Position title
LPG Operator

Date: 02-Feb-2020

Location: Oman

Company: Muscat Gas Company

Job Requisition ID: [MCG-092020]

The purpose of this position is to operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner in order to complete assigned tasks.

Health, Safety, and Environment: Perform all tasks in a safe and methodical manner, using correct PPE at all times and keep the workplace clean and tidy.


  • Perform assigned treatment plant rounds; inspect, monitor, troubleshoot performance tests and document plant processes by reading plant equipment gauges, dials, meters, and other instrumentation.
  • Operate and adjust LPG plant pumps, compressors motors, feeders and other equipment to maintain appropriate plant operations.
  • Operate valves in specified sequence to c control flow of LPG through a series of units that compress and liquefy it, remove carbon dioxide and impurities, and separate resulting product into nitrogen and oxygen.
  • Observes pressure, temperature, level, and flow gauges to ensure standard operation.
  • Tests oxygen for purity and moisture content at various stages of the process,
  • Adjusts equipment according to test results and knowledge of process and equipment.
  • Opens valves to transfer liquid or gaseous oxygen through a heat exchanger to cool air, to heat and vaporize liquid oxygen, and to store gaseous or liquid oxygen in storage tanks at specified temperature and pressure.
  • Turns valves to transfer compressed oxygen to storage cylinders.
  • Cleans and repairs equipment, for example replacing defective valves.
  • and removing carbon from valves using hand tools and air hose.
  • Records gauge readings and test results.
  • Maintain, compile and update plant operations logs and reports; perform and record mathematical calculations related to plant operational activities
  • Install, maintain, repair,  modify,  troubleshoot and service plant operations machinery and equipment including pumps, valves, motors, meters, tanks, reservoirs, feeders, and online analyzers; change lubrications.


  • Perform general plant facility maintenance such as cleaning,  painting and repairing plant facilities; perform various grounds maintenance duties as required.
  • Participate in establishing schedules and methods for providing maintenance and repair services; identify resource needs; review needs with appropriate supervisory and/or management staff; allocate resources accordingly.

Additional Tasks:

  • As assigned, participate in a variety of special projects such as the construction of piping, electrical, and structural systems related to the assigned work area.
  • Provide lead supervision and training to assigned personnel; assign tasks and projects to plant operations staff; train staff inappropriate treatment methods and techniques; schedule staff to ensure proper plant coverage; audit and enter timesheet information for assigned employees
  • Respond appropriately to emergencies.

Person Specification (Qualifications, Knowledge & Experience) 

Education Level –    Minimum Requirement: High school diploma or a GED equivale;nt qualification.

Work Experience: Overall experience of 5+ years in LPG Plant.

Job Specific Skills :

  • Must be alert, strive for accuracy, and have the ability to exercise independent thinking and judgment, be a self- motivator, and attention to detail.
  • Integrity, discretion, and loyalty.

Muscat Gas Company
Job Location
Muscat - Al Rusayl Plant Industrial Area, Oman
Working Hours
Date posted
February 8, 2020
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Position: LPG Operator

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