling card and dispatch to laboratory.
  • Carry out equipment troubleshooting with Senior Operators and other maintenance team.
  • Operate (start-up and shutdown) of non-critical equipment to ensure continuous operation of the plant.
  • Attend and participate in daily operations review meetings with Operations personnel to discuss the preceding 24-hours’ activities and plan the coming day’s activities.
  • Ensure compliance with company policy, procedures, and applicable regulations.
  • Respond to emergencies according to emergency procedures deploying safety equipment where necessary.
  • Attend and participate in monthly safety meetings and drills with facility operations personnel.
  • Carry out routine checks on equipment and report abnormalities to maintenance department for corrective activity.
  • Ability to work with little supervision.
  • Maintain a clean work environment in line with established standards of hygiene and housekeeping.


  • A minimum of OND, City & Guilds Level 3 certificate in any engineering discipline with at least two (2) years’ experience in process plant operations in oil/gas production & processing facility, wellhead operations, refining and petrochemical industry.
  • Working knowledge of oil and gas operations (wellheads operations, well testing, gas dehydration, compression, pipelines, measurement, etc.).
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to perform assigned duties with little supervision.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office packages.
  • Good time management and communication skills.
  • Values experiences and contributions of others.
  • Good understanding of documentations in gas processing facility including:
  • P & ID (Process Flow Sheets)
  • Operations reports
  • Process readings
  • Cause and Effects Charts
  • Instrumentation Drawings
  • Piping Isometric drawings.

How to Apply

The application is completely done online. Interested candidates should CLICK HERE to submit his/her application.    


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Required Documents

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover letter


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Application Deadline

Not Specified