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Equipment and Controls Technician - Hilliard

at Kinder Morgan, inc.

Posted: 6/13/2019
Job Reference #: 60598
Keywords: repair

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Position Type:

Full Time

Experience Required:

1 - 3 Years

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Education Required:




Position Description

The Equipment and Controls Technician (E&C Tech) is based out of Kinder Morgan’s Southern Natural Gas (SNG) Hilliard Compressor Station, located in Hilliard, Florida. This is a Monday through Friday position with some on-call responsibilities nights and weekends. Kinder Morgan offers a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, two retirement plans, paid holidays, and paid time off. Kinder Morgan is one of the largest energy infrastructure companies in North America.
To be considered for our Hilliard, FL E&C Tech job click on Apply Now to sign in or create an account to upload your resume. This is a great opportunity if you are an experienced Senior or Industrial Electrician, Electrical and Controls Technician, Electrical and Instrumentation Technician (E&I Tech), Engineer, Electric Technician, Compression Technician, Instruments and Electric Tech, or similar. Experience working with equipment manufactured by Caterpillar Solar Turbines is a plus.

E&C Primary Purpose:

Implements and maintains electrical power circuits and equipment, control and automation systems, electronic and pneumatic equipment used in pipeline, compressor stations, terminals, pump stations, plant operations and measurement facilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties include installing, inspecting, maintaining, operating, troubleshooting, repairing and calibrating various mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical and electronic equipment, and completing all appropriate documentation associated with the duties.

Perform preventative maintenance checks on pumps, compressors, drivers, and auxiliary equipment.
Performs Inspection and Maintenance (I&M) checks on all control systems.
Identify, report, and correct safety and environmental concerns.
Perform all work in compliance with Company standards, procedures, and regulatory and tariff requirements.
Demonstrate performance toward operational excellence.
Mentor fellow employees when the opportunity presents itself.
Maintain electrical switch gear and power distribution
Perform advanced engine/compressor/pump analytical testing. Lead efforts to develop and implement changes as a result of the analytical testing.
Assist Corrosion and Engineering personnel with the evaluation / development / implementation / maintenance of facility grounding systems.
Install, analyze and repair security/intrusion systems
Responsible for the general upkeep and maintenance of all facilities and equipment as needed.
Oversee the construction and/or maintenance activities performed by third parties.
Other duties as assigned
Our E&C Techs come to Kinder Morgan with a variety of backgrounds. So whether you received your mechanical and electrical training while serving our Country in the military or while working in the private sector with motors, VFDs, PLCs, and Automatic Transfer Switches we encourage you to consider continuing your career as an Equipment and Controls Technician with Kinder Morgan.

Position Requirements

Educational Requirements:

Two year Associate Degree in job related technical training or equivalent work experience.

Experience / Specific Knowledge:

Working knowledge of National Electric Codes

Proficient with electronic test instruments
Knowledge of process controls and gas processing fundamentals
Knowledge and experience preparing drawings of electrical circuits
Knowledge and experience reading and interpreting electrical and mechanical blueprints and diagrams
Knowledge and experience applying and interpreting results from common electrical measurement instruments (voltmeter, ammeter, ohmmeter, oscilloscope, etc)
Knowledge of company policies and practices, and regulatory and tariff requirements.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations:

Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and a driving record satisfactory to the company and its insurers

May be required to possess a commercial driver’s license, drive a company commercial vehicle and comply with all commercial vehicle regulations.
May be required to achieve and maintain certifications as required to perform job duties.

Competencies, Skills, and Abilities:

Must respond to, and address, callouts and emergencies (within 45 minutes) during and after regular business hours including after dark hours, which require carrying a communication device.

Travel will be required. The position is part of an Operations Team that covers operations from Woodcliff, GA down to Hilliard, FL. Travel will be required to support those operations as needed, with some overnight travel possible. Infrequent travel out of town for training or project meetings will also be required.
Overtime may be required and is anticipated.
Job planning and prioritizing
Intermediate computer skills (knowledge of MS Office, operating systems, company software).
Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals) Good verbal and written communication skills
Customer focus
Ability to work with a team, take direction from supervisors, keep required work schedules, focus attention on details, and follow work rules

Working Conditions / Physical Demands

Must be able to withstand extreme weather conditions

Must be able to frequently, enter confined spaces, climb to and work from elevated platforms, excavated areas, ladders, stairwells, walkways, etc
Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 pounds in awkward positions, and ability to lift 50 pounds from floor to waist (occasional)
May work in low-lit areas
Be available for shift work when applicable.

Preferred Experience, Skills and Knowledge

(above the minimum requirements; not required, but advantageous in this position)

5 years experience in operating and maintaining treating plants and compressors.

Knowledge and experience in safe handling practices of flammable gases, liquids and high pressure systems.
Knowledge and experience with electronic equipment, high pressure gas, processing equipment, pumps and reciprocating or gas turbine engines and compressors. Particular knowledge and experience working with equipment manufactured by Solar Turbines is a plus.
Knowledge of Wonderware software.
Working knowledge of Allen Bradley PLC equipment and software.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This position may perform other duties as assigned. Job level commensurate with experience and skill sets. The successful candidate will be required to clear a drug screen and a complete background check, after an offer has been extended and prior to being employed.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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