Company: Targa Resources Inc
Skills: Field Service Tech, Pipeline Services
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Cotulla, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: US


Job Description:

POSITION OVERVIEW:

The Measurement Technician Provides gas testing, gas analyses, and metering station audit services in order to satisfy settlement testing and measurement provisions of gas contracts in addition to assisting in project development and economic new connects by performing the following duties.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Assists with repairing and/or replacing faulty instruments, safety equipment and controls, and maintains instruments and control equipment in a clean and workable condition
  • Audits meter stations for installation errors and primary element integrity to ensure contract compliance and consistency with industry and company standards
  • Fill out applicable work/hot work permits, lockout/tagout documentation, attend and participate in tailgate sessions with others involved in work site activities
  • Initiates and maintains potential new connect project files
  • Maintains instrument and control equipment data log sheets and computer based database and preventative maintenance system
  • Maintains integrity of test results through systematic validation, periodic provings, maintenance and certification of test equipment
  • Makes routine and emergency calibrations and adjustments to correct abnormal operation of instruments and controllers and reports such conditions and corrective action to operators
  • Monitor and recognize dangerous and/or emergency conditions within the process and perform procedures necessary to remove the condition or shutdown the process/facility in order to protect personnel, community, environment and equipment
  • Performs new well deliverability and quality tests
  • Performs various gas quality tests. Provides chromatographic gas analyses for contract settlement by use of portable gas chromatograph
  • Prepares audit quality documentation of provings, analyses and measurement discrepancies
  • Proves and/or calibrates metering station recording equipment to within limits prescribed by the manufacturer
  • Provides new well test reports ad documentation relevant to economic evaluation
  • Recognize malfunctions in individual equipment and perform maintenance as necessary to correct problems
  • Utilize proper Lockout/Tag out operating and safety procedures
  • Work with coworkers in the response to emergencies requiring coordination, equipment or plant shutdown, and/or evacuation
  • Write repair work requests for routine and major maintenance that cannot be handled as part of normal operations using a CMMS (MAXIMO)
  • Knowledge of the following: Conduct Chromatographic Gas Analyses, Metering Station Recording Equipment, Gas Testing, among others
  • Regular and reliable attendance are required

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS):

 

Education & License:

  • Minimum High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Maintain a valid driver's license to include a safe driving record satisfactory to the company
  • Associates degree from an accredited technical school (preferred)

Experience:

  • Minimum of 1-3 years of work related experience

Skills/Competencies:

  • 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
  • Intermediate computer skills (Proficiency in MS Office Suite to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

WORK CONDITIONS:

  • 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 frequently throughout the work shift, push, pull and lift at least a minimum of 50lbs to a minimum height of 3-4 feet and maneuver equipment or parts as needed
  • Ability to work outdoors in changing climate conditions
  • Able to work in close quarters: i.e., work while kneeling, squatting, sitting, climbing, and standing
  • Ability to climb up and down ladders, stairs and platforms at varying heights
  • Follow and adhere to all applicable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) guidelines (ex: eye protection, footwear, Nomex)
  • We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing
  • This role is subject to drug and alcohol testing, per applicable federal regulations or as required by Targa policy

MISCELLANEOUS:

  • Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time
  • This description reflects management's assignment of essential job functions, it does not proscribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned
  • This job description is subject to change at any time