Kinder Morgan E&C - Technician, Kermit, TX in KERMIT, Texas

E&C - Technician, Kermit, TX

Job ID #: 17076



Functional Area:


Position Type:

Full Time

Experience Required:

1 - 3 Years

Relocation Provided:


Education Required:

Associates Degree



Position Description

Primary Purpose:

Implements and maintains electrical power circuits and equipment, control and automation systems, electronic and pneumatic equipment used in pipeline, compressor stations, terminals, pump stations, plant operations and measurement facilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Duties include installing, inspecting, maintaining, operating, troubleshooting, repairing and calibrating various mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical and electronic equipment, and completing all appropriate documentation associated with the duties.

  • Perform preventative maintenance checks on pumps, compressors, drivers, and auxiliary equipment.

  • Performs Inspection and Maintenance (I&M) checks on all control systems. •Identify, report, and correct safety and environmental concerns.

  • Perform all work in compliance with Company standards, procedures, and regulatory and tariff requirements.

  • Demonstrate performance toward operational excellence. •Mentor fellow employees when the opportunity presents itself.

  • Maintain electrical switch gear and power distribution •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 and repair security/intrusion systems

  • Responsible for the general upkeep and maintenance of all facilities and equipment as needed.

  • Oversee the construction and/or maintenance activities performed by third parties.

  • Other duties as assigned

  • The above statements describe the general level of work being performed. This position may 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

  • Knowledge of electronic test instruments and equipment

  • 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 applying and interpreting results from common electrical measurement instruments (voltmeter, ammeter, ohmmeter, oscilloscope, etc)

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 possess a commercial driver’s license, drive a company commercial vehicle and comply with all commercial vehicle regulations.

  • May be required to achieve and maintain certifications as required to perform job duties.

Competencies, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must respond to, and address, callouts and emergencies during and after regular business hours including after dark hours, which require carrying a communication device.

  • Proficient with electronic test instruments

  • Job planning and prioritizing

  • Basic computer skills (MS office, operating systems, etc)

  • 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 commensurate with experience and skill sets

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.