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Crew Leader 2

at Kinder Morgan.

Posted: 7/31/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3R3T860GRHQLYWCLPT

Job Description

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Houston, TX
  • Job Type: Management
  • Experience: At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted: 7/30/2019
Position Description

  • Understands and can communicate to others procedures required for bulk material handling operations at Port of Houston Terminal.

  • Must be willing to work shift and/or overtime hours during the week and/or weekends as dictated by operations.

  • Conducts daily safety meetings with crew members.

  • Ensures all daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly inspections are completed and turned in to be filed.

  • Knowledge of EPA and OSHA requirements and regulations is mandatory.

  • Records and reports any issues or environmental concerns to the terminal supervisor/manager for resolution.

  • Submits daily crew turn-over reports at the end of each shift.

  • Trains subordinates in bulk material safety requirements of Kinder Morgan including but not limited to lock out/tag out, confined space, hotwork, etc.

  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.

  • Directs employees to those who can provide interpretation of company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.

  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.

  • Directs and assists workers in mechanical and hydraulic maintenance and repair of conveyor machinery and heavy equipment.

  • Assists workers in diagnosing malfunctions in machinery and equipment.

  • Directs and assists workers engaged in dismantling, assembling and installing industrial equipment and machinery.

  • Maintains inspection, time and production records.

  • Prepares daily work schedule to utilize manpower efficiently.

  • Monitors and reports to supervisor spare parts inventory/shortages.

  • Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment.

  • Enforces Kinder Morgan safety regulations.

  • Interprets specifications and job orders to workers and assigns duties.

  • Has understanding and grasp of environmental impact of Bulk material handling operations.

  • Understands, trains and communicates to others proper rail car unloading procedures for domestic shipments, and unit trains.

  • Understands, trains and communicates to others proper truck unloading procedures.

  • Takes lead in assuring performance of daily maintenance and troubleshooting conveyor and heavy equipment problems and directs repairs.

  • Performs activities of workers supervised, i.e. this is a working foreperson/lead person.

  • Communicates with co-workers using radio and hand signals.

  • Must carry company cell phone and radio for proper communication.

  • Performs other duties that may be assigned.

  • In order to appropriately perform the essential duties of this job, regular work attendance is require Level will depend on experience


Position Requirements

  • High School/GED, or up to one year related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions.

  • Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

  • Ability to put together work schedules for efficient manpower utilization.

  • Basic computer skills (knowledge of MS Office, Outlook, Word and various operating systems, and other company software.)

  • The ability to work from written and verbal instructions

  • Equipment operator's certification for equipment being operated; or one to three month's related experience and or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

  • Must pass and complete safety training/certification as required by customers to work in their facilities and as required by Kinder Morgan.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license and have willingness to use personal and/or company vehicle in the course of employment.

  • Must obtain and /or meet requirements to enter foreign trade zones and as necessary obtain a TWIC.

  • Must be willing to work as part of a team.

  • Treat people with respect, keeps commitments, inspires the trust of others, works with integrity and ethically, upholds organizational values.

  • Prioritize and plans work activities using time efficiently, plans for additional resources, organizes schedules of other people and their tasks, develops realistic action plans.

  • Keep required job schedule.

  • Regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and also but not limited to: heights in excess of 5 feet, moving mechanical parts, moving on track rail equipment, fumes, airborne particles, vibration, uneven terrain and a high noise level in the work environment.

  • Required to stand, walk and climb for extended periods of time.

  • Communication with supervision and coworkers via radio or hand signals.

  • Must wear fire retardant clothing.


 The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.



  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

  • The employee is frequently required to talk or hear.

  • The employee must regularly lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions and vibration.

  • The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places and areas of electrical shock and a noise level that is usually loud for this work environment.

  • Leads a crew of 4 to 5 daily.

  • As directed performs activities of co-workers.

  • Regular work attendance is required to appropriately perform the essential duties of this job

  • Must be able to work overtime and weekends as dictated by operations

  • Must be able to perform shift work, rotating day/night.


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.

As the largest energy infrastructure company in North America, Kinder Morgan owns an interest in or operates approximately 80,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. Our pipelines transport natural gas, refined petroleum products, crude oil, carbon dioxide (CO2) and more. Our assets are core to North American energy infrastructure and help deliver needed energy products to high-demand markets.

The Kinder Morgan businesses are as follows:

Natural Gas Pipelines

With approximately 70,000 miles of pipelines, we are the largest natural gas transporter and storage operator in the United States. Our pipelines are connected to every important natural gas resource play, including the Eagle Ford, Marcellus, Utica, Uinta, Haynesville, Fayetteville, Barnett, Mississippi Lime and Woodford, that will play a significant role in meeting the nation’s long term natural gas supply. We serve the major consuming markets of the entire United States. Key assets include premier interstate pipelines that stretch from coast to coast and a huge intrastate pipeline system in Texas, the state which is the largest producer and consumer of natural gas in the United States.


We are the leading transporter and marketer of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the United States. We deliver approximately 1.3 billion cubic feet per day of CO2 through about 1,300 miles of pipelines. We also produce more than 50,000 barrels of oil per day. Key assets include CO2 source fields in southwestern Colorado, pipelines that transport CO2 from Colorado to New Mexico and Texas, and oil production fields in the Permian Basin of West Texas.

Products Pipelines

We transport about more than 2 Million barrels daily of gasoline, jet fuel, diesel, natural gas liquids and biofuels through more than 8,000 miles of pipelines. Key assets include refined petroleum pipelines and terminal storage and blending systems that serve California, Florida and other states in the western and southeastern United States. We also transport crude and condensate from the Eagle Ford shale to the Houston Ship Channel. Specific to renewable fuels, our Products and Terminals business segments combined handle about 30 percent of all of the ethanol used in the United States.


We operate approximately 180 terminals that have a combined liquids storage capacity of more than 110 million barrels for refined petroleum products, crude oil, chemicals and biofuels. We also handle over 105 million tons per year of dry bulk materials such as coal, petroleum coke and steel. Key assets include large liquids terminals on the Houston Ship Channel and in New York Harbor, Los Angeles Harbor and Edmonton, Alberta, as well as strategically located coal terminals in the Southeast and along the Gulf Coast.

Kinder Morgan Canada

Our Trans Mountain pipeline system originates in Edmonton, Alberta, and is the only oil sands pipeline that transports crude oil and refined petroleum to Vancouver, British Columbia, and Washington State. We have proposed and are pursuing a major expansion of Trans Mountain.

As a market leader in each of our businesses, we are always looking for skilled professionals to join our team. When you join Kinder Morgan, you join a different kind of Energy Company. We tie financial incentives for our employees directly to the performance of the company and their own personal performances. At Kinder Morgan, you will find a dynamic and safe work environment that promotes career growth and recognizes achievements.

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