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Technician, Measurement (Carlsbad, NM) at Enterprise Products Company in Carlsbad, New Mexico

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is one of the largest publicly traded partnerships and a leading North American provider of energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, natural gas liquids, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Enterprise Products is ranked 104th on the FORTUNE 500 and has approximately 6,900 employees. Enterprise’s large, integrated portfolio of operationally and geographically diverse assets, highlighted by its approximately 49,000-mile pipeline network, serves as the foundation for organic growth opportunities. The partnership’s service offerings include pipeline transportation and gathering, natural gas processing, storage, fractionation, terminalling, import/export capabilities and marketing. Enterprise also has a marine transportation business that operates primarily on the United States inland and Intracoastal Waterway systems. Additionally, energy professionals are discovering rewarding opportunities with Enterprise Products by putting their skills to work in exciting new growth areas, developing markets and pursuing innovative solutions for meeting the needs of customers and promote energy security for the country.

The Measurement Technician operates, repairs, tests, troubleshoots, adjusts and installs and maintains bench and on-line process gas equipment used in the Natural Gas Industry which may include Gas Chromatograph equipment. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  •  Monitor and track UAF gas losses.

  • Improve the reliability of the gas chromatographs currently in use at the plants and on the pipeline system.

  • 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.

  • Review procedures as necessary to achieve excellent performance.

  • Ensure compliance of all Company and industry standards to meet the requirements of all regulatory agencies.

  • Properly complete records of time and required regulatory reports.

  • Maintain close contact with the supervisor regarding maintenance trouble reports and scheduled equipment maintenance affecting interruption of product throughput.

  • Cross train to effectively develop skills in areas specific to other technicians.

  • Attend all safety meetings and safety training courses as required by 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 preferred.

  • A valid driver's license with acceptable driving record is required.

  • Ability to follow written or spoken work 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 preferred.

  • 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 is 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 with less definition, policy, and bureaucracy.

  • Works indoors and outdoors in and around industrial and electrical equipment. 

  • Works in temperature extremes due to weather conditions and operating equipment. 

  • Uses physical force to lift, push, pull and hold equipment and tools. 

  • Climbs and works 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 1 hour of reporting location.