Lewis Energy Group

Gas Control Operator I

US-TX-Encinal
Req No.
2017-7236
Category
Pipeline (Midstream Operations)

Overview

Monitors and controls natural gas flow on client interstate pipeline and gathering systems to assure daily receipt and delivery requirements are met within DOT and tariff standards while optimizing compression equipment usage and maintaining safe operations.

Responsibilities

  • Operates and controls natural gas flow through pipelines from Gas Control Center using a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) computer system.
  • Monitors flows, pressures and gas qualities across system and responds to SCADA system alarms to provide safe and reliable service.
  • Provides daily forecasts of system-wide gas requirements and adjusts to differences between forecasted and actual.
  • Plans and executes adjustments to pipeline flows, compression and linepack to meet current and anticipated customer needs.
  • Interfaces with gas schedulers and pipeline operations to maintain collaborative interdepartmental and cross-functional working relationships among office and field employees.
  • Completes and maintains at required intervals Operator Qualification Training as required by Company and DOT regulations.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

• Minimum high school diploma.

        
Other Requirements:


• Strong analytical and collaboration skills.
• Working knowledge of gas hydraulics and compressors.
• Ability to work rotating 12-hour shift including nights, weekends and holidays.
• Proficient with Microsoft Office software.
    
Physical Demands:

 
• Regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
• Occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
• Close vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:


• Regularly works in office environment, noise level is usually moderate.

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