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NGL Energy Partners LP Pumper - Oil Recovery in Carlsbad, New Mexico

Job Description

Position Summary

The Oil Recovery Pumper is responsible for maintenance, monitoring, reporting, and working with skim oil collected at NGL water facilities. This position is diverse and specific job duties may vary on a daily basis.

General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Install and repair plumbing and piping

  • General cleanup of sites

  • Adhere to NGL safety policies and procedures

  • Comply with government agency rules, regulations, and laws

  • Attend all safety meetings and training

  • Timely and accurate input of time worked (no less frequently than weekly)

  • Identify equipment problems requiring immediate repair

  • Report problems to the facility supervisor

  • Perform routine scheduled tasks

  • Gauging of tanks

  • Scheduling and supervision of third-party equipment to perform needed work

  • Create and submit daily reports

  • Moving, transferring, or skimming of oil

  • Processing oil to ready for sale

  • Running or supervising equipment needed for processing of oil

  • Work with heavy equipment, such as trucks, trailers, water trucks, and forklift

  • Maintain tools needed for work

  • Maintain work truck, cleaning, and servicing

  • Driving to location/s to perform daily duties

  • Other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must be proficient with all tools including air and electrical.

  • Must be dependable with a stable work history.

  • Ability to maintain stability under pressure and be flexible and willing to modify plans and behavior when necessary.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends and/or holidays.

  • Punctual, trustworthy, and reliable.

  • Proficient spoken and written English.

  • Ability to work as team player

  • Ability to work overtime as necessary.

  • Ability to be a positive representative of the Company both internally and externally.

  • Ability to always work with respect and cooperation with fellow employees and customers.

  • Must be committed to always working safely.


  • Valid driver's License required

  • 2 years of oil field construction experience preferred

  • HS diploma/GED preferred

Travel: Up to 25% travel required.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The employee must constantly position, transport and/or move up to 50 or more pounds.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • Stand; walk; move across large areas including uneven terrain, sometimes quickly;

  • Be stationary for long periods of time;

  • Work in confined or restrictive working spaces;

  • Ascend stairs or ladders, work atop tanks, traverse metal walkways at heights;

  • Balance with equipment and while moving large and/or heavy objects;

  • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel;

  • Reach with hands and arms above the head and to ground level;

  • Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl or otherwise reach into confined spaces;

  • Push and pull material and equipment from one place to another;

  • Communicate with and exchange information verbally and in writing;

  • Work using repetitive motion.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

  • Work requires physical efforts associated with using the computer and phones to access information.

Working Environment:

The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is:

  • Occasionally in an office environment.

  • Occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places.

  • Regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals.

  • Frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat.

  • Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, hand tools and small to medium-sized power tool use.

  • Occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock.

  • Regularly exposed to non-toxic propane fumes or airborne particles.

  • Regularly exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

This position is required to be performed at the work site during regularly scheduled hours. Physical presence at the work site is required.

This job description is not intended to describe in detail the multitude of tasks that may be assigned, but rather to provide the incumbent with a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of his/her position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of this position.

NGL is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. NGL will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

NGL is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. Please contact us at to request an accommodation due to a disability.

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