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  • Job reference: RMS0198021

Plant Operator

  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Location: Midland County, Texas
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 08/08/2018
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (05/09/18)
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The Role:
Fircroft is currently seeking a Plant Operations Technician for the Permian Region

Job Duties & Responsibilities

* Plant Operation technicians - work 12 hour rotating shift
* Responsible for a safe, reliable, and efficient operation of the following processes

oNGL extraction via cryogenic turbo expander process
o2 cycle and 4 cycle engines and compressors
oGas and liquid treating via amine solution
oDehydration
oSulfur Recovery Unit
oPumps - centrifugal and positive displacement
* Utility generation - steam, cooling tower, cooling water, electrical generation, purchase power, etc.
* Perform routine startup and shutdown of individual equipment and processes
* Monitor process variables and conditions
* Adjust process variable and conditions using a GE PLC / Wonder ware system
* Monitor usage of utilities, fuel, chemicals, lube oils, etc to prevent excessive consumption at current processing and production rates
* Monitor and recognize dangerous and or emergency conditions within the process and performs procedures necessary to remove the condition or shutdown the process / facility in order to protect personnel and equipment
* Recognize malfunctions in individual equipment and performs minor maintenance as necessary to correct problems
* Monitor levels of lubricants, fluids, chemicals, etc. and refills as necessary to prevent damage to equipment
* Write work orders using MAXIMO for routine and major maintenance that cannot be handled as part of normal operations
* Read, calculate, and / or estimate process flow rates, volumes, and prepare operational logs and reports i.e. PPR
* Participates in preparation of operating procedures and training of peers in safe and efficient operating practices.
Minimum Qualifications
* Perform other work related duties as assigned
* Minimum of 2 year(s) of related work experience.
* Minimum High School Diploma or Equivalent
* Possess and maintain a valid driver's license to include a safe driving record satisfactory to the company.
* Interpersonal communication skills are required in order to interface with all affected teams, personnel, and vendors.
* Strong work ethic with demonstrated ability to effectively work with minimum supervision
* Solid computer skills to include Microsoft Office Software
* Ability to work overtime, weekends, holidays, with the ability to respond to call outs as needed to fulfill business objective and the ability to work shifts for plant or field conditions.
* Ability to lift, push, and pull at least a minimum of 50lbs.
* Ability to work in changing climate conditions.
* Able to work in close quarters: i.e., work while kneeling, squatting, sitting, climbing, and standing.
* Follow and adhere to all applicable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) guidelines (ex: eye protection, footwear, Nomex).
* Regular and Reliable Attendance
Preferred Qualifications
* 3+ years' experience in maintenance of natural gas engines and compressors.
* 3+ years process knowledge of cryogenic plants operation.
* Good PC computer skills.
* Basic knowledge of PLC's.
* Process Safety Management knowledge

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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