Remote Control Center Operator


Meritage Midstream

Full Time
3y ago
Remote Control Center Operator

Position Profile: The Remote Control Center (RCC) Operator is an integral member of the Field Operations Team, responsible for observing, understanding, and managing pressures on the company's main pipeline system.

Directly Reports To: Area Operations Manager
Indirectly Reports To: VP of Operations
Team: Field Operations
Supervision of Staff: None

Duties and Responsibilities:
Without restricting the generality of this job description, The Remote Control Center Operator for Meritage Midstream shall perform such duties and responsibilities as may be assigned including but not restricted to, the following:
Observe and understand the pressures on the main pipeline system throughout the field during the day to head off any issues with pressures on the mainlines going to the plants.
Knowledgeable of all aspects of Scada and compressor stations.
Download pressure and temperature readings on the compressor stations, engines and compressors.
Evaluate data to determine all the equipment is running efficiently.
Record and analyze readings from Scada and PBI to make sure dehydrator and coalescer filters are operating efficiently to keep track of the moisture going into the pipelines.
Record daily 02 and H2S readings at the stations.
Answer the on-call phone during the day and dispatch all calls to operators and mechanics throughout the day.
Determine and learn overtime based on pipeline pressures when and where pigs need to be run.
Manage mechanical, dehydrator, coalescer filter, pipeline pressure and pigging issues.

Required Education, Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience:
High School Diploma or equivalent
1-5 years of relevant professional experience
Oil and Gas Industry highly desired, Midstream experience a plus
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Teams, Zoom, and Outlook

Required Skills and Abilities:
Accountability: Demonstrates a high level of integrity and is accountable when mistakes are made.
Adaptability: Demonstrates a positive attitude and is comfortable changing pace when needed. Comfortable in changing environments and creates clear boundaries with co-workers around time, energy, and workload. Creates a work environment that allows for flexibility and demonstrates empathy for personal needs around time, energy and workload.
Administrative Skills: Manages multiple clerical responsibilities at a time with a positive attitude.
Balance: Implements and communicates needs around a work-life balance to ensure effective and timely completion of tasks as well as to avoid burnout.
Communication Skills: Effective communicator with strong written, verbal and presentation skills. Respects other's time by creating succinct emails to convey important messages quickly. Comfortable participating and contributing to Zoom meetings.
Conflict Resolution: Comfortable seeking help to diffuse complicated or highly charged situations when needed.
Decision Making: Creatively thinks through problems enlisting the help of others when necessary. Quickly identifies a best path forward and sees it through to the completion. Ability to adapt and change course if needed.
Empathy: Seeks to understand the perspective of others.
Interpersonal Skills: Adopts a "Brother's Keeper" mindset with a proven commitment to good citizenship, teamwork, and personal development.
Leadership: Ability to work within a matrix organization and establish strong relationships with key stakeholders with demonstrated experience in leading cultural change across an organization. Working knowledge of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.
Microsoft Office Skills: High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office application with an ability to become familiar with company-specific programs and software.
Professional Demeanor: Professional demeanor with ability to work directly with company executives as well as field personnel.
Self-Motivated: Ability to work both independently as well as collaboratively within a team showing strong personal leadership, troubleshooting, and a creative approach to new ideas and problem solving.
Sense of Urgency: Strong sense of urgency and proven capability to work within short deadlines in a fast-paced environment with the flexibility to work extended hours during peak periods.
Teamwork: Collaborates effectively in a group to deliver company initiatives by establishing interdependent relationships, adopting a "Brother's Keeper" mindset, is inclusive of their team members and their ideas as well as exhibits the ability to share credit.

Physical Requirements:
Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
Fingering. Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
Feeling. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

Visual Acuity Requirements: The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devises; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes. The worker is required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment.

Working Conditions: The worker is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.

This job description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of the position given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.

This Job Description does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.
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