Enbridge Plant Operator in Streetman, Texas

Req #: 29301

Business Unit: Gas Pipelines & Processes

Education Experience: High School Diploma/ GED Required

Employment Experience: 2 or more years of experience

Travel: Up to 75%

Position Type: Regular Full-Time Employee Position

WE= teamwork at work

We didn’t get to be a leader in energy delivery, or one of the 100 most sustainable corporations in the world, on our own. We did it in partnership with outstanding individuals who work together as a team to help fuel the quality of people’s lives. People like you. And now we’re looking for just such an individual to join our team.

We are Enbridge Energy and with over 10,000 team members throughout the United States and Canada, we operate the world's longest crude oil and liquids pipeline system, located in both Canada and the United States.


The Plant Operator position is to safely and efficiently control all parameters of the processing facility with emphasis on maximizing gas flow and liquid recovery while minimizing utility consumption and downtime.


  • Compliance with all associated regulations (ERP, RMP, PSM, RRC, SPCC, etc.) which includes the necessary reporting and documentation.

  • Achieve safe operations of the facility while maintaining continuous (24/7) operations of the gas gathering and distribution system, liquid separation facilities, mole sieve dehydration, cryogenic section, liquid hydrocarbon treating facilities, fractionation, propane refrigeration, hot oil systems, compression, liquid sales lines, processed gas sales, and truck loading facilities.

  • Perform monthly plant facility inspections.

  • Perform laboratory test and analysis associated with liquid hydrocarbon removal from the gas stream and product treating for CO2 removal to meet Product Specifications.

  • Reads meters and gauges or automatic recording devices at specified intervals to verify operating conditions.

  • Records data such as temperature of equipment, hours of operation, fuel consumed, temperature or pressure, water levels, analysis of flue gases, voltage load and generator balance.

  • Adjusts manual controls or overrides automatic controls to bring equipment into recommended or prescribed operating ranges, switch to backup equipment or systems, or to shut down equipment.

  • Visually inspects equipment at periodic intervals to detect malfunctions or need for repair, adjustment or lubrication.

  • Maintains equipment by tightening fittings, repacking bearings, replacing packing glands, gaskets, valves, recorders, and gauges, and cleaning or replacing burners or other components.

  • Oils and lubricates equipment.

  • Performs water titration tests and pours chemical additives, such as water softener, into treatment tank to prevent scale buildup and to clean boiler lines.

  • Records operation and maintenance actions taken during shift in operator’s logbook.

  • Perform minor preventative maintenance on plant equipment such as the expander, natural gas engines, turbines, compressors, and pumps, which requires medium to heavy lifting.

  • When needed, performs other Tasks, Duties and Roles as directed by System Supervisor and/or Plant Supervisor.


  • High School Diploma/GED required.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience of natural gas pipeline & plant operations OR an Associates of Applied Science & 1 year of experience.

  • Requires knowledge of various computer programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Must be able to work without supervision and have strong interpersonal, verbal and communication skills.


  • Works unsupervised shift work

  • Approximately 25% Control room-vs-75 % outside operations in all types of weather.

  • Available 24 hours per day for on-call and emergency situations.

  • Works within the confines of the plant facility.

  • Frequently be exposed to work near moving mechanical parts

  • Work in high, precarious places

  • Work near toxic or caustic chemicals.

  • The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); fumes or airborne particles; risk of electrical shock and vibration.

  • The noise level in the work environment may be above 90 dBA.

  • Must reside within 30 miles of the plant.

  • Salary and job level will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

  • Share our core values of Integrity, Safety and Respect.

Safety Critical Position: No

Additional Posting Locations: None

Industry: Energy, Oil & Gas

Posting Closing Date:

Enbridge is a leader in the safe and reliable delivery of energy in North America and is proud to be recognized as one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World.

At Enbridge, we connect people to the energy they need to fuel their quality of life. Enbridge operates the world’s longest and most complex crude oil and liquids transportation system, with approximately 16,892 miles of crude pipeline across North America.

Learn more at http://www.enbridge.com/ .

We appreciate your interest in Enbridge Energy Company, Inc. However, only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Enbridge is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to provide employment opportunities to all individuals, without regard to race, religion, age, sex, color, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability.

Enbridge participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Enbridge Energy Company, Inc. is not currently accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Enbridge Energy Company, Inc. via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Enbridge Energy Company, Inc. in any form without a valid written agreement in place for that specific position will be deemed the sole property of Enbridge Energy Company, Inc. As a result, no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Enbridge Energy Company, Inc.

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