Kinder Morgan - Guilderland Center, NY

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Position Description

Primary Purpose:
Perform and inspect pipeline and structural welding required for construction and maintenance of Company facilities including the installation, operation and maintenance of all gas and liquid pipeline related facilities. Level 1 is an entry level position with approximately six to twelve months of training/work experience in order progress to next level.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform welding operations on pipe, vessels, structural skids and other equipment.
  • Layout, cut, fit and otherwise prepares material for welding.
  • Perform hot taps and tie-in welds on various pipe sizes up to 42" O.D.
  • Perform hot cuts and hot tie-ins on existing piping.
  • Fabricate material from piping schematics and other drawings.
  • Work from blueprints, sketches or verbal instructions.
  • Responsible for the general upkeep and maintenance of all facilities and equipment as needed.
  • Identify report and correct safety and environmental concerns.
  • Complete appropriate documentation and paperwork
  • Perform all work in compliance with Company standards, procedures, and regulatory and tariff requirements.
  • Identify report and correct safety and environmental concerns.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned. To include working as a welder’s helper or performing Pipeline Operations Specialist tasks.
Position Requirements

Minimum Requirements:Education:
  • High school diploma or GED
Experience / Specific Knowledge:
  • Working knowledge and experience as a welder
  • Knowledge of basic properties of metals
Certifications, Licences:
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Qualified welder in conformance with API Standard 1104 – Welding of Pipelines and Related Facilities - 20th Edition 2007
  • Achieve and maintain all qualifications and progression requirements applicable to the job classification
  • May be required to achieve and maintain certifications as required to perform job duties (regulatory welding certifications)
Competencies, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals.
  • Job planning and organization
  • Experience reading and interpreting blueprints, sketches and other diagrams.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills.
  • Customer focus.
  • 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.
  • Mentor fellow employees when the opportunity presents itself.
  • Ability to speak and understand English.
  • Ability to work with others, take direction from supervisor(s), focus attention on details, and follow work rules.
Physical Demands:
Must be able to climb to and work from elevated platforms, ladders and walkways
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 pounds in awkward positions, and 50 pounds from floor to waist.
  • Must be able to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions, climb vertical access ladders and stairwells, carry up to 50 pounds and to see, hear, walk and speak effectively.
Working Conditions:
May be required to carry a company-provided cell phone/pager, and be available to respond during working and non-working hours.
  • Extensive travel required to locations throughout Kinder Morgan’s Pipeline system.
Preferred education, experience, certifications, competencies, skills, and abilities:
Above the minimum requirements; not required but advantageous in this position:

Job level commensurate with experience and skill set

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This position may perform other duties as assigned.

Kinder Morgan is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status. EOE/M/F/D/V

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