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Senior Maintenance Welder

at Kinder Morgan.

Posted: 6/24/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3Q24R6S3W27ZMN9LHB
Keywords: construction, welder

Job Description

Position Description

Perform and inspect pipeline and structural welding required for construction and maintenance of Company facilities including the installation, operation and maintenance of all Terminal and liquid pipeline related facilities.  Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Qualified welder in conformance with API Standard 1104 – Welding of Pipelines and Related Facilities - 20th Edition 2007
• Perform welding operations on pipe, vessels, structural skids and other equipment.
•Perform welding operations on in-service pipe.
•Layout, cut, fit and otherwise prepares material for welding.
•Perform hot taps and tie-in welds on various pipe sizes up to 20' O.D.
•Perform hot cuts and hot tie-ins on existing piping.
•Fabricate material from piping schematics and other drawings.
•Work from blueprints, sketches or verbal instructions.
•Responsible for the general upkeep and maintenance of all facilities and equipment as needed.
•Identify report and correct safety and environmental concerns.
•Complete appropriate documentation and paperwork
•Perform all work in compliance with Company standards, procedures, and regulatory and tariff requirements.
•Identify report and correct safety and environmental concerns. 
•Other duties as assigned. To include assisting Maintenance mechanics, millwrights and other technical crats as needed.
The successful candidate will be required to clear a DOT drug screen and a complete background check after an offer has been extended and prior to being employed.The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This position may perform other duties as assigned.Kinder Morgan is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status. EOE/M/F/D/V

Position Requirements

•High school diploma or GED

Experience / Specific Knowledge:

•Working knowledge and experience as a pipeline welder/fitter
•Knowledge of basic properties of metals Certifications, Licenses:
•Valid Driver’s license
•Qualified welder in conformance with API Standard 1104 – Welding of Pipelines and Related Facilities - 20th Edition 2007
•Achieve and maintain all qualifications and progression requirements applicable to the job classification
•Will be required to achieve and maintain certifications as required to perform job duties (regulatory welding certifications) Competencies, Skills, and Abilities:
•Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals.
•Job planning and organization
• Must have ability to read and interpret engineering construction blueprints for both pipeline and compressor station projects.
•Individual must follow all safety, environmental and regulatory policies so tasks and assignments are completed in a safe and environmentally responsible manner, ensuring proper handling and disposition of hazardous waste.
• Good communication skills - must be able to interface effectively with many internal and external customers, regulatory officials, company contacts, co-workers and 3rd party contractors.
• Knowledge of both OSHA safety regulations and DOT pipeline regulations.
• Focused on internal and external customer service.
•Must be able to work with a team, take direction from supervisor(s), adhere to required work schedules, focus attention on details and follow work rules.
•Mentor fellow employees when the opportunity presents itself.
•Ability to speak and understand English.
•Ability to work with others, take direction from supervisor(s), focus attention on details, and follow work rules.
•Promote and embody Kinder Morgan Core Values.
• This individual will be responsible for administrative tasks including ordering and receiving required replacement parts, completing personal timesheets and maintaining a company vehicle.
• Basic computer skills (knowledge of MS Office, operating systems, company software if applicable), trainable to custom software applications. Physical Demands:
• Lift, pull, push, and carry up to 50 lbs.
• Exert up to 100 lbs. of physical force.
• Stand, walk, kneel, bend, and squat for extended periods of time.
• Twist head and back for extended periods of time.
• Work in areas classified as confined space.
• Climb and work from ladders, catwalks, staging, and platforms.
• Ascend and descend slopes and ditches.
• Work with hands above head, lying on back.
• Work in adverse weather and/or extreme temperature conditions.
• ADA Job Requirements: Reasonable accommodations will be made to ensure that the essential functions of the job can be performed and not hinder the employee's performance, mental, or emotional disability. Working Conditions:
• Work schedule is Monday through Friday, eight hours per day and will involve overtime.
•This position requires the ability to respond to call-outs.

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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