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Plant Operator/Maintenance Worker

Gill Ranch Storage LLC
Madera, CA Full time
Posted on February 4, 2018
NW Natural Gas Storage offers a Plant Operator/Maintenance Worker opportunity to interested applicants. The following is a summary of the position specifics. Position: Plant Operator/Maintenance Worker level 1 or level 2 depending on experience Annual Pay Range: Level 1: $55,650 - $66,750 - $77,900 (Grade 6) Level 2: $63,900 - $76,700 - $89,450 (Grade 7) Requisition number: 00028 Location: Madera, CA Position Summary: Performs plant operation, maintenance activities and pipeline compliance activities. Key Accountabilities: - Coordinates the installation, operation and maintenance of all systems, equipment, and/or instrumentation required to move gas in and out of storage during all modes of operation. - Reads, interprets, and explains information pertaining to plant operations. - Monitors plant operation. - Diagnoses problems, troubleshoots, and makes adjustments. - Maintains well head and station mechanical systems and equipment, including compressors, dehydrators, pressure and flow control systems, and auxiliary equipment. Coordinates major overhauls and repairs. - Responds to emergency situations. - Maintains records and logs. - Coordinates maintenance of plant's physical appearance. - Responds to callouts as required. - Performs all work in accordance with safe work practices and approved operating procedures. - May be required to work a rotating shift schedule. - Performs inspections required by various government agencies. Level 1 Knowledge, Skill and Experience Requirements: - 1-5 years of experience performing plant operation and maintenance activities. - Knowledge of mechanical and control systems, including their underlying theory, practices, and principles. - Understanding various testing and calibration equipment including meters and pressure gauges. - Ability to interpret piping and instrument diagrams and apply information from technical manuals Level 2 Knowledge, Skill and Experience Requirements: - 6 - 10 years of experience performing plant operation and maintenance activities. - Comprehensive knowledge of mechanical and control systems, including their underlying theory, practices, and principles. - Thorough understanding various testing and calibration equipment including meters and pressure gauges. - Experience with interpreting piping and instrument diagrams and applying information from technical manuals. Knowledge, Skill and Experience Requirements (Level 1 & Level 2): - Ability to operate computer based control systems, data collection equipment, and support instrumentation. - Ability to do precision work requiring visual acuity, fine motor skills, and concentration. - Ability to maintain training and qualifications in accordance with applicable operating procedures - Ability to perform physically demanding work involving walking, standing, bending, twisting, wrist turning, grasping, lifting, squatting, kneeling, reaching, or assuming awkward postures for 8+ hours. - Manual dexterity adequate to effectively use basic hand tools including, but not limited to, wrenches, screwdrivers, etc. - Ability to repair, troubleshoot, maintain, modify, and install parts and equipment. - Ability to do precision work requiring visual acuity, fine motor skills, and concentration. - Ability to work in adverse weather or terrain conditions. - Ability to safely operate Company vehicles/equipment and perform inspections and minor maintenance as necessary and in compliance with Company policies and state/local laws. Valid California driver's license, any required certifications and/or endorsements, and satisfactory driving record. - Ability to hear normal voice at 3 feet; warning signals/horns during plant operations; near/distant vision for driving and reading information to complete work assignments. - Moderate/severe exposure to uneven surfaces, noise, vibration, high-speed rotating machinery, and odorant inhalation. - Must be able to differentiate color; must be able to smell natural gas (Odorant); safe handling of materials at extreme temperatures; exposure to high-pressure natural gas piping and process systems; exposure to confined spaces. - Must be able to lift a maximum of 75 lbs. - Subject to random drug testing. Application Process: Please print out and complete an Employment Application, attach a Cover Letter and Resume mail to: NW Natural Gas Storage Attn: Talent Acquisition - Kristi Marines 4th floor 220 NW 2nd Ave Portland, Or 97209 Deadline: Must be postmark by Friday, February 16, 2018