Company: Targa Resources Inc
Skills: Pipeline Operator, Process Technician
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Watford City, North Dakota, United States
No location/work authorization restrictions found.

The Crude Pipeline Operations Technician safely and efficiently operates crude oil measurement, custody transfer, tank gauging and meter proving as directed by his/her Field Supervisor.

  • Take oil samples and perform routine grind outs to measure sediment and water content and determine quality
  • Perform tank gauging to measure tank contents and account for product stored and product moved into and out of tanks
  • Prepare custody transfer tickets, manage tickets and perform month-end closing
  • Hand gauging field tanks accurately and purchasing lease crude with field custody transfer tickets
  • Communicate with field pumpers assigned to third party production companies
  • Perform routine field LACT (Lease Automatic Custody Transfer) equipment checks
  • Responsible for daily one calls, pipeline crossings and right of way work
  • Perform routine daily maintenance tasks, such as running pipeline scrapers
  • Regular and reliable attendance is required

  • Must have, or be able to acquire, Operator Qualification (OQ) Certification for valve and pump station maintenance and repair per DOT requirements for pipeline operators
  • Must have or be able to acquire a Commercial Driver’s License with a clean driving record
  • Must have or become trained in OSHA’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Standard and be able to perform spill response duties, if required
  • Previous petroleum industry or oil field experience is strongly desired
  • Ability to perform routine and corrective maintenance on pipeline valves and pump station equipment.
  • Must have a mechanical aptitude
  • Interpersonal communication skills are required in order to interface with all affected teams, personnel, and vendors
  • An organized and detail-oriented self-starter with a strong work ethic
  • Ability to work self-sufficiently given direction and resources
  • Well-grounded, preferring to work in a collegial and team environment
  • Ability to think critically, solve problems independently and exercise excellent judgment and common sense

Education & License :
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license to include a safe driving record satisfactory to the company
  • Minimum High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and/or training (preferred)

  • Minimum 1-3 years of work related experience


Targa Resources is an equal opportunity workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories. This includes providing reasonable accommodation if requested for disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.