Our experienced team listens closely to our customer’s needs and manages every aspect of a project. We recognize that great people are our most important asset, and we pride ourselves on innovative problem-solving and attention to detail while valuing loyalty, hard work and a common-sense approach.
Below is a list of current career opportunities. Interested candidates should submit their resume to email@example.com. Vaquero Midstream offers a competitive wage and benefits package.
Must possess five (5) years minimum Corrosion Control experience. NACE Corrosion Technician certification is preferred. Must perform regularly scheduled inspections of corrosion control systems for the Gas Processing Plant and Pipelines. Must maintain and document all record to comply with all regulatory and Company requirements.
Plant Operator – Trainee
Entry Level position exposed to both Maintenance and Operations. Under the Repairman’s direction, assist with maintenance and other duties as assigned. Recognize operating deviations and take appropriate corrective action. Perform other duties as assigned.
High School diploma or GED, one (1) year of general experience in the oil/gas industry or similar role, good mechanical aptitude, effective written and verbal communication, ability to read and comprehend repair manuals and parts books, ability to respond to emergency call-outs within an hour.
Two (2) or more years of general experience in the oil/gas industry in a utility support role or similar, experience working on same/similar equipment and duties (gas plant/processing and/or pipeline field operations environment), proficient computer and Microsoft office skills.
Special Characteristics/Job Requirements
Working overtime, holidays and weekends required. Dynamic, fast paced, demanding environment. Work outside in all types of inclement weather, working extended hours as required in emergencies, on projects, etc. Must have a good driving record, may require walking and standing up to 8 hours a day in a field environment. Requires physical capabilities of: standing, walking, bending, stretching, reaching over shoulder height, frequent lifting of parts weighing up to 80 lbs. Pipeline work is subject to hazardous conditions including escaping gas, adverse weather conditions, extreme temperatures and high-pressure gas lines. Employees are required to live within a reasonable distance of their reporting location. Incumbents are required to be reasonably available to respond to emergency and other operational needs whenever they occur. May require some travel for meetings and/or training. Incumbent will be required to learn duties associated with one or more specific areas of the operation, depending on the operational need and the employee’s demonstrated abilities.
Job duties include installing gas measurement devices (Total Flow, Daniels GC, etc.), troubleshooting SCADA communication issues, installing and programming communication devices, performing periodic accuracy tests including the calibration, inspection and maintenance of all equipment related to quality and quantity determination.
Install instrumentation and equipment in new and renovated measurement and/or regulation facilities. Assist with all facility construction or modification. Inspect and maintain all pressure and volumetric control equipment. Install, download, audit and transmit data from electronic measurement devices. Collect gas samples in compliance with company safety and industry guidelines. Work independently with minimal supervision. Excellent communication skills to interface with customer base. Must possess a High School diploma or GED equivalent. Must have a clean driving record. 2-5 years industry related measurement experience, PC skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel. Exposure to hazardous conditions, adverse weather, cramped conditions and some heavy lifting. Subject to 24 hour call out 7 days per week with possible extended workdays.
Perform maintenance and operational tasks with all natural gas process related equipment, providing maintenance on the following: Cryogenic Processing, Reciprocating Compressors, Amine Treating Systems, Glycol Dehydration. Perform Skilled Mechanical duties involving operations, troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing natural gas engines, compressors, generators and other power driven equipment. Properly maintain and complete maintenance records, service reports, and other required documents as required. Overhaul, repair and adjust engines, compressors, pumps, motors. Inspect engines, compressors and mechanical equipment: diagnose problems and determine extent of necessary repairs; perform repairs and routine preventative maintenance. Detailed awareness of compressor components including: lubrication systems, shutdown systems, loading and unloading valves, pistons, valves and electrical systems. Maintain compressor logs, diaries, oil sampling and inventories of parts, equipment, lube oils and coolants. General upkeep of facilities and equipment including: engines/compressors, company vehicle and shop.
Hold a minimum total of three (3) years’ experience as a Plant Mechanic. Obtain a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the natural gas industry or related field. Possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Demonstrate the ability to work under limited supervision. Have basic knowledge of Plant operations and Cryo Plant Mechanics. Have a valid State Operators Driving License and excellent driving record, be willing to work after hours and on-call rotations. Possess adequate communication skills. Ability to carry and lift items that can weigh 50lbs or more. Team orientated and the ability to work well with others. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and initiative skills.