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Inspector-Projects SR.- Electrical at Kinder Morgan in Pasadena, Texas

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position Description

Direct efforts to effectively execute sustaining and expansion projects managed by the Technical Services Group. Work with Contractors, Engineering Management, Project Managers, Project Team, Operations and Maintenance departments to monitor projects and ensure adherence to the approved schedules, scopes of work, safety and quality requirements. Primary focus will be on the electrical and instrumentation disciplines with a secondary focus on all other disciplines.


  • Meet regularly with Kinder Morgan engineering management to provide status updates.

  • Coordinate various construction trades contractors to minimize project downtime and maintain project schedule.

  • Oversee and direct contract inspection staff as required.

  • Assist management in the direction for small to large multi-discipline construction projects, including scheduling, quality and safety of projects.

  • Assist in preparing bid packages, including scope of work, budget forecasting, risk analysis, contractor needs, qualification, etc. Assist with the management of purchasing requests and change orders.

  • Champion the Project Quality Reporting process.

  • Assist in monitoring projects on an ongoing basis to ensure project is completed according to schedule and within budget.

  • Audit project documentation throughout life of project.

  • Ensure all project documentation is obtained and accurate prior to project close out. Work with document controller to ensure that this is completed in a timely manner.

  • Work with the appropriate parties to implement standard operating procedures, policies and practices for respective job site. Utilize or develop project specific tools and procedures to streamline and facilitate the successful execution of projects.

  • Provide technical assistance in monitoring inspection and repair activities, including construction, non-destructive examination, welding and coatings.

  • Assist in inspection of other disciplines as required.

  • Be a technical resource of your discipline for the Technical Services Group.

  • Assist in overseeing a group of contract inspectors.

  • Perform other duties as required or assigned.

Position Requirements


  • High school diploma with appropriate industry experience.


  • Fifteen (15) years of experience in construction, management, and inspection of facilities associated with hazardous liquid, truck loading, and related pump, storage, and metering facilities.

  • Experience dealing with multi-discipline teams and contractors in various locations on large and complex projects with short deadlines.

  • Well versed in Allen Bradley Control Logix PLC's Variable Frequency Drives, and standard industrial instrumentation.

  • Well versed and ability to interpret construction drawings such as loop sheets, motor elementary diagrams, Process flow diagrams, and Process and Instrumentation drawings.

  • Ability to be able to perform checkout and troubleshooting functions for assigned projects.

  • Working knowledge of Codes, Standards and Regulations such as: Latest edition of NEC, NFPA 70E, API 504, DOT 192 and 195 and all OSHA Construction Industry Standards

  • Must possess excellent troubleshooting skills and display a proven track record of problem solving in a field environment.


  • Must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license and a driving record satisfactory to the company and its insurers.

  • Must obtain and/or meet all requirements to enter foreign trade zones; such as background checks by both the U.S. Coast Guard and the Department of Homeland Security, i.e. obtain and maintain a Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC).

  • The successful candidate will be required to clear a drug screen and a complete background check after an offer has been extended and prior to being employed.

  • Complete all Company required training and perform all duties in compliance with Company safety, health, environmental policies and goals.


  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, negotiation and presentation skills required.

  • Must be willing and able to work as a part of team.

  • Must be self-motivated, able to take instruction and use sound judgment in day to day decision making.

  • Must ensure safety in performance of all duties common to the position.

  • Must be punctual and reliable in work attendance.

  • Must be capable to perform all essential duties of the job.

  • Computer skills; knowledge of MS Word, Excel.

  • Must be accountable and take direction from supervisors, keep required work schedules, focus attention on details and follow work rules.

  • Understanding and implementation of KM policies and procedures.

  • Oversee staff contract project inspectors as well as various construction contractors in the performance of work scopes.


  • Approximately 90% of the time will be spent outdoors providing direction and oversight to contractor workforce and approximately 10% in an office environment. Outdoor work periods may require exposure to weather conditions such as extreme heat, cold, rain, etc.

  • Extensive periods of overtime may be required.

  • Travel up to 10% of the time.

  • This position will perform other duties as assigned.

  • Technical certifications preferred.

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.