Plant Operator
Occidental Petroleum - Sundown, TX

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Contribute. Grow. Lead…with Oxy! Looking for a challenge? Want to be part of a world class organization focused on excellence? Desire to achieve your true potential? Occidental Oil and Gas Corporation is continually pursuing its goal to be the best in the industry at what we do.

Occidental Petroleum Corporation is an international oil and gas exploration and production company with a subsidiary (OxyChem) that is a major North American chemical manufacturer. As one of the largest oil and gas companies in the U.S., we continually strive to be one of the best in the business. Our greatest asset has been, and will continue to be, our people. We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of PLANT OPERATOR within our PERMIAN CO2 group based in SUNDOWN, TX.

Essential Job Duties:
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.


Minimum High School Diploma 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

Must have a valid drivers license with an appropriate driving record.

Oxy is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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