Profitable facilities require accurate operating manuals, procedures, and training for their operators. Without these assets to support operator competency, the plant has a higher risk of incidents and injuries. With competent operators, human error is reduced while performance increases. Operators work safely and efficiently.

Your plant can achieve positive performance and increased uptime. Our team of experts surveys your facility to identify gaps in needed technical information to support operations needs. Working with your unit subject matter experts, we craft useful operations manuals, accurate procedures, and comprehensive training.

Operating Manuals Operating Manuals

Operating manuals capture unit-specific operating information and associated process safety information needed by operators. They typically include process overviews, process descriptions, control system narratives, and useful troubleshooting information. Other sections include unit chemistry, design basis information, utility, and auxiliary systems data.

The operating manual provides a foundation for unit-specific operator training because it contains detailed explanations about how the unit equipment and control systems work.

Operating Procedures

Operating procedures provide the step-by-step direction to perform routine and emergency procedures. They provide operators with clear instructions on how to operate the unit in a safe and efficient manner. Well-written, accurate procedures help operators reduce risk and eliminate human error.

Systran develops procedures for all phases of operation:

  • Initial startup
  • Startup after turn-around
  • Normal shutdown
  • Normal Operations
  • Emergency Shutdown
  • Emergency Operations
  • Temporary Operations

Procedures are created by working closely with our clients and their subject matter experts (SMEs). Accurate and up-to-date procedures serve as an excellent tool to capture knowledge and experience.

Training Guides

Training guides structure the development of operator knowledge and skills to ensure competency. Systran develops operator training materials aligned to the business goals of our clients, emphasizing production, safety, and compliance.

Each operator training element reinforces previous training, relying on information from the operating manuals and procedures. We develop: