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Operations Specialist - Military Veterans

at Kinder Morgan

Job ID: 26612

Operate and maintain pipelines, reciprocating engines & compressors, motors, cooling equipment, pumps, gas process equipment, pumps, valves, seals and other related equipment.
•Start, stop and operate engines, pumps, and process equipment within defined operating parameters as required.
•Diagnose and repair engines, compressors, pumps, seals, valves and related equipment.
•Install and service valves, pipe, pipeline appurtenances, and storage well equipment.
•Responsible for the general upkeep and maintenance of facilities and equipment including pipeline right of way, gathering and storage areas, including but not limited to excavating, repairing, coating and backfilling pipelines, concrete work, painting, weed control, etc.
•Maintain, adjust, make minor repairs and operate equipment such as tractor, fork truck, water pumps, air compressors, and vehicles.
•Represent the Company during contacts with landowners/tenants, public officials, and at local meetings.
•Perform governmental compliance activities. (DOT, EPA, etc.)
•Identify, report, and correct safety and environmental concerns.
•Actively participate in safety programs.
•Complete all applicable documentation and record keeping.
•Perform all work in compliance within Company standards and procedures.

Two years trade school, formal training/significant work experience, or Associates degree highly desirable
•Two year degree in field of Technical, Electronics or Diesel Mechanics preferred
•Knowledge/familiarity of compressor or pump station, terminal, and transmission pipeline systems operations.
•Basic mechanical skills in the repair of engines, compressors, pumps, etc.
•Must be available for response to required work conditions and emergency response after regular business hours. May be required to carry a company provided communication device. (cell phone, pager, or both )
•Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and a driving record satisfactory to the Company and its insurers.
•Basic computer skills. (MS Office, Outlook, Excel, and Word)
•Basic math skills. (Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, etc.)
•Good verbal and written communication skills. The ability to work from written and verbal instructions.
•Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.
•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, as well as, take on additional job responsibilities as needed
•Be able to withstand extreme weather conditions with the majority of work being outside.
•Ability to take initiative and work with co-workers to accomplish defined goals in a fast paced environment
•Ability to perform physical requirements of the position including but not limited to working in tight spaces; walking up and down stairs and ladders; negotiating uneven surfaces and carrying up to 50 pounds
•Maintain a regular and dependable attendance and a high level of performance.
•Achieve and maintain all Operator Qualification tasks as required to the job classification.
•Successful completion of drug screen and background check upon offer.

Hammond, IL

Kinder Morgan

Kinder Morgan is one of the largest energy infrastructure companies in North America. We own an interest in or operate approximately 82,000 miles of pipelines, 140 terminals, 700 billion cubic feet of working natural gas storage capacity and have renewable natural gas generation capacity of approximately 3.8 Bcf per year with an additional 3.1 Bcf in development. Our pipelines transport natural gas, refined petroleum products, crude oil, condensate, CO2, renewable fuels and other products, and our terminals store and handle various commodities including gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, chemicals, metals, petroleum coke and ethanol and other renewable fuels and feedstocks.

Our Vision

Delivering energy to improve lives and create a better world.

Our Mission

Kinder Morgan provides energy transportation and storage services in a safe, efficient and environmentally responsible manner for the benefit of people, communities and business.

Join Our Team

Kinder Morgan is seeking to hire veterans, transitioning service members, and Military spouses across the country who will help shape the present and future of North America's energy infrastructure.

The energy we transport helps power homes and businesses and fuels cars and airplanes from coast to coast - a feat that would not be possible without our extraordinary people. We have approximately 11,000 employees who power Kinder Morgan and we are looking to add even more innovative, passionate individuals to our team.

Explore our available positions today!

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