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Energy Transfer Partners, LP

Manager - Pipeline Operations

Energy Transfer Partners, LP - Watford City, ND

Energy Transfer Partners - We are one of the largest Master Limited Partnerships with one of the most diversified portfolios of energy assets in the United States, totaling more than 71,000 miles of natural gas, crude oil, natural gas liquids and refined products pipelines, traversing 36 states with associated terminalling, storage and fractionation facilities.
Energy Transfer Partners is currently seeking an Operations Manager for the Dakota Access, LLC. Pipeline (DAPL), which will ship crude oil from various origination facilities in North Dakota to Patoka, Illinois. This position is located in the main North Dakota office, in Watford City, North Dakota. Origination facilities include Stanley, Ramberg, Epping, Trenton, Watford City, and Johnson’s Corner, North Dakota.
This position is a leadership position located in North Dakota.

Responsible for the overall safe and efficient operation and maintenance of all pipeline systems within North Dakota.
Directs the operation and maintenance of pipeline systems through management of North Dakota supervisors and supporting staff departments.
Monitors administration of company policy.
Evaluates employee performance and goal achievement.
Responsible for review of and implementation of North Dakota expense and capital budgets.
Provides guidance to resolve operational problems as required.
Works unified with shared service departments to maintain consistency with all areas of business and maximize benefits of all departments.
Supports capital projects through project commissioning activities.
Ensures compliance with federal, state and local regulations, and company policy.

Job Requirements

Minimum of B.S. degree or equivalent experience.
Broad and varied experience in maintenance and operations of pipelines.
Must be able to perform in a fast paced ever changing environment, and simultaneously manage numerous activities at once.
Sound technical, operational, administrative, and maintenance judgment and decision making skills are required.
Proven ability to manage large numbers of employees.
Minimum 5 years’ experience in previous leadership role.
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills required.

Preferred Experience

Familiar with regulatory guidelines of government agencies and with the Incident Command System concerning emergency response.
Previous experience as Incident Commander.
Experience staffing and hiring field teams.

Special Considerations        

During initial construction of DAPL, position will require significant travel for training purposes.
This position will be responsible for supporting the hiring and staffing process for the entire pipeline segment prior to commissioning.
Position subject to being on call 24 hours, 7 days per week.
Ability to respond to emergency situations as required. 
Long term, position is subject to travel throughout North Dakota.

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Energy Transfer Partners, LP


Manager - Pipeline Operations Energy Transfer Partners, LP - Watford City, ND, United States


Location: Watford City, ND

Company Profile:
Energy Transfer is a Texas-based company that began in 1995 as a small intrastate natural gas pipeline operator and is now one of the largest and most diversified investment grade master limited partnerships in the United States. Growing from roughly 200 miles of natural gas pipelines in 2002 to approximately 56,000 miles of natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), refined products, and crude oil pipelines today, the Energy Transfer family of partnerships remains dedicated to providing exceptional service to its customers and attractive returns to its investors.