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Operations Specialist at Kinder Morgan

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: HAMMOND, Illinois

Job Description:

Position Description

Operate and maintain pipelines, reciprocating engines & compressors, motors, cooling equipment, pumps, gas process equipment, pumps, valves, seals and other related equipment.
•Start, stop and operate engines, pumps, and process equipment within defined operating parameters as required.
•Diagnose and repair engines, compressors, pumps, seals, valves and related equipment.
•Install and service valves, pipe, pipeline appurtenances, and storage well equipment.
•Responsible for the general upkeep and maintenance of facilities and equipment including pipeline right of way, gathering and storage areas, including but not limited to excavating, repairing, coating and backfilling pipelines, concrete work, painting, weed control, etc.
•Maintain, adjust, make minor repairs and operate equipment such as tractor, fork truck, water pumps, air compressors, and vehicles.
•Represent the Company during contacts with landowners/tenants, public officials, and at local meetings.
•Perform governmental compliance activities. (DOT, EPA, etc.)
•Identify, report, and correct safety and environmental concerns.
•Actively participate in safety programs.
•Complete all applicable documentation and record keeping.
•Perform all work in compliance within Company standards and procedures.
Position Requirements

Two years trade school, formal training/significant work experience, or Associates degree highly desirable
•Two year degree in field of Technical, Electronics or Diesel Mechanics preferred
•Knowledge/familiarity of compressor or pump station, terminal, and transmission pipeline systems operations.
•Basic mechanical skills in the repair of engines, compressors, pumps, etc.
•Must be available for response to required work conditions and emergency response after regular business hours. May be required to carry a company provided communication device. (cell phone, pager, or both )
•Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and a driving record satisfactory to the Company and its insurers.
•Basic computer skills. (MS Office, Outlook, Excel, and Word)
•Basic math skills. (Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, etc.)
•Good verbal and written communication skills. The ability to work from written and verbal instructions.
•Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.
•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, as well as, take on additional job responsibilities as needed
•Be able to withstand extreme weather conditions with the majority of work being outside.
•Ability to take initiative and work with co-workers to accomplish defined goals in a fast paced environment
•Ability to perform physical requirements of the position including but not limited to working in tight spaces; walking up and down stairs and ladders; negotiating uneven surfaces and carrying up to 50 pounds
•Maintain a regular and dependable attendance and a high level of performance.
•Achieve and maintain all Operator Qualification tasks as required to the job classification.
•Successful completion of drug screen and background check upon offer.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.