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Plant Operator/Sr. Plant Operator

LA-Plaquemine BLM, 60825-A Hwy 1148 West, Plaquemine, Louisiana, United States of America Req #643
Thursday, May 21, 2020

Boardwalk Pipelines, LP primarily provides transportation and storage of natural gas and liquids for our customers. Additional information about the Partnership can be found online at


We are currently looking for a Plant Operator/Sr. Plant Operator for our Plaquemine, LA office.




In this role, you will monitor daily operation and maintenance activities associated with the terminal, pipeline, and compression facilities in the Choctaw operating area.  You will be responsible for environmental, health & safety for natural gas, ethylene, ethane, propylene, propane, VCM, and brine through the pipeline system, compressor station, pump station, and terminal located in the Port Allen, Plaquemine, and Geismer, LA areas.  Specific duties will consist of, but are not limited to, ensuring safe movement of product in and out of the pipelines, serve as dispatch for movements in and out of the pipelines and storage and as primary contact for customers and continuously monitor equipment and provide light maintenance where needed. Activities may include inject/withdraw product from cavern knowing minimum and maximum pressures and requirements, field operate fixed bed driers and scrubbers, train to competency and control the process, perform mathematical computations, and train in and train others in all operational job specific areas.  You will be responsible for recognition and reporting of abnormal and safety related operating conditions, accident and near miss reporting, as well as emergency response and will also be responsible for regulatory compliance and operational procedures as associated with DOT 195 and 192 regulations, industry standards, manufacturer and company guidelines as they relate to facility equipment and appurtenances.  Finally, you will be required to complete Core Blocks in Safety, Environmental and Company policies and procedures.




*Physical requirements - standing/walking; climbing stairs, ladders, and scaffolds; bending/stooping/squatting; carrying and lifting items 50 lbs. for a minimum of 50 feet

*Working conditions - exposure to extreme heat and/or cold temperatures and enclosed spaces

*Mechanical aptitude

*Strong computer skills

*Excellent verbal communication skills

*Problem solving skills and ability to manage filing system

*History of safe work

*Valid driver’s license

*High school diploma or equivalent




*Experience working with natural gas pipelines, hazardous liquid stations, pump station, and compressor facilities

*Familiar with DOT 192 and 195 Regulations

*Petro chemical field experience

*College or technical degree in a related field


We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Other details

  • Job Family Ops Field
  • Job Function Plant Operator
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
  • LA-Plaquemine BLM, 60825-A Hwy 1148 West, Plaquemine, Louisiana, United States of America