Summary: The position is responsible for locating, marking and documenting various underground facilities, such as pipelines, electrical and automation cables, and any other underground facilities owned or operated by the Company.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
• Reports all unsafe and environmental issues to supervisor.
• Takes care of company vehicle and equipment.
• Seeks out new ways of doing things.
• Protect underground utilities from damage during projects involving excavations.
• Helps out in other areas of the business as needed.
• Maintains company vehicle appropriately.
• Use a locator to locate and mark all utilities required by the company, willing to witness all 3rd party crossings, document, update ticket status and file all required paperwork.
• Responsible for using and taking care of locating equipment and hand tools.
• Must be a self-starter and be able to perform work with little supervision.
• Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet required deadlines.
• Other duties as assigned.
Education and/or Experience:
• High School degree or equivalent.
• General knowledge of compressor stations, gathering system, and processing plant operations.
• Working knowledge of mechanical equipment.
• Knowledge and experience in safe handling practices of flammable gases, liquids, and high-pressure systems.
• Follows company policies, practices, and regulatory requirements.
• Needs to have Proficient computer skills
• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• Customer orientation.
• Ability to effectively present information in a one–on-one and small group situation to other employees of the company and outside contractors.
• Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals).
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
• Valid state operating license with acceptable driving record.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Uses physical force to lift, push, pull and hold equipment/tools.
• Climbs and works at various heights. 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.
• Regularly bends, stoops, moves from ground level to higher levels, raises/lifts from ground level a load up to 50 lbs., manually transports a load up to 75 lbs., and applies up to 150 foot pounds of torque.
• Regularly gets into and out of vehicles and rides over rough roads.
• Walks an average of 5 miles per day, up to 7 miles per day.
• Candidates may be subject to Department of Transportation (DOT) drug and alcohol testing requirements,
• Subject to overtime and call-outs. Working Conditions: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Works mostly outdoors, in and around mechanical, industrial and electrical equipment.
• Required to climb about equipment and work in confined areas (i.e. tanks, between compressors, vessels).
• May be subject to work in hazardous conditions including hydrocarbon vapor, adverse weather conditions, and extreme temperatures.
• Wears safety equipment as required
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.
Website : http://www.kindermorgan.com
Kinder Morgan is the largest midstream and the fourth largest energy company (based on combined enterprise value) in North America. We own an interest in or operate approximately 80,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. Our publicly traded companies include Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI), Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: KMP), Kinder Morgan Management, LLC (NYSE: KMR) and El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EPB).