MidlandRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Midland jobs

Plant Operator - North Plant

Company: Intrepid Potash
Location: Hobbs
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Plant Operator
Reports To : Surface Shift Supervisor
Location : New Mexico - North Plant

OVERVIEW A Plant Operator operates and monitors plant equipment to produce quality products safely and efficiently. This position requires attention to detail and problem-solving skills to make adjustments and fix any issues that arise during their shift.


  • Monitor and ensure the reliability of various industrial plant equipment, including, but not limited to: belt conveyors, pumps, screw conveyors, product elevators and product screens
  • Ensure environmental requirements are maintained such as monitoring dust emissions, scrubber flow and pressure readings
  • Operate plant equipment, including, but not limited to: skid steers, forklifts, front end loaders, etc.
  • Perform pre-shift inspections, as well as preventative maintenance and equipment clean up, to ensure all equipment is operating safely and efficiently, and report any safety hazards to appropriate personnel
  • Complete end of shift reports, answer phones and send shift reports through email
  • Perform basic maintenance of plant equipment
  • Fill-in as control room operator as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Valid Driver's License
    • Minimum one (1) year general labor and/or industrial plant experience
      • Medical plans with prescription drug coverage, dental insurance and vision insurance
      • 401(K) with immediate vesting and generous employer match
      • Work-life balance with family-friendly work schedules
      • Opportunity to grow within position through Intrepid's career path program
        SCHEDULE AND WORK ENVIRONMENT Monday - Thursday, 9-hour workdays, Friday worked, 8-hour workday, with every other Friday off. Schedule subject to change.
        • Outdoors, in a non-temperature controlled environment, and subject to weather conditions
        • Exposed to loud sounds and distracting noise levels
          Employees are required to wear safety attire and personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times
          • Standing, walking, sitting, talking or hearing, making visual inspections, making precise hand and finger movements, twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, reaching or grasping
          • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs, and push and/or pull up to 50 lbs.
          • Must be able to climb stairs and/or ladders, and potentially work at heights, perceive color differences
          • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment as needed and engage in strenuous physical activity
            A pre-placement physical and hair follicle drug test will be required for anyone selected for this opportunity. Placement into the position will not be made until the results are received and cleared by Intrepid.

            ABOUT US Intrepid is an entrepreneurial organization committed to developing unique and environmentally sound ways of extracting minerals of global importance to multiple industries. While our legacy potassium products hold a strong reputation in the agriculture and feed industries, the expansion of our water, brine and other solutions contributes to the oil and gas industries to support energy resources. This diversification of products and customers expands our growth and impact beyond yesterday's needs. Working at Intrepid, you will experience the commitment, teamwork, and growth in every role and experience. Associated topics: garden, inventory, manage, management, manufacture, plant, prune, scanner, ship, transplant

Keywords: Intrepid Potash, Midland , Plant Operator - North Plant, Professions , Hobbs, Texas

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Texas jobs by following @recnetTX on Twitter!

Midland RSS job feeds