Operator, Plant (Hobbs, NM)

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is one of the largest publicly traded partnerships and a leading North American provider of midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals. Our services include: natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transportation and storage; NGL transportation, fractionation, storage and import and export terminals; crude oil gathering, transportation, storage and terminals; petrochemical and refined products transportation, storage and terminals; and a marine transportation business that operates primarily on the United States inland and Intracoastal Waterway systems. The partnerships assets include approximately 50,000 miles of pipelines; 260 million barrels of storage capacity for NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals; and 14 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage capacity.

Make the most of your talents in a fast-paced environment driven by people who strive for achievement. Enjoy corporate strength, stability, and a rewarding career at a growing industry-leading and diverse operating company with a track record for success. Tap into the professional possibilities of Enterprise Products Company.

The Plant Operator is responsible for the day-to-day operations and maintenance of natural gas amine treating plants, compressors and pipeline systems via both computer control center and onsite operations. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Operate natural gas plant and pipeline equipment including, but not limited to: amine treating plants, chilled water gas conditioning skids, reciprocating natural gas compressors, TEG dehydrators, fluid separation equipment, valves, gas measurement equipment, etc.
  • Operate plant equipment & system.
  • Start-up/Shutdown of plant equipment.
  • Adjust controls to operate equipment in the recommended or prescribed operating ranges.
  • Visually inspect equipment and controls at periodic intervals to detect malfunctions or need for repair, adjustment or lubrication.
  • De-pressure equipment and pipelines.
  • Operate valves.
  • Monitor plant and pipeline operations and respond to emergency or upset conditions.
  • Operate under Process Safety Management (PSM) as required.
  • Implement safe work practices and participate in proactive safety culture while ensuring safety for the employee, public and environment at all times.
  • Monitor gas gathering system through SCADA and make calls to alert customers of situations that could affect gas deliveries.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance and record keeping requirements are met and continually monitored.
  • Read, monitor and record various operating conditions such as pressure, temperature, hours of operations, fuel consumed, water levels, etc.
  • Perform minor maintenance on equipment including, but not limited to: reciprocating natural gas compressors, TEG dehydrators, fluid separation equipment, valves, etc.
  • Monitor, remove and replace filters, oil, chemicals, other lubricating fluids, gaskets,and valvesas needed.
  • Change gauges.
  • Maintain sites in a clean condition including picking up/taking out trash, control weeds and grassy areas, minor painting, etc.
  • Clean out site glasses as necessary.
  • Change out suction/discharge valves on natural gas compressors, light bulbs, and fuses.
  • Improve upon meeting the needs and demands of customers.
  • Maintain a near perfect driving record.
  • Direct and supervise contract labor involved in plant maintenance activities.
  • Collaborate with direct supervisor on new and improved ideas associated with an evolving plant and pipeline system.
  • Work a rotating 12 hour shift schedule.

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