Kinder Morgan Associate Controller in GALENA PARK, Texas

Associate Controller

Job ID #: 17078



Functional Area:

Customer Service

Position Type:

Full Time

Experience Required:

1 - 3 Years

Relocation Provided:


Education Required:

High School Diploma



Position Description

Control various hazardous liquid products movements to/ from pipelines, vessels, barges, and tanks internally and externally using automated systems. Schedule and process product movements through computer database. Monitor rates, pressures, and answer phone calls while instructing field operators on movements.  Operates pipeline facilities from the control center.  Operate multiple pipelines at the same time.  Coordinates safe and efficient transportation of refined petroleum products and specialty chemicals.  Must be able to recognize abnormal operations and react accordingly in a short period.  Monitors and controls pipeline operations through SCADA system.  Monitor, detect, and respond to abnormal pipeline conditions.  Communicate emergency conditions quickly and calmly.  Determine accurate time of pipeline events (pumping, deliveries, strips, etc) by reviewing batch listings and schedules.  Update pipeline schedulers throughout duration of shift.  Responsible for communicating critical information to field operators.  Receive and respond to calls/emails from customers.  Scheduler barge, vessel and pipeline nominations.  Train other in operational task  Must be able to lift 40 lbs  Must be able to accurately account for our customer’s inventories  Work with maintenance, field operations, and contractors for troubleshooting purposes  Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

 Associates Degree, Certification in Process Control, or 3 years equivalent work experience.  Must be competent, courteous, accurate, and thorough in dealing with external and internal customers.  Ability to attain TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credentials) as offered by TSA (Transportation Security Administration).  Must be able to pass Operation Qualification test after training.  Must be able to acknowledge and react to colors on color graphic displays on computer control system.  Must be able to acknowledge and react to various audible instructions, alarms, or other forms of communication.  Must be able to respond to several different situations simultaneously (multi-task) with confidence and composure.  Typing, calculator, and mathematical skills needed. Good communications skills are required. Problem recognition and problem solving skills are essential. General accounting or bookkeeping experience a plus.  Must have strong computer skills and proficiency with PC software i.e.: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and databases.  Must be able to work with a team, take direction from supervisors, keep required work schedules, focus on attention to detail and follow work rules.  Must be able to communicate effectively via radio, telephone and various other forms of communication.  Proven ability to take initiative, work highly independently and handle multiple projects simultaneously.  The majority of the times indoor with short field walk around to monitor equipment status.  Must be able to work a 12 hour rotating shift  Daily commute should not exceed one hour each direction The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This position may perform other duties as assigned.

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