Operations Specialist - Coudersport

The Operations Specialist position is based out of Kinder Morgan?s Tennessee Gas Pipeline (TGP) Coudersport, Pennsylvania Compressor Station No. 313. This is a Monday through Friday position with some on-call responsibilities nights and weekends. Kinder Morgan offers a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, two retirement plans, paid holidays, and paid time off. Kinder Morgan is one of the largest energy infrastructure companies in North America.To be considered for our Coudersport, PA Ops Spec job click on Apply Now to sign in or create an account to upload your resume. This is a great opportunity if you are an experienced Line Patroller, Pipeline Field Man, Natural Gas Operations Technician, Railway Engineer, Quality Tech, Corrosion Technician, Gas Mechanic or similar. Primary Purpose: The Operations Specialist will primarily be responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of natural gas compressor units, onsite power generation units, related ancillary equipment, and pipeline facilities. The successful candidate will be a strong team contributor with a proactive approach to balance planned and emergent work. Our Operations Specialists are responsible for operating, performing routine service and maintenance, troubleshooting and diagnosing reciprocating gas compressor engines, electric motors, generators, cooling towers, pumps, valves, valve operators, relief valves, etc. Responsibilities also include performing operation and maintenance tasks on pipelines and pipeline related equipment. This position requires working rotating shifts to support plant operation at the Compressor Station. Additional responsibilities include: Maintain and contribute to the safe operation of Company assetsTrain and qualify to complete relevant DOT covered tasksStart, stop and operate engines to maintain designated operating parameters and meet customer demandsIdentify facility and equipment malfunctions and take immediate corrective action when safe to repairFollow developed job procedures, site specific work plans and O&M policy and identify areas for procedural improvementsEnsure the cost effective operation and efficient performance of all engines and associated equipmentContinuously review facility operations and adjust for optimizationComplete general upkeep, housekeeping and maintenance of all facilities and equipment, including remote locationsLead pipeline pigging activities for maintenance and assist with ILIComplete detailed reports and documentation for record keepingMaintenance and perform limited repairs to facility equipment (e.g., wheeled tractors, pick-up trucks, fork lifts, pneumatic pumps, air compressors, coolers)Assist with the creation, planning, forecasting and managing of the district?s budgetsCommunicate articulately with work group, service providers and larger audiencesPerform one-call locates and pipeline damage prevention activitiesMust live within a 35 minute response/travel time to work locationWill require minimal out of town travel (1 week per year). Nights and weekends shifts are required once fully trained.
Position Requirements
Job Qualifications:Ability to effectively organize, plan, prioritize, document, and complete work with minimum supervisionActively participate in safety programs and initiativesComputer skills in common programs (MS Office) and willingness to learn various operating systems, and other company softwareBasic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals)Ability to work in a team environment, take direction from supervisors or senior peers and contribute to a collaborative goalAccept mentoring and mentor peers when working in teamsStrong verbal and written communication skillsRequired to perform on-call / call out duties and fill in various rotating shifts to maintain system integrity, which will require carrying a cell phoneMust possess and maintain a valid driver?s license and a driving record satisfactory to the CompanyOvertime and work after regular business hours is anticipatedKeep required job schedule, focus on details, and follow work rules Experience Requirements:Knowledge of gas compressor and transmission pipeline systems operationsKnowledge of operating costs and best practices associated with natural gas pipeline equipmentExperience reading and interpreting blueprints, P&IDs, and other diagramsKnowledge and experience in safe work practices when working around high pressure systemsKnowledge of company policies, procedures and practices, and regulatory and tariff requirements Physical Requirements:Physical ability to lift as much as 50lbs, bend/stoop, kneel and climb stairs/laddersAbility to use hand tools and equipment, repetitive hand use such as simple grasp and twisting motion includedThe above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. Level will be commensurate with experience and skill set.
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