Oneok, Inc PLANT OPERATOR - SENIOR in Watford City, North Dakota
PLANT OPERATOR - SENIOR
Requisition #: 180000U8
Performs advanced level of activities related to operation and maintenance of oil and gas liquid processing facilities with limited supervision.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Operate and maintain processing plant equipment including, but not limited to:
Monitor and control pressures, temperatures, flow rates and reflux rates.
Start, stop, and operate equipment.
Prepare equipment for maintenance activities including, but not limited to:
Lock out tag out
Assist mechanics and others in performing repairs to compressors, engines, turbines, auxiliary equipment, pumps, process controls and related equipment.
Provide training to less experience operators.
Identify and report any safety and/or environmental concerns.
Compile and/or maintain information such as time sheets, work logs, safety/environmental forms, and equipment maintenance and repair records.
Drive and ensure maintenance is complete on company vehicles.
Regular and reliable attendance is required in performance of job.
Employee may be required to perform additional duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
Experience with and thorough knowledge of compressor station, storage field, gathering field, and/or processing plant operations.
Demonstrated ability to analyze, adjust, and perform minor repairs on compressor engines, process facilities and related equipment.
Application of basic arithmetic: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Working knowledge in use of computers. Demonstrated ability to access and/or perform basic computer functions utilizing company software applications.
Experience and training pertaining to:
Gas and liquid processing fundamentals
Applicable company and governmental operating practices and procedures
Safe handling of flammable gases, liquids, and high-pressure systems
Experience reading and interpreting drawings, diagrams, work logs, dials, gauges, charts, procedures, and operational and repair manuals.
Experience maintaining and preparing information such as safety/environmental reports, work logs, maintenance/repair logs, and time sheets.
Experience interacting and communicating effectively.
Demonstrated ability to read and write fluently in English.
Communicate and/or exchange information and instructions.
Certification and Licensing
Applicable driver's license for travel to other locations.
Applicable certifications as required by position.
Lift or move objects weighing up to 10 pounds 10‑15 times a day; up to 20 pounds 3-5 times a day; up to 30 pounds 3-5 times a day; push or pull objects requiring over 50 pounds exertion 10-15 times a day.
Travel over uneven terrain including, but not limited to:
Walk, stand, and kneel/stoop for extended periods.
Climb and maintain balance on elevated working surfaces.
Ability to work in confined areas.
React immediately to emergency situations to prevent injury to self and others.
Able to operate tools and equipment as required.
Ability to differentiate between colors.
Peripheral vision and accurate depth perception.
Sufficient to perform job duties.
ONEOK is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, gender identity, disability, military/veteran status, genetic information or any other categories protected by applicable law.
We are committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request an accommodation email HRSolutions@ONEOK.com or call 1-855-663-6547