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Pipeline Specialist

System One
Updated: Dec 17 2012
Desired Expertise: Civil Construction, Heavy Machinery Operator, Pipe Inspection / NDT
Experience: 1+ years
Minimum Education: Associates/2 yr Degree
Location: Washington, PA, US
Reference Code: Job #78145
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Job Description:

The Pipeline Specialist assists in managing pipeline employees and projects. The position will be responsible for covering the territories of Southwest, Northeast and North central Pennsylvania. Responsibilities include the following:

  • Maintains a safe operating environment;
  • Assists supervisor in managing contractors related to pipeline enhancement projects, relocations, and new installations related to drilling activities;
  • Ensures TIL's are completed in a timely manner;
  • Assists in managing capital projects associated with enhancement projects, compliance upgrades, and coal relocations;
  • Manages line records including:
  • Assists supervisor, GIS and Compliance with updating and correcting all mapping and schematics associated with pipeline coordinates and dimensions in assigned routes;
  • Completes all reports and filing for upgrades and relocations; and
  • Assists with enhancement of existing records and files associated with district pipelines to include GPS documentation per project.
  • Performs advanced troubleshooting of pipeline system obstructions and restrictions and major preventative maintenance, including analyzing operations to make adjustments to daily operations to optimize throughput;
  • Provides technical and operational direction to lower-level pipeline operators;
  • Substitutes for supervisor as required; and
  • May perform duties in other job classifications as directed.
  • Required Skills
  • Advanced computer,  mechanical and troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge of excavation equipment and capabilities
  • Knowledge of: Federal Regulations Parts 194 & 195, measurement facilities (EM, domestic, office), valve operations, regular rotations and fluid maintenance operations, pipeline operating systems, pipeline, well and compressor piping component design, and construction operations
  • Strong leadership ability
  • Strong working knowledge of basic pipeline equipment: gas trac, combustible gas indicator, pipeline locator; topographical maps and schematics and blueprint reading
  • Working knowledge of corrosion practices and principles and physical properties of gases

Required Experience

  • At least two years of pipeline operations, including knowledge of construction of facilities and pipeline systems
  • Valid driver's license (CDL license may be required depending upon location)
  • Ability to pass a physical capabilities test (which includes, but is not limited to, lifting and carrying 70 lbs., walking 1/2 mile at various inclines, etc.) necessary to demonstrate the physical ability to perform the essential functions of this job
  • Associate's degree in an engineering or technical discipline preferred
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Leadership or supervisory experience preferred

This Position Is Closed to New Applicants

This position is no longer open for new applications. Either the position has expired or was removed because it was filled. However, there are thousands of other great jobs to be found on Rigzone.

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