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Energy Transfer Partners, LP

Pipeline Tech B (8178-323)

Energy Transfer Partners, LP - Orla, TX

Essential Functions:

Self-motivated individual with a high regard for integrity. Will be required to Operate and maintain compressors, One calls, pigging, line patrolling and work overtime. They will be required to be on call. Ensure LOTO procedures and all safety and O&M procedures. Have a good relationship with both internal and external customers. Promote a team environment.

Inspect, maintain and repair as needed all facilities as assigned, including but not limited to pipelines, compression, and measurement facilities.

Knowledge and experience with line location equipment and techniques.

Obtain OQ qualifications to mark underground facilities and process one call tickets in adherence to state laws, and company procedures.

Obtain other OQ tasks as needed.

Perform operation and maintenance activities on field compressor stations and natural gas pipelines: start, stop, load/unload-housekeeping, monitor and record pressures, temperatures, volumes, fluid levels, etc.

Troubleshoot compressor and pipeline systems

Participate in rotating on-call schedule

Patrol pipelines as needed – maintain pipeline markings

Basic map reading and Global Positioning System (GPS) skills

Ability to read and utilize drawings, schematics, alignment sheets and P&ID drawings.

Maintain a working knowledge of regulatory requirements (OSHA, DOT, EPA and state regulations) and document required regulatory activities.

Must plan, organize and prioritize assigned responsibilities.

Work independently as liaison between Energy Transfer Partners and outside entities i.e. landowners, emergency response agencies, contractors and other pipeline companies.

Manage all activities with a focus on safety and compliance.

Other duties as assigned

Essential Requirements:

Valid driver’s license

Good English language communication skills both verbal and written

Excellent computer skills

High school diploma or equivalent


Able to work unsupervised or with supervision

Pipeline or previous work experience

Knowledge of gas industry

Excellent team work skills

Good Communication and organizational skills.

Microsoft Office & Outlook

Lifting up to 50 lbs frequently.

Working extended hours required in emergencies, on projects, or outages.

Must be able to work in hot, cold, or inclement weather.

Subject to call out 24-7-365

Must be willing to live within an hour of reporting location near Orla, TX.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet

Job Location

Orla, Texas, United States

Position Type




10 days 6 hours ago

Energy Transfer Partners, LP

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Location: Orla, TX

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.