Pipeline Integrity Manager
CHS has an exciting opportunity at our Pipeline and Terminals facilities.
We are looking for a Pipeline Integrity Manager to provide direct supervision of the Integrity Management Program (IMP) department staff, strategic direction for pipeline integrity programs and incorporate industry standards and initiatives. There will be a strong focus will be on improving the data collection, accuracy and validation of the key data for use in Asset Integrity Programs and integrating data streams to help make better integrity decisions. You must be a self-motivated and results-driven individual with a commitment to quality, precision and the ability to organize and prioritize workloads to meet deadlines.
You must possess excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to work in both a team environment and on self-directed tasks. This position will be based out of our facilities in Laurel, MT or McPherson, KS. You will:Manage all aspects of pipeline and facility integrity projects on pipeline and terminal assets in Montana, North Dakota, Kansas, Oklahoma, Iowa, Nebraska and Texas.Oversee the work of the IMP Engineer(s) including the development and/or solicitation of project scope, requests for proposals, management of change and all project tasks to accomplish project goals.Develop cost estimates and budgets as well as track and manage costs relative to budget. Communicate with internal and external stakeholders both written and oral.Conduct internal audits of regions regarding compliance with established programs, protocols and documentation.Manage and participate in all required inspections and/or repairs making sure they are completed in compliance with regulatory requirements and within the confines of all company policies.Evaluate and maintain inspection work processes and reliability best practices implementing revisions relative to pipelines and terminals.Supervise field corrosion technicians and develop strategic approaches to cathodic protection and assure consistent processes for gathering, reviewing and analyzing cathodic protection.Manage the performance of close interval surveys as required or needed and correlate the data with other integrity information.Provide on-going support to develop strategies relating to cathodic protection of underground assets.Develop and ensure the risk assessment process, fitness for service, and corrosion growth rate analysis evaluations are complete and appropriate.Ensure corrosion, near miss, incident, environmental and other risk based data is integrated into IMP decision making, procedures and processes.Serve as IMP/corrosion subject matter expert (SME) lead during regulatory inspections.
Function as a corporate SME regarding pipelines and associated Inspection and Integrity programs.Provide consistency in the implementation of all IMP work, data and documentation through all locations.Facilitate, document and implement results of integrity team meetings such as annual reviews, preventative and mitigative measures reviews and recommendations. Develop monthly and annual IMP reports.Develop Key Performance Indicators that strive to continually improve the program and align it with internal company policies, Industry Best Practices and Federal Enforcement guidelines and codes.Establish, build and maintain relationships in industry groups such as API, ASME and PRCI.Serve as a member on the Pipeline Safety Management System/Operations Excellence Team and provide integrity guidance for incident investigations.Champion and foster a strong safety culture and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.Basic Qualifications: (required)Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical preferred)7 plus years of experience in pipeline integrity, pipeline operations, pipeline construction and/or maintenance, corrosion, risk mitigation, systems integrity or project management5 plus years of management or supervisory experienceExtensive knowledge of the Hazardous Liquids Industry as it pertains to 49 CFR Part 195.452Ability to travel 50% of the timePreferred Qualifications: (desired)Professional Engineer (PE) license in MT, ND, KS, OK, NE, IA or TXNACE Certified Corrosion Specialist, Senior Corrosion Technologist, Corrosion Technologist or SCAT TechnicianCertified Welding InspectorProgram management experienceWorking knowledge of the PODS Data Model