Company: Targa Resources Inc
Skills: Electrical Technician, Instrumentation Technician
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Texas, United States
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Targa Resources is a growth-oriented provider of midstream services and is one of the largest independent midstream energy companies in North America, with assets in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, North Dakota, Louisiana and California. Targa owns, operates, acquires, and develops a diversified portfolio of complementary midstream energy assets. We encourage your interest in joining our team and pursuing the many opportunities we have at Targa.

Targa is currently seeking an I&E Technician for their facility located near St. Lawrence, TX.

Job Responsibilities

• Ability to troubleshoot and maintain GE PLC(Programmable Logic Controller) system

• Troubleshoot computer and communication issues

• Knowledge of instrumentation (transmitters, control valves, meters, etc)

• Monitors and recognized dangerous and/or emergency conditions within the process and performs procedures necessary to remove the condition or shutdown the process/facility in order to protect personnel, community, environment and equipment.

• Work with coworkers in the response to emergency situations requiring coordination, equipment or plant shutdown, and/or evacuation

• Recognize malfunctions in individual equipment and perform maintenance as necessary to correct problems

• Operates and performs activities in accordance with applicable regulations and procedures

• Writes repair work requests for routine and major maintenance that cannot be handled as part of normal operations within MAXIMO - maintenance reporting system

• Performs other work related duties as needed

• Utilize proper Lockout/Tag out operating and safety procedures

• Read, understand, and red line wiring diagrams and schematics

• Must have a working knowledge of P&IDs, electric schematics and technical manuals and data

• Ability to work under DOT, OQ and PSM regulation

• Diagnose malfunctioning systems and components using test equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem

• Knowledge and understanding of the National Electric Code

• Knowledge and understanding of 4160V electric systems and motor controls

• Knowledge of electric power generation

Minimum Essential Qualifications

• Minimum High School Diploma or Equivalent

• Possess and maintain a valid driver's license to include a safe driving record satisfactory to the company.

• Interpersonal communication skills are required in order to interface with all affected teams, personnel, and vendors.

• Strong work ethic with demonstrated ability to effectively work with minimum supervision

• Solid computer skills to include Microsoft Office Software

• Ability to work overtime, weekends, holidays, with the ability to respond to call outs as needed to fulfill business objective and the ability to work shifts for plant or field conditions.

• Ability to lift, push, and pull at least a minimum of 50lbs.

• Ability to work in changing climate conditions.

• Able to work in close quarters: i.e., work while kneeling, squatting, sitting, climbing, and standing.

• Follow and adhere to all applicable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) guidelines (ex: eye protection, footwear, Nomex).

• Regular and reliable attendance

Preferred Qualifications

• Ability to troubleshoot and maintain GE PLC(Programmable Logic Controller) system

• Ability to maintain and troubleshoot electrical and instrumentation problems

• Ability to maintain computer system, as well as, communications (Ethernet, fiber)

• Experience working as a self starter, and ability to work with peers in collaborative efforts

• Two year associates degree in instrumentation / electrical maintenance or five years' experience as an I&E technician in the gas processing industry

Targa offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. To apply please go to

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. This position is subject to federally mandated drug/alcohol testing.