Reliable Staffing Midland is now seeking a Pipeline Technician. The Pipeline Technician maintains and operates crude oil pipelines, pump stations and all of the associated equipment. Depending on the location such equipment may include pumps, motor operated valves, pressure switches, electric motors, transmitters, vibration switches, electronic controls and pressure regulators. The Maintenance Technician performs mechanical functions and duties of inspecting, checking, troubleshooting, repairing, and replacing mechanical equipment in order to maintain high levels of safe and productive equipment performance. LOCAL Candidates Preferred; Relocation Benefits Not Available. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Performing or assisting with routine maintenance of pumps and electric motors such as bearing and seal replacements, alignments, couplings, sumps, fans, drain piping modifications, etc. Maintenance on other mechanical equipment such as block valves, control valves, air compressors, valve actuators, etc. Assist with replacement of pumps, motors, valves, and other equipment as needed. Maintain and operate custody transfer measurement facilities and perform product quality control tests. Participate and successfully complete training programs, process safety management reviews, and safety meetings required to comply with state and federal regulations. Must meet the requirements of the Companys Operator Qualification. Reviews procedures as necessary to ensure compliance of all company and industry standards to meet all regulatory agency requirements. Performs remedial and preventative maintenance and maintains facility appearance and safety through good housekeeping practices inside and outside of the facilities. Perform preventative and general maintenance on electronic and pneumatic equipment and parts associated with this equipment. Provide training and technical support. Utilizes precision tools and test equipment as needed. Responds to operational emergencies as a member of an area emergency response team. Performs regulatory required inspections. Monitors crude oil receipt and delivery activities to appropriate pipelines or tankage. Locate pipelines as needed and oversee excavations and line crossings. Launch and receive cleaning pigs and assist with the launch and receiving of smart pigs. Install pipeline markers and do routine inspections on ROW. Maintain and operate corrosion control equipment. Attend and participate in damage prevention meetings. Interface with various landowners including private, state, federal, etc.
Qualifications: The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:
Valid drivers license with acceptable driving record.
Minimum of 3 years stable work history, preferably in the energy industry.
2-4 years previous experience with the operation, maintenance, and/or construction of a crude oil pipeline facility and tank farm facilities preferred.