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Occidental Petroleum Maintenance Plant Foreman– Ramsey Gas Processing Plant (WES) in Orla, Texas

Title: Maintenance Plant Foreman– Ramsey Gas Processing Plant (WES) Location: United States-Texas-Orla Other Locations:


Job Summary

This position is located in the Ramsey Gathering Gas Plant in Orla, Texas.


• Lead a team of Operators to satisfy the demands of all Midstream operations

• Execution of startup, shut down and operating procedures for compressors, treating and processing units, electric motors, fans, pumps, instrumentation, valves and alarms

• Minor maintenance of compressors, engines, pumps, controls, piping and valves

• Daily production reports including downtime, abnormal gas volumes, condensation and unaccountable losses

• Communications with operations supervision, field - plant - and maintenance employees, clerical staff, producers, pumpers, landowners and contractors

• Maintain good housekeeping practices

• Ability to respond to call out requests and work irregular hours as needed for maintenance, relief and emergency situations

• Managing work schedules to minimize work stress and overtime

• Monitoring and operating within budget guidelines

• Providing training for newly hired and existing workforce

• Assuring equipment is operated and maintained to standards that will provide a safe and effective work environment

• Supervise Operators in daily operations, including safety and regulatory requirements

• Supervise the operation and maintenance of DOT and PSM facilities to meet the requirements provided by those agencies

• Serve as a liaison to support organizations (HSE, Commercial Development, Regulatory) to insure unity of purpose

• Support the APC core values of Integrity and Trust, Servant Leadership, People and passion, Commercial focus, and Open Communication


• Midstream operations - overall supervision and management for a gas plant, including planning and execution of safe work practices, with an emphasis on the safety of personnel, protection of the environment, and maximizing throughput while maintaining asset integrity

• 5 or more years of experience working in gas gathering, treating and processing operations

• Must possess leadership/people development skills

• Should have strong Automation/SCADA experience and "hands on" field experience

• Should have working knowledge of Natural gas compression, treating and processing units

• Must have good written and verbal communication skills and analytical / problem solving skills


A High School diploma or GED equivalent is required.


Candidate must possess a valid driver’s license with no restrictions that would prohibit driving a company vehicle.


This position may eligible for relocation

Travel Requirements:

The percentage of travel required for this position is 0 - 5%

Work Schedule:

This position is on a 40 hour / week or 9/80 schedule and must live within 75 miles Orla, TX or Mentone, TX or Kermit, TX

Occidental is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Individual with Disability/Veteran Status