Manager - Plant

Energy Transfer Equity   •  

Jal, NM

Industry: Energy & Utilities


8 - 10 years

Posted 36 days ago


Manage plant mechanical and process operations to meet production expectations and maintain all operating parameters within limits of equipment design.

Essential Functions:

  • Manage plant mechanical and process operations to meet production expectations and maintain all operating parameters within limits of equipment design
  • Develop, maintain, and communicate operating procedures that will support a safe and efficient facility
  • Establish and maintain open communications with plant, field, and gas control departments and personnel
  • Understand and be able to explain to plant personnel the economic impacts of different types of operational deviations
  • Manage internal and external audits and inspections and track and complete any resulting action items
  • Monitor operating data to proactively address problems and minimize downtime impacts and maintain an effective preventive maintenance program
  • Ensure that safety, environmental, and regulatory policies are followed and that standards of excellence are maintained to meet company and agency expectations
  • Set goals, conduct periodic reviews, and administer disciplinary action of subordinates
  • Take ownership of plant PSM program and coordinate program maintenance, review, and training requirements
  • Identify and schedule training courses pertinent to assigned personnel to support personal and professional growth and development
  • Coordinate and participate in required safety, regulatory, and environmental training

Essential Requirements: Experience, Educational & Special Training Required

  • 8+ years of experience.
  • Strong commitment to safety, environmental, and regulatory programs and leading by example
  • Properly utilize all PPE as required by area, tasks, and hazards
  • Ability to maintain facility as a neat, clean, and orderly workplace
  • Effective written and verbal skills to communicate with upper management, reports, internal groups, agencies, and customers.
  • Knowledge of PSM program requirements and able to coordinate creation and maintenance of an effective and compliant program
  • Experience in and knowledge of compression, PD and centrifugal pumps, amine gas sweetening, glycol and mole sieve dehydration, cryogenic gas processing, electrical, control, plant utilities, and liquid handling equipment.
  • Previous experience in management and supervision of personnel.
  • Responsible and accountable for ensuring proper flows, temperatures, pressures, and levels for plant processes and equipment is maintained.
  • Understanding of plant NGL liquids, liquid stabilizer, and stabilized product.
  • Truck loading and unloading operations
  • Must be familiar with all environmental permits and reporting requirements
  • Must have high school diploma or equivalent
  • Manager must live within a 60 mile radius of the plant

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in Microsoft Office, Enterprise Business Systems, Plant DCS and SCADA
  • Excellent analytical skills, able to identify deviations, and take appropriate corrective action
  • Strong team leader and customer focus orientation
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Operation and understanding of gas processing plant systems and equipment
  • Operation of sulfur management equipment to include sulfur recovery units and acid gas injection systems

Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Lifting up to 50 lbs. occasionally
  • Driving, walking, and standing frequently
  • Exposure to adverse weather, cramped conditions and some heavy lifting
  • Visits to industrial/manufacturing settings, which may include exposure to various materials and chemicals, as well as extreme temperature conditions and loud machinery, and require appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Occasional overnight travel may be required