Summary: The pipeline technician will perform basic pipeline operations and maintenance tasks in a safe, reliable, and regulatory compliant fashion. Essential duties and responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duties satisfactorily. The requirements for this position are listed below: Inspect, maintain and repair as needed all facilities as assigned, including but not limited to pipelines, stations, valve sites, vehicle, etc.
Knowledge and experience with line location equipment and techniques. Obtain OQ qualifications to mark underground facilities and process one call tickets in adherence to state laws, and company procedures. Ability to read and utilize drawings, schematics, alignment sheets and P&ID drawings.
On call responsibility for areas of responsibility. Maintain a working knowledge of regulatory requirements (OSHA, DOT, EPA and state regulations) and document required regulatory activities. Must plan, organize and prioritize assigned responsibilities.
Work Independently as liaison between Energy Transfer and outside entities i.e. landowners, emergency response agencies, contractors and other pipeline companies. Operate and assist in maintenance activities at stations and facilities Manage all activities with a focus on safety and compliance.
Use proper tools and equipment to perform integrity management and regulatory tasks on liquid pipelines. Perform integrity management and regulatory tasks such as monitor and record cathodic protection data, PSV and regulator testing, pipeline patrol, leak surveys, pigging, internal corrosion control, etc. Respond to "One Call" locate request and using proper equipment, locate and mark buried pipelines and facilities.
Monitor activity in and around pipelines and facilities and respond as necessary to protect system integrity. Maintain required forms, records and reports. Respond to pipeline emergencies.
Deliver and pick up tools and parts and other duties as assigned. Required education: High school diploma or GED Required experience is commensurate with the selected job level: Level C requires a minimum of 0 - 2 years of relevant experience in a midstream operations role or equivalent work experience Level B requires a minimum of 2 - 4 years of relevant experience in a midstream operations role or equivalent work experience Level A requires a minimum of 4+ years of relevant experience in a midstream operations role or equivalent work experience Basic Computer - Microsoft office and Outlook. Must live within 45 minutes of the reporting location Preferred Skills Excellent written and verbal skills.
Pipeline Experience. A strong Safety background Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Lifting up to 50 lbs occasionally Driving, walking, standing frequently Exposure to adverse weather, cramped conditions and some heavy lifting Visits to industrial/manufacturing settings, which may include exposure to various materials and chemicals, as well as extreme temperature conditions and loud machinery, and require appropriate personal protective equipment Occasional overnight travel may be required Working extended hours required in emergencies, on projects or outages.
Subject to hazardous conditions. Must be within 45 minutes of work location.