Gas Plant Operator Job Description

Gas Plant Operator Job Description

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Gas plant operator provides expert on-the-job coaching to repair technicians relative to determination of root cause and vehicle repair procedures pertaining to difficult electrical system malfunctions.

Gas Plant Operator Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective gas plant operator job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included gas plant operator job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Following all safety and company policies, programs and procedures
Responsible for daily housekeeping duties, testing and data collection
Operate units in accordance with operating procedures, manuals, reglament’s
Verify that operation and maintenance activities are being carried out and comply with appropriate work and safety procedures
Required to handle, store and utilize chemicals, and is fully aware of the MSDS data sheets for said chemicals
Apply operation procedures at high risk jobs and abnormal situations
Monitor and maintain inlet and outlet volumes
Operate the gas storage plant safely, reliably and consistent with company standards and requirements to serve its customers
Monitor system integrity
Daily monitoring and control of gas plant operations

Gas Plant Operator Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Gas Plant Operator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ABSA

Education for Gas Plant Operator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the gas plant operator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Collage Degree in Technical, Associates, Process Technology, Education, General Education, Science, Chemistry, Electronics

Skills for Gas Plant Operator

Desired skills for gas plant operator include:

Ability to repair machines
Devices and equipment based on electrical
Lockout/tag out procedures
Mechanical principles in order to diagnose malfunctions
National security operations for the protection of people

Desired experience for gas plant operator includes:

Collecting and testing of sour gas (H2S), water, and chemical samples
Preparing equipment for maintenance and surveillance of operating equipment
Making adjustments to plant operations to ensure efficient and consistent product demand
Performing routine and light- duty maintenance on equipment
Initiating work orders and permitting for work related to assigned area
Performing various preventive inspections of process and safety equipment

Gas Plant Operator Examples


Gas Plant Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of gas plant operator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for gas plant operator
  • Assisting in performing basic operational duties, changing process filters, unloading/loading spent filters, aligning valves, adding process chemicals, oils, and lubricants as needed
  • Operate the gas plant safely, reliably and consistent with company standards and requirements to serve its customers
  • Responsible for starting up and shutting down processing facilities under normal conditions under emergency conditions including timely notifications as required
  • Performs monthly, quarterly and annual scheduled maintenance work orders utilizing 7I Plant Maintenance program and assists maintenance technicians with PMs
  • Trains technicians and new operators on all plant operation duties and processes
  • Coordinates all plant processes and required duties maintain correspondence with all (4) LNG plants and Gas Control while performing job duties during high stress situations (e.g., high send out rates requested by Gas Control to maintain and support proper volume/pressure to distribution system)
  • Provides proactive preventative maintenance (PM) activities (e.g., annual inspections, relief/control valve testing, switch calibrations)
  • Monitors plant operating conditions of all (4) LNG plants from control room
  • Oversees safety and security operations
  • Maintains continuous communications with other LNG plants
Qualifications for gas plant operator
  • Minimum 1 year experience in oil and gas production operations preferred
  • Fourth Class Power Engineering certification
  • Minimum 3- 5 years-experience in O&G plant operations
  • Commissioning and start-up experience will be considered an asset
  • Legally authorized to work in Canada on a regular full-time basis without restrictions
  • Maintains plant upkeep and appearance

Gas Plant Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of gas plant operator. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for gas plant operator
  • Responding to operation upsets and unit emergencies and acting accordingly
  • Verifying that all the activities are carried out accordingly to the PTW Procedure
  • Knowledge and proven skills of production operations across Gas Plant Units and associated systems
  • Checking routinely for leakages from flanges/piping, instrumentation, machinery and equipment identifying and reporting to Gas Plant Senior Operator/Supervisor
  • Working closely with Senior Operator, Plant Supervisor (Gas) and CCR personnel to ensure plant production is maintained in a controlled and safe manner
  • Conducting checks/surveys in the Gas Plant Units according to established frequency or when necessary, identifying and reporting possible anomalies
  • Maintain and ensure compliance in RoK certification required to operate Gas Treatment, Gas Sweetening, Flare Systems and Slag Catcher, Sales Gas Compression Units
  • Co-ordinating with relevant department’s campaign maintenance activities, rotating equipments inspection, vessels inspection
  • Assisting in the maintenance activities in critical areas requiring hot works, confined spaces, moving / loading equipment
  • Drive the vehicle and assure that the vehicle is fit for purpose inside of OPF area
Qualifications for gas plant operator
  • Function Block Programming (Ladder Logic)-basic proficiency
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, Access) – basic proficiency
  • 7I Scheduling System
  • DOT 193 and NFPA 59A requirements
  • Ability to work safely at elevated heights (top of LNG tank)
  • Exposure to excessive heat, cold and noise

Gas Plant Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of gas plant operator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for gas plant operator
  • Operation of plant (Injection & Withdraw)
  • Operation of field wells (Injection & Withdraw)
  • Operation of pipeline system (Injection & Withdraw)
  • GWP/JSA/Hot Work/Confined Space/Elevated Work Permitting
  • Contractor qualifications verification
  • LOTO creation/implementation
  • Alberta One-Call inspections
  • Training/mentoring of junior operators
  • Crossing agreement review for Crossfield Gas Storage
  • Scheduling of maintenance contractors
Qualifications for gas plant operator
  • Ability to work outside in variable environmental conditions around heavy equipment
  • Basic understanding of process controls
  • Keyboarding – Constant
  • Critical operation during extreme ambient temperatures (0 degrees to 100+ degrees)
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in oil and gas production facilities preferred
  • OSHA or other safety training preferred

Gas Plant Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a gas plant operator. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for gas plant operator
  • Assists in writing operations procedures and changes for Process Safety Management
  • Manage pipeline hydrates and hydrate mitigation
  • Complete monthly PM tasks
  • Support engineering and maintenance groups as required
  • Trouble-shoot plant operational upsets and resolve in timely manner
  • Lead/Participate in ERP Exercises
  • Operations coverage for holidays and sick days
  • Supervise third party ground disturbance in proximity to TC Gas Storage facilities
  • Schedule and coordinate truckers as required (Produced liquids to disposal, filling of potable water tank, pressure truck for chemical injection)
  • Available after hours/off shift to help other operators with questions
Qualifications for gas plant operator
  • 3-5 years work experience in a power plant environment preferred
  • Monitor efficiency of plant and equipment to maximize operation, in accordance to the Safe Operating Envelope (SOE)
  • Coordinate maintenance activities including asset preparation, isolations, fit for service reviews and integrity compliance
  • Design and implement isolations within the compression facilities
  • Report on all equipment fault, deviations and upset in plant conditions via Maximo
  • Ensure compliance with all HSSE and control of work requirements, including auditing

Gas Plant Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a gas plant operator. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for gas plant operator
  • Operate and monitor the Distributed Control System, HMI, EDL, Continuous Emissions Monitoring, and all other control room and station control systems in order to maintain the safe and efficient operation of the plant and process
  • Ensure Power Plant operates within the Owner's Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) limits
  • Understand and respond to variances in normal station operating parameters and take necessary corrective actions in order to maintain safe operation of the Power Plant from the control room or in the field
  • Perform operations monitoring rounds in the field and support the maintenance of the equipment with routine interventions
  • Monitor and follow all generating profiles as dispatched via the grid control center, and follow all (National) grid control center instructions
  • Report items beyond the scope and capabilities of shift personnel to Shift Charge Engineer
  • Report unsafe conditions, events and hazards to the Shift Charge Engineer
  • Participate in and practice all aspects of the MarkWest Safety Program
  • Performs minor maintenance on and lubricates process, loading, and unloading equipment
  • Assists in the shut down and startup of facility
Qualifications for gas plant operator
  • Ensure immediate reporting and investigation of all HSSE and process incidents
  • Supervise the induction program for new starters and visitors entering the facilities
  • Provide support to the Gas Plant Supervisor on all aspects of the Management of Change (MOC)
  • Participate in risk assessments associated with Inhibits and Overrides
  • Certificate III in Gas Plant Operations
  • Demonstrated experience in gas plant, refinery or petrochemical operations

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