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Operator, Plant (Meeker, CO)

Company: Enterprise Products Company
Location: Rifle
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

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 cryogenic plant. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Operate natural gas plant and pipeline equipment including, but not limited to: centrifugal natural gas compressors, fluid separation equipment, valves, gas measurement equipment, etc.
* Operate plant equipment and 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.
* 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, 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.
* Change out suction/discharge valves on natural gas compressors, light bulbs, and fuses.
* Improve upon meeting the needs and demands of customers.
* Direct and supervise contract labor involved in plant maintenance activities.
* Plant Operator is responsible for issuing safe work permits.
* Collaborate with direct supervisor on new and improved ideas associated with an evolving plant and pipeline system.
* Work a rotating 7 on 7 off 12 hour shift schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.
* Must be available for short notice "unscheduled" call out as well as "scheduled" call out.

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.
* Must live and maintain permanent residence within a 70 mile commute to Meeker Gas Plant.
* Must be able to work a rotating 7 on 7 off 12 hour shift schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.
* Must be available for short notice "unscheduled" call out as well as "scheduled" call out.
* Prior experience and/or knowledge of Cryo Plant Operations is preferred.
* Knowledge of the operation, control and general design of various kinds of systems typically present in a processing or fractionation plant is preferred.
* 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.
* Takes initiative and is proactive in addressing issues. Quickly and efficiently completes tasks.
* Must have the ability to function well in a team environment.
* Must have 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.
* Must be able to use physical force to lift, push, pull and hold equipment and tools.
* Must be able to climb and work 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 adhere to Enterprise Respiratory Program and be able to wear respiratory devices for extended periods of time when needed.
* Successful candidate will be required to attend all company sponsored training (local and out of town)
* 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., and apply up to 100 foot pounds of torque.

Keywords: Enterprise Products Company, Snowmass , Operator, Plant (Meeker, CO), Professions , Rifle, Colorado

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