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Project Manager - Tank Integrity

at Kinder Morgan, inc.

Posted: 9/29/2019
Job Reference #: 62802
Keywords: operations

Job Description

Job ID #:



Functional Area:


Position Type:

Full Time

Experience Required:

3 - 5 Years

Relocation Provided:


Education Required:

High School Diploma



Position Description


Position reports to the Tank Integrity Manager; manages Tank Integrity maintenance and repair projects for Products Pipeline tanks

Primary Roles & Responsibilities

Manage tank integrity projects for Products Pipeline tanks requiring maintenance according to API 653 regulations

Support portions of larger capital projects requiring new tank construction per API 650 and/or significant tank upgrades
Manage small piping projects at terminals to facilitate tank service changes
Collaborate with Operations, Scheduling, Environmental and Business Development to develop schedule for performing tank work
Prepare estimates, budgets, schedules, materials and contract specifications, procurement plans, and work plans for projects; track and report on project progress and performance
Review financial commitments and expenditures, ensure maintenance of accurate forecasts, and report on monthly project performance reports
Plan, schedule and execute tank integrity projects to meet Kinder Morgan standards and policies
Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards for assigned projects
Prepare the annual sustaining capital budget and major maintenance budget for tank integrity
Ensure tank inspection and repairs are documented per regulatory requirements and Kinder Morgan standards and that they are being maintained, organized, and can be accessed for future reference as needed
Provide technical support during the review of tank integrity processes and procedures to maintain consistent assessment and repair practices
Provide support to field maintenance technicians and operations staffs
Understand and review tank level alarms per API 2350 and KM standards
Consistently maintain and demonstrate a high regard for personal safety as well as the safety of employees, the general public, and company assets
Perform other duties as assigned

Position Requirements


Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or 3 - 5 yrs experience in construction management and aboveground storage tanks

API 653 certification a plus, but not required

Experience/Specific Knowledge:

Must have practical working experience in the design, operation, inspection, maintenance and/or repair of aboveground storage tanks.

Must have full complement of project management skills including project scoping and estimating utilizing work breakdown structures, cost and schedule control, design and construction management, team building, resource planning, procurement and permitting.
Strong knowledge of pertinent API standards, particularly API 650 and 653.
Strong knowledge of DOT Part 195 regulations related to operating above-ground storage tanks.
Knowledge of API 510 and 2350 standards.

Certifications, Licenses and Registrations:

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC). Must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license and a driving record satisfactory to the company.

Candidate will be required to clear a drug screen and complete a background check after an offer has been extended and prior to being employed.

Competencies, Skills and Abilities:

Must have proven ability to make and meet commitments.

Must have effective, clear and concise verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate project status and program needs across different levels of the organization, different work groups and different operating environments.
Must have organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects and tasks concurrently and able to prioritize tasks with competing deadlines.
Must be a problem solver with the ability to find good solutions to difficult problems.
Must be self-motivated and have ability to take initiative.
Must be flexible and able to work effectively in a team environment and consistently maintain a professional and respectful demeanor/attitude with co-workers, clients, vendors/contractors, and regulatory agencies.
Must be proficient with computer applications, including Microsoft Excel, Word, Project, and Outlook.
Must be accountable to and take direction from leadership, keep required work schedules and follow work rules.

Physical Demands:

Must have the ability to perform sedentary to light work, exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, or constantly lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Reach overhead for items, stoop, bend and twist while working. Other physical activities include seeing, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and performing repetitive motions. Visual acuity requirements include color, depth perception and field of vision necessary to prepare and analyze data, operate and computer and read.

Must have the ability to climb tank stairs and walk over uneven surfaces at field facilities and gain access in tank through 20” – 36” manways.

Working Conditions:

Must be willing and able to work in a corporate office environment.

Must be willing and able to work outside in the plant environment, in all types of climatic conditions.
Travel to field or corporate locations will be required depending on nature of ongoing work activities (approximately 30% with overnight stays).
Subject to PHMSA compliant drug testing program.
Must be willing and able to carry a cell phone and to respond when contacted.

Supervisory Responsibility:

Must be able to manage projects through third party contractors and inspectors.

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.

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