The Integrity Engineer reports to the Manager of Asset Integrity and will provide Subject Matter Expertise for integrity engineering services. Responsible for maintaining pipeline integrity and safety as well as complying with federally mandated regulations for all hazardous liquid pipelines. This will primarily be accomplished through interaction with Operations, Engineering and other Stakeholders in implementing the hazardous liquid Integrity Management Program. Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Support the Company’s Integrity Management Plan (IMP) including but not limited to areas such as projects related to IMP assessments (hydrotesting and ILI), data integration, Risk Assessment, Preventative and Mitigative Measures, Continual Evaluation and Assessment.
Execution of integrity assessments projects to include both inspection and remediation.
Create the plan of action in response to integrity assessment results.
Respond to field inquiries related to Pipeline Integrity.
Provide technical recommendations, support and guidance for any complex integrity issues.
Work with stakeholders to develop and maintain performance metrics for assigned assets.
Revise or create procedure and/or documentation necessary to bolster safe operation of the pipeline.
Review IMP Procedures annually to improve program effectiveness.
Participate/develop annual integrity assessment budget for future budget cycles.
Work collaboratively with related departments to manage and develop general data collection, data integration procedures, and best practices.
Participate in Risk and Integrity Management Program (IMP) related PHMSA / DOT regulatory audits.
Oversees inline inspection vendor management including inspection results, feedback, and tool performance evaluation.
Works with Procurement to secure and maintain vendor contracts.
Deal with a wide variety of people with tact, courtesy and professionalism.
Will work non-traditional hours as needed.
Maintain a high regard for personal safety, for the safety of company assets and employees, and the general public.
Other daily, weekly, monthly or special project duties as identified and defined.
Other work tasks as needed.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Engineering with concentration in Mechanical, Chemical, or Petroleum discipline.
A minimum of five (5) years of direct work experience in Risk Engineering, Pipeline Integrity, DOT Compliance or ILI Operations may be considered as a substitute for a degree.
Significant experience with Pipeline Safety Regulations (49 CFR 195.452 and associated federal code), ASME B31.8S, B31G, RSTRENG Effective area, pipeline databases, and risk management programs.
Significant working knowledge of hazardous liquids operations and ILI operation.
Significant experience participating in regulatory audits and responding to their associated findings.
Demonstrated agility and expertise when leading initiatives.
Familiarity with metallurgical evaluation procedures.
Proficient with Company O&M’s and implementing Integrity Management Plans.
Intermediate proficiency level in MS office applications that may include but are not limited to Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Certifications, Licenses, & Registrations:
Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a driving record satisfactory to the company and their insurers (for travel).
Competencies, Skills, & Abilities:
Proficiency in basic engineering skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills paired with the ability to develop creative and efficient solutions.
Working knowledge of project management methods and practices.
Must be able to perform all essential and marginal functions of the job.
Must be able to work with a team, take direction from management, adhere to required work schedule, focus attention on details, and follow work rules.
Ability to successfully perform multiple tasks with strict deadlines.
Ability to organize, plan, document, complete, and prioritize daily work.
Demonstrate ability to manage IMP projects regarding developing work scopes, schedules, and budget.
Job level commensurate with experience and skill sets; position will be filled depending on qualifications, experience and skill set of the successful candidate.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Normal office working conditions.
Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time due to prolonged periods of sitting or standing.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Overnight travel up to 25% may be required
Occasional visits to field sites to include walking to and amidst work and/or construction sites, climbing in and out of trenches/bellholes, and working around heavy equipment.
Field visits may include extreme temperature conditions (hot, cold, rainy, etc..), loud machinery, and require appropriate personal protective equipment.
Required to carry a cell phone and be available to respond during working and non-working hours.
Required to clear a drug screen and a background check, including credit report for certain positions, after an offer has been extended and prior to being employed.
Required to clear random drug screening.
Other Duties Note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. This role requires the ability to regularly drive/ride in vehicles over rough roads and to wear protective clothing and install/don safety equipment. About ARB Midstream: ARB Midstream is an independent, growth-oriented company, providing complete midstream and marketing solutions for crude oil, LPGs and refined products. ARB leverages the unique knowledge and depth of experience of its personnel to develop midstream assets that resolve infrastructure bottlenecks in the most profitable North American oil plays.