Plant Operator
Devon - Bridgeport, TX

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Description Entry level position. Under direct supervision, this position is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of plant equipment, and systems associated with a Natural Gas Processing Facility. Monitor plant operations and make appropriate adjustments, hands on operation of plant equipment and for continued development of knowledge in plant equipment and systems associated with a Natural Gas Processing Facility. Observe the conditions of the plant equipment and report mechanical/operational problems to Senior Operator/Supervisor.
  • Technical Learning
  • Listening
  • Action Oriented
  • Oral & Written Communication Skills
  • Time Management
  • Drive for results
  • Performing daily facility and equipment readings and checks
  • Navigate and utilize the plant operations manual
  • Complete all required environmental, health, and safety training and comply with regulations including necessary documentation and reporting
  • Continue to become familiar with plant drawings and schematics
  • Perform routine sampling and testing
  • Prepare readings for daily reports
  • Participate in plant process hazard analysis meetings
  • Read meters and gauges or automatic recording devices at specified intervals to verify operating conditions
  • Record data such as temperature of equipment, hours of operation, fuel consumed, temperature or pressure, water levels, analysis of flue gases, voltage load and generator balance
  • Adjusts manual controls or overrides automatic controls to bring equipment into recommended or prescribed operating ranges, switch to backup equipment or systems, or to shut down equipment
  • Visually inspects equipment at periodic intervals to detect malfunctions or need for repair, adjustment or lubrication
  • Maintains equipment by tightening fittings, repacking bearings, replacing packing glands, gaskets, valves, recorders, and gauges, and cleaning or replacing burners or other components
  • Performs water titration tests and pours chemical additives, such as water softener, into treatment tank to prevent scale buildup and to clean boiler lines
  • Perform minor preventative maintenance on plant equipment such as the expander, natural gas engines, turbines, compressors, and pumps
  • Perform other operational functions as directed

Qualifications
  • Minimum 1 year of related Midstream experience required.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Rotating shift work position, requiring the individual to work 12 hour shifts, day and night, as well as weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to operate valves ranging in size from .025” to 24” in diameter.
  • Ability to climb 35-foot ladders (minimum) and 30-foot stairs (minimum)
  • The ability to lift at least 50 pounds.
  • Work outside in all weather types.

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Independent oil and gas producer Devon Energy puts its energy into oil and gas fields far from England's southwestern coast, in North...