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Kinder Morgan

Area Manager - Chico/Rocklin - Military veterans preferred

Kinder Morgan - Chico, CA


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\t\t\t\t\tThe Area Manager has overall responsibility for the daily operations of a product pipeline terminal and pump station facilities, including all operational activities, performance management of staff, safety, quality control, budgeting, compliance and regulatory matters. The Area Manager is also responsible for Company facilities/assets (pipelines, booster stations, remediation sites, etc.) within his/her geographic area, as well as oversight for the Right of Way (ROW) in that area. This position will manage Operators, Maintenance Technicians and Line Riders. Essential duties and responsibilities:The Area Manager is responsible for effective and efficient oversight and day-to-day management of their Terminal(s) and/or Pump Station(s). This includes, but is not limited to;\u2022Staying within and managing budget; providing detailed explanations for any budget variance requests and/or overrides.\u2022Acting as a liaison between terminal activities and customers in order to maintain efficient delivery and resolve any difficulties relating to scheduling, overages, shortages, and quality control issues.\u2022Supervising functions related to outside contractors operating on company property or in company areas in order to protect company interests.\u2022Effectively coordinating all requirements affecting commercial products at applicable assignment locations, including quality control issues, additives, notification procedures, sampling, meter calibration, coordination of witnesses when required, overages, shortages, and service interruptions. \u2022Developing short and long-range plans, goals and objectives for terminal operations.\u2022Supervising staff, which may include any or all of the following: Assistant Area Manager, Operators, Technician(s), Scheduler, Line Rider(s), and other personnel as assigned. Key responsibility is to maximize performance of staff.\u2022Planning and organizing workloads and staff assignments, establishing performance goals, reviewing progress, advocating for employee development and coaching performance, directing changes in priorities and schedules as needed to assure work is completed in an efficient and timely manner. \u2022Initiating and recommending selection/promotion of staff, salary change considerations, and disciplinary matters.\u2022Conducting performance evaluations; promptly and appropriately addressing poor performance and/or inappropriate behaviors of employees by working with/consulting management team and Human Resources.\u2022Overseeing and monitoring new hire training to ensure each employee is fully trained and understands their job responsibilities.\u2022Assisting in the planning and execution of capital projects in the area.\u2022Responding to emergencies 24/7 and other upsets, which may require working nights and/or weekends.\u2022Maintaining company assets in good working order in order to maximize up-time.\u2022Remaining current on developments in the field.\u2022Coordinating department services with other departments, governmental agencies, and customers.\u2022Coordinating with Products Movement regarding product delivery schedules, rearrangement of batch sequencing, equipment shutdowns, scraper runs, pipeline work, shipper needs, and any other variables affecting pipeline operations in order to minimize down time and throughput loss. \u2022Managing projects within assigned area of responsibility.\u2022Ensuring compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal regulations affecting pipeline and/or terminal operations.\u2022Reviewing contracts pertaining to work around Company pipelines to ensure Company property is protected. Includes screening and reviewing leases, foreign crossing permits, highway expansion, or any ROW intrusion. \u2022Coordinating pipeline relocation and other activities with Engineering and Orange Control Center, cities, landowners, utility companies, etc. Requesting and directing the activities of company construction inspectors. \u2022Coordinating company response relating to actions of outside contractors which includes site inspection, preparation of as-built drawings, and confirmation of scope of work to be completed.\u2022Routinely inspecting facilities to ensure compliance with maintenance, housekeeping, environmental and safety requirements, including appropriate handling of hazardous waste.\u2022Consistently maintaining and demonstrating a high regard for personal safety, for the safety of company assets and employees, and the general public. \u2022In all decisions/actions, utilizing sound judgment by making decisions and/or taking action based on logical assumptions derived from factual information gathered; seeking out information from established policies and procedures and/or knowledge experts; seeking input from others.
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Position Requirements
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\t\t\t\t\tEducation:\u2022 High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor\u2019s degree preferred.Experience / Specific Knowledge:\u2022 A minimum of 10 years, well-rounded work experience with at least five years in pipeline operations or related industries.\u2022 Proven leadership skills, either as a supervisor or in a \u2018lead\u2019 capacity where there was general oversight of personnel and a requirement to provide work direction, training and/or oversight of work activities.\u00a0Certification, licenses, registrations:\u00a0\u2022 A satisfactory driving record as determined by the Company and a current, valid State driver's license are required.\u2022 If the employee is subject to license or certification requirements or training as stipulated by local, state or federal agencies or the Company, now or in the future, compliance is required under this job description.Competencies, skills, and abilities:\u2022 As a manager, leadership skills are essential. Must be able to utilize appropriate interpersonal styles and methods in guiding individuals/department (subordinates, peers, superiors) or groups toward task accomplishment. Must consistently adhere to Kinder Morgan\u2019s policies and procedures and be a positive example for others by demonstrating the Company\u2019s core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people.\u2022 Proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint and Outlook, as well as the ability to learn and effectively utilize other software applications used within the Company. \u2022 A sound background in mathematics is important, in order to perform calculations and conversion work, as well as an ability to read mechanical/electrical/civil drawings. \u2022 Well-balanced interpersonal skills. Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management, employees, customers, vendors, and outside regulatory agencies at the local, state and federal level; must be able to clearly and effectively communicate both orally and in writing, using good grammatical form, both in general correspondence as well as on technical issues.\u2022 Ability to supervise a diverse workforce. \u2022 Must be accountable and take direction from management; keep required work schedules, which include regular and predictable job attendance; focus attention on details; follow work rules.\u00a0\u2022 Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks are essential. Must be able to establish a course of action for self and others/department to accomplish specific goals; must plan and prioritize proper assignments of personnel and/or appropriate allocation of resources.\u2022 Must be analytical and a problem solver with the ability to identify problems and/or cause-effect relationships; identify key issues; secure relevant information from all appropriate sources; identify possible root causes of problems and develop and implement corrective actions for resolution of problems.\u2022 As the manager, must consistently maintain a professional and respectful demeanor/attitude and set an example for the department; work effectively with the team/work group, as well as with other departments and/or outside contractors/agencies/clients/vendors to accomplish organizational goals; take action that respect the needs and contributions of others; take responsibility for actively participating and contributing to team efforts; support a team consensus or decision; acts as team facilitator when appropriate. \u2022 Must be self-motivated and capable of working with minimal supervision and/or direction. Actively attempts to influence events to achieve goals; does not wait to be told, but is a self-starter who takes action to achieve goals beyond what is required.\u2022 Consistently utilizes sound judgment by making decisions and/or taking action based on logical assumptions derived from factual information gatheredPhysical demands:\u2022 Employee must be physically capable of completing and satisfying all training requirements as stipulated by local, state or federal agencies and/or Company Policy.\u2022 Exposure to smells and fumes associated with refined petroleum products.\u2022 Work is performed outside in varying and sometimes extreme weather situations.\u2022 Field activities may include walking to and amidst work and/or construction sites, climbing in and out of trenches, climbing storage tanks, working around heavy equipment and working in confined spaces.Working Conditions:\u2022 Must carry a cell phone and be able and willing to respond at any hour of the day or night to all after hours and/or weekend issues, including emergency situations. This includes being in possession of required equipment and tools, designated forms, policies, regulations, and manual. \u2022 Position subject to 24-hour call-out, including nights, weekends, and holidays. \u2022 Climatic conditions are determined by location assignment and may include severe seasonal changes including both winter conditions with frequent snow or extreme summer heat and sun, depending upon geographic location.\u2022 Extensive travel may be required including overnight stays for several days.\u2022 Extended periods of sitting may be required for administrative activities. Supervisory responsibility:\u2022 Yes\u00a0Preferred education, experience, certifications, competencies, skills, and abilities:Above the minimum requirement; not required but advantageous in this position: \u2022 Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or Business Management or equivalent professional experience preferred. \u2022 Pipeline operations experience, including specific working experience with products movement, mechanical maintenance, personnel management, legal, and/or environmental requirements affecting terminal activities is highly desirable.\u2022 Experience as a supervisor, with a proven track record of effective leadership skills, is a plus.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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5 days 19 hours ago

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Area Manager - Chico/Rocklin - Military veterans preferred Kinder Morgan - Chico, CA, United States

   

Location: Chico, CA

Company Profile:
Kinder Morgan is the largest midstream and the fourth largest energy company (based on combined enterprise value) in North America. We own an interest in or operate approximately 80,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. Our publicly traded companies include Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE: KMI), Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. (NYSE: KMP), Kinder Morgan Management, LLC (NYSE: KMR) and El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. (NYSE: EPB).