Operator – LNG

at Kinder Morgan
Location Savannah, Georgia
Date Posted July 15, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Not Specified


Primary purpose: Monitor and control terminal components such as cryogenic equipment including pumps, compressors, blowers, vaporizers, unloading arms and storage tanks; gas turbine generators; electrical systems; utilities systems (air, nitrogen, water sump pumps); fire protection, and hazard detection systems; and security systems Essential duties and responsibilities:• Take appropriate action to resolve abnormal conditions• Start, stop and operate engines/pumps and other equipment to maintain designated operating parameters• Assist in the planning and performance of maintenance and repairs on compressors, engines, turbines, auxiliary equipment, pumps, process controls, and related equipment• Ensure the cost effective and efficient performance of all gas and liquid processing units and associated equipment• Monitor quality of product to ensure meeting specifications and takes appropriate actions when out of specification product is identified• Unload LNG ships in a safe, efficient and timely manner• Deliver natural gas to pipeline delivery point to meet customer requirements both internally and externally• Responsible for the general upkeep and maintenance of all facilities and equipment as needed• Oversee the construction, maintenance and/or security activities performed by third parties• Actively participate in safety and security program and initiatives• Identify report and correct safety and environmental concerns• Complete all regulatory and company training and be familiar with all applicable company policies and procedures• Perform all work in compliance with Company standards, procedures, and regulatory requirements• Participates in the development of O&M Procedures, Site Specific Procedures, project scopes and work plans• Be prepared to execute emergency response activities at all times• 12 hour rotating shift work, overtime and some travel may be required• Regular and predictable attendance• Serve as Company representative with outside agencies including vessel crews, Coast Guard, Customs, Agents, and customer representatives• Notify personnel as appropriate of the status of system operations• Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

Minimum Requirements Education: • High School Diploma or equivalent Experience / specific knowledge:• Knowledge of compressor, pump and general processing plant operations• Knowledge of gas and liquid processing theories and fundamentals • Experience or familiarity analyzing, adjusting and making minor repairs on compressors, pumps and other associated equipment• Achieve and maintain all Operator Qualifications (OQ) and progression requirements applicable to the job classification. OQ includes but is not limited to; Gas Detection/Alarm System Maintenance/Performance Tests; Inspect/Isolate/Operate/Shut Down/Start Compressor Units (manual and remote); Locating Pipelines; Damage Prevention; Leakage Survey and Investigation; and Valve Maintenance. Certifications, licenses, registrations: • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and be insurable by the Company Insurance Carrier• Must meet the criteria to maintain a Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC) as required by USCG/DHS regulationsCompetencies, skills, and abilities: • Mechanical aptitude on related equipment• Basic computer skills (knowledge of MS Office, various operation systems and other company software)• Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals)• Good verbal and written communications skills• Customer focus• 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• Detail-oriented• Ability to speak and understand EnglishPhysical demands: • Physical ability to lift as much as 50lbs, bend/stoop, kneel and climb ladders• Ability to use hand tools and equipment, repetitive hand use such as simple grasp and twisting motion included• Physical ability to climb stairs above 100 feet and work from elevated platforms• Post offer medical examination pursuant to PHMSA 49CFR193 regulationsWorking conditions: • Must be able and willing to work rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, and must work overtime as required and be reasonably available to respond to and report to work in call-in situations• Ability to work in extreme weather conditions• Travel as neededPreferred education, experience, certifications, competencies, skills, and abilities: Above the minimum requires; not required but advantageous in this position: • Associate's Degree in related field• Experience reading and interpreting blueprints, P&IDs and other diagrams• Knowledge of Company policies, procedures and practices as well as regulatory requirements• Knowledge and experience in safe handling practices of flammable gases, liquids and high/low pressure systems• Job level commensurate with experience and skill set Other responsibilities: The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This position may perform other duties as assigned. • Project/Construction/Commissioning and Normal Operation phase responsibilities • Successful candidate(s) must satisfactorily complete training. Training includes classroom training, field trips, computer simulation of operating pipeline, written tests of material covered, and computer simulation tests. 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. COVID VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: As a federal contractor, Kinder Morgan must adhere to federal guidelines that require many of its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Accordingly, all new hire employees must be vaccinated before they begin work. This requirement is subject to accommodations for religious and medical reasons under Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and possible state and local laws.

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.