Senior Facility Planner

at CorTech LLC
Location Salt Lake City, Utah
Date Posted July 7, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Not Specified


The position determines new facilities required to satisfy business development projects and develops cost estimates to support each project request. This position contributes to many organizational and regulatory reporting requirements under tight deadlines.

Provides system planning analysis and cost estimating; supplies system outage analysis; defines system constraints and determines throughput maximization to optimize the system's performance.

Evaluates project alternatives to enhance business opportunities and increase customer service; develops project scopes and economic feasibility to support operations and marketing strategies.

Researches and identifies new and alternative technologies to promote a safe, reliable and efficient pipeline operation.

Develops and maintains pipeline hydraulic models to support overall throughput activities.

Researches and participates in the evaluation of Kern River's transmission system constraints or expansions.

Makes recommendations and participates in the development of alternatives to optimize gas flow through available receipt/delivery points through the use of a transient and/or steady-state hydraulic model.

Provide technical leadership to staff.

Provide technical input to assist in development of project planning.

Provide technical input to assist in maximizing the efficiency of Kern River's pipeline system.

Perform additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.

Support environmental efforts and goals for fuel efficiencies, greenhouse gas emissions, and methane gas emissions reductions. Knowledge in renewable natural gas and hydrogen a plus.

Position Requirements

Bachelor's degree in chemical/mechanical or related engineering discipline; or equivalent work experience. (Typically, six years of related, progressive work experience would be needed for candidates applying for this position who do not possess a bachelor's degree.)

Eight or more years of operational/technical experience in a natural gas and measurement operations function.

Knowledge of engineering principles and practices for analysis (pipeline/compression theory), turbine engine theory, measurement principles, and gas analysis principles.

Ability to prepare clear, concise, timely and complete written reports and oral presentations.

Broad knowledge of company functions (regulatory, financial, marketing, market services, operations, gas control, etc.).

Working knowledge of environmental, DOT and FERC regulations.

Engineering knowledge in mechanics of materials and construction techniques as applied to pipeline and facility design.

Must possess self-motivation and initiative to recognize, analyze and recommend alternative solutions to problems and issues.

High level of proficiency with MS software, especially Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio

Knowledge and proficiency with steady-state, transient and online pipeline simulation software.

Effective analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.

Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.

Available for occasional after hours support of operations.