Jobs in Nigeria: Total E&P Operator Trainees

Posted on :

2 Apr, 2010

Category :

Graduate Jobs in Nigeria, Oil & Gas Jobs in Nigeria

Total E & P Nigeria Limited (TEPNG) is a leading Oil and Gas exploration and production Company and a subsidiary of the Total Group. The company is in a growth phase, and as part of its expansion activities, welcomes applications from suitably qualified Nigerians for its Oil & Gas Production Operations Training Scheme facilitated by a training company.

Applications are invited by Total for the Position of PRODUCTION OPERATOR TRAINEES

Job Description:

Successful applications will be enrolled into TEPNG’s Oil & Gas Production Training Scheme. Candidates who successfully complete the training programme will be considered for the usual recruitment process in TEPNG.

Upon employment, the ideal candidate will be responsible for effective and efficient operation and monitoring of production process equipment associated with TEPNG’s onshore or offshore production facilities. Specifically, the job holder will:

• Safely operate (or supervise the operation) and monitor all production process equipment associated with TEPNG oil and gas production, pipe lines, utility and safety systems to achieve set production and or operational targets.
• Carry out first level maintenance on instrumentation, pumps and other production equipment.
• Ensure that all relevant production data is accurately recorded and reported daily.
• Advise the Chief Operator of any potentially hazardous situations in order to ensure the earliest possible return to completely safe working conditions.
• Ensure that all installations and work sites are kept safe and that a safe and secure working environment exists at all times with particular regard to the permit to work procedures.
• Ensure that all installations and work sites are kept clean and tidy at all times.
• Maintain full awareness of emergency procedures so as to be capable of immediately assuring the appropriate responsibilities in the event of an emergency.
• To carry out any other duties assigned to him that are within his capabilities and for which he has received appropriate training.
• During, facility commissioning perios, assist the commissioning team in preparing commissioning operating tests and equipment performance checks, as well as preparing the start-up phase

How to Apply for this Job

Interested applicants should visit our website at for detailed information and application forms which must be completed online. No paper applications will be accepted.
Tips to navigate the website:
1. If the page defaults in French, click on ENGLISH at the top of the page to change the language.
2. Click on “Vacancies” to open the search page.
3. From the “Country” drop-down menu, select ‘Nigeria’, scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Search”.
This will display all the advertised vacancies in Total E & P Nigeria Limited.
4. Click on the position you are interested in to view details of the job description. You can then complete an online application form by clicking on “Apply now” at the bottom of the page.
5. It is compulsory to cut and paste your CV in the space provided in the application form.
Your CV must include the following details in the order listed:

•Surname, First name, Other names (where applicable) Date of Birth
•Contact Address stipulating road/street number(s) only
•Contact Telephone Number{s)
•Functional Email address as ALL communication will be by email ONLY
• State of Origin
•Local Government Area
•Details of Tertiary Education: institution, degree obtained, class of degree, period
•Details of Secondary Education: institution, certificate, period
•Details of Primary Education: institution, certificate, period
Indicate your Industrial Training experience, stating your employer, period, and duties
• Indicate your NYSC experience, stating your employer, period (start and end dates) and duties

The advert closes 2 weeks from the date of this publication. We will enter into correspondence only with short listed applicants.

Please note that only 2008 and 2009 OND & HND graduates will be considered. Candidates who are not within this category need not apply. Similarly, candidates who have attempted our tests for related positions in the past need not apply.

Please note that TEPNG will not take responsibility for any job vacancies placed outside the TOTAL careers website.

Required skills :


The ideal candidate must be a motivated self-starter who possesses the following qualifications and attributes:

* OND or HND (or their equivalents) in Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical or Petroleum Engineering from accredited higher institutions
* Class of degree of at least Upper Credit
* 2008/2009 graduate who has not participated in TEPNG’s recruitment process within the last 24 months


The position does not require any experience. However, Oil & Gas bias may be an added advantage.

Apply directly to Total by clicking here

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