Pipeline and Terminal Operations
1910002024 Requisition #
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The Operations Manager will be responsible for the supervision and direction of employees within a geographic area that will include, but not limited to Gas Compressor Stations, Pumps Stations, Dehydration Stations, approximately 1020 miles of Intrastate pipeline, approximately 50 miles of NGL pipeline, and approximately 230 miles of gathering pipelines in North LA.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

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:

  • The Operations Manager will manage 25-30 employees

  • Will review and manage O&M and capital budgets

  • Assists the Area Director in establishing goals and objectives for Area gas volume deliveries, operations and maintenance standards, staffing levels, job performance, and facility changes.  Will develop action plans to meet Area, Division and Department goals.

  • Implements Area safety program to provide information and training to our employees for performing their job functions; to inform the general public on the potential dangers of a natural gas pipeline and associated facilities through public awareness programs; to conduct monthly safety meetings; and to assist the area safety committee resolve safety problems.

  • Maintains the Area “emergency plan” and conducts training and simulated emergencies to ensure proper response to any pipeline failure.  Incumbent, with Director, subordinates, safety committee, and/or Division Technical Staff, investigates accidents for cause and prevention.

  • Communicates company policies and procedures to employees.  Trains employees to perform activities consistent with the stated policies and procedures.

  • Maintains good public relations with landowners, producers, other pipelines, utilities and the general public.  Works to maintain a good corporate image and minimize damages relating to construction or maintenance work.  Receives inquiries from the public concerning our facilities and responds quickly to ensure safety to our employees and facilities and the general public

  • Functions with minimal direction from Director ensuring objectives are met and that activities are consistent with approved work plans and budgets. 

  • Works with other Area supervision to provide 24 hour response to the problems.  Works directly with other Area Managers, Division Engineers and Technicians, Construction Engineering and the Human Resource Department, to resolve construction, operations, maintenance and employee 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 work experience
  • 8+ years of related experience
  • Knowledge of PHMSA 192, and 195 regulations. Familiarity with OSHA standards and requirements.
  • Must live within 45 minutes of reporting location

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. 

  • 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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