Plant Operator
Occidental Petroleum - Denver City, TX

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Monitoring equipment, making adjustments to process controls, taking routine readings, performing preventive and minor maintenance, troubleshooting operational problems, performing lab tests, and handling paperwork associated with regulatory permitting in order to improve plant system operation/uptime and reduce total operating costs.


At least High School grad or G.E.D.

3+ years oilfield experience preferred, with a responsible attitude for personal safety and the safety of co-workers, contractors & the public

Ability to work 12 hour, rotating shifts

Basic knowledge of plant processes

Ability to follow written operating procedures

Basic knowledge of OSHA 1910.119

Capable of performing preventive maintenance and minor repairs on all required plant equipment

Ability to efficiently and effectively monitor plant equipment and make adjustments to processes and controls

Ability to troubleshoot operational problems

Ability to handle upsets, startups, and shutdowns of plant systems and processes

Knowledge of DCS systems (Delta V and Wonderware)

Ability to perform lab tests such as cooling tower and R/O unit water tests and SRU chemical tests

Good computer skills, along with ability to input data into CMMS system (Maximo)

Good communication and excellent interpersonal skills

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Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company — one of the largest...