Technician, Pipeline (Hobbs, NM) Job
Enterprise Products 78 reviews - Seminole, TX

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Technician, Pipeline (Hobbs, NM)-0003H1


The Pipeline Technician maintains and operates pipeline assets including, but not limited to, valve manifolds, pig launchers & receivers, compressor stations, dehydration units, amine process plants, and control & pump stations. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Maintenance and operation of custody transfer measurement facilities and perform product quality control tests.

Locate pipelines as needed and oversee excavations and line crossings.

Launch and receive cleaning pigs and assist with the launch and receiving of smart pigs.

Install pipeline markers and do routine inspections on ROW.

Maintain and operate corrosion control equipment.

Attend and participate in damage prevention meetings.

Interface with various landowners including private, state, and federal agencies.

Knowledgeable of environmental regulations and Company policies.

Meet requirements of Company Operator Qualification Program, perform identified covered tasks and remain compliant.

Attend training programs on a continuing basis; including computer based training.

Attend all safety meetings and safety training courses as required by Company and regulatory agencies.


The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:

A minimum of a high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required.

VoTech certificate or Associate's degree in Electrical/Electronics, Oil & Gas technical field or related work experience is preferred.

Knowledge of the general design and operation of a liquid or gas pipeline is required.

A valid driver's license with acceptable driving record is required.

A minimum of 2 years experience in the operation, maintenance, and/or construction of a hazardous liquid or gas pipeline facility, or a similar facility/system is preferred.

Experience and knowledge of industry related maintenance and repair standards is preferred.

Knowledge of turbine engines, centrifugal pumps, regulators, MOV's, electronic controls and medium electrical voltage with an understanding of NGL or gas pipelines is preferred.

The ability to perform basic mathematical calculations, such as, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical solutions is required.

Basic computer skills such as: opening, creating and updating content in MS Word documents and Excel spreadsheets is required.

Ability to assume responsibility, be flexible, perform duties and handle multiple tasks under potentially stressful and/or hazardous conditions.

The ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with other individuals, teams, customers, and stakeholders of the business, at various levels of the organization, in a business like and professional manner is required.

The ability to modify communication style in order to influence, persuade, negotiate, and engage all parties according to the audience and circumstance is required.

Takes initiative and is proactive in addressing issues. Quickly and efficiently completes tasks.

The ability to demonstrate conscientiousness, dependability and commitment to the role, team and company.

The ability to work in a fast paced environment with less definition, policy, and bureaucracy.

Works indoors and outdoors in and around industrial and electrical equipment.

Works in temperature extremes due to weather conditions and operating equipment.

Uses physical force to lift, push, pull and hold equipment and tools.

Climbs and works at various heights and may work in a standing, sitting, lying down, crouched or kneeling position.

Routinely reacts to visual, aural and other signals, including alarms and instructions, and is required to visually inspect work.

May work in confined spaces (i.e. tanks, between compressors, vessels).

Must be able to regularly bend, stoop, move from ground level to higher levels, raise/lift from ground level and lift up to 50 lbs., manually transport a load up to 75 lbs., apply up to 100 foot pounds of torque.

Must have ability to get in and out of vehicles regularly and ride over rough roads.

Must wear special safety equipment while working and must be able to lift and put on emergency breathing apparatus and/or protective equipment.

The ability to take call-outs and work overtime is required.

Must live or relocate to within 1 hour of reporting location.

Primary Location: USA-Texas-Seminole
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Unposting Date
: Ongoing
Organization: Operations
Job: Pipeline Operations
Job Level: Individual Contributor

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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...