Technician, Pipeline (Bossier City)

at Enterprise Products Company
Location Bossier City, Louisiana
Date Posted July 12, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Not Specified


Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is one of the largest publicly traded partnerships and a leading North American provider of midstream energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals. Our services include: natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transportation and storage; NGL transportation, fractionation, storage and import and export terminals; crude oil gathering, transportation, storage and terminals; petrochemical and refined products transportation, storage and terminals; and a marine transportation business that operates primarily on the United States inland and Intracoastal Waterway systems. The partnership's assets include approximately 50,000 miles of pipelines; 260 million barrels of storage capacity for NGLs, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals; and 14 billion cubic feet of natural gas storage capacity.

The Pipeline Technician maintains and operates pipeline assets including, but not limited to, valve manifolds, pig launchers and receivers, control and pump stations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* This position will be responsible for operation and maintenance of a pipeline area around Bossier, City, LA.
* Candidates MUST be located in the Bossier City, LA area and able to respond to the region within 60 minutes.

* Strong I&E still preferred.
* Maintenance and operation of custody transfer measurement facilities and perform product quality control tests.
* Locate pipelines as needed and oversee excavations and line crossings.

* Launch and receive cleaning pigs and assist with the launch and receiving of smart pigs.

* Install pipeline markers and do routine inspections on ROW.

* Attend and participate in damage prevention meetings.

* Interface with various landowners including private, state, and federal agencies.
* Knowledgeable of environmental regulations and Company policies.
* Meet requirements of Company Operator Qualification Program, perform identified covered tasks and remain compliant.
* Attend training programs on a continuing basis; including computer based training.
* Attend all safety meetings and safety training courses as required by Company and regulatory agencies.

The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:

* MUST live or relocate to within 1 hour of Bossier City.
* A minimum of a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required.
* VoTech certificate or Associate's degree in Electrical/Electronics, Oil & Gas technical field or related work experience is preferred.

* Knowledge of the general design and operation of a liquid or gas pipeline is required.

* A valid driver's license with acceptable driving record is required.
* A minimum of 2 years experience in the operation, maintenance, and/or construction of a hazardous liquid or gas pipeline facility, or a similar facility/system is preferred.

* Experience and knowledge of industry related maintenance and repair standards is preferred.
* Knowledge of centrifugal pumps, regulators, MOVs, electronic controls and medium electrical voltage with an understanding of NGL or gas pipelines is preferred.

* The ability to perform basic mathematical calculations, such as, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical solutions is required.

* Basic computer skills such as: opening, creating and updating content in MS Word documents and Excel spreadsheets is required.

* Ability to assume responsibility, be flexible, perform duties and handle multiple tasks under potentially stressful and/or hazardous conditions.

* The ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with other individuals, teams, customers, and stakeholders of the business, at various levels of the organization, in a business like and professional manner is required.

* The ability to modify communication style in order to influence, persuade, negotiate, and engage all parties according to the audience and circumstance is required.

* Takes initiative and is proactive in addressing issues. Quickly and efficiently completes tasks.

* The ability to demonstrate conscientiousness, dependability and commitment to the role, team and company.

* Works indoors and outdoors in and around industrial and electrical equipment.

* Works in temperature extremes due to weather conditions and operating equipment.

* Uses physical force to lift, push, pull and hold equipment and tools.

* Climbs and works at various heights and may work in a standing, sitting, lying down, crouched or kneeling position.

* Routinely reacts to visual, aural and other signals, including alarms and instructions, and is required to visually inspect work.

* May work in confined spaces (i.e., tanks, between compressors, vessels).

* Must be able to regularly bend, stoop, move from ground level to higher levels, raise/lift from ground level and lift up to 50 lbs., manually transport a load up to 75 lbs., apply up to 100 foot lbs. of torque.

* Must have ability to get in and out of vehicles regularly and ride over rough roads.

* Must wear special safety equipment while working and must be able to lift and put on emergency breathing apparatus and/or protective equipment.

* The ability to take call-outs and work overtime is required.