Pipeline Safety/Regulation Specialist I

Recruitment #220525-M35A-03

Introduction

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE “INTERNAL JOBS” LISTING HERE. DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT

Location:
Statewide
Typical Functions:
*Schedules and completes annual, special and construction inspections concerning the operation of natural gas and hazardous liquid pipelines in an assigned area of responsibility; reviews operator records and reports; confers with operators concerning requirements to improve or repair systems or comply with existing rules and regulations.
*Conducts on-site field inspections of pipeline facilities and construction sites to evaluate safety and performance; prepares reports of violations, deficiencies and recommendations concerning legal actions; provides assistance and training to operators as needed; performs follow-up inspections and takes further actions as required.
*Performs investigations related to the accidental or unintended release of natural gas or hazardous liquids from pipeline facilities resulting in property damage of less than $50,000; determines causes and recommends appropriate steps and procedures to lessen continued threats to public safety; determines if operator actions caused or contributed to release or resulted in violations of state or federal laws.
*Interprets state and federal laws and commission rules and regulations for agency staff, industry personnel and the general public; responds to complaints concerning pipeline operations and enforces existing rules and regulations; makes recommendation concerning modifying rules and policies to reflect changes in industry technology.
*Reviews operational reports, test results, construction reports, operations manuals and procedures and engineering reports and data; assists in preparing exhibits and testimony for Commission hearings; provides testimony at hearings as required.
*Performs related work as required and assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A bachelor's degree in petroleum or mechanical engineering or a closely related field and one (1) year of experience in the regulation, operation and/or maintenance of natural gas and/or hazardous liquid pipeline systems; or three (3) years of experience in a regulatory/regulated environment dealing with natural gas and/or hazardous liquid pipeline companies or systems and two (2) years of experience in the regulation, operation and/or maintenance of natural gas and/or hazardous liquid pipeline systems; or five (5) years of experience in the regulation, operation and/or maintenance of natural gas and/or hazardous liquid pipeline systems.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.