Operates and maintains the H2S Detection System and Air Breathing Safety Equipment at a land or offshore based drilling rig or production platform where there is a potential for or an anticipated release of Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) gas.
o Operates, monitors, maintains and performs calibration checks on H2S Detection Systems and Air Breathing Safety Equipment at a land or offshore based drilling rig or production platform where there is a potential for an anticipated release of Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) gas. Recalibrates sensors as required and records in IADC log as required.
o During activities that have potential for a release, provides continuous monitoring with H2S mini-check/ multi-gas monitors and/or detector tubes adhering to proper procedures. Maintains daily contact with the Company Rep and reports on equipment readiness, maintenance performed and drills or training completed that day. Be prepared to assess the presence of H2S or SO2 if the gas flare is ignited. Monitors and determines the size and scope of the H2S plume using the buddy system. Provide recommendations to the Company Rep so that the proper course of action can be taken to protect personnel from H2S exposure.
o Completes all Total Safety and Customer documentation associated with assigned tasks in a timely and accurate manner. This includes all inspection and repair documents, job cost billable expenses and time sheets.
o Conducts detailed visual inspections and system functional tests of various systems and equipment for the purpose of reporting any deficiencies and corrective action recommendations to customer.
o Conducts H2S Awareness, Safety Equipment and Emergency Response procedures for all rig and service personnel (who do not hold current TS Certification Cards). Conducts H2S drills, critiques and grades the drill and recommends improvements.
o Ensures that all Cascade Air Banks are charged and online. Ensures that all 5, 10 and/or 30 minutes SCBA’s (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus) are functional and fully charged. Performs scheduled air quality checks. Ensures operability of both Electric & Diesel Air Compressors. Ensures that proper maintenance including air purification cartridge changes, oil changes and other filter changes have been performed and documented.
o Assists others in facility with inspection, cleaning, servicing, reassembling and testing shop equipment, SCBA’s, manifolds, regulators and hoses. May stock shelves with clean, tested and ready to use equipment and pull, stage and load equipment for jobs. Maintains work area and other areas in a clean and orderly condition.
o Maintains ongoing effort to keep equipment clean and respiration masks sanitized. Maintains running inventory of location and availability of safety equipment. Performs basic maintenance and care of assigned vehicle and/or trailer.
High School diploma or Equivalent (GED). H2S Safety course, Medical First Aid & CPR. Fire Watch Training, Confined Space Entry course. Open Water Survival & SAFE GULF (if applicable). Valid driver's license from state of residence and valid proof of vehicle insurance. Must possess good driving record and be insurable for Total Safety vehicle insurance while driving company truck.
Demonstrated ability to operate electronic safety equipment and understand production platform shutdowns performed through fire and gas detection systems. Knowledge of and ability to navigate an H2S contingency plan. Ability to reassemble and test equipment in accordance with manufacturers’ specifications. Class C driver’s license with a DOT hazardous endorsement if required by facility. Forklift experience and must pass internal forklift certification if required by facility. Proficiency in the care and use of all site specific, facility and customer required Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). Trained in Respiratory Protection and fully certified to wear respiratory breathing equipment.
State and OSHA regulations training. 30 CFR MMS and Coast Guard regulations if offshore. All other training if interested in advancing to H2S Tech II. Performs some advanced functions and may cross-train for other functions as part of training and development.