Plant Operator

Location: Woodsboro


Responsible for independent operation and maintenance of a natural gas processing plant including but not limited to compression, treating facilities including amine regeneration, NGL extraction, fractionation, glycol dehydration, condensate and product storage, truck loading, electrical generation, and other facilities and associated activities.  Carries out directions of Plant Superintendent to ensure optimum plant performance.

Scope and Magnitude:

The Woodsboro Processing Plant is a natural gas processing facility.  It is equipped with reciprocating natural gas compressors as well as NGL extraction, amine treating and regeneration, and glycol dehydration.

Primary Responsibilities:

Perform all duties necessary to ensure optimum plant operations.  The position will require shift work.  Typical duties will include monitoring plant operations through computer based plant interface, light maintenance (including but not limited to 50 lbs lifting ability, climb ladders) of equipment, shutdown and start-up of the plant, documentation of operating parameters.  Work activities will require outdoor activities in year-round variable weather conditions.

Education, Experience and Skills Required:

  • H.S. degree or equivalent.
  • Must be capable of vigorous outdoor activities.
  • Mechanical training and practical experience in an industrial operations and maintenance setting.
  • Ability to operate, troubleshoot and maintain cryogenic plant equipment, including reciprocating engines, pumps, exchangers, coolers, air compressors and related facilities preferred.
  • Manual dexterity with physical ability to work extended hours, climbing, bending, kneeling, working with arms extended above the head, twisting upper body, standing for long periods, walking on catwalks, working in confined spaces, exposure to extreme weather conditions, lifting, driving a vehicle, and operation light industrial equipment.
  • Ability to operate hand, pneumatic, and hydraulic tools.
  • Strong communication skills and a positive attitude are required for this position as well as the ability to effectively work in a team environment.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Ability to work a 7 & 7 – 132 hour rotating shift.
  • Ability to work overtime and respond to call-outs during off hours.
  • Ability to respond in a timely manner to any emergency.
  • Basic PC computer skills and trainable in custom software applications used in flow computers, gas chromatograph, plant controls, and Process Safety Management.
  • Must comply with pre-employment and random drug testing and all other company policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as required.

Reports to: Plant Superintendent

To apply please send all resumes to or fax to 214-979-3891