The Bergaila Companies

Commissioning and Start-Up Operator

Posted Date 5 days ago(8/4/2022 5:03 PM)
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We have an opening for a Commissioning and Start-Up Operator to work in the Midland, TX.



Our client provides innovative, customer-focused services including natural gas gathering and processing, crude oil gathering stabilization, crude oil transloading and storage services.  Guided by a commitment to safety and the company’s guiding principles, our client has a proven track record of success.


 - Commission, operate and troubleshoot newly constructed cryogenic gas processing facilities

 - Responsible for completing and maintaining required reports, logs, and work permits

 - Understands the Pre-Startup Safety Review (PSSR) process and how it applies to the facility Process Safety Management program

 - Capable of performing minor maintenance on engines, compressors, dehydrators, vapor recovery units, flares, separators, slug catchers, air compressors, and cooling fans related to initial process startup

 - Work with outside vendors to ensure any equipment/system problems are resolved in a timely manner during commissioning

 - Responsible for reporting, troubleshooting, and correcting abnormal operating conditions during startup

 - Identify emergency situations and initiate Emergency Response Procedures

 - Promote a safe work environment, implement current safety policies, and ensure environmental policies and regulatory compliance are being met

 - May be required at some locations to monitor meters and gauges to maintain correct temperature, pressure, and flow of gas through system during initial startup

 - Other duties as assigned


Education & Experience

 - High school diploma or equivalent

 - Technical certification or equivalent training in energy-related field preferred

 - Minimum 3 years of stable work history in the energy industry and/or technical training in mechanical and/or electrical field

 - 2 years’ experience commissioning cryogenic gas processing facilities


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

 - Minimum 3 years’ experience with cryogenic gas liquid processing methods

 - Experience with gas sweetening and dehydration processes

 - Experience with plant control systems that can include Wonder Ware, Cygnet, or Ignition

 - Basic computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office, including spreadsheet and word processing application

 - Possess a strong commitment to personal and job safety including complying with state and federal regulations

 - Demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to troubleshoot and repair all types of mechanical  equipment as well as good verbal/written communication skills, decision making skills and a strong work ethic

 - Willing to work callouts, overtime, holidays, and weekends during the facility commissioning

 - Willing and able to work the assigned schedule which may include rotating nights and days

 - Willing to work at more than one position

 - Work well within a team environment, and/or independently with limited supervision if needed

 - Understands plant processing with ability to identify enhancement opportunities

 - Ability to interface positively with corporate contacts and other field personnel

 - Must be able to read prints, drawings, and technical manuals and possess the ability to prepare technical reports


Physical Demands and Working Conditions

 - Have dexterity in the use of tools and equipment

 - Climb about equipment and work at various heights

 - Use physical force to lift, push, pull and hold equipment and tools

 - Able to work in a standing, sitting, lying down, crouched, or kneeling position and work in confined spaces

 - Able to bend, stoop, move from ground level to higher levels, raise/lift from ground level and lift to 50 lbs., manually transport a load up to 75 lbs. and apply up to 100 ft. lbs. of torque

 - React to conditions, alarms and beacons using olfactory senses

 - Assume responsibility, be flexible, perform duties and handle multiple tasks under potentially stressful and/or hazardous conditions

 - Work indoors and outdoors in and around industrial and electrical equipment

 - Work in temperature extremes due to weather conditions and operating equipment

 - Wear special safety equipment (PPE) while working


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