Specialist – Gas Operations


About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Location:

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor
  • Closing date: Sunday, April 9, 2023

About this role: Specialist – Gas Operations

Key Responsibilities

  • The role of the Specialist – Gas Operations Training is to act as SME and implement comprehensive improvements to Gas Training to international best practice and standards;
  • A Specialist shall support the Client Operations Technical Professional Development Team (OTPD) and follow the instructions and reasonable requests from Line Managers and Supervisors;
  • The duties of a Specialist include those items listed in Primary Duties, but also include any reasonable request that is received from Line Management or via the client;

Primary Duties

  • Review Competency Frameworks, Competency Profiles and Training Catalogues for Upstream Operations and Produced Water Handling job families;
  • Benchmarking against other National and International Oil Companies;
  • Recommend and implement updates, recognizing Knowledge and Application elements and international best practice;
  • Review Learning Options & Learning Tools associated with the Competency Frameworks;
  • Rationalize available delivery methods and learning titles;
  • Act as Reviewer in the Gap Analysis Discussion (GAD) process;
  • External Verifier for OJT and in-house course assessment;
  • QA/QC Technical Content of all courses and international attachments;
  • Review and develop Under Development (UD) and Under Training (UT) programs for Graduate Engineers and Diploma Technician new hires;
  • Input to e-learning, competency assurance, new learning ideas;
  • Conduct a full review of all associated training materials, make recommendations, and implement update of all training programs where necessary;
  • Provide ‘Train the Trainer’ support to Client Instructors through classroom sessions, On the Job training, Job Shadowing, training material development and discussions, etc;
  • Take an active part in reviewing training alignment with future business needs and technical challenges;
  • Must have previous experience of developing, reviewing, and upgrading training materials and curriculum;
  • Responsible for training material development and review in their area of operations;
  • Submit reports as required (weekly, monthly, quarterly) and required training delivery and/or development data as requested by Line Management or the client;
  • Specialists shall faithfully and diligently carry out their duties at all times and ensure that they act as an ambassador for the company;


  • Current knowledge of international best practice in the field of Gas operations training;
  • Must possess a good level of English language ability, both spoken and written;
  • Extensive knowledge of on-shore Gas Booster Station, Turbines, Compressors and Consumer Networks operations;
  • Must have proven experience in developing and implementing Competency Frameworks, Learning Systems/Tools, Training Quality Assurance, Program and Curriculum Review, Design, and Implementation.

What you need to bring:

Essential Qualifications And Skills

  • Degree Level qualification;
  • Minimum 15 years' experience in related field and specialty with 10 years’ experience working in International Major Oil & Gas Companies in an Operational - Upstream Environment;
  • Candidates must have extensive classroom training experience and ideally possess training qualifications such as Train the Trainer, Assessor, or Internal Verifier qualifications;
  • Internationally recognized Assessor and Verifier qualifications;
  • International Train the Trainer qualification;
  • Possess good IT skills, in particular Outlook, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Be capable of working with different cultures, coach, and mentor existing staff, and developing good working relationships. Must be culturally aware and sensitive;
  • Needs to have a flexible attitude to all work activities, and be prepared to accept training schedule changes, and to work unsocial hours if required;
  • Must possess emotional resilience, be a self-starter and have a positive attitude;
  • Willingness to travel within client desert locations and gathering centers in Kuwait for work requirements;
  • Operational experience as a technician and above in the oil and gas industry;
  • Must adhere to all company and client health and safety policies and procedures;
  • Must adhere to the company code of conduct, and in particular attention must be paid to timekeeping and standards of dress and treat all colleagues with respect.

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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Wasim Hassan is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use this number:

Account manager

Wasim Hassan
Brunel Energy Kuwait

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