Field Operator/Line Locator in Carlsbad, NM at DCP Midstream

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

About DCP Midstream    
DCP Midstream is the largest processor of natural gas and natural gas liquids producer ensuring the country has clean energy to warm homes, manufacture goods, and produce consumer products. We are a “must-run” company and we are committed to greater in everything we do—from operating efficiently, reliably and safely to being a responsible community partner. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, DCP Midstream operates assets in 17 states.

Job Summary
Our Field Operator/Line Locator will be responsible for protecting the infrastructure encompassing all of DCP’s pipelines in West Texas. This role will be responsible for responding to one call request, maintaining GIS mapping systems, and identifying dead legs and other pipe segments that are candidates for abandonment.  

Respond on time in accordance to company policies to one calls generated through the Texas 811 call center. Handle incoming emergency one calls and dig up tickets within allotted time frame. 

What You Will Be Responsible For
•Keep up with incoming one call tickets in designated assigned area daily by accurately locating and marking all pipelines within scope of request.
•Report inaccuracies within mapping systems daily to GIS personnel
•Generate reports to show suggestions for improving pipeline and operational efficiencies. This include recommendations to idle or abandon certain pipe segments.
•Maintain and operate company vehicle in accordance to policies. 
•Update and install new pipeline permanent markers where needed. 
•Assist Pipeline Field Operators when needed with scheduled and unscheduled activities, including shut ins, valve maintenance, pigging operations etc.
•Acquire and maintain required level qualifications and DOT OQ status in all Field Operator disciplines.  
•Perform lock out/tag out procedures and may monitor field compressor status through the use of SCADA
•Responsible for completing and submitting work orders through Maximo 
•May Oversee issuing all facility permits 

•High school diploma or GED
•Must live or be willing to relocate to within 35 miles of the reporting location
•Must have a valid driver’s license and an acceptable driving record
•Must be willing to work overtime and handle call-outs
•2-3 years’ experience locating pipelines or other utilities

It has been and will continue to be the policy of DCP Midstream not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status.   

Primary Location:  US-NM-Carlsbad
Job:  Operations / Full-time
Job Posting:  Oct 18, 2019, 12:00:00 AM


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