Crude Oil Pipeline Scheduler

Commercial/Business Development
1910002663 Requisition #
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Energy Transfer L.P. (NYSE: ET) is a master limited partnership that owns and operates one of the largest and most diversified portfolios of energy assets in the United States.  Strategically positioned in all of the major U.S. production basins, ET owns and operates a geographically diverse portfolio of complementary natural gas midstream, intrastate, and interstate transportation and storage assets; crude oil, natural gas liquids (NGL), and refined product transportation and terminalling assets; NGL fractionation; and various acquisition and marketing assets.  


The Crude Oil Pipeline Specialist position is responsible for managing the overall planning and scheduling activities on assigned Energy Transfer Crude Oil pipelines. Develop schedules for both origin and deliveries across systems, in accordance with customer demand, pipeline capacity, volume availability and other business opportunities. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Directly responsible for scheduling oil movements on various Energy Transfer Crude Oil Pipelines.
  • Accountable for issuing daily scheduling orders to the Control Center, Field Personnel, Terminal Operators and Customers in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Ensure that scheduling orders reflect close coordination of receipts, and inventories, which ensures ratability of deliveries to customers.
  • In charge of receiving, analyzing, and determining acceptance of shipper nominations by working closely with the Monthly Pipeline Scheduler.
  • Works closely with Shippers, Operation Coordinators, Pipeline Controllers, Engineers and Field Personnel to coordinate events in pipeline activity that affect the movement of product.
  • Communicate system capabilities and deficiencies each month to various groups
  • Provide analytical support when necessary to Business Development, and other departments on projects for continuous improvement and business growth.
  • Excellent communication, planning, and coordination skills are required in this position in order to effectively handle the coordination of shipper/customer requests; shipping and/or delivery windows; hydraulic & power considerations; line work and/or other maintenance issues.


    Education and/or Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The requirements for this position are listed below:


    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in crude oil and/or product pipeline movements.
    • 2 - 5 years of related experience
    •  Excellent communications skills (verbal and written), and good interpersonal skills.
    • Strong customer focus and excellent interpersonal skills required
    • Must be extremely flexible and able to adapt quickly to changes resulting from pipeline interruptions or refinery changes.
    • Strong analytical, organizational and time management skills required.
    • Proficiency using PC applications, specifically Excel
    • Ability to quickly learn proprietary systems.
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in product movements in the pipeline industry or related fields.
    • Industry experience is preferred; however, not required.
    • Must have strong customer focus, leadership skills, be team orientated with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

      Working Conditions:

      The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


      • Usually, normal office working conditions. Responsible for providing 24-hr on-call support for area of responsibility including weekends and holidays.
      • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time due to prolonged periods of sitting or standing.
      • Occasional overnight travel may be required.
      • Occasional visits to industrial/manufacturing settings, which may include exposure to various materials and chemicals, as well as extreme temperature conditions and loud machinery, and require appropriate personal protective equipment.

        Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet:

        DISCLAIMER: The above statements, which are subject to change, are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the assigned position.


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