Pipeline Technician-Los Angeles, CA

Carson, CA posted on June 29

The successful candidate will be committed to the Safe, Clean, Reliable and Efficient operation of Shell's Southern California products pipeline systems, SJV Pipeline and Station Assets.  The successful candidate will perform general pipeline and pump station maintenance activities. This includes interfacing with and directing the work of contractors. 

Duties will include but not limited to:
  • Responsible for the on-going maintenance and housekeeping of pipeline systems and pump stations; which includes but not limited to monitoring oil levels and operations of pumps, checking packing and leaks on station equipment, inspecting and reporting issue of integrity of tanks, mixers, valves, and gauges, utilize the station monitor system to run an operation assessment to ensure station is running with standards, and perform all required site inspections within specified timelines
  • Right-of-way maintenance and inspection to ensure accessibility,  operability, and security; conducting regulator inspection on mainline block valves, maintaining pipeline markers, and reporting right-of-way access issues for maintenance
  • Responsible for completing regulatory documents and manuals and ensure they are on site.    
  • Lead/direct contract workers in suppor.t activities such as general maintenance, construction, vacuum trucks, pigging activities
  • Conduct standby activities for third party damage excavation when working around Shell pipelines to ensure 3rd party compliance with Shell standards and pipeline regulations
  • Required to work with Asset Integrity group in assisting with running smart tools, purging pipeline systems and performing pipeline repairs
  • Opening of pipeline systems for installation and removal of internal pipeline cleaning and inspection tools
  • Actively support and participate in the LEAN processes, audits, inspections, and other Pipeline Initiatives
  • Complete and stay in compliance with all Operator Qualification and HSSE training
  • This position is considered an "individual contributor" position; however, there will be situations where it is necessary to lead contractors, inspectors and field personnel in the execution of maintenance work. Additionally, much of the work is self-driven; teamwork is a must within this group
  • The position will be on a team supporting 250 miles of pipeline, 8 Terminals within the Los Angeles Basin