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SCADA Technician

The Woodlands, TX

Position Summary:

The SCADA Technician provides support of the SCADA and Measurement Systems.

Principle Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Interface with the field technicians, the Network group, and the Control Center to troubleshoot data and communication problems between the remote RTU/PLC and the SCADA environment
  • Poll for missing meter data in the Measurement system
  • Build graphic displays for control center and other end users to support pipeline operation
  • Add devices to ACM and KepServer to acquire data from remote RTU/PLC sites

Education/Qualifications/Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  • Good understanding of TCP/IP networks preferred
  • Attention to detail is required
  • Ability to analyze data to solve problems is required
  • A positive “service oriented organization” attitude is required
  • Experience working in a medium to large company gas control environment preferred
  • Ability to perform effectively in high-pressure situations while maintaining focus and calmness
  • Proficient in the use of personal computers and Microsoft software
  • Willingness to step outside “comfort zone” and learn and participate in other areas of the department when needed
  • Willingness and ability to travel
  • Willingness and ability to participate in an on-call rotation during non-business hours
  • Willingness to work irregular hours and both planned and unplanned overtime as the job requires
  • Willingness to improve skillsets through training during business and non-business hours
  • Requires that the individual pass a background check and drug screening

Technical & Personal Skills

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with a wide range of personalities
  • Good diagnostic and troubleshooting skills are required
  • Good organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks and multiple projects
  • Experience with networking and communications concepts in a real-time environment is desired
  • Must have intermediate to advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.


VP, Engineering and Construction

The Woodlands, TX

Position Summary:

Provide leadership, strategic planning and direction for the Engineering and Construction functions for Summit Midstream Partners.  Oversees the development, preparation and maintenance of engineering and construction specifications and standards. Responsibilities include planning, project management, budgeting, compliance, data gathering, engineering calculations and analysis and development of proposals for engineering and construction projects. 


Principle Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform the lead role in the planning and management of major engineering and construction projects including gas and liquids gathering, gas fired and electric compression, transmission, distribution, and other gas delivery related projects.
  • Ensure the appropriate records and documentation are gathered during construction and maintained within departments to comply with all state and federal rules and regulations.
  • Ensure that engineering design functions are performed in a safe, efficient, and effective manner in accordance with standard industry practice, good engineering principles, applicable codes, regulations, rules and policies.
  • Oversee the monitoring and testing of all engineering and construction systems for safe, efficient operation.
  • Direct engineering and construction work on all systems necessary to meet the growing demand for gas and assure the safety and reliability of the system.
  • Act as the Executive Sponsor for all engineering and construction projects and manage all aspects of the conceptual development, engineering design, construction and commercial operation of the projects.

Education/Qualifications/Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  • 15-20 years of engineering management in the oil and natural gas industry, which should include oil and gas gathering, gas fired and electric compression.    Experience managing multiple functions.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college (Business Management, or Engineering preferred).
  • Experience with federal and state compliance programs required.
  • Experience in developing strategic plans, assessing department processes and systems, and managing budgets.
  • Ability to manage change and build high performing teams.
  • Provide leadership and direction for all aspects of construction with the goal of maximizing profitability and enhancing customer development.
  • Proven record of delivering high quality service and maintaining a safe working environment.




Technical & Personal Skills

  • Solid leadership skills with a track record of delivering cost savings.
  • Mastery of skills to develop and implement strategies, apply policy, conduct negotiations, benchmark, forecast, draft and execute agreements.
  • Excellent analytic, problem solving, decision making, team building, project management, strategic  development and change management skills
    • Must develop a working knowledge of Summit Midstream Partners policies, rules, regulations and procedures.
    • Have basic skills in the operation and functions of computers including, but not limited to, Windows applications, Excel, Word, Outlook and Internet Explorer.
    • Proven communication and organizational skills.
    • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks.


Facilities Engineer

Denver, CO

Position Summary:

The Engineer position covers a wide range of natural gas gathering systems, oil gathering systems, water gathering systems, metering station, dehydration, processing/treating, and compression projects and requires a high degree of initiative and self-motivation. Excellent facility planning, design, analytical, problem solving, decision-making, communications, and project management skills required.


Principle Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Engineer and manage pipeline, dehydration, processing/treating, compression, and meter/control station, and liquid handling & storage facilities.
  • Evaluate information and make recommendations regarding viability.
  • Assist Operations and Commercial Groups on all front-end activities regarding project scoping, estimating, and planning.
  • Conduct and/or assist in pipeline pressure, flow studies and process modeling. Make recommendations on pipe diameter sizes and facility designs based on technical findings.
  • Responsible for monitoring and reporting the status of all projects relative to cost, progress, problems encountered and solutions.
  • Responsible for coordinating engineering activities between operations, project management, marketing, and construction departments.
  • Initiate engineering projects as requested by operations, project development, and commercial groups and follow up on all phases of such projects through completion.
  • Evaluate engineering problems and provide technical recommendations to solve these problems. Respond to requests from various groups (i.e., operations, commercial, etc,) for engineering assistance related to new pipelines, meter & control stations, dehydration, processing/treating, compression, and meter/control station, liquid handling & storage facilities, restorations or enhancements to existing facilities.


Education/Qualifications/Skills & Knowledge Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s in Engineering Discipline.
  • Minimum 3 to 10 years of experience in engineering design, operation, maintenance, and project management of pipelines dehydration, processing/treating, compression, and meter/control station, liquid handling & storage facilities.


Technical & Personal Skills:

  • Knowledge of pipeline & facility engineering and construction principles and practices.
  • Familiar with reviewing and interpreting engineering drawings such as Process Flow Diagrams, P&ID;’s, civil drawings, electrical drawings, and mechanical drawings.
  • Knowledge of natural gas and liquid industry codes and standards, ASME & ANSI Codes, API 1104, SPCC, DOT 192, PHMSA, OSHA 29 CFR 1910.119, Process Safety Management, EPA Risk Management Plan, etc.
  • Competent with personal computer applications (I.e. Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Project), and other Engineering Related Programs such as, Promax, Synergee and/or PipePhase.
  • Detailed experience in designing and managing multiple natural gas and liquid facility projects
  • Working knowledge of required permits involved in the design and construction of facilities.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal communication abilities.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Self-motivated with abilities to quickly prioritize.


Plant Operator

Rifle, CO; Stanley, ND; *Clarksburg, WV

Position Summary:

The Plant Operator is multi-skilled position that is responsible for the operation, maintenance, and record keeping of gathering system compressor stations.


Principle Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Daily operation, documentation, and housekeeping of compressor stations with reciprocating natural gas compressors.
  • Responsible for completing and maintaining required reports and logs.
  • Monitor and adjust equipment to maintain optimum availability, efficiency, and throughput.
  • Responsible for performing minor maintenance on engines, compressors, dehydrators, vapor recovery units, flares, separators, slug catchers, air compressors, and cooling fans.
  • Daily condensate tank liquid handling and truck scheduling.
  • Work with craft personnel to ensure any equipment/system problems are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for reporting, troubleshooting, and correcting, abnormal operating conditions.
  • Responsible for coordinating and monitoring activities of contract personnel assigned to the area.
  • Identify emergency situations and initiate Emergency Response Procedures.
  • Promote a safe work environment, implement current safety policies and ensure environmental policies and regulatory compliance are being met
  • May be required at some locations to monitor meters and gauges to maintain correct temperature, pressure and flow of gas through system.

Education/Qualifications/Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required.
  • Minimum of 3 years stable work history in the energy industry and/or technical training in mechanical or electrical field.


Technical & Personal Skills

  • Technical certification or equivalent training in a mechanical environment or energy related field preferred.
  • Valid drivers license with acceptable driving record.
  • Have experience with SCADA, and control systems I.E Delta V, Wonder Ware, Cygnet, Kimray; basic computer skills with proficiency in MS Office, including spreadsheet and word processing applications.
  • Possess a strong commitment to personal and job safety including complying with state and federal regulations.
  • Must demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to troubleshoot and repair all types of mechanical equipment as well as good verbal/written communication skills, decision making skills and a strong work ethic.
  • Willing to work callouts, holidays, and weekends. Must live or relocate to within 1 hour response time of job assignment.
  • Willing to work at more than one specific station; work well within a team environment and/or independently with limited supervision if needed.  Ability to interface positively with land owners, corporate contacts and other field personnel.
  • Must be able to read prints, drawings and technical manuals and possess the ability to prepare technical reports.




Procurement Analyst

Houston, TX

Position Summary:

The procurement analyst is responsible for providing support to the procurement manager and procurement team for all sourcing and procurement activities.  The primary functions are field support, report generation, analytics, on-going supplier management, contract database management, negotiation and project management support, as required. 


Principle Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate requisition processes, issue purchase orders, contracts and other documents related to the purchasing function
  • Assist with bid specifications and other necessary documents related to purchases
  • Maintain contact with vendors, obtain information about new products, evaluate vendor performance, and may conduct inspections of vendors
  • Review and recommend appropriate vendors depending on cost and quality of bid specifications
  • Confer with department managers and employees relative to purchasing procedures, purchasing needs, complaints and special problems
  • Analyze strategic sourcing initiatives. Maintain quality performance metrics
  • Assist with purchasing budget. Ensure all purchases are made within budget


Education/Qualifications/Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college (Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business Management, or Engineering preferred)
  • 3-5 years’ experience in field of Procurement, Supply Chain, or Oil and Energy


Technical & Personal Skills

  • Knowledge of contract negotiation process
  • Knowledge and understanding of RFPs, MSAs, and vendor scorecards
  • Good organizations skills
  • Good negotiation skills to interact with vendors 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as, interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytic, problem solving, team building, and project management skills
  • Working knowledge of purchasing fundamentals and procurement work processes and policies preferred


Procurement Manager

Houston, TX

Position Summary:

The procurement manager is responsible for acquiring goods and services for the organization. The procurement manager must compare and evaluate products offered to determine if they align with the needs of the company. The procurement manager directly negotiates with sellers to determine the best price available and enact contracts with those providers once an agreement has been reached. Furthermore, the procurement manager actively works with other members of the organization to ensure that all products and services are provided as agreed.


Principle Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develops and coordinates new policies and procedures regarding procurement processes.
  • Conducts analysis of program policies and procedures, develops plans, formulates guidelines, implements new developments and procedures, and provides policy interpretation.
  • Prepares program guidelines, status reports and presentations for management.
  • Processes account applications and maintenance actions, and maintains accounts database.
  • Monitors approval of accounts to maintain an appropriate degree of control over vendor relationships.
  • Coordinates daily duties of Procurement support staff.
  • May develop requirements and be involved in the automation/test of procurement and logistics software
  • May develop training material, prepare lesson plans, and oversee procurement training.


Education/Qualifications/Skills & Knowledge Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college (Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business Management, or Engineering preferred)
  • Project Management Certification preferred (PMP)
  • 8-10 years’ experience in field of Procurement, Supply Chain, or Oil and Energy

Technical & Personal Skills

  • Solid leadership skills with a track record of delivering cost savings.
  • Mastery of skills to develop and implement sourcing strategies, apply policy, run inquiry, conduct negotiations, benchmark, forecast, draft and execute agreements.
  • Excellent analytic, problem solving, decision making, team building, project management, strategic  development and change management skills
  • Proven communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks


Instrumentation & Electrical /Measurement Technician

Grover, CO; Minot, ND; Clarksburg, WV

Job Description

Performs electrical and instrumentation work which involves repairing motors, starters, generators, and exciters. Tests and repairs switchboards and installs new cables, wiring and electrical fixtures. Inspects electrical equipment at frequent intervals. Calibrates, maintains and repairs analog and digital equipment data acquisition units, and pneumatic and hydraulic control and indicating devices. Analyzes performance of equipment, and participates in the automation of facilities. Installs non-contract additions, replacements, inspects contract installed equipment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participates in installing all instrumentation and electrical components safely.
  • Troubleshoots problems with control systems and complex equipment associated with gas recips & turbines, generators, process plants, dehydration, control & pump stations and gas chromatography.
  • Runs conduit, pulls wire, changes motors and maintains lighting systems and basic motor controls.
  • May maintain, modify and troubleshoot Distributive Control Systems (DCS) and/or Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) to maximize use of control technology and minimize installation and operating costs.
  • Maintains advanced monitoring devices (gas, flame, or fire detectors, vibration and temperature monitors).
  • Is able to read P&ID and electrical diagrams and other complex electrical drawings; interprets plant electrical diagrams. Updates electrical drawings.
  • Installs, troubleshoots and maintains end devices, alarms, shutdown systems, process controls, substation and branch feeders, variable frequency drives, air/fuel controllers, panel boards, etc.
  • Performs preventative and general maintenance on electronic and pneumatic equipment and parts associated with this equipment.
  • Provides training and technical support as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Supervision based on Technician's skill sets.


  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent is required.
  • Graduation from a technical trade school and/or completion of an apprenticeship, certification or associate degree program in instrumentation or related studies is preferred.
  • Journeyman electrical designation is highly preferred.
  • 5 + years of electrical and instrumentation experience is preferred. Experience preferred in an energy related industry.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of electrical codes and is familiar with AC voltage (120v-4160v) three phase and single phase plus 120 VDC.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license and have an acceptable driving record.
  • Must be able to assume responsibility, prioritize and respond to multiple tasks under potentially stressful and/or hazardous conditions.
  • Possess a strong commitment to personal and job safety.
  • Must demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude and dexterity in the use of tools and equipment.
  • Basic computer skills including spreadsheet and word processing applications.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, decision making skills and strong work ethic.
  • Must have the ability to read at a level to understand written safety procedures, work procedures, blue prints, P&IDs, work permits, and technical instruction manuals.
  • Willing to work overtime and handle call-outs.
  • Candidate will be subject to DOT drug and alcohol testing requirements.
  • Strong math and logic skills including ability to troubleshoot program PLC and other computer based operations systems.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with basic troubleshooting and maintenance skills.
  • Self-motivated individual able to work independently or in a team environment and willing to learn.


Pipeline Operator - Natural Gas

BAKKEN - Stanley, ND

Position Summary:


Inspect maintain and repair pipelines, compression and measurement facilities.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities:


·         Inspect, maintain and repair as needed all facilities as assigned, including but not limited to pipelines, compression, and measurement facilities.

·         Knowledge and experience with line location equipment and techniques

·         Ability to read and utilize drawings, schematics, alignment sheets

·         On-call responsibility for areas of responsibility as needed

·         Maintain working knowledge of regulatory requirements, (OSHA, DOT, etc) document required regulatory activities

·         Proven knowledge and understanding of procedures used to safely pig pipeline, i.e. launching, receiving and inspection

·         Plan, organize and prioritize assigned responsibilities and work independently

·         Work independently as liaison between Summit Midstream and outside entities, i.e. landowners, emergency response agencies, contractors and other pipeline companies

·         Operation and assist in maintenance activities at compressor facilities

·         Manage all activities with a focus on safety and compliance

·         Use proper tools and equipment to perform integrity management and regulatory tasks on natural gas pipelines

·         Monitor activity in and around pipeline and facilities and respond as necessary to protect system integrity

·         Maintain required forms, records and reports

·         Respond to pipeline emergencies; perform cleanup associated with field ops and corrosion control activities

·         Other duties as assigned


Education/Qualifications/Skills and Knowledge Requirements:


·         High school diploma or equivalent

·         2 or more years general pipeline experience in the natural gas industry or related experience in similar industry

·         Knowledge of liquid handling equipment, pigging facilities required

·         Knowledge to conduct pressure surveys on gathering lines and central delivery points

·         Experienced in monitoring natural gas quality using sampling equipment

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

Working Conditions:

·         Must have a valid driver license with acceptable driving record

·         Work outside in all types of inclement weather

·         Physical capabilities of  standing, walking, bending, stretching, reach over shoulder height, frequent heavy lifting


*Natural Gas Compression Tech

Clarksburg, WV

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Include the following: Other duties many be assigned


  • Perform skilled tasks including all levels of maintenance repairs, and overhauls as directed by supervisory personnel.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose all levels of compressor systems failures.
  • Optimize compressor equipment performance.
  • Stay abreast of advanced compressor and engine theory and maintenance.
  • Comply with all company and customer safety and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Comply with all other company policies and procedures.
  • Complete appropriate paperwork as directed.
  • Perform duties as trainer when requested.
  • Continually hone and develop electronic and computer skills.
  • Present a professional image. 


Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.



To perform this job successfully, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Must be highly proficient in compressor and engine maintenance.
  • Must possess complete understanding of surface production equipment.
  • Must have troubleshooting skills and seldom require assistance.
  • Should be able to diagnose general electronic control problems.
  • Must be able to operate all types of diagnostic tools.
  • Must be willing to travel and relocate if necessary.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of inventory policy and be able to help control inventory.
  • Must have a mechanical aptitude.  Must be willing to perform DOT physical.


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