Plant Operator

1 year ago
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Position Description

POSITION TITLE: Arapaho Plant Operator



REPORTS TO: Greg Beauchamp, Arapaho Plant Foreman


LOCATION:  Arapaho Plant






In general, this position will perform any Arapaho Plant operations & technical issues related to MarkWest Western Oklahoma. These duties will include daily plant operations and compressor operations as well as any operations duties in the system as needed.


In particular, these tasks may include, but are not limited to:

  • Operate Arapaho plant on a regular and as needed basis.
  • Operate the Foss Lake field compressors while on duty as needed.
  • Work rotating shift-work schedules as needed.
  • Assisting with EFM and compressor communications.
  • Pipeline pigging.
  • Compressor operations as needed.
  • Maintaining clean and safe work environment.
  • Minor and major compressor maintenance.
  • Maintaining scheduled preventative maintenance programs.
  • Maintaining daily compressor reports.
  • Ordering parts as needed.
  • Maintaining accurate condensate records.
  • Managing condensate levels at Arapaho Plant or any compressor stations in his assigned area.
  • Attending Safety meetings and comply with all MWWOK safety rules.
  • Reporting any unsafe condition or situation that would compromise the integrity of any MWWOK equipment or locations.
  • Making any or all repairs as deemed reasonable and safe to do.
  • Operating a company vehicle.
  • Maintaining the company vehicle at all times to ensure safety to him and the equipment that he will operate.
  • Maintaining the tools and equipment issued to him.
  • Take call on a regular basis.
  • Work weekends on a rotating basis.






  • 1 years of applicable experience performing the tasks he will continue to perform as a MWWOK employee.
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to work well under time pressures.
  • Ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute many tasks at once.



MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. (MarkWest) is a master limited partnership engaged in the gathering, transportation, and processing of natural gas; the transportation, fractionation, marketing, and storage of natural gas liquids; and the gathering and transportation of crude oil. MarkWest has extensive natural gas gathering, processing, and transmission operations in the southwest, Gulf Coast, and northeast regions of the United States.  MarkWest is a wholly owned subsidiary of MPLX LP, which is the master limited partnership formed by Marathon Petroleum Corporation.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work for the position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all the responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All personnel may be required to duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. All job descriptions are subject to change. Job functions and/or responsibilities can be amended at any time at management discretion.


MW Logistics Services LLC is the entity seeking to fill this position and will employ any individual selected for this position.  MW Logistics Services LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marathon Petroleum Corporation.  MW Logistics Services LLC’s employees provide services and support to MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. and/or its various subsidiaries and affiliates.


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