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Technician, Gathering (Midland - SE)

Company: Enterprise Products Company
Location: Midland
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

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 partnership's 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.

The Gathering Technician is responsible for the operation and maintenance of a pipeline gathering system to minimize downtime and provide producers with the lowest possible gathering system pressures and timely response to producer feedback. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* Coordinate system shutdowns, (new connects, leak repair), line pressure maintenance (pigging, balling, drip removal), lock out/tag out, hydrate, mitigation, excavation activities, and dew point monitoring and various other duties as assigned.


* Coordinate construction tie-ins and be responsible for lockout/tagout, purging and packing pipelines.


* Gather accurate data and completes daily reports.


* Maintain pipeline right-of-ways and all associated operational tasks.


* Operate, inspect and maintain high pressure pipelines, valves, regulators, and related instrumentation in compliance with DOT and OSHA regulations.


* Manage storage and transfer of pipeline liquids; monitor and inspect pipeline encroachment.


* Act as a company representative and interact with property owners, other pipeline company representatives and local public representatives.

The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:

* High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required.


* Technical certification or equivalent training in a mechanical environment or energy related field preferred.


* Minimum of 3 years stable work history, preferably in the energy industry.


* Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record.


* Must demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to troubleshoot and repair all types of mechanical equipment and dexterity in the use of tools and equipment.


* Able to read prints, drawings and technical manuals and prepare technical reports.


* Must be able to perform basic mathematical calculations and possess basic computer skills including spreadsheet and word processing applications.


* Good verbal/written communication skills, decision making skills and strong work ethic.


* Able to assume responsibility, be flexible, perform duties and handle multiple tasks under potentially stressful and/or hazardous conditions.


* Must be willing to work overtime and handle call-outs and must live or relocate to within 1 hour response time of job assignment.


* Should have basic computer skills including spreadsheet and word processing applications.


* Knowledge of preventive and predictive maintenance programs a plus.


* Self-motivated individual able to work independently or in a team environment and willing to learn.


* Must be able to demonstrate sound judgment with the ability to make decisions and corrections when problems are detected.


* Must have a history of being dependable and reliable, take pride in a job well done, and enjoy working hard.


* Candidate must have good organizational skills, good customer relation skills with the ability to interface with land owners and other corporate and field personnel.


* Works indoors and outdoors in and around industrial and electrical equipment.


* Works in temperature extremes due to weather conditions and operating equipment.


* Uses physical force to lift, push, pull and hold equipment and tools.


* Climbs and works at various heights and may work in a standing, sitting, lying down, crouched or kneeling position.


* Routinely reacts to visual, aural and other signals, including alarms and instructions, and is required to visually inspect work.


* May work in confined spaces (i.e. tanks, between compressors, vessels).


* Must be able to regularly 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., apply up to 100 foot pounds of torque.


* Must have ability to get in and out of vehicles regularly and ride over rough roads.


* Must wear special safety equipment while working and must be able to lift and put on emergency breathing apparatus and/or protective equipment.

Keywords: Enterprise Products Company, Midland , Technician, Gathering (Midland - SE), Professions , Midland, Texas

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