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Kinder Morgan

Corrosion Supervisor - Military veterans preferred

Kinder Morgan - Enfield, CT


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\t\t\t\t\tPrimary purpose:
Administer corrosion control program for assigned division; accountable for related activities including design, installation, operation and maintenance of all corrosion control facilities for maximum efficiency, compliance and safety.\u00a0 Ensure compliance with policies and procedures mandated by state and federal pipeline safety regulations. Ensure company corrosion records are kept and maintained according to PHMSA requirements, Company standards and department guidelines.
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Essential duties and responsibilities:

Supervise division corrosion control program in order to achieve goals within budgeted funds and available personnel; plan projects and designate accountability for assignments, review progress, direct change in priority and schedule as needed to assure work is completed in an efficient and timely manner. Participate in the selection/progression of staff, salary change consideration and disciplinary matters.
Conduct performance evaluations and provide training and motivation to make full use of individual capabilities and to meet changing system demands. Orient new employees as to procedures, policies, location and operation of equipment or assign such orientation and familiarization to appropriate personnel.\u00a0 Coordinate annual refresher, safety and emergency response training.
Develop and administer capital and maintenance budgets based on staffing and resource requirements, cost estimates, objectives and goals.
Monitor and document expenditures assuring compliance with approved budget and staffing levels.
Design corrosion monitoring and cathodic protection systems through complex activities including specifications, calculations and graphic and statistical analysis, power assessment and evaluation of survey data, confer with departments responsible for contracts, environmental compliance and right-of-way procurement.
Prepare or assign preparation of contract drawings/sketches, specifications and bid invitations when outside contractors are to be used.
Plan, coordinate, and direct jobs, determine priority of corrosion control projects and installation of protective measures.\u00a0
Consult Technical Manager on major projects, budget proposals, and priorities.
Establish and maintain a professional relationship with local, regional, and national NACE (National Association of Corrosion Engineers) organizations.
Represent Company at regional inter-company corrosion coordinating committees.
Delegate and review Company's notification to various agencies, companies, and committees of corrosion protection systems.
Maintain required records, including assembly, compilation and review of reports. Enter computer data and generate reports.
Review as-built drawings and annual survey data.\u00a0 Assist technicians as needed with the analysis of field test data from annual and interim surveys and determination of best corrective action.
Investigate corrosion problems in the field through survey work and/or research and may coordinate some activities with other companies and/or vendors when necessary.
Resolve cathodic protection and interference problems including measures to be taken, as well as any system adjustments. Implement corrective action through corrosion and maintenance personnel or oversees work of outside contractor.
Coordinate and direct Corrosion Technicians and contracted services.
Maintain and demonstrate a high regard for personal safety, for the safety of company assets, employees, and the general public. Lead by example, drive Kinder Morgan safety culture throughout the organization.

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Position Requirements
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Minimum requirements:
Education:Bachelor degree or higher in Engineering, Science, or related field from an accredited school or relevant professional experience that has developed equivalent engineering, project management and/or corrosion skills.\u00a0Experience / Specific Knowledge:
NACE International CP Specialist certification OR the ability to attain certification within 28 months of acceptance of position.
Knowledge of pipeline operations, project management, risk management concepts, engineering principals, and DOT Part 192 regulations
Basic principle of statistics and cost/benefit analysis.
Design, construction, and troubleshooting of corrosion monitoring and cathodic protection systems.
Standard Practice, procedures, tools, materials, and equipment used in cathodic protection of \u00a0natural gas pipelines.
Corrosion instrumentation; data collectors, current mappers and GPS programs.
Design, implementation and remediation of AC mitigation systems and DC transit systems.
Occupational hazards and required safety precaution related assigned duties.
Pipeline operations and location.
Utility operations and right-of-way.

Protective coating used on natural gas pipelines.
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Certification, licenses, registrations:

A satisfactory driving record as determined by the Company and a current, valid State driver's license are required.

Compliance with any necessary professional license or certification stipulated by local, state or federal agencies or the Company, now or in the future.
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Competencies, skills, and abilities:

Proficient in computer applications, including Microsoft Excel, Word, Project, Outlook and MAXIMO.
Well-balanced interpersonal skills and strong verbal and written communications skills.
Accountable to and take direction from Managers; keep required work schedules, which include regular and predictable job attendance; focus attention on details; follow work rules.
Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks.
Problem solver with the ability to find resolutions and seek sound business decisions.
Self-motivated and capable of working with minimal supervision and/or direction.
Flexible and able to work effectively in a team environment and consistently maintain a professional and respectful demeanor/attitude with co-workers, clients, vendors, and regulatory agencies.
Possess a strong mechanical aptitude.
Manage; train and lead subordinates to ensure department goals and objectives are accomplished in a timely and successful manner.
Exercise skill monitor, maintain, and repair of cathodic protection facilities.
Plan, organize, and oversee assigned work programs.
Analyze and evaluate operations; develop and implement corrective action to resolve problems.
Provide corrosion control training to operations supervisors and field personnel, mentor and/or verify Company Operator Qualification program.
Field project management support of pipeline integrity projects, direct assessment and special permit locations.

Develop personnel; plan, train, test and motivate your direct reports to progress through Kinder Morgan Corrosion Specialist level IV competencies.\u00a0
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Physical demands:

Employee must be physically capable of completing and satisfying all training requirements as stipulated by local, state or federal agencies and/or Company Policy.
Work outside in varying and sometimes extreme weather situations.
Walk to and amidst work and/or construction sites, climb in and out of trenches, working around heavy equipment, negotiate rough terrain with areas of loose rock and work within confined spaces.
Sense of sight, hearing, and smell to aid in the identification of systems and equipment malfunction.
Distinguish basic colors. Operate a 4WD vehicle for off road driving
Perform physical labor in a variety of extreme climactic conditions, including walking, bending, stooping, and lifting.

Work in office environment; approximately 80% of time.
Working Conditions:

Position subject to 24-hour call-out, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
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.
Survey work frequently involves getting dirty, sweaty, dusty, and hot, especially during summer months.
Travel to remote areas within a particular region may involve extended periods of driving, both on and off road and could involve exposure to electrical shock, very difficult terrain, traffic hazards, snakes, spiders and other crawling and flying insects, cuts, bruises, etc.
Schedule and monitor own work.
Extensive travel may be required including overnight stays for several days.

Extended periods of sitting may be required for administrative activities.
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Supervisory responsibility:

Yes
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Preferred education, experience, certifications, competencies, skills, and abilities:
Above the minimum requirement; not required but advantageous in this position:

Demonstrated leadership and management skills and prior supervisory experience.
NACE International \Corrosion Technician\ certification desirable.
Basic knowledge of cathodic protection.
Knowledge of piping, valves and pressures.

Knowledge of pipeline operations.
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The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed.\u00a0 This position may perform other duties as assigned.
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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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Corrosion Supervisor - Military veterans preferred Kinder Morgan - Enfield, CT, United States

   

Location: Enfield, CT

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).