Measurement Supervisor - Eunice, LA
Job ID #: 22386
5 - 7 Years
May be Considered
5678 -GPL-E-MEASUREMENT EAST :KMPL
This is the same opening as #22387 in Houma, LA and #22383 in
Kinder, LA. Please apply to the location from which you wish to
work. There is no need to apply to all three postings. Kinder
Morgan is one of the largest energy infrastructure companies in
North America. We own an interest in or operate approximately
84,000 miles of pipelines and 157 terminals. Our pipelines
transport natural gas, gasoline, crude oil, carbon dioxide (CO2)
and more. Our terminals store and handle petroleum products,
chemicals and other products.
Kinder Morgan is committed to being a good corporate citizen and
conducting ourselves in an ethical and responsible manner. We spend
hundreds of millions of dollars each year on integrity management
and maintenance programs to operate our assets safely and to
protect the public, our employees, contractors and the environment.
Operationally, we continue to perform better than our industry
peers relative to environmental, health and safety measures.
+ To provide supervision, leadership, and technical support for
assigned Measurement Technicians.
+ Work location is located in Kinder, LA; however, alternate
work locations of Eunice, LA or Houma, LA within the operating area
may be considered.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
+ Provide technical and supervisory leadership to area
measurement technicians to ensure the safe, accurate and efficient
operations of all equipment and facilities.
+ Responsible for leading regulatory compliance, primarily in
the areas of pressure regulation and over-pressure protection,
while also acting as a company representative during PHMSA
+ Maintain accurate gas measurement facilities while monitoring
data and alarms to minimize lost and unaccounted (L&U) gas.
+ Consult with Technical Services Manager and Corporate support
groups on major projects, budget proposals, priorities, gas quality
tariff excursions, and L&U issues.
+ Provide leadership in scoping, budgeting, planning, executing,
and forecasting projects for the area of responsibility to ensure
on time completion within the budget.
+ Develop capital and O&M budgets based on staffing,
resource requirements, cost estimates, objectives and goals.
Continually manage the budget, forecast expenditures, and provide
monthly variance explanations as necessary.
+ Provide support to Engineering and/or Project Management
relating to all aspects of interconnect facilities and other field
projects including: measurement design, equipment specification,
contract review, drawing reviews, and construction management.
+ Provide training to make full use of individual capabilities
and to meet changing system demands. Orient new employees to
procedures, policies, location and operation of equipment or assign
those duties to appropriate personnel.
+ Assist in the analysis of equipment failures, develop
corrective actions, and participate in the root cause failure
analysis either by providing direct leadership of the investigation
or by lending resources and technical support.
+ Responsibility includes implementing safety programs and
initiatives, environmental protection programs, and other division
initiatives as assigned.
+ Develop and/or approve management of change (MOC) requests for
equipment modifications, additions and/or replacements.
+ Coordinate with various company personnel, contractors, and
operations to accomplish various assigned projects.
+ Other related duties as assigned.
+ Bachelor degree is preferred; however, technical degree from
an accredited college and/or equivalent work experience are
Experience and Knowledge:
+ A minimum of five (5) years' experience in the field of
natural gas measurement is recommended; Prior supervisory
experience is a plus.
+ Sufficient knowledge of current AGA and GPA standards and
+ Sufficient knowledge and understanding of orifice meters,
turbine meters, PD meters, rotary meters, ultrasonic meters, gas
chromatography, and odorization.
+ Sufficient knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC), NFPA
70, and hazardous area classifications.
+ Understanding of design, construction, and troubleshooting of
+ Understanding of occupational hazards and required safety
precaution related to assigned duties.
+ Knowledge of electrical and instrumentation control systems,
electronic gas measurement (EGM) computers and associated
+ Knowledge and experience in safe operating and handling of
flammable gases and liquids as well as high pressure gas
+ General knowledge of operating and maintenance procedures and
practices as well as regulatory and tariff requirements.
Certifications, licenses, registrations:
+ Possess and maintain a valid driver's license and meet company
+ May be required to achieve and maintain certifications as
required to perform job duties.
Competencies, skills, abilities:
+ Strong leadership skills and the ability to remotely supervise
a highly technical staff spread out at multiple locations
performing multiple tasks on a daily basis.
+ Must be self-motivated and able to perform the required and
expected duties with little or no direct supervision.
+ Must be able to work with a team, take direction from Manager,
adhere to established work schedules, focus attention on details,
and follow work rules.
+ Ability to manage time effectively (organize, plan,
prioritize, execute, and document) and efficiently with minimal
+ Ability to manage a budget to include tracking committed
costs, forecasted costs, and actual spending.
+ Strong customer focus in dealing with internal customers
(engineering, operations, and various corporate departments) as
well external customers.
+ Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills. Must be a
problem solver with the ability to find resolutions.
+ Ability to read and interpret documents, blueprints,
P&IDs, drawings, and other diagrams.
+ Math skills necessary to perform budgeting and engineering
+ Adequate computer skills (knowledge of MS Office applications
is required; Adobe Acrobat, Maximo, SharePoint, and other computer
applications are preferred).
+ Solid communication (verbal and written), and interpersonal
skills, including the ability to speak and understand English.
+ May have to work outside in all environmental conditions
periodically and withstand extreme or adverse weather
+ May be required to occasionally enter confined spaces, climb
to and work from elevated platforms, ladders, walkways, trenches,
excavated areas, etc.
+ Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 pounds in awkward
positions, and 50 pounds from floor to waist (occasional).
+ Required to carry a company-provided cell phone, and be
available to respond during working hours, and non-working hours as
+ Position is subject to 24-hour calls or call-outs, including
nights, weekends, and holidays.
+ Must be available for responding to emergency situations 24/7
which includes and may not be limited to being in possession of
required equipment and tools, designated forms, policies,
procedures, regulations, and manuals.
+ Depending on location and workload, travel will be required
and may be up to 25-50% of time on average, and may occasionally
include out-of-town nights and weekend travel.
+ Successful completion of background check and drug screen
prior to hire as well as continuous participation in the Company
DOT drug & alcohol testing program as required.
+ Participates in the selection/promotion of staff, salary
change considerations, disciplinary matters, and conducts
The above statements describe the general nature and level of
work being performed. This position may perform other duties as
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.