Job Description

Title: Process/Plant Operator
Revision: R1-220711
Group / Division: Crimson Engineering / Process Ops
Reports to: Process Operations Manager
Work Location: West Texas, Midland/Odessa
Pay Type: Non-Exempt, Full Time, Bi-Weekly 

Position Overview

Responsible for remotely operating multiple plants while maximizing plant production, quality and efficiency. The Board Operator ensures the safe and efficient operation of processes, systems and associated equipment. 

Coordinate with plant technicians at the plants to ensure equipment is running safe and reliably, troubleshoot plant issues and provide guidance of maintenance activities. Exchange information with the ICC plant coordinators and engineers to ensure plant is running optimally. Collaborate with the pipeline controllers to ensure gas is being routed to the plants. Coordinate with system optimizers to ensure gas throughput nominations are being achieved. Interact with field personnel to coordinate pig launching and field utilization. 

The ICC remote operation control center is a 24-hour operation where incumbents are required to work 12-hour shifts, rotating night and day shift every two weeks. 7 days on shift and 7 days off shift. 

Major Duties: 

Operates plant facilities’ various equipment/systems including, but not limited to process controls and measurement, pumps, pressure relief system instrument air system, dehydrators, fuel system, emergency shutdown systems, gas turbines, reciprocating compressors, steam turbines, amine treating systems, inlet gas receivers and transfer facilities. 

  • Monitoring the field remotely via electronic surveillance devices to ensure operations are running smoothly. 
  • May be responsible for completing and submitting work orders through Maximo. 
  • Communicates field performance and remediation recommendations to local leadership 
  • May potentially manage acceptable condensate levels within field specifications. 
  • Engaging stakeholders to develop and communicate monthly and daily operational targets. 
  • Continuously monitoring actual performance against those targets and driving/documenting the actions to address deviations. 
  • Providing information and guidance based on a consolidation of data and a broad perspective of day-to-day operational performance
  • Coordinating/supporting responses to abnormal operating events and crisis events. 
  • Tracking deviations to plans and respective causes of deviations. 
  • Performs other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization 

Required Qualifications & Skills: 

  • High school diploma or GED is required. 
  • 2 years’ experience doing remote plant operations/console operations, or 5 years of onsite plant operations
  • Position requires knowledge and insight of practical methods, techniques and work processes gained through technical training and work experience to operate moderately complex equipment or processes. 
  • Position requires technically-sound judgment, the ability to review large amounts of data in a short timeframe, and efficiency in the application of techniques and tools. 
  • Position requires ability to gather, trend and analyze operational performance data and develop optimization recommendations to maximize plant efficiency, throughput and plant profitability. 
  • Position requires ability to identify issues in the plant, troubleshoot problems and follow through with solutions and communicates changes to the team. 
  • Ability to read and understand P&ID’s and PFD’s. 
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, self-management and organizational skills. 
  • Excellent computer skills. 
  • Advanced multi-tasking capability with the ability to monitor, react and control multiple computer screens simultaneously. 
  • Analytical and troubleshooting skills with a creative approach to solve complex technical problems. 
  • Ability to influence and persuade others in order to maximize value through integrated decision-making process. 
  • Forward thinking approach to work and willingness to keep learning and developing skills. 
  • Willing to work rotating shifts and overtime as needed. 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Walking, occasional lifting to 35 lbs. 
  • Frequent near vision use for reading and computer use 
  • Finger agility for keyboarding 
  • Periods of sitting and standing may be necessary 
  • May be requested to work outside of normal work schedule to meet business needs. 
  • Occasional travel may be required 

Working Conditions & Hazards: 

  • This job primarily operates in a professional office environment and routinely requires the use of standard 
  • office equipment such as computers, phones, copy machines, etc. Noise level is typically low. Frequently in a stationary, sitting position for prolonged periods of time. Regularly moves about inside the office to complete 
  • tasks, attend meetings or to access the copy machine or file cabinets. Periodically pulls/pushes doors open to 
  • move around the office. 
  • If the individual visits the operations worksite, personal protective equipment including but not limited to head protection, hearing protection, safety glasses, and safety shoes are required. Safety rules, including OSHA and DOT requirements, are strictly enforced. 

Vehicle & Equipment Provided: 

  • Laptop
  • Cell phone or option to expense your own 

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