Epco, Inc. Technician, I & E (Sonora, TX) in Sonora, Texas

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is one of the largest publicly traded partnerships and a leading North American provider of energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, natural gas liquids, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Enterprise Products is ranked 104th on the FORTUNE 500 and has approximately 6,900 employees. Enterprise’s large, integrated portfolio of operationally and geographically diverse assets, highlighted by its approximately 49,000-mile pipeline network, serves as the foundation for organic growth opportunities. The partnership’s service offerings include pipeline transportation and gathering, natural gas processing, storage, fractionation, terminalling, import/export capabilities and marketing. Enterprise also has a marine transportation business that operates primarily on the United States inland and Intracoastal Waterway systems. Additionally, energy professionals are discovering rewarding opportunities with Enterprise Products by putting their skills to work in exciting new growth areas, developing markets and pursuing innovative solutions for meeting the needs of customers and promote energy security for the country.

The I & E Technician modifies, repairs, or overhauls electronic and electrical equipment and controls. Applies knowledge of electronics principles in determining equipment malfunctions, and applies skills in restoring equipment to operation. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Participates in installing all instrumentation and electrical components safely.

  • Troubleshoots problems with control systems and complex equipment, gas turbine, generators, and gas chromatography.

  • Runs conduit, pulls wire, changes motors and maintains lighting systems and basic motor controls.

  • May maintain, modify and troubleshoot Distributive Control Systems (DCS) and/or Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) to maximize use of control technology and minimize installation and operating costs.

  • Maintains advanced monitoring devices (gas, flame, or fire detectors, vibration and temperature monitors).

  • Is able to read P&ID and electrical diagrams and other complex electrical drawings; interprets plant electrical diagrams. Updates electrical drawings.

  • Installs, troubleshoots and maintains end devices, alarms, shutdown systems, process controls, substation and branch feeders, variable frequency drives, air/fuel controllers, panel boards, etc.

  • Performs preventative and general maintenance on electronic and pneumatic equipment and parts associated with this equipment including but not limited to compressors, engines and electrical motors.

  • Provides training and technical support as required.

The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required.

  • Graduation from a technical trade school and/or completion of an apprenticeship, certification or associate degree program in instrumentation or related studies is preferred.

  • Journeyman electrical designation is highly preferred.

  • 5 or more years of electrical and instrumentation experience is required. Preferably in an energy related industry.

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of electrical codes and is familiar with AC voltage (120-480) three phase and single phase plus 24 VDC.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have an acceptable driving record.

  • Must be able to assume responsibility, prioritize and respond to multiple tasks under potentially stressful and/or hazardous conditions.

  • Possess a strong commitment to personal and job safety.

  • Must demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude and dexterity in the use of tools and equipment.

  • Basic computer skills including spreadsheet and word processing applications.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills, decision making skills and strong work ethic.

  • Must have the ability to read at a level to understand written safety procedures, work procedures, blue prints, P&IDs, work permits, and technical instruction manuals.

  • Willing to work overtime and handle call-outs.

  • Candidate to live or relocate to within 1 hour of reporting location.

  • Candidate will be subject to DOT drug and alcohol testing requirements.

  • Strong math and logic skills including ability to troubleshoot program PLC and other computer based operations systems.

  • Strong mechanical aptitude with basic troubleshooting and maintenance skills.

  • Self-motivated individual able to work independently or in a team environment and willing to learn.

  • Must be able to demonstrate sound judgment with the ability to make decisions and corrections when problems are detected.

  • Candidate must have good organizational skills.

  • Works indoors and outdoors in and around industrial and electrical equipment.

  • Works in temperature extremes due to weather conditions and operating equipment.

  • Uses physical force to lift, push, pull and hold equipment and tools.

  • Climbs and works at various heights and may work in a standing, sitting, lying down, crouched or kneeling position.

  • Routinely reacts to visual, aural and other signals, including alarms and instructions, and is required to visually inspect work.

  • May work in confined spaces (i.e., tanks, between compressors, vessels).

  • Must be able to regularly bend, stoop, move from ground level to higher levels, raise/lift from ground level and lift up to 50 lbs., manually transport a load up to 75 lbs., apply up to 100 foot pounds of torque.

  • Must have ability to get in and out of vehicles regularly and ride over rough roads.

  • Must wear special safety equipment while working and must be able to lift and put on emergency breathing apparatus and/or protective equipment.

Job: *I&E

Organization: *Operations

Title: Technician, I & E (Sonora, TX)

Location: Texas-Sonora

Requisition ID: 0007BH