LyondellBasell Industries Technician, Pipeline Multi-craft in Bayport, Texas

As a member of our dynamic team, you will be responsible for activities relating to the routine surveillance and maintenance necessary to preserve the safe and efficient operations of all related pipeline systems. This position will be filled as an Entry level to Sr. Pipeline Technician dependent on candidate qualifications.

Performance Objectives

  • Responsible for personal safety, the safety of co-workers and the promoting of a safe work environment; responsible for carrying out all work activities in compliance with state and federal environmental regulations

  • Performs safety orientations on outside contractors working in the facility

  • Performs their duties in adherence with Lyondell/Equistar & Equistar Pipeline Operations procedures, standards, and specifications

  • Takes personal leadership role in daily activities, task planning, incident investigations and work performance as they relate to the Lyondell/Equistar key focus areas of Safety, Environmental, Quality, Reliability, and Cost of operation

  • Provides accurate and timely communication to co-workers and supervision, and works with other functions to improve individual and team performance. Provides ideas, raises concerns, and promotes an environment in which everyone is treated with respect

  • Expected to serve and participate on committees dealing with investigations, policy and procedure development and special groups designed to improve the work place environment

  • Participates in the training and skill development of other operations technicians. Engages in frequent developmental dialog with their supervisor and others to continually enhance personal and group performance and development

  • Provide communications to the Pipeline maintenance departments on equipment outages or potential problems that could affect the operation of the system. Working with the various departments on safety and environmental policies to maintain the integrity of the systems

  • Provides effective communications to interest outside parties regarding maintenance and construction activities

  • Ability to issue all life critical & routine work permits

  • Ability to direct contractors to ensure work is done safely and efficiently

  • Ability to work overtime as required to complete assignments

  • Performs area & perimeter security checks

  • Responsible for monitoring and maintaining operational records of the process system

  • The Ideal Candidate Should Have:*

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • 3 - 5 years or more of pipeline maintenance experience, knowledge of pipeline construction and safety standards as required by the Department of Transportation (DOT) and state regulatory agencies preferred

  • Knowledge and understanding of welding and construction procedures, for above and below ground pipeline construction. In addition, incumbent must have knowledge and understanding of DOT regulations

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and alignment sheets as they relate to the construction and maintenance of pipeline operations pipelines

  • Ability to work as a team member to develop job plans, schedules and resources needed to implement plans

  • Basic knowledge pipeline operations especially petrochemical pipelines

  • Knowledge and experience of safety procedures

  • Knowledge of basic pipeline operations especially those involving HVL and petrochemical pipelines

  • Knowledge of pipeline inspection requirements

  • Working knowledge of cathodic protection systems and protective coatings is a plus

  • Must be available to work overtime as required and participate in on-call rotation

LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) is one of the world’s largest plastics, chemical and refining companies and a member of the S&P 500. LyondellBasell ( manufactures products at 55 sites in 18 countries. LyondellBasell products and technologies are used to make items that improve the quality of life for people around the world including; packaging, electronics, automotive parts, home furnishings, construction materials and biofuels.

Must be at least 18 years of age and must be legally authorized to work in the United States (US) on a permanent basis without visa sponsorship.

LyondellBasell does not accept or retain unsolicited résumés or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third party representing job seekers.

LyondellBasell is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The US EEO is the Law poster is available here.