Sr Pipeline Technician ( Measurement )
Posted on: November 23, 2021
Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job
The Senior Pipeline Technician performs activities required to
successfully operate and maintain Northern Natural Gas compressor
stations and pipeline facilities. Pipeline Techs are multi-skilled
employees who perform highly technical work within a geographical
area on the largest interstate natural gas pipeline system in the
United States. Positions will specialize in one or more of the
following technical skills:
Controls - Install, maintain and troubleshoot programmable logic
controllers, human machine interfaces, motor control centers, and
medium and low voltage power distribution and pneumatic control
devices utilized in pipeline operations.
Measurement - Program, maintain, operate and troubleshoot gas
measurement equipment including gas meters, control valves, relief
valves, regulators and associated software, as well as monitoring
gas and quality control equipment.
Corrosion - Install, maintain and troubleshoot corrosion protection
equipment to ensure pipeline integrity. NACE CP1 Tester
certification is preferred.
Mechanical - Install, maintain, troubleshoot, overhaul and repair
rotating and reciprocating compression equipment.
Liquefied Natural Gas Operations - Ensure reliable operation and
maintenance of processes required to make liquefied natural
Underground Storage Operations - Ensure reliable operation and
maintenance of processes required to store and deliver natural gas
from underground reservoirs.
Compressor Station Operations - Ensure reliable operation of
compressor station equipment.
Pipeline - Perform pigging operations, damage prevention measures
and pipeline right of way maintenance.
Equipment Operation - Transport, inspect, maintain and operate
various mobile heavy equipment including backhoes, boom trucks,
semi-trucks, dump trucks, excavators, skid loaders, etc. Additional
endorsements for hazmat and liquefied natural gas transportation
Welding - Pipeline welders must be qualified in API 1104 and ASME
standards to weld on natural gas pipelines. Structural welders must
be qualified in AWS standards.
Environmental - Maintain environmental standards, environmental
activities and regulatory compliance for assigned locations.
Assist in performing scheduled preventative maintenance on
operational equipment at assigned facility. Recognizes abnormal
operating conditions. Supports emergency response.
Locate pipelines and oversee third-party excavation and line
crossings. Install and inspect pipeline markers.
Operate work equipment including but not limited to power tools,
hand tools, and specialized instruments used in pipeline
operations, maintenance, and repair of facilities.
Maintain and operate facilities in compliance with specifications,
codes, safety and environmental standards/records and company
Assist in maintaining records pursuant to required state, federal,
and company procedures.
Review work assignments with the team to ensure work is completed
with established safe work practices and reporting.
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