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DCP Midstream Lead Plant Operator in Goldsmith, Texas

Lead Plant Operator in Goldsmith, TX at DCP Midstream

Date Posted: 9/6/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time

  • Location: Goldsmith, TX

  • Job Type: Skilled Labor - Trades

  • Date Posted: 9/6/2020

  • Job ID: 20000134

Job Description

About DCP Midstream

DCP Midstream is the largest processor of natural gas and natural gas liquids producer ensuring the country has clean energy to warm homes, manufacture goods, and produce consumer products. We are a “must-run” company and we are committed to greater in everything we do—from operating efficiently, reliably and safely to being a responsible community partner. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, DCP Midstream operates assets in 17 states.


Plant Operator III operates plant facilities’ various equipment/systems including, but not limited to: cryogenic plant processing, hydrocarbon fractionation units, process controls and measurement, pumps, pressure relief system instrument air system, dehydrators, fuel system, emergency shutdown systems, gas turbines, reciprocating compressors, steam turbines, gas fired boilers, process pumps, amine treating systems, inlet gas receivers and NGL storage and transfer facilities. Plant Operator III controls the plant’s various systems to make and maintain proper product specifications while ensuring optimal operating performance on plant equipment. Monitor and record daily readings and acts a supervisor when needed.

What You Will Be Responsible For

•Assist plant repair personnel with maintenance including changing filters for air, oil, amine, etc., and repair work on methanol and chemical pumps.

•Assist with housekeeping and cleanup routines throughout the plant.

•Gather and trend operational performance data

•Other duties may include safety inspections, write hot work permits, write safe work permits, write bypass permits, lab testing and other duties and responsibilities that may be assigned by the supervisor.

•Entering daily throughput reports in SCADA

•Have the ability to identify issues in the plant and enter Maximo job orders.

•Optimize processing throughout the facility and maintain proper product specifications

•Responds to alarms and problems within the plant and makes appropriate corrections

•Spill Prevention Countermeasures and Control (SPCC) reporting and monitoring environmental compliance

•Perform lock out/tag out procedures and may monitor field compressor status through the use of SCADA

•Have the skills to input spill reports, blow down reports, flare report, AVO's reports and other operational data

•Understand and comply with environmental regulations and ability to document and report readings as dictated by permit.

•Read, use and understand PFD’s, P&ID’s and Plot Plan

•Demonstrate knowledge of trucking loading and unloading procedures/requirements including tanks, valves, pumps, etc.

•Participate in the Plant PSM program and understand and follow all 14 elements of PSM

•Possess the skills to navigate through the EHS Solutions (MOC's and Observations).


•High school degree or GED

•Willing to work rotating shifts and overtime as needed

•Communicates effectively to peers and supervisor

•Demonstrates leadership

•Willing to work overtime for other operators

•Support call outs when assigned or needed

•3-6 years previous operations experience in a gas processing facility

It has been and will continue to be the policy of DCP Midstream not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status.

Primary Location: US-TX-Goldsmith

Job: Operations / Full-time

Job Posting: Jun 6, 2020, 1:00:00 AM