Operator, Plant (Coyanosa, TX)

Enterprise Products Company Coyanosa , TX 79730

Posted 2 months ago

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is one of the largest publicly traded partnerships and a leading North American provider of midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals. Our services include: natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transportation and storage; NGL transportation, fractionation, storage and import and export terminals; crude oil gathering, transportation, storage and terminals; petrochemical and refined products transportation, storage and terminals; and a marine transportation business that operates primarily on the United States inland and Intracoastal Waterway systems. The partnership's assets include approximately 50,000 miles of pipelines; 260 million barrels of storage capacity for NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals; and 14 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage capacity.

The Plant Operator is responsible for the day-to-day operations and maintenance of natural gas amine treating plants, compressors and pipeline systems via both computer control center and onsite operations. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Operate natural gas plant and pipeline equipment including, but not limited to: amine treating plants, chilled water gas conditioning skids, reciprocating natural gas compressors, TEG dehydrators, fluid separation equipment, valves, gas measurement equipment, etc.

  • Operate plant equipment & system.

  • Start-up/Shutdown of plant equipment.

  • Adjust controls to operate equipment in the recommended or prescribed operating ranges.

  • Visually inspect equipment and controls at periodic intervals to detect malfunctions or need for repair, adjustment or lubrication.

  • De-pressure equipment and pipelines.

  • Operate valves.

  • Monitor plant and pipeline operations and respond to emergency or upset conditions.

  • Operate under Process Safety Management (PSM) as required.

  • Implement safe work practices and participate in proactive safety culture while ensuring safety for the employee, public and environment at all times.

  • Monitor gas gathering system through SCADA and make calls to alert customers of situations that could affect gas deliveries.

  • Ensure regulatory compliance and record keeping requirements are met and continually monitored.

  • Read, monitor and record various operating conditions such as pressure, temperature, hours of operations, fuel consumed, water levels, etc.

  • Perform minor maintenance on equipment including, but not limited to: reciprocating natural gas compressors, TEG dehydrators, fluid separation equipment, valves, etc.

  • Monitor, remove and replace filters, oil, chemicals, other lubricating fluids, gaskets, and valves as needed.

  • Change gauges.

  • Maintain sites in a clean condition including picking up/taking out trash, control weeds and grassy areas, minor painting, etc.

  • Clean out site glasses as necessary.

  • Change out suction/discharge valves on natural gas compressors, light bulbs, and fuses.

  • Improve upon meeting the needs and demands of customers.

  • Maintain a near perfect driving record.

  • Direct and supervise contract labor involved in plant maintenance activities.

  • Collaborate with direct supervisor on new and improved ideas associated with an evolving plant and pipeline system.

  • Work a rotating 12 hour shift schedule.

The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required.

  • Technical certification or equivalent training in a mechanical environment or energy related field is preferred.

  • A valid driver's license with acceptable driving record is required.

  • Knowledge of the operation, control and general design of various kinds of systems typically present in a processing or fractionation plant is required.

  • The ability to perform basic mathematical calculations, such as, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical solutions is required.

  • Basic computer skills such as: opening, creating and updating content in MS Word documents and Excel spreadsheets is required.

  • Ability to assume responsibility, be flexible, perform duties and handle multiple tasks under potentially stressful and/or hazardous conditions.

  • The ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with other individuals, teams, customers, and stakeholders of the business, at various levels of the organization, in a business like and professional manner is required.

  • The ability to modify communication style in order to influence, persuade, negotiate, and engage all parties according to the audience and circumstance is required.

  • Takes initiative and is proactive in addressing issues. Quickly and efficiently completes tasks.

  • The ability to demonstrate conscientiousness, dependability and commitment to the role, team and company.

  • The ability to work in a fast paced environment with less definition, policy, and bureaucracy.

  • Works indoors and outdoors in and around industrial and electrical equipment.

  • Works in temperature extremes due to weather conditions and operating equipment.

  • Uses physical force to lift, push, pull and hold equipment and tools.

  • Climbs and works at various heights and may work in a standing, sitting, lying down, crouched or kneeling position.

  • Routinely reacts to visual, aural and other signals, including alarms and instructions, and is required to visually inspect work.

  • May work in confined spaces (i.e. tanks, between compressors, vessels).

  • Must be able to regularly bend, stoop, move from ground level to higher levels, raise/lift from ground level and lift up to 50 lbs., manually transport a load up to 75 lbs., apply up to 100 foot pounds of torque.

  • Must have ability to get in and out of vehicles regularly and ride over rough roads.

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