Job ID #:5502 Location:MA-AGAWAM
Functional Area:Misc./Trades Position Type:Full Time
Experience Required:1 - 3 Years Relocation Provided:
RC/Department:5758 -GPL-E-DAMAGE PREVENTION AGAWAM :TGSVC
Implement the Company Damage Prevention Program including performing and coordinating work group activities including patrolling, locating, construction inspection, and excavation inspection of Company gas/liquids pipelines, appurtenances, compressor stations, process plants and other related facilities. Level 1 is an entry level position with approximately six to twelve months of training/work experience in order progress to next level.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
. Locate and mark facilities per Company Damage Prevention Program and One-Call procedures prior to and during excavation.
. Performing pipeline patrols, population density surveys, leak detection surveys and inspections per Company procedures.
. Coordinate local Damage Prevention activities
. Provide oversight and inspection to ensure asset protection and compliance with Company procedures of excavation activities near pipeline facilities.
. Responsible for inspection of projects primarily relating to excavation near pipeline facilities and repair of pipeline facilities.
. Responsible for inspection duties per Company policies including: Completion of required documentation, as-built drawings, contractor oversight and supervision, act as Company representative during construction activities, report progress to Operations and Project Manager, and ensure proper reporting and compliance with Safety and Environmental policies.
. Represent the Company during contacts with landowner/tenants, public officials/emergency officials and at local meetings. (One Call, Pipeline Groups, Soil Conservation, USFS, etc.)
. Train and oversee company and third party personnel as required (e.g., personnel in progression, transport drivers, contractors, visitors .)
. Perform governmental compliance activities (PHMSA, State Agencies, EPA, USFS, etc.)
. Perform mapping, record keeping, and data entry duties per Company policies.
. I.D., report and correct safety and environmental concerns.
. Actively participate in safety programs and initiatives.
. Participate in the development of O&M Procedures, Site Specific Procedures, project scopes and work plans.
. Complete all applicable documentation and record keeping
. Perform all work in compliance with Company standards, procedures, regulatory, and Company tariff requirements
. Demonstrate performance toward operational excellence
. Regular and predictable attendance.
. Other duties as assigned.
. High school diploma or GED
Experience / specific knowledge:
. Experience analyzing, adjusting, and making minor repairs on compressor engines, pumps and other associated equipment.
Certifications, licenses, registrations:
. Valid Driver's license
. Achieve and maintain all qualifications and progression requirements applicable to the job classification
. May be required to achieve and maintain certifications as required to perform job duties
Competencies, skills, and abilities:
. Good record of safe work practices.
. Basic computer skills (knowledge of MS Office, various operation systems and other company software).
. Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals.
. Experience reading and interpreting blueprints, P&IDs and other diagrams.
. Good verbal and written communications skills.
. Must be able to work with a team, take direction from supervisor(s), adhere to required work schedules, focus attention on details and follow work rules.
. Must reside within 30 miles of the _____ Compressor Station reporting location.
. Ability to speak and understand English.
. Ability to work with others, take direction from supervisor(s), focus attention on details, and follow work rules.
. Must be able to withstand extreme weather conditions
. Must be able to frequently:
o Enter confined spaces
o Climb to and work from elevated platforms, ladders and walkways
. Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 pounds in awkward positions, and 50 pounds from floor to waist.
. Must be able to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions, climb vertical access ladders and stairwells, carry up to 50 pounds and to see, hear, walk and talk effectively.
. Must respond to, and address, callouts and emergencies after regular business hours
. May be required to carry a company-provided cell phone/pager, and be available to respond during working and non-working hours.
. Depending on location and workload, travel will be required
. Be available for shift work when applicable.
Preferred education, experience, certifications, competencies, skills, and abilities:
Above the minimum requirements; not required but advantageous in this position:
. Knowledge of operating costs and best practices associated with the equipment in the area of responsibility.
. Knowledge of company policies, procedures and practices, regulatory and tariff requirements.
. Knowledge and experience in safe handling practices of flammable gases, liquids and high and low pressure systems.
. Detailed knowledge of compressor or pump station, terminal, process plant, gas treatment, storage facilities, gathering and transmission pipeline systems operations.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This position may perform other duties as assigned.
Kinder Morgan is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status. EOE/M/F/D/V