Oneok, Inc Plant Operator - Associate in Medford, Oklahoma
#WeAreONEOK – Fortune 500 company. 100+ years in business. Leading midstream service provider. Safety first. Sustainable operations. Environmentally responsible. Employee focused.
We are on the hunt for a diverse group of talented, high-caliber employees to join our team. ONEOK is recognized as an employer of choice in the natural gas and natural gas liquids industry and offers competitive pay; professional development; excellent benefits; a strong commitment to safety; community engagement; and a caring, inclusive work culture.
Job Profile Summary
Assist with or perform activities related to operation and maintenance of oil and gas liquid processing facilities under supervision.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Assist with or operate processing plant equipment including, but not limited to:
Operate loading/unloading rack (as specified by position)
Monitor and control equipment operating conditions
Start, stop, and operate equipment
Assist with equipment preparation for maintenance activities including, but not limited to:
Lock out tag out
Assist mechanics and others in performing repairs to equipment
Identify and report any safety and/or environmental concerns
Compile and/or maintain information such as time sheets, work logs, safety/environmental forms, and equipment maintenance and repair records
Drive and ensure maintenance is complete on company vehicles
Responsibilities may include Department of Transportation (DOT) covered functions, including operations, maintenance, or emergency response on a pipeline. Job duties also require the employee to be alert and respond immediately to dangerous or hazardous conditions, and where impaired performance, or failure to follow safety precautions, could result in serious injury or property damage.
- None Required.
- None required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of: compressor station, storage field, gathering field, and/or processing plant operations
Knowledge of: computers. Demonstrated ability to access and/or perform basic computer functions utilizing company software applications.
Knowledge of: gas and liquid processing fundamentals
Knowledge of: applicable company and governmental operating practices and procedures
Knowledge of: safe handling of flammable gases, liquids, and high-pressure systems
Ability to: analyze, adjust, and perform minor repairs on equipment
Ability to: apply addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
Ability to: read/understand drawings, diagrams, work logs, dials, gauges, charts, procedures, and operational and repair manuals
Ability to: maintain and prepare information such as safety/environmental reports, work logs, maintenance/repair logs, and time sheets
Ability to: interact and communicate effectively
Ability to: communicate and/or exchange information and instructions
Licenses and Certifications
- None required
Strength Factor Rating - Physical Demands/Requirements
- Heavy Work - Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Medium Work.
Strength Factor Description - Physical Demands/Requirements
Standing: Remaining on one's feet in an upright position at a work station without moving about (Frequently)
Walking: Moving about on foot (Frequently)
Sitting: Remaining in a seated position (Occasionally)
Lifting: Raising or lowering an object from one level to another (includes upward pulling) (Occasionally)
Carrying: Transporting an object, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulder (Occasionally)
Pushing: Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves away from the force (Occasionally)
Pulling: Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves toward the force (includes jerking) (Occasionally)
Climbing: Ladders, Stairs (Occasionally)
Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling (Occasionally)
Stooping: Bending the body downward and forward by bending the spine at the waist (Occasionally)
Kneeling: Bending the legs at the knees to come to rest on the knee or knees (Occasionally)
Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending the legs and spine (Occasionally)
Crawling: Moving about on the hands and arms in any direction (Occasionally)
Reaching: Extending hands and arms in any direction (Constantly)
Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with the hand or hands (Manual Dexterity) (Constantly)
Fingering: Picking, pinching or otherwise working with the fingers primarily (Finger Dexterity) (Constantly)
Feeling: Perceiving such attributes of objects/materials as size, shape, temperature, texture, movement or pulsation by receptors in the skin, particularly those of the finger tips (Constantly)
Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas/information by means of the spoken word (Frequently)
Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sound by the ear (Frequently)
Near Vision: Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less (Constantly)
Far Vision: Clarity of vision at 20 feet for more (Constantly)
Depth Perception: Three-dimensional vision; ability to judge distances and spatial relationships so as to see objects where and as they actually are (Constantly)
Vision: Color - The ability to identify and distinguish colors (Constantly)
- Employee is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions
Well lighted, climate controlled areas (Frequently)
Outdoor weather conditions (Frequently)
Wet or humid conditions (not weather related) (Frequently)
Extreme cold (not weather related) (Frequently)
Extreme heat (not weather related) (Frequently)
Dust, fumes, gases (Frequently)
Moving mechanical parts (Frequently)
Potential electric shock (Frequently)
Prolonged exposure to vibration (Frequently)
High pitched noises/loud noises (Frequently)
Unprotected heights (Frequently)
Frequent repetitive motion (Constantly)
CRT (Computer Monitor(s)) (Constantly)
- Travel to company locations and/or for training
- Based on assigned tasks, employee may be assigned a company vehicle requiring the applicable driver's license
ONEOK is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, gender identity, disability, military/veteran status, genetic information or any other categories protected by applicable law.
The job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice, in accordance with the needs of ONEOK.
ONEOK is committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request an accommodation email HRSolutions@ONEOK.com or call 1-855-663-6547.
ONEOK is a leading midstream service provider and owns one of the nation’s premier natural gas liquids systems, connecting NGL supply in the Mid-Continent, Permian and Rocky Mountain regions with key market centers and an extensive network of natural gas gathering, processing, storage and transportation assets.