Operations Engineer

$90,000 - $120,000 yearly
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  • Feb 12, 2021
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

Job description
Job Profile Summary

Directs and performs advanced level of engineering activities and project management.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Direct and perform engineering activities relative to design of company pipeline and facilities including but not limited to:
    • Transmission and/or gathering pipeline systems and appurtenances
    • Measurement and regulation facilities
    • Compressor and pump stations
    • Processing, treating and dehydration facilities
  • Determine equipment efficiencies; hydraulic calculations; valve and pipeline sizing; and perform gas flow analysis
  • Coordinate projects among regions, departments (Accounting, Operation, Construction, Plants, Scheduling, Customers and Gas Supply), and contractors including but not limited to:
    • Bid proposals and contracts
    • Equipment procurement
    • Construction and/or relocation projects
    • Budget and forecasting
    • Design, drafting and mapping
    • ROW acquisition
  • Provide technical and/or engineering assistance to management, employees, governmental/regulatory personnel, contractors, customers, and others on matters including but not limited to:
    • Meter and regulator settings
    • Equipment/system design
    • Pipeline sizes
    • Pipeline control
    • Pipeline facility design, construction, operation, and maintenance
    • Policies and procedures
  • Research, analyze, prepare, and/or approve information including but not limited to:
    • Engineering studies
    • Governmental rules, regulations, codes, and standards
    • Pipeline bid proposals
    • Construction contracts
    • Purchase contracts
    • Cost estimates
    • Material specifications/selections
    • Purchase requisitions
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering with previous experience as staff engineer
Work Experience
  • Experience analyzing piping plans to ensure compliance with established standards and governmental regulations
  • Experience in use and function of office equipment including computers and applicable software
  • Experience and training related to:
    • Transmission/gathering pipeline operations
    • Company/governmental operating and safety procedures
    • Line extension and relocation policies and procedures
    • Material failure investigations
    • Pipeline stress/strain analyses
  • Experience identifying, researching, evaluating, and prioritizing operational problems or specific situations and coordinating appropriate action/response
  • Experience researching and preparing pipeline construction contracts, budgets, material requisitions, engineering studies, and correspondence
  • Experience reading and interpreting governmental regulations, blueprints, contracts, manuals, specifications, surveys, charts, load studies, and various reports and correspondence
  • Experience interacting, negotiating, advising, and communicating effectively
  • Experience developing information and making presentations to groups and individuals
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to: apply math, algebraic formulas, calculus, and statistics
  • Ability to: supervise, direct, and/or delegate work assignments. Knowledge of personnel policies and procedures (specified by position)
  • Ability to: examine, test, and evaluate new products, materials, and processes
  • Ability to: communicate and exchange verbal information and instructions; conduct oral presentations
  • Ability to: operate tools and equipment required
Licenses and Certifications
  • None required
Strength Factor Rating - Physical Demands/Requirements
  • Sedentary Work - Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Strength Factor Description - Physical Demands/Requirements
  • Standing: Remaining on one's feet in an upright position at a work station without moving about (Occasionally)
  • Walking: Moving about on foot (Frequently)
  • Sitting: Remaining in a seated position (Constantly)
  • Lifting: Raising or lowering an object from one level to another (includes upward pulling) (Occasionally)
  • Carrying: Transporting an object, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulder (Occasionally)
  • Pushing: Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves away from the force (Occasionally)
  • Pulling: Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves toward the force (includes jerking) (Occasionally)
  • Climbing: Ladders, Stairs (Occasionally)
  • Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling (Occasionally)
  • Stooping: Bending the body downward and forward by bending the spine at the waist (Occasionally)
  • Kneeling: Bending the legs at the knees to come to rest on the knee or knees (Occasionally)
  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending the legs and spine (Occasionally)
  • Crawling: Moving about on the hands and arms in any direction (Occasionally)
  • Reaching: Extending hands and arms in any direction (Constantly)
  • Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with the hand or hands (Manual Dexterity) (Constantly)
  • Fingering: Picking, pinching or otherwise working with the fingers primarily (Finger Dexterity) (Constantly)
  • Feeling: Perceiving such attributes of objects/materials as size, shape, temperature, texture, movement or pulsation by receptors in the skin, particularly those of the finger tips (Constantly)
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas/information by means of the spoken word (Frequently)
  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sound by the ear (Frequently)
  • Tasting/Smelling: (Occasionally)
  • Near Vision: Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less (Constantly)
  • Far Vision: Clarity of vision at 20 feet for more (Frequently)
  • Depth Perception: Three-dimensional vision; ability to judge distances and spatial relationships so as to see objects where and as they actually are (Frequently)
  • Vision: Color - The ability to identify and distinguish colors (Constantly)
Working Conditions/Environment
  • Employee is subject to inside environmental conditions
Working Conditions
  • Well lighted, climate controlled areas (Constantly)
  • Frequent repetitive motion (Constantly)
  • CRT (Computer Monitor(s)) (Constantly)
  • Travel in and around plant, office facilities, and job sites out-of-doors
  • Based on assigned tasks, employee may be assigned a company vehicle requiring the applicable driver's license