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Plant Operator

Company: Summit Midstream Partners, LLC
Location: Carlsbad
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Company Summary

Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) is a growth-oriented, publicly traded master limited partnership focused on developing, owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets that are strategically located in the core producing areas of unconventional resource basins, primarily shale formations, in the continental United States. Our assets comprise over 3,200 miles of pipeline which enable us to provide natural gas, crude oil and produced water gathering services pursuant to primarily long-term and fee-based gathering and processing agreements with our customers and counterparties across the continental United States.

Summit Midstream is proudly committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Work Sponsorship: Summit Midstream will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the Company receiving satisfactory results from a pre-employment drug screening, a criminal background check, and reference checks and your satisfaction of all other applicable fitness for duty requirements.


A Plant Operator is responsible for the operation, maintenance, and record keeping of gathering system compressor stations or process plants.

Principle Duties & Responsibilities:

* Daily operation, documentation, and housekeeping of compressor stations with reciprocating natural gas compressors
* Responsible for completing and maintaining required reports and logs
* Monitor and adjust equipment to maintain optimum availability, efficiency, and throughput
* Responsible for performing minor maintenance on engines, compressors, dehydrators, vapor recovery units, flares, separators, slug catchers, air compressors, and cooling fans
* Daily condensate tank liquid handling and truck scheduling
* Work with craft personnel to ensure any equipment/system problems are resolved in a timely manner
* Responsible for reporting, troubleshooting, and correcting abnormal operating conditions
* Responsible for coordinating and monitoring activities of contract personnel assigned to the area
* Identify emergency situations and initiate Emergency Response Procedures
* Promote a safe work environment, implement current safety policies and ensure environmental policies and regulatory compliance are being met
* May be required at some locations to monitor meters and gauges to maintain correct temperature, pressure and flow of gas through system

Education & Experience

* High school diploma or equivalent
* Technical certification or equivalent training in energy-related field preferred
* Minimum 3 years of stable work history in the energy industry and/or technical training in mechanical and/or electrical field

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

* Experience with SCADA and control systems (i.e.; Delta V, Wonder Ware, Cygnet, Kimray)
* Basic computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office, including spreadsheet and word processing applications
* Possess a strong commitment to personal and job safety including complying with state and federal regulations
* Demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to troubleshoot and repair all types of mechanical equipment as well as good verbal/written communication skills, decision making skills and a strong work ethic
* Willing to work call-outs, holidays, and weekends - Must live or relocate to within 1-hour response time of job assignment
* Willing to work at more than one specific station
* Work well within a team environment, and/or independently with limited supervision if needed
* Ability to interface positively with land owners, corporate contacts and other field personnel
* Must be able to read prints, drawings, and technical manuals and possess the ability to prepare technical reports

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

* Have dexterity in the use of tools and equipment
* Climb about equipment and work at various heights
* Use physical force to lift, push, pull and hold equipment and tools
* Able to work in a standing, sitting, lying down, crouched or kneeling position and work in confined spaces
* Able to bend, stoop, move from ground level to higher levels, raise/lift from ground level and lift up to 50 lbs., manually transport a load up to 75 lbs. and apply up to 100 ft. lbs. of torque
* React to conditions, alarms and beacons using olfactory senses
* Assume responsibility, be flexible, perform duties and handle multiple tasks under potentially stressful and/or hazardous conditions
* Work indoors and outdoors in and around industrial and electrical equipment
* Work in temperature extremes due to weather conditions and operating equipment
* Wear special safety equipment (PPE) while working


Summit Midstream Partners will not pay a fee of any kind to any third party agency without a valid Summit Midstream Partners Master Service Agreement (MSA) authorized and signed by Human Resources. Any resume, application or other form of candidate submission to any employee of Summit Midstream Partners, without a valid MSA on file, will be considered property of Summit Midstream Partners and no fee will be paid.

If you are ready to join a fast-packed, growth oriented midstream company, then apply today!

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* No phone calls or email, please.*

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Keywords: Summit Midstream Partners, LLC, Midland , Plant Operator, Professions , Carlsbad, Texas

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