Portland Pipe Line Corporation (PPLC) operates regulated pipelines, pump stations, storage tank farms and marine terminal facilities throughout Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Quebec. Since 1941, PPLC has been committed to operating in a safe, secure and environmentally responsible manner in order to protect our employees, contractors, the public, and the environment. Safety and environmental protection are core values for PPLC. We strive to achieve operational excellence in all areas of safety, environmental performance, customer service, and community engagement.
The Integrity Engineer is responsible for developing, improving, maintaining, and implementing the Company’s overall Integrity Management Program (IMP) and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) associated with all above and below ground facility piping, aboveground storage tanks, and transmission pipelines utilizing proper risk assessment, data integration, anomaly evaluation, remediation programs, integrity program evaluation and identification of preventative and mitigative measures. This is a full-time salaried position. The successful candidate must be dependable and flexible.
- Schedule, plan and implement pipeline Inline Inspection integrity assessments as required
- Conduct piping integrity threat assessments, analysis, and management programs related to unpiggable piping.
- Initiate and lead interaction with appropriate subject matter experts and other stakeholders such as third party resources and vendors to analyze pressure cycling, perform materials testing, and communicate requirements for in-field evaluation.
- Conduct risk review meetings with stakeholders (management, engineering, etc.) and develop and integrate new risk modeling into integrity programs.
- Develop and manage risk model for specific assets including coordination of data collection, understanding the risk algorithms, reviewing and confirming results, and utilizing the risk output.
- Manage integrity inspection program including technical support to the field representatives for station and pipeline assessments, evaluation, and repair methods.
- Lead in the management of Company pipeline SOPs covering anomaly evaluations, pipe repairs, pressure reductions, coupling reinforcements, outside force evaluation, and surveillance.
- Ensure the continued regulatory compliance of integrity management processes with US and Canadian regulations, industry standards and best practices.
- Lead and assist during inspections and audits by PHMSA, CER or other regulatory bodies by acting as the subject matter expert on pipeline inspections, corrosion mitigation, data, records, and program execution.
- Assist in developing improvements to the company’s IMP including the written plan, procedures, best practices, and processes and ensuring compliance with expectations.
- Develop, Collect and provide facility and pipeline integrity related data for performance metrics, required annual reporting, and to help monitor key performance indicators for assigned assets.
- Manage the Cathodic Protection Program for pipeline assets in both the U.S. and Canada.
- Oversee Annual CP Surveys, Close Interval Potential Survey (CIPS), or additional electrical testing, including vendor management, quality review of results, reporting to management, and record keeping in accordance with US and Canada regulations.
- Maintain Corrosion Protection operating procedures in manual in compliance with US and Canada regulations.
- Manage Company waterway inspection and exposure mitigation program including threat assessments and project management for design, permitting and repair.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
- Understanding of pipeline integrity and issues that affect pipeline serviceability
- Familiarity with statistical methodologies and their practical application in engineering
- Knowledge of 49 CFR s, Part 195, as well as ability to interpret industry codes and standards
- Knowledge of CER Onshore Pipeline Regulations, as well as CSA Z662 and other applicable industry codes and standards
- Familiarity with inline inspection technologies and field NDE techniques
- Ability to work on several assignments and projects
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
- Ability to lead, work, and cooperate in a team environment
- Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite of products
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering. Master’s degree and/or Professional Engineer license preferred
- 3 – 6 years of relevant work experience
- Experience desirable in pipeline operations, pipeline design, pipeline repair and pipeline integrity issues such as corrosion control, pipeline assessment and fitness for service evaluation, risk management, DOT Code requirements and compliance
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
PPLC offers a stable work environment with potential for personal growth opportunities. PPLC has a culture that supports personal initiative, and is a place where employees have considerable autonomy and ownership of their functions. The organization provides the opportunity to expand your skills and experience, as well as providing access to decision makers and senior leadership personnel.
MORE OF WHAT WE OFFER
- Work in a small, highly competent team whose members share your high sense of commitment
- Paid vacation and holidays
- Company subsidized medical and dental insurance
- Company paid life insurance and disability insurance
- Generous company matching contributions to 401(k) savings plan
- Pension plan
Portland Pipe Line Corporation does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, parental status, military service, or other legally protected status.
Job Type: Full-time
- 401(k) matching
- Dental insurance
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Flexible spending account
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Retirement plan
- Tuition reimbursement
- Vision insurance
- Day shift
- Monday to Friday
- relevant work: 3 years (Preferred)
Work Location: One location