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Layla Ross
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Service-oriented Facility Operator with 25 year background in process operations, including Chemical operations as well as Oil separation operations. Core competencies include DCS experience, Power Turbine experience, and experience with gas compressors and other general equipment encountered in a separation facility as well as excellent communication and time management skills. Handles tasks with accuracy and efficiency.

  • Production and Processing Troubleshooting Operations Analysis Operation Monitoring Operation and Control Systems Evaluation Critical Thinking
  • Technical Writing (Lock-out/Tag-out procedures)
  • Spill Response Techniques
  • Basic Firefighting
Facility Operator 06/2006 to 10/2014
BPXA Anchorage, AK
  • Monitor control panels during pumping operations in order to ensure that materials are being pumped at the correct pressure, density, rate, and concentration.
  • Operate engines and pumps in order to shut off wells according to production schedules, and to switch flow of oil into storage tanks.
  • Start compressor engines, and divert oil from storage tanks into compressor units and auxiliary equipment in order to recover natural gas from oil.
  • Open valves to return compressed gas to bottoms of specified wells in order to repressurize them and force oil to surface.
  • Monitor process indicators, instruments, gauges, and meters in order to detect and report any possible problems.
  • Start pumps and open valves or use automated equipment to regulate the flow of oil in pipelines and into and out of tanks.
  • Operate control panels to coordinate and regulate process variables such as temperature and pressure, and to direct product flow rate, according to process schedules.
  • Signal other workers by telephone or radio to operate pumps, open and close valves, and check temperatures.
  • Plan movement of products through lines to processing, storage, and shipping units, utilizing knowledge of system interconnections and capacities.
  • Record and compile operating data, instrument readings, documentation, and results of laboratory analyses.
  • Patrol units to monitor the amount of oil in storage tanks, and to verify that activities and operations are safe, efficient, and in compliance with regulations.
  • Maintain and repair equipment, or report malfunctioning equipment to supervisors so that repairs can be scheduled.
  • Collect product samples by turning bleeder valves, or by lowering containers into tanks to obtain oil samples.
  • Technical writing including but not limited to Lock-out/Tag-out procedures for maintenance and/or turnarounds.
  • Work permits
  • Communicate effectively to contractor/work crews for safety and work procedures.
  • Experience on DCS systems in control room to optimize quality and production of crude oil.
Facility Operator 05/1990 to 05/2006
BP Chemicals Houston, Tx
  • Follow policies and procedures for facility/field workers to ensure personnel safety.
  • Monitor instruments, gauges, and recording devices in control rooms during operation of equipment, under direction of  resevoir engineers.
  • Monitor material flow or instruments such as temperature or pressure gauges, indicators, or meters to ensure optimal processing conditions.
  • Maintain logs of instrument readings, test results, and shift production, and send production information to computer databases.
  • Inspect machines or equipment for hazards, operating efficiency, malfunctions, wear, or leaks.
  • Communicate processing instructions to other workers.
Deputy 11/1988 to 04/1990
Harris County Sheriff's Office Houston, TX
  • Transport or escort prisoners and defendants en route to courtrooms, prisons or jails, attorneys' offices, or medical facilities.
  • Manage jail operations and tend to jail inmates.
  • Place people in protective custody.
  • Record daily activities and submit logs and other related reports and paperwork to appropriate authorities.
  • Verify that the proper legal charges have been made against law offenders.
Field Operator 11/2014
Hilcorp Anchorage, AK
Same facility and responsibilities (Milne Point) as with BPXA. Hilcorp bought Milne Point asset from BPXA.
High School Diploma: General Studies May 1982 Sam Rayburn High School - Pasadena, Tx
General Studies, Criminal Justice, Basic Process Technology San Jacinto Jr. College - Pasadena, Tx
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Previous Companies:

  • BPXA
  • BP Chemicals
  • Harris County Sheriffs Office

Previous Job Positions:

  • Facility Operator
  • Deputy
  • Field Operator


  • Sam Rayburn High School
  • San Jacinto Jr. College

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma

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