Measurement Technician

at Targa Resources Corp.
Location Lovington
Date Posted November 26, 2021

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 othersMINIMUM ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:* Minimum of 2 years of work experience.* 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 AttendancePREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:* Working knowledge of natural gas gathering and processing.* Understanding of gas and liquid chromatography.EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:Targa Resources provides equal employment opportunities based on merit, experience, and other work-related criteria and without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law. We also strive to provide reasonable accommodation to employees' beliefs and practices that do not conflict with Targa's policies and applicable law. We value the unique contributions that every employee brings to their role with Targa.

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