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Operator, Plant Trainee (Victoria, TX) at Enterprise Products Company in Yoakum, Texas

Posted in Manufacturing 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 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 Plant Operator Trainee is an opportunity for an individual to obtain the training and experience necessary to become a qualified Plant Operator. This position will provide a readily available and qualified individual to accommodate future manpower needs.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Work side-by-side to learn the operation and surveillance of a gas process facility including the monitoring and operation of all plant equipment and systems including amine gas/liquid CO2 treating, mole sieve gas/liquid dehydration, cryogenic gas processing unit, residue gas compression, gas/liquid measurement and all utility support systems.

  • Work within the guidelines and parameters as established by Company Safety Manual, operating procedures and regulatory requirements.

  • Participate in various training courses.

  • Receive on-the-job training.

  • The training will include safety procedures, regulatory requirements, handling of hazardous and highly volatile materials, equipment repair/maintenance, liquid and nature gas measurement, and various other systems that are related to the NGL/natural gas pipeline industry.

  • Troubleshoot all plant equipment failures and act accordingly.

  • Develop and complete reports related to the operation of a gas process facility.

The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required.

  • Vocational-Technical certificate or an Associates degree in electronics or related field is required.  

  • Must have experience in basic computer use including the use of work processing, spreadsheet, and email software.

  • Must have a valid driver's license.

  • Must successfully complete all pre-employment screening requirements including but not limited to criminal and employment background checks, DOT drug screen.

  • Great team player who interacts effectively with co-workers.

  • Must be accountable and self-driven to learn, and to continuously develop and improve skills through both formalized and on-the-job training.

  • Must be willing to comply with all company policies and regulatory requirements.