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South Jersey Industries LNG Operator/ Tech, Instrumentation in United States

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Basic Function: Operates, monitors, and maintains natural gas liquefaction, boiloff and vaporization process systems for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant. Work single person rotating shifts encompassing all holidays and weekends (plant is maintained 24/7/365), on shift operator is required to perform all duties until relief arrives, including unscheduled overtime due to illness, injury, and/or inclimate weather, as well as required travel to other LNG plants for needed assistance. Keep up to date records required by DOT 193 and NFPA 59A (operating procedures and records, all security/hazard manuals, and personnel requirements). Works with high pressure gas, cryogenic liquids (-260 degrees), high temperature machinery, high electrical voltage (4160 volts), combustion chambers and at elevated heights

Representative Duties and Responsibilities:• Performs monthly, quarterly and annual scheduled maintenance work orders utilizing 7I Plant Maintenance program, and assists with PMs performed by others.• Trains new operators on all plant operation duties and processes.• Coordinates all plant processes and required duties as well as maintain correspondence with all LNG plants and Gas Control while performing job duties during high stress situations (e.g., high sendout rates requested by Gas Control to maintain and support proper volume/pressure to distribution system).• Provides proactive preventative maintenance (PM) activities (e.g., annual inspections, relief/control valve testing, switch calibrations). Must maintain records on computer system to ensure compliance with state, federal, and Company policies and regulations.• Controls operations of equipment and processes to liquefy and vaporize liquid natural gas: removes harmful gases and water; liquefies and transfers gas to storage tanks; transfers liquefied gas from storage tanks, vaporizes liquid gas, and transfers to distribution system (e.g., pipelines, tankers).• Monitors plant operating conditions of all LNG plants from control room; responds to alarms, recognizes operational problems; analyzes and adjusts process variables (e.g., start, operation, secure liquefaction/vaporization equipment/processes) to optimize plant performance.• Oversees safety and security operations; monitors and controls plant access; evaluates alarms, resolves conditions and appropriately responds to all alarms/issues at all LNG plants.• Maintains continuous communications with other LNG plants; monitors their operations; provides assistance to other Operators and personnel when required.• Records daily, weekly and monthly data (e.g., meter and gauge readings: barometer, ambient temperature, ELOG and log book, tank level, and equipment readings: temperature , pressure, flow, and rate); prepares accurate daily, weekly and monthly reports.• Maintains plant upkeep and appearance.Education and Experience:Required:• High school diploma or GED• 2-3 years electronics, engineering, or gas industry experiencePreferred:• Associate degree in a technical disciplineSkills:Required:• Function Block Programming (Ladder Logic)-basic proficiency• Office assistant skills (e.g. switchboard, typing, faxing)• MS Office (Word, Excel, Access) – basic proficiency• 7I Scheduling System• Stress management skills• Operator Qualified in accordance with Company PlanCertifications/Licenses:Required:• State driver’s license• Company driving test• DOT physical examination including drug and alcohol screening• Fork lift certification• DOT 193 and NFPA 59A requirements (e.g. confined space entry, fire training)Preferred:• Commercial driver’s license• Ability to read P&Is, CLDs, and SLDsWorking Conditions/Physical Requirements:•Ability to work safely at elevated heights (top of LNG tank)•Exposure to excessive heat, cold and noise•Keyboarding – Constant• Critical operation during extreme ambient temperatures (0 degrees to 100+ degrees)

Location: Elizabeth, New Jersey 07206


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If you're looking to make an impact, South Jersey Industries is the perfect place. For interns, college graduates, or experienced professionals, at South Jersey Industries we look for enthusiastic, talented professionals at every level of our enterprise. From call center representatives with excellent people skills to engineers with the vision and expertise to design tomorrow’s energy infrastructure, we know that our people fuel our success. We take pride in recruiting the best talent available for every facet of our business. Explore the possibilities. You'll be sure to find an opportunity that piques your interest.

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SJI (NYSE: SJI), an energy services holding company based in Folsom, NJ, delivers energy services to its customers through three primary subsidiaries. SJI Utilities, SJI's regulated natural gas utility business, delivers safe, reliable, affordable natural gas to approximately 690,000 South Jersey Gas, Elizabethtown Gas and Elkton Gas customers in New Jersey and Maryland. SJI's non-utility businesses within South Jersey Energy Solutions promote efficiency, clean technology and renewable energy by providing customized wholesale commodity marketing and fuel management services; and developing, owning and operating on-site energy production facilities. SJI Midstream houses the company's interest in the PennEast Pipeline Project. For more information about SJI and its subsidiaries, click here.