Controller, Trainee Liquid Pipeline (T38) Job
Enterprise Products - Houston, TX

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Controller, Trainee Liquid Pipeline (T38)-000471


The Liquid Pipeline Controller Trainee's responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Becoming actively engaged in the training program designed to build knowledge.
  • Ensuring the safe and efficient operation of our NGL and finished products pipeline systems.
  • Safety of the public and of Company personnel is a controller's primary concern when operating or monitoring a pipeline system.
  • Monitoring and controlling the movement of product using a SCADA system and by direct communication with field personnel, interconnecting pipelines, and other customers.
  • Analyzing changing conditions and alarms on the pipeline and making appropriate adjustments in operating parameters.
  • Implementing daily operational plans to provide safe and reliable operation of liquid pipelines within regulatory requirements.
  • Closely monitoring pipeline integrity using software, pressure, and volume indicators; and coordinating maintenance, construction, outages and repairs with field operations.
  • Monitoring Company owned and operated tank and cavern storage levels.
  • Making important decisions concerning startup and shutdown of mainline pumps to maximize system efficiency.
  • Preparing routine daily operating records, communicating current operating conditions to management, and maintaining a complete log of events
  • Monitoring quality parameters and notifying appropriate individuals when material is "off-spec."

The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:
  • Candidate must be technically oriented with the ability to visualize and analyze data. Some experience in a job demonstrating those skills is preferred.
  • Associates degree or broadly recognized equivalent of practical skills, education and on the job training is required.
  • Candidate must successfully pass the COBRA (Console Operator Basic Requirements Assessment) computerized aptitude test.
  • Controller experience is not required. However, a candidate must have sufficient life experiences to demonstrate the maturity and ability to learn and perform the functions of this job.
  • Must have knowledge and the ability to use Microsoft Office Products with emphasis on Excel spreadsheets.
  • Must have excellent writing and verbal communication skills and be able to interface with employees, customers, and suppliers in a professional manner; both in person and by telephone.
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Candidates must be able to work a rotating 12-hour shift schedule including weekends, nights, and holidays, as well as unscheduled overtime.
  • Must be able to differentiate colors on a computer monitor, since alarms and material flow diagrams often rely on color-coding schemes.
  • Must be able to effectively deal with co-workers, field employees, customers, and suppliers.
  • Must be able to sit or stand at the console for a 12-hour shift, or longer, with the exception of occasional breaks.
  • Must have sufficient mobility to evacuate the control center in an emergency and immediately transport self to an alternate control center in either Houston or San Antonio.

Primary Location: USA-Texas-Houston
Shift: Rotating
Travel: No

Unposting Date
: Ongoing
Organization: Operations
Job: Pipeline Operations
Job Level: Entry Level

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Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is the largest publicly traded partnership and a leading North American provider of energy services to...