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Plant Technician

Plant Technician

  • Location United States - Texas - Longview
  • Travel required No
  • Job category Operations Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 138893BR
  • Experience level Entry
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Job summary

The Plant Operations Technician is part of the Eagleford asset within BPX. The position is for the operation of the Hawkville North East Facility, which is a PSM facility. Initial training will be completed on a regular M-F schedule; however, upon completion of training shift work is required with a seven day on seven day off 12 hours per day shift schedule.

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Key Accountabilities
  • Responsible for the safe, environmentally conscious, and economical operation of Hawkville North East Facility
  • Ensure safe working conditions exist for all plant employees and contractors.
  • Ensure compliance with all Safety and Environmental practices and procedures.
  • Development and execution of energy isolations for maintenance activities
  • Use of verification application to verify critical work and log failures.
  • Operate plant inlet, compression, and process areas and associated systems.
  • Maximize production while meeting product specifications, striving for maximum runtime of the facilities, being helpful and a positive influence, and interacting effectively with other work disciplines, teams, and team members.
  • Provide positive leadership while being a team player.
  • Complete daily read-ups and follow up on parameters outside of normal operational ranges.
  • Troubleshooting of operational and maintenance problems
  • Perform routine housekeeping of the plant, and process area.
  • Maintain buildings and grounds.
  • Share knowledge with co-workers and strive to meet personal and company business goals and objectives.
  • Interface with other parts of the BPX organization such as maintenance, production teams and gas distribution companies
  • Identify required maintenance on plant equipment and related systems and complete computer work orders.
  • Be responsible for preparation of the plant equipment and piping systems for maintenance.
  • Utilize available training resources to enhance technical abilities.
  • Maintain training required to operate as well as keeping emergency preparedness skills and knowledge at a level that will enable assistance in the handling of any plant emergencies.
  • Having the ability to use hand tools, climb ladders and stairs to elevations of process vessels, open and close process valves and operate motor vehicles.
  • Take an active role in the Process Safety Management program and the DOT pipelines.
  • Ability to use and develop standard operating procedures and equipment specific isolation procedures.

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