E&C Technician
Tallgrass Energy Partners, LP - Middletown, OH

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PRIMARY PURPOSE:
  • Implements and maintains electrical power circuits and equipment, control and automation systems, electronic and pneumatic equipment used in pipeline, compressor stations, terminals, pump stations, plant operations and measurement facilities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Responsible for all activities related to electrical and control integrity which includes:
  • Design, install, inspect, maintain, operate, troubleshoot, repair, calibrate, and adjust various pneumatic, hydraulic, electric, electronic, and Programmable Logic (PLC) control systems.
  • Perform preventative maintenance checks on pumps, compressors, drivers, and auxiliary equipment.
  • Perform Inspection and Maintenance (I & M) checks on all control systems.
  • Maintain electrical switch gear and power distribution.
  • Perform advanced engine/compressor/pump analytical testing. Lead efforts to develop and implement changes as a result of the analytical testing.
  • Evaluation/development/implementation/maintenance of facility grounding systems.
  • Install, analyze and repair security/intrusion systems.
  • Responsible for the general upkeep and maintenance of all facilities and equipment as needed.
  • Perform all work in compliance with Company standards, procedures, and regulatory and tariff requirements.
  • Identify, report and correct safety and environmental concerns.
  • Complete appropriate documentation and paperwork.
  • Oversee the construction, maintenance and/or work activities performed by 3rd parties.
  • Demonstrate performance toward operational excellence.
  • Mentor fellow employees when the opportunity presents itself.
  • Other duties as assigned.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
EDUCATION:
  • Associate degree in a technical field, or equivalent skills and experience.
EXPERIENCE / SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE:
  • Understand and operate all electronic test instruments
  • Good record of safe work practices.
  • Working knowledge and experience preparing drawings of electrical circuits
  • Working knowledge and experience reading and interpreting electrical and mechanical blueprints and diagrams
  • Working knowledge and experience applying and interpreting results from common electrical measurement instruments (voltmeter, ammeter, ohmmeter, oscilloscope, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of National Electric Codes
  • Ability to estimate installation, operating and maintenance expenses associated with electrical and control systems.
  • Ability to complete work assignments with minimal supervision in an acceptable time frame.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and driving record satisfactory to the Company and its insurers.
  • May be required to achieve and maintain certifications as required to perform job duties
COMPETENCIES, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  • Basic computer skills (knowledge of MS Office, various operation systems and other company software).
  • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals).
  • Good verbal and written communications skills.
  • Must be able to work with a team, take direction from supervisor(s), adhere to required work schedules, focus attention on details and follow work rules.
  • Ability to complete work assignments with minimal supervision in an acceptable time frame.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Customer focused.
  • Ability to mentor fellow employees when the opportunity presents itself.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
  • Physical ability to lift as much as 50lbs, bend/stoop, kneel and climb stairs/ladders.
  • Ability to use hand tools and equipment, repetitive hand use such as simple grasp and twisting motion included.
WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions.
  • Respond to/address callouts and emergencies outside of regular business hours.
  • May be required to carry a company-provided cell phone/pager, and be available to respond during working and non-working hours.
  • Travel as needed.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:
  • None
PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS, COMPETENCIES, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

Above the minimum requirements; not required but advantageous in this position:

  • Journeyman or Masters electrical license
  • Work experience in natural gas industry instrumentation, electronics, and control systems
  • Understanding of process controls and gas processing fundamentals
  • Knowledge and experience in safe handling practices of flammable gases, liquids and high pressure systems
  • Knowledge and experience with high pressure gas, processing equipment, pumps and reciprocating or gas turbine engines and compressors
  • Knowledge of company policies and practices, and regulatory and tariff requirements
OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This position may perform other duties as assigned

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