Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is one of the largest publicly traded partnerships and a leading North American provider of midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals. Our services include: natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transportation and storage; NGL transportation, fractionation, storage and import and export terminals; crude oil gathering, transportation, storage and terminals; petrochemical and refined products transportation, storage and terminals; and a marine transportation business that operates primarily on the United States inland and Intracoastal Waterway systems. The partnership’s assets include approximately 50,000 miles of pipelines; 260 million barrels of storage capacity for NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals; and 14 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage capacity.
The Measurement Technician - GC (Gas Chromatograph) will possess strong mechanical/electrical aptitude and skills. Ability to use hand tools, follow written and verbal instructions. Able and willing to work in either a team environment or on an individual bases as circumstances warrant. Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Operate, repair, test, troubleshoot, adjust and/or install bench and on-line, portable process gas / liquid chromatograph equipment used in the natural gas industry.
Perform mechanical functions and duties of inspecting, checking, troubleshooting, repairing, and replacing all mechanical equipment in order to maintain high levels of safe and productive equipment performance.
Properly completes records of time and required regulatory reports.
Maintains close contact with the supervisor regarding maintenance trouble reports and scheduled equipment maintenance to affect a minimum interruption of product throughout.
Ability to optimize work to affect a minimal amount of overtime.
Participate in available cross training to effectively develop skills in areas specific to other technicians.
Attend all safety meetings and safety training courses as required by regulatory agencies.
Ability to properly collect gas and NGL samples
Installing, operating and maintaining gas and liquid sampling and sample conditioning systems.
Acquiring information on site using stain tubes or electronic devices for obtaining H2S, CO2, O2, water content and nitrogen.
Scheduling, completing and witnessing chromatograph test.
Developing and maintaining chromatograph test schedules.
Installing equipment from drawings, schematics and manufacturer's manuals.
Troubleshooting and rectifying equipment failures using voltmeters and test equipment.
Planning, scheduling and coordinating work with other departments to ensure timely completion of equipment installation and repair.
Operating appropriate PC software.
Improve the reliability of the gas chromatographs currently in use at the plants and on the pipeline system.
Routinely review procedures to achieve positive performance.
Ensure compliance of all Company and industry standards to meet the requirements of all regulatory agencies.
The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:
A minimum of a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required.
An Associate's degree in a technical field, such as: Chemistry, Gas Measurement, Electronics, etc. is preferred.
A minimum of 5+ years’ work experience in the natural gas industry is preferred.
A basic to advanced level of knowledge in gas measurement is required.
A valid driver's license with acceptable driving record is required.
Ability to follow written or spoken instructions; understand equipment repair manuals; and Federal, state and local codes and regulations is required.
General knowledge in the field of electronics, natural gas chemistry, gas chromatograph, operations, applications, equipment and servicing methods is required.
The ability to perform basic mathematical calculations, such as, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical solutions is required.
Basic computer skills such as: opening, creating and updating content in MS Word documents and Excel spreadsheets are required.
Ability to assume responsibility, be flexible, perform duties and handle multiple tasks under potentially stressful and/or hazardous conditions.
The ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with other individuals, teams, customers, and stakeholders of the business, at various levels of the organization, in a business-like and professional manner is required.
The ability to modify communication style in order to influence, persuade, negotiate, and engage all parties according to the audience and circumstance is required.
Takes initiative and is proactive in addressing issues. Quickly and efficiently completes tasks.
The ability to demonstrate conscientiousness, dependability and commitment to the role, team and company.
The ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Work indoors and outdoors in and around industrial and electrical equipment.
Work in temperature extremes due to weather conditions and operating equipment.
Uses physical force to lift, push, pull and hold equipment and tools.
Climb and work at various heights and may work in a standing, sitting, lying down, crouched or kneeling position.
Routinely reacts to visual, aural and other signals, including alarms and instructions, and is required to visually inspect work.
May work in confined spaces (i.e., tanks, between compressors, vessels).
Must be able to regularly bend, stoop, move from ground level to higher levels, raise/lift from ground level and lift up to 50 lbs., manually transport a load up to 75 lbs., apply up to 100 foot pounds of torque.
Must have ability to get in and out of vehicles regularly and ride over rough roads.
Must wear special safety equipment while working and must be able to lift and put on emergency breathing apparatus and/or protective equipment.
The ability to take call-outs and work overtime is required.
Must live or relocate to within one hour of reporting location.