Process Operator Jobs in Houston

Process Operator

Job Details

Hiring Organization Next Wave Energy Partners
Post Name Process Operator
Qualification High school diploma or equivalent required
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 5000 To USD 6500 Per Month
Location Houston, Texas, United States 77002

Primary Job Functions

  • Rotating shifts and positions, including console and outside operator functions
  • Responsible for analyzing process and lab data to determine if adjustments are required and to ensure the plant is operating in a safe and environmentally compliant state
  • Responsible for the sampling of hydrocarbon feeds and products and other utility and catalyst streams
  • Work with technical staff for troubleshooting and optimization
  • Review, utilize and update operating procedures for normal and emergency operations
  • Manage line-ups, communications, and other requirements needed for effective pipeline and tank transfers outside of the facility
  • Support truck loading and unloading activities, including line-ups, volume measurement, scale operations, safety checks, and DOT requirements such as issuing a bill of lading
  • Serve as a member of the site Emergency Response Team (ERT), including completion of all necessary ERT training
  • Support the PSM effort through participation in permitting activities, safety studies, updates to operating procedures, training, etc.
  • Support site maintenance activities through equipment clearing and isolations, preventative maintenance activities, and monitoring of contractors
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and orderly facility
  • Manage internal and external critical communications, especially during emergency situations
  • Participates in and completes company-required training programs

Qualifications & Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Previous refinery or petrochemical operations experience or equivalent technical training required
  • Specific experience with sulfuric acid alkylation and/or olefin dimerization technologies preferred
  • Experience in commissioning and startup of new processing facilities preferred
  • Experience in developing and reviewing operating procedures preferred
  • Experience interpreting engineering drawings, equipment drawings, and piping and instrument diagrams (P&IDs) preferred
  • Experience with Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) and Confined Space Entry (CSE) preferred
  • Experience and/or training in emergency response preferred
  • Direct operating experience using a DCS platform preferred

Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrate a strong safety mindset
  • Demonstrate the ability to resolve conflicts
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to clearly present critical information in emails and daily turnover logs
  • Proficient with MS Office software

Physical Requirements

  • Work outside in environmental conditions which at times include extreme heat or extreme cold
  • Ability to wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) without restriction and pass relevant medical examinations associated with the use of PPE
  • Lift 50 pounds floor to waist
  • Push and pull 50 pounds horizontally
  • Carry 20 pounds while walking
  • Climb stairs and ladders

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