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Production Operator at Wood PLC in BAY CITY, Texas

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:

Overview / Responsibilities

Looking for a long-term career opportunity? Come join Wood as a Production Operator in Bay City, TX. Local candidates only, as this is not rotational work and no per diem or lodging will be provided. Wood offers health benefits, 401k, vacation, LTD/STD and more.

Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required.

Responsible for 24/7, safe, and reliable operation of asset equipment. This includes monitoring, controlling, starting and stopping equipment (such as furnaces, pumps, compressors, etc.), conducting activities that pertain to unit operation, and taking corrective action when necessary to ensure that all unit conditions and operations are in compliance with safety, environmental, and operating policies and procedures.

  • Compliance with all safety policies, procedures, and practices
  • Achieve, demonstrate, and maintain required level of competence to safely operate assigned process area of Plant
  • Utilize process control computer interfaces to maintain variables within targets
  • Demonstrate excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Identify and manage abnormal process operation situations in assigned process areas of the plant
  • Meet defined targets, or identify and communicate constraints
  • Identify and communicate 24/7 production threats
  • Monitor and accurately record unit operating data (temperatures, pressures, flows, and levels) for upward or downward trends
  • Execute the Permit to Work and Job Safety/Hazards Analysis processes
  • Execute daily operating orders
  • Prepare equipment for maintenance in accordance with maintenance plans
  • Ensure thorough shift turnover by providing effective written and oral communications to the relieving shift and technician that cover routine and non-routine issues, problems faced, unit operating conditions, etc.
  • Execute all assigned operator tasks, and document and report findings when needed
  • Assure product quality by performing required unit production quality control checks and analysis
  • Maintains good communications with other team members, other facility teams (Utilities, Logistics, etc.) and support disciplines
  • Perform required preventative maintenance and assist in troubleshooting potential issues and give assistance to others when unit problems occur
  • Properly utilize company computers for meeting daily performance expectations and accessing plant and unit information and procedures
  • Actively assume personal accountability for continuous personal and professional development
  • Actively participate in the development and performance of assigned group
  • Participate in training and respond to emergency situations as required
  • Ensure work stations and the work location is clean and free of hazards
  • Exhibit behaviors aligned with the Pennsylvania Chemical Plant culture:
  • Take pride in completing activities with excellence and deliver on promises
  • Seek out new ideas and perspectives to bring ideas and solutions
  • Trust and seek to understand one another and our partners
  • Perform the role, knowing positions are interdependent and sharing success as one team
  • Be committed to solicit and embrace useful feedback to help learning and growth
  • Build strong relationships and mutual trust with our customers
  • Proactively listen to and collaborate with our customers

Skills / Qualifications

  • 3+ years Operator experience in Utilities/Refining/Petrochemicals/Manufacturing OR an Associate's degree from a National American Process Technology Alliance program curriculum OR Prior military experience in a relevant job function such as Aircraft maintenance, Aviation Boatswain Mate, Diesel Mechanic, Fuels/Maintenance Specialist, Petroleum fuels/supply Specialist, Nuclear Mechanic, Plant Operations, Gas turbine Technician, Machinist, Power Plant Mechanic/Operator, Hydraulic Technician or Valve Repair Technician
  • Must have the minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • With proper training, willing and able to lift 40 lbs with or without accommodation, and able to use safe lifting techniques with the use of heavy equipment
  • Must be able to speak, read and write English proficiently
  • Willing to work while wearing a respirator or Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
  • Willing to work outside in inclement weather with or without accommodation
  • Willing to work in compact and confined spaces with or without accommodation
  • Willing to climb ladders, walk up and down steps, and work at heights with or without accommodation
  • Willing to respond to emergencies as part of the Emergency Response Team with or without accommodation
  • To attend to emergencies, successful candidates must reside within 60 minutes of the site, or be willing to relocate to within 60 minutes of the site without relocation assistance
  • Willing to work a rotating shift work schedule
  • Willing to work overtime, holidays, nights, and weekends
  • Willing to be on call and meet call-out standards to respond to site responsibilities and emergencies
  • Must possess a current, valid license to operate a motor vehicle in the United States

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.