Pipeline Operator

Martins Creek, PA 18013, USA Req #1695
Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Adelphia Gateway, a subsidiary of New Jersey Resources is seeking a Pipeline Operator to monitor and control the movement of natural gas through multiple segments of pipeline on a 24-hour basis from a centralized location in accordance with contractual requirements and consistent with system capabilities, operating characteristics and conditions.  Monitors pipeline and facility integrity, and system pressures to maximize efficiency, safety and quality and ensures timely and accurate delivery. Participates in the planning, scheduling and implementation of facility operations, shutdowns and start-ups pursuant to PHMSA Control Room Management (CRM) 49 CFR Part 192 Transportation of Natural Gas by Pipeline.

Major Responsibilities: 

Controls pumps and compressors remotely, analyzes changing conditions and alarms; adjusts to efficiently meet current and anticipated customer demands

Executes the daily operating plan to ensure daily scheduled receipts and deliveries are met within DOT and tariff standards, while optimizing compression and pump equipment usage and maintaining safe operations

Documents all relevant operational information daily during shifts

Communicates operating plan and briefing of system status as per shift change protocol guidelines; mitigates impact of planned and unplanned facility outages

Monitors flows, pressures and material qualities across the system and responds to SCADA system alarms, abnormal and emergency operating conditions; dispatches field personnel and takes necessary action to resolve condition

Monitors site security systems; documents and reports all alarms

Assists in managing imbalances with customers while delivering a high level of customer service in a non-discriminatory manner per FERC guidelines

Assists with the validation of SCADA, communications and electronic measurement systems utilizing various Control Room applications, methods and procedures

Manages and dispatches 811 One Call notifications; interfaces with schedulers, operations and third parties to maintain collaborative cross-functional relationships with office and field employees

Completes and maintains Operator Qualification training as required by Company, DOT and PHMSA regulations

Other duties including performing minor maintenance or inspections tasks as trained and assigned

Position Specifications: 

Associate's degree in a related discipline or high school diploma/G.E.D. plus equivalent work experience with any of the following: natural gas gathering, gas transmission, or other transmission pipeline experiences

Industrial Process Operator Program (IPOP) Certificate preferred

2 to 4 years of control board experience required

Control center experience in natural gas or liquids pipeline industry required, with a basic knowledge of pipeline operations, including station operations and pipeline hydraulics.

Familiarity with SCADA systems

Proficient in typical industry software, including Microsoft Office

Exceptional verbal and written communication skills a must, can effectively converse with other controllers, supervisors, schedulers, field operators and other industry contacts

Must be able to perform under stressful situations and maintain multiple system operations

Self-motivated individual with the ability to work independently with minimal oversight

Ability to effectively organize, prioritize and plan daily work, strong attention to detail, procedures and protocols

Ability to work well within a team and follow direction from supervisors 

Must be able to work a rotating shift schedule which includes holidays, weekends, night-shifts and overtime with minimal time away from the control console during shift

* The above job description is reflective of the primary duties of this position and in no way limits the supervisor from assigning any other duties, responsibilities or initiatives as deemed necessary.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

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  • Job Function Non-Exempt
  • Pay Type Salary
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