Plant Operator

Vacancy ID



Lovington, New Mexico, USA

Job Type


Job description

Our client, a major oil and gas company, is seeking a Plant Operator to work in Lovington, New Mexico.

  • Supports and complies with the policies, goals, efforts, and programs of Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Management System.
  • Ensures HSE issues are given primary consideration in all activities undertaken within area of responsibility.
  • Models and coaches on behaviors to help a safety culture in which unsafe acts and/or conditions, no matter in what area of responsibility, are to be reported so corrective actions can be taken.
  • Promotes a culture where setting goals, achieving and measuring results is expected. Maintain a triple zero environment.
  • Daily monitoring and control of gas plant operations.
  • Operates equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Operates and trouble shoot gas compressors and natural gas engines.


  • Typically requires 3-5 years of experience. Intermediate level.
  • Provides technical/functional and/or administrative support.
  • General working knowledge of specific systems, terminology and procedures used within the department.
  • Responds resourcefully, flexibly, and positively when faced with challenges and demands. Performs routine and light duty maintenance on equipment.
  • Prepare equipment for maintenance and surveillance of operating equipment.
  • Collecting and testing of sour gas (H2S), water, and chemical samples.
  • Knowledge and awareness of gas plant process safety management is desirable.
  • Able to solve problems and make basic decisions.