Measurement & Communication
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(This position could be filled in Pittsburg, PA, Reading, PA or Philadelphia, PA area)

  • Lead meter stations commissioning and start-up with regard to Measurement Department scope of work in a project including specific complex deliverables such as development of a detailed commissioning checklist and startup plan.
  • Support project commissioning team in both home office and field, coordinate final handover to field operation and provides assistance to operations for the startup and performance / communication testing of facilities.

  • Maintain expert level working knowledge and understanding of liquid measurement processes and industry practices: NGL / Y-Grade, Refined Product and Crude Oil.
  • Develops and maintains a liquid measurement oversight program to ensure that measurement of oil, refined products and NGL product is conducted in accordance with the established API and company measurement standards, as well as best industry practices.
  • Conduct measurement station audits of Energy Transfer and 3rd party facilities as well as audit technicians and operation personnel to ensure consistent approach to measurement policies, practices, data collection and reporting across the entire field of operation.
  •  When requested, represent Measurement Department during project scope to perform technical review of new pipeline projects and meter station designs / upgrades that include providing guidance on proper equipment placement and specifications in accordance with established industry practices and company standards.
  • Develop and revise the Measurement Standards and Measurement Best Practice procedures relative to liquid measurement to keep it current with latest industry practices and standards.
  • Receive, investigate, and make recommendations toward the resolution of customer volumetric discrepancy claims.
  • Conduct field and office training for measurement staff on liquid measurement subject matter and equipment.
  • Monitoring daily, weekly, monthly and yearly liquid pipeline gains and losses discrepancies to ensure meeting Measurement Department annual LAUF goals.
  •  Work with Measurement Analyst and Material Balance managers to provide technical assistance and troubleshooting where required.
  • Associates Degree or completion of a Certificate program in a related technical discipline from an accredited post-secondary school. Extensive liquid measurement related experience is a plus and may be considered in lieu of a degree. 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet

Required Skills:
  • Require at least 5 years of pipeline or facility measurement experience involving metering, flow computer, meter proving, tank gauging, inferred Mass Measurement and liquid sampling.
  • The position requires strong analytical and problem solving skills, attention to detail, knowledge of crude oil, refined products and NGL industry terminologies, the ability to handle multiple tasks and conflicting priorities, well developed communications skills and demonstrated effectiveness coordinating with other departments and external customers.
  • Good knowledge of API, ASTM and GPA Measurement standards and recommended practices, calculations and guidelines.
  • Must be flexible and able to work effectively in a team environment and consistently maintain a professional and respectful demeanor / attitude with management, co-workers, customers, vendors, and regulatory agencies.
  • Availability to travel throughout the region as required, in performing job duties.
  • Stay current with relevant API, ASTM and GPA liquid Measurement standards
  • Maintain a regular, dependable attendance and a consistently high level of performance
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Must possess basic math skills
  • Strong technical writing skills preferred.
  • Ability to read P&ID drawings as well as comprehend and apply information in operating and equipment manuals.
  • Experience with OMNI and/or Fisher ROC flow computer installation, troubleshooting and configuration is desired.
  • Good knowledge and experience of Gas Chromatograph and densitometry/pycnometer installation, troubleshooting, operation and maintenance.      Knowledge of liquid measurement devices, helical turbine, Smith PD, Coriolis and Ultrasonic flow meters; pressure/temperature measurement instrumentation; Cliff Mock, Jiskoot and YZ Samplers, pipe/ball provers, small volume provers and Flow-Cal data processing programs.
  • Skilled in use of common computer software such as Excel, MS Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of applicable EPA, DOT, RRC, OSHA, NEC, and API requirements and procedures.
  • Well-developed verbal and writing communications skills and demonstrated effectiveness coordinating with other departments and external customers.
  • Self-driven, highly organized, able to efficiently prioritize and execute tasks as assigned
  • Must be able to work outdoors in extreme weather and perform work in safe manner.
  • Ability to work on weekends and holidays if needed; frequent travel is required.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent driving record with no more than 2 moving violations in past 5 years and no more than one moving violation within preceding 24 months.
  • Consistently maintain and demonstrate a high regard for personal safety, for the safety of company assets, employees, and the general public.

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