Technician, Pipeline (One Call – Baytown, TX)

at Enterprise Products Company
Location Baytown, Texas
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Permanent


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 (One Call) complies with all Federal and State regulations and Company policies and procedures to accurately locate and prevent damage to company pipelines. The incumbent also effectively uses maps, alignment sheets, and drawings to determine potentially affected company pipelines, contact excavators or landowners as necessary to review proposed excavation, uses an electronic locator to locate the pipeline(s), probe and stake pipeline(s), monitor excavations and complete crossing report(s) to prevent damage to company pipelines. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Obtaining minimum Operator Qualifications (OQs) and required classroom training within 3 months and be able to continuously maintain the qualifications/training.
Accurately locating and marking buried pipelines using electronic line locator and manual devices.
Enforcing the company's excavation, one-call, and damage prevention policies including exercising stop work obligation if unsafe conditions exist.
Resolving conflicts, questions or concerns related to excavations occurring near company assets that are within the one-call system.
Ensuring right-of- way signage meets company requirements.
Assisting with community Damage Prevention and Public Awareness meetings
Assisting with Aerial Patrol Programs and as requested by Operations.

The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:

High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required.
Advanced degree or technical training preferred.
Minimum 2-3 years operating experience in natural gas gathering and pipeline (gas and/or liquid) operations.
Strong mechanical aptitude.
Able to read maps, prints, drawings and technical manuals.
Able to prepare technical reports.
Possess basic computer skills and be proficient in MS Office applications.
Strong interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills.
Ability to interface effectively with customers, regulatory agencies, vendors, suppliers, company contacts and other pipeline operators.
Ability to prioritize and respond to multiple requests from several sources.
Ability to work with or without direct supervision and alone or as part of a team.
Proficiency with and ability to utilize and operate hand, pneumatic and hydraulic tools.
Must possess a valid driver's license.
Must live or relocate within 1 hour of reporting time

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