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Measurement Technician - Hamilton

Company: Kinder Morgan
Location: Hamilton
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Position Description

Kinder Morgan is one of the largest energy infrastructure companies in North America. We own an interest in or operate approximately 84,000 miles of pipelines and 157 terminals. Our pipelines transport natural gas, gasoline, crude oil, carbon dioxide (CO2) and more. Our terminals store and handle petroleum products, chemicals and other products.Kinder Morgan is committed to being a good corporate citizen and conducting ourselves in an ethical and responsible manner. We spend hundreds of millions of dollars each year on integrity management and maintenance programs to operate our assets safely and to protect the public, our employees, contractors and the environment. Operationally, we continue to perform better than our industry peers relative to environmental, health and safety measures.The Measurement Technician position is centered on Kinder Morgan's Tennessee Gas Pipeline (TGP) Hamilton, AL Compressor Station Number 550 located at 465 County Highway 56, Hamilton, AL 35570 with asset responsibilities on the TGP 500 line covering the northwest corner of Alabama. This is a Monday through Friday position with 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. To be considered for our Hamilton, AL Measurement Tech 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 Operations Specialist, Equipment and Controls Technician, Maintenance Manager, Natural Gas Operations Technician, Quality Tech, Corrosion Technician, Gas Mechanic or similar.Primary Purpose:Responsible for the installation, maintenance, operation and accuracy of all natural gas metering and control facilities. Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Install, inspect, test, adjust, maintain, operate, troubleshoot, repair, calibrate, and remove advanced measurement, control and regulation equipment, and gas quality equipment.
  • Detect measurement error, correct volumes as needed and provide supporting documentation.
  • Monitor gas and liquid product volumes through the measurement system, insure all corrections are applied and proper qualities are applied.
  • Interpret and apply electrical and electronic schematics pertaining to EFM and measurement electronics - including power systems, end devices, and telecommunication equipment.
  • Assess all facets of assigned facilities to insure accurate measurement and maintaining the company lost and unaccounted for gas and product with a high degree of ownership within the established corporate goals.
  • Responsible for the general upkeep and maintenance of all facilities and equipment as needed.
  • Oversee the construction and/or maintenance activities performed by third parties.
  • Identify, report, and correct safety and environmental concerns.
  • Perform audits of custody transfer and control data when necessary.
  • Complete appropriate documentation and paperwork.
  • Perform all work in compliance with Company standards, procedures, regulatory and tariff requirements.
  • Demonstrate performance toward operational excellence.
  • Overtime and limited overnight travel will be expected as required by the position.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Position Requirements

    Education Requirements:
    • Minimum High School diploma or equivalent with 1-3 years of natural gas pipeline experience.Certifications, Licenses, Registrations:
      • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and a driving record satisfactory to the company and its insurers.
      • Achieve and maintain all qualifications, certifications, and progression requirements applicable to the job classification
      • Completion of any site specific technical training that may be applicableExperience / Specific Knowledge:
        • Understand and operate all measurement related instrumentation
        • Working knowledge of environmental and safety aspects of measurement projects
        • Proficient with computer skills (MS Office, operating systems, company software, and technical systems)
        • Basic Math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, etc.) Competencies, skills, and abilities:
        • Must respond to, and address, callouts and emergencies during and after regular business hours including after dark hours, which requires carrying a communication device
        • Ability to complete work assignments with minimal supervision in an acceptable time frame
        • Ability to estimate installation, operating and maintenance expenses associated with measurement systems.
        • Ability to effectively organize, plan, prioritize, document, and complete work independently.
        • Ability to successfully work in team environment.
        • Overtime and overnight travel will be required.
        • Must be able to work with a team, take direction from supervisor(s), prioritize work schedule, focus attention on details, and follow rules.
        • Strong communication skills both verbally and in writing.
        • Safe work practice and active participation in the safety program.
        • 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
        • Knowledge of company policies and PHMSA regulationsWorking Conditions / Physical Demands:
          • Must be able to withstand extreme weather conditions
          • Must be able to frequently, enter confined spaces, climb to and work from elevated platforms, excavated areas, ladders, walkways, etc.
          • Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 pounds in awkward positions, lift 26 to 50 pounds from floor to waist occasionally, and 51 to 100 pounds if required.
          • May work in low-lit areasPreferred Experience, Skills and Knowledge (above the minimum requirements; not required, but advantageous in this position)
            • A two year technical degree in, electrical, electronics, or equivalent from an approved and accredited college or university.
            • Experience in all phases of measurement as described in the Job Responsibilities
            • Working knowledge of AC and DC electrical systems, measurement related portions of NEC, and AGA standards
            • Knowledge and experience with safe handling practices of products (gas and liquids).
            • Approved educational courses in all phases of measurement.Job level commensurate with skills and experience. The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This position may perform other duties as assigned.

              EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER STATEMENT: 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.

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