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Equipment and Controls Technician Hopkinton

Kinder Morgan
Agawam, MA 01001
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Position Description

The Equipment and Controls Technician (E&C Tech) is based out of Kinder Morgan's Tennessee Gas Pipeline (TGP) Hopkinton, Massachusetts Compressor Station located at 54 Wilson Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748. This is a Monday through Friday position with on-call responsibilities including some 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 Hopkinton, MA 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 Instrumentation Technician (E&I Tech), Engineer, Electric Technician, Instruments and Electric Tech or similar.

Position Requirements

E&C Primary Purpose:

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

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform all work in compliance with Company standards, procedures, and regulatory and tariff requirements.
  • Install, inspect, maintain, operate, troubleshoot, repair and calibrate various mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical and electronic equipment, and complete all appropriate documentation associated with the duties using Company compliance systems or applicable Company forms.
  • Inspect and Maintain electrical circuits and electrical equipment, which includes pumps, compressors, drivers, and auxiliary equipment.
  • Inspect and Maintain all control systems, emergency safety systems, electrical switch gear and power distribution infrastructure.
  • Identify, report, and correct safety and environmental concerns.
  • Maintain sufficient inventory of electrical supplies, equipment and critical spare parts to uphold equipment availability during most emergency situations.
  • Strive to perform at the top level, set the standard amongst peers and colleagues for operational excellence.
  • Train and mentor fellow employees.
  • Assist Supervisor with daily and weekly coordination of resources and work prioritization.
  • 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, maintain and repair security/intrusion systems.
  • Maintain orderly workspace at all assigned facilities, including assigned vehicle.
  • Oversee and assist with the construction and/or maintenance activities performed by third parties.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

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 and experience applying and interpreting results from test instruments, including but not limited to voltmeter, ammeter, ohmmeter, oscilloscope.
  • 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 associated with medium voltage equipment (480V).
  • Knowledge of medium voltage system troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of industry 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 achieve and maintain certifications as required to perform job duties.

Competencies, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Must be able respond to, and address, callouts and emergencies within 45 minutes during and after regular business hours including after dark hours.
  • Required to carry a cellular phone.
  • Travel will be required.
  • Overtime may be required and is anticipated.
  • Job planning and prioritizing.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills with Allen Bradley ControlLogix PLC programming and troubleshooting
  • 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.
  • Job level will be 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.

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 of experience in operating and maintaining natural gas compressors and pipeline facilities, or similar industry.
  • 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 and gas turbine engines and compressors.
  • Knowledge of WonderWare software.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. Level will be commensurate with experience and skill set.

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.

Posted: 2020-03-14 Expires: 2020-04-12
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