Plant I&E Technician

Position Summary

Provide full-time Measurement, PLC, and I&E support for processing plant, compressor stations, and pipelines.

Qualifications & Knowledge

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • 5+ years of measurement and/or I&E experience
  • Must have knowledge of various dry and wet natural gas measurement equipment
  • Possess knowledge of I&E functions including, troubleshooting, installing and maintaining all equipment and SCADA functions
  • Must possess leadership skills and can train others in the proper operation of all related equipment
  • Is familiar with AC voltage (120-480) and 24 VDC
  • Is familiar with medium voltage (4160 VAC) switchgear and VFD’s
  • Must be self-directed and able to perform duties with little or no supervision
  • Able to speak fluent English and have excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and is subject to random drug testing
  • Must allow a pre-employment background check


  • Maintain appropriate operating conditions for the overall safe and efficient daily operations
  • Ability to determine and implement logic to control/operate natural gas facilities in the most efficient manner
  • Writing and implementing software programs for various types of equipment and systems
  • Operate and maintain measurement equipment, maximizing accuracy and effectiveness
  • Install, program, maintain, and calibrate gas and liquid chromatographs & moisture analyzers
  • Inspect and repair AC/DC equipment, including emergency battery backup power devices
  • Schedule and perform all required measurement testing and proving and complete records
  • Tune, calibrate, maintain, and test control valves and shut-down valves
  • Calculate volumes and size orifice plates to set flow rates
  • Collect gas and liquids samples
  • Run conduit, pulls wire, change motors, maintains lighting systems and basic motor controls
  • Maintain advanced monitoring devices (gas, flame/fire detectors, vibration and temperature monitors)
  • Read P&ID and electrical diagrams and other complex electrical drawings; interprets plant electrical diagrams
  • Updates electrical drawings
  • Performs preventative and general maintenance on electronic and pneumatic equipment and parts associated with this equipment (which includes working near energized circuits)
  • Must have the ability to respond promptly to any emergency
  • Lift and carry items weighing 50 lbs. or more
  • May be requested to work long hours to complete job assignments.
  • May work a rotating schedule, shift, and/or be on call.

Preferred Skills

  • Has operating knowledge in operations and maintenance of natural gas systems
  • Experience with writing programs for the plant control system