Pipeline Technician

at Nesco Resource
Location Gillett, Texas
Date Posted July 20, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Not Specified



This position will repair and maintain pipelines, pigging and cleaning 20', cathodic protection, right of way control, equipment, and performance of work associated with the operation and maintenance of gas and liquid facilities and pipelines. Includes company truck, laptop and cell phone. Full Time benefits offered.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Need to live within 45 minutes of Gonzales, TX

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The essential job duties for this position are listed below:

  • Inspect, maintain, and operate facilities including pipelines, valves, filters, pumps, gas compressors, storage tanks, and pump station equipment in a reliable and efficient manner while in compliance with the Partnership's procedures and regulatory requirements
  • Oil and Gas pipeline pigging

    Oil and Gas pipeline purging

  • Cathodic Protection Surveys

    Protection surveys

    Leak surveys on oil and gas pipelines

    ROW Patrols

    Annual block valve inspection and greasing

  • Oversee third party contractor while construction is being preformed. New construction as well as anomaly work.

    Blowdown pipelines for construction purposes.

    Assist in launching and receiving smart tools.

  • Be familiar with location coordinates
  • Conduct Damage Prevention activities including pipeline patrols, one-calls, locating and marking pipelines, and inspecting line crossings, excavations, and other activities affecting the pipeline
  • Maintain working knowledge of regulatory requirements, perform required tasks, and complete associated documentation (OSHA, DOT, EPA, etc.)
  • Plan, organize, and prioritize assigned responsibilities and coordinate work with employees and contractors
  • Coordinate and communicate with outside parties including landowners, public agencies, contractors, utilities, and other pipeline operators
  • Actively participate and provide leadership in safety programs and initiatives and follow policies and procedures
  • Provide on-call support for areas of responsibility on a rotating basis
  • Comply with partnership safety policies and procedures
  • Perform energy isolation lockout/tagout procedures (LOTO)

Required Education:

  • High school diploma or GED

Required Qualifications:

  • Valid driver's license with demonstrated safe driving record
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work effectively in a group environment
  • Demonstrated self-starter with the ability to work independently and exercise good judgement

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Mechanical aptitude with ability to learn and perform operation and maintenance tasks associated with various types of facilities and equipment
  • Proficiency with computers including MS Office applications such as Excel and Outlook as well as other computer based work training, time reporting, expense reporting, and on-line work applications and documentation

Working Conditions and Requirements:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Frequent exposure to heat, cold, and other adverse weather conditions
  • Work in and around industrial and construction settings, which may include hazardous products, processes, materials and chemicals, as well as extreme temperature conditions and loud machinery, and require appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Frequent heavy lifting with and without assistance
  • Work on and around equipment and facilities that require knowledge of and adherence to safe work procedures and practices
  • Subject to call-outs to respond to operational issues and emergencies after working hours, at night, and on weekends and holidays
  • Reliable attendance at work
  • Occasional overnight travel may be required

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