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Chief Operator Receiving Terminal (Kıyıköy)


We are looking to recruit a Chief Operator for our Receiving Terminal in Kıyıköy to manage the activities of the RT’s dispatching service and provide performance and solution of issues which assigned to the service. Mainly, you will provide the operating control of the natural gas transportation process at Receiving Terminal (RT) and to downstream operators in Turkey, and the transmission of dispatching information to the Central/Backup Control Room (CCR) of our company. 

In this role, you will manage the control of the main equipment of RT (pipelines, control valves, PIG traps, separators, water bath heaters, HIPPS, gas metering stations, fuel gas treatment unit, captive power plant (CPP), piping etc.). Therefore, previous engineering and dispatching experience with gas transportation via main pipelines as a senior operator/dispatcher is mandatory.


As a subsidiary of PAO Gazprom, South Stream Transport B.V. is responsible for the construction and operation of the TurkStream Offshore Pipeline.

The TurkStream Offshore Pipeline will start in Anapa, Russia, running over 900 kilometers through the Black Sea to the Turkish coast. The pipeline will help secure energy supplies to Turkey and South-Eastern Europe in a reliable and sustainable way. The Project will use state-of-the-art technology, materials and equipment, to safeguard the pipeline’s safe operation for many decades to come.


  • Manage operating regimes of objects and gas transportation at RT;
  • Identify the causes of disturbance of the operating regime and in development of measures to prevent them;
  • Manage and approve activities related to the maintenance of RT equipment in accordance with scheduled transportation plans and approved nominations;
  • Conduct the accident-prevention trainings in accordance with Emergency Response Plan and produce related reports;
  • Deliver and verify the transmission of the dispatching information to CCR of the SSTBV;
  • Follow HSSE requirements and the guidelines; 
  • Manage and provide the localization and liquidation of the pipeline accidents.;
  • Support for the system integration activities for RT, LFR and CCR;
  • Control gas flow and gas quality at the entry and exit points;
  • Coordinate the maintenance, repair, inspection and other activities of external (outsourced) and internal (SSTTBV) personnel, incl. construction, pre-commissioning, commissioning;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Master’s Degree in Mechanical, Petroleum or Automation Engineering connected with a main gas transport is a must;
  • 15+ years of relevant main pipeline gas transportation experience in dispatching, operation, additional relevant pre-commissioning and commissioning experience in gas transportation system is an advantage;
  • Work experience in a management position will be an advantage; 
  • Working knowledge and experience of evaluation and prevention of hydrate formation in the gas lines and dead legs to the required operational extent;
  • Working knowledge and understanding of pipeline maintenance processes; liquid content evaluation in the pipeline as function of gas flow rate and arrival pressure; performance and operation of pipelines, valves and process modules (compressors, pumps, coolers, anti-surge valves, control valves etc.); using pig tracking and compositional tracking modules to the required operational extent;
  • Experience with International, European and Turkish norms and codes related to pre-commissioning, commissioning and operations of the gas main pipelines;
  • Knowledge of Offshore standard DET NORSKE VERITAS DNV-OS-F101 SUBMARINE PIPELINE SYSTEMS is mandatory as a main design code for the project;
  • Competency in major relevant offshore pipeline codes and standards: DNV, API, ASME etc.;
  • Proficiency and understanding of SCADA functionality in pipeline system / gas transmission operations to overview pipeline hydraulics, facilities and operations;
  • Deep knowledge of technical parameters and control of the equipment located at RT, including but not limited to shutdown and control valves, HIIPPS, PIG traps, gas heaters, separators, gas metering stations;
  • Full knowledge of Cause & Effect matrix of RT in order ensure the transportation process without an emergency and prevent shutdowns;
  • Fluent in Russian, English and Turkish;
  • Very good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Stress and crisis resistant, reliable and highly flexible adjusting to current workload;
  • Ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced quickly changing environment;
  • Team-playing attitude; keen to work in multicultural contexts.


If you have any remaining questions regarding this vacancy, please do not hesitate to contact Esin Algan Kürkcü on +90 212 900 8328. 

If you are interested in this job opportunity we kindly ask you to complete the online application and submit your CV and motivation letter in English. Applications without a CV and motivation letter will not be considered. 

Please be informed that we do not appreciate acquisition calls/emails from third party recruitment agencies.

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Function: Operations
Job ID #198
Date posted: 20-06-2019

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