Pipeline Integrity Technologist

Houston, Texas
18 Sep 2019
28 Sep 2019
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 48,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Pipeline Integrity Technologist located in Houston , Texas through September 27, 2019 at 11:59 (Eastern Standard Time).

Requisition ID#405525


This position is responsible for managing pipeline integrity assessment (e.g. in-line inspection and hydrotest), evaluation and remediation processes of Chevron Pipeline and Power Company's (CPP) Integrity Management Plan in compliance with CFR 49, Part 195.452; CFR 49, Part 192, Subpart O and Company requirements.

This position is part of the Pipeline Integrity Group within the Pipeline Services organization of Chevron Pipeline and Power and will report to the Pipeline Integrity Technologist Team Leader in Houston, Texas. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge in pipeline inspection, especially in-line inspection, and mitigation procedures. Corrosion management experience is a plus. Relocation benefits will be a consideration.
Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages the pipeline assessment, evaluation and remediation plan in accordance with the prioritized schedule included in the Pipeline Integrity Management (PIM) plan. This includes determining the most appropriate methodology for conducting threat specific integrity assessments on individual pipeline segments, scheduling an appropriate integrity assessment designed to detect the anticipated threats, evaluating the data resulting from the integrity assessments and then determining if any mitigative actions are needed, determining Discovery Dates and tracking the resolution of those mitigative actions to meet the prescriptive time schedules of the PIM rules or initiating the appropriate temporary pressure reductions and ensuring all documentation is developed.
  • Continue to develop processes and procedures for the Liquid and Gas Pipeline Integrity Management Plans. Write procedures and specifications for pipe integrity related issues, including pipe repair methods.
  • Provide technical expertise, analysis and recommendations for pipe integrity related issues to field teams, engineering staff, and other Chevron affiliates. Support safe work practices and incident free operations.
  • Act as Subject Matter Expert for Chevron Corporation, field teams, Customer Service Center and Technical Services on issues concerning pipeline and facility integrity work.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years of proven experience in pipeline integrity
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in ILI analysis
  • Knowledge of ILI technologies
  • Knowledge of pipeline safety regulations and related industry standards including pipeline repair principles and practices (i.e., B31.8, B31.4)
  • Knowledge of pipeline threat assessment
  • Understanding of pipeline corrosion mechanisms
  • Proficient computer skill in MS Excel, Word, and Outlook.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering
  • NACE certification is a plus.

Critical Selection Criteria:

  1. Pipeline Industry Knowledge: Specific knowledge of the pipeline industry (onshore and/or offshore) and pipeline engineering or operational principles and practices is required. Prior experience with the following is desired:
    • Regulatory and industry requirements regarding pipeline integrity such as ASME B31.8S.
    • Pipeline integrity assessment tool selections
    • Pipeline ILI evaluation and repair assessments
    • Pipeline related threat assessment / integrity management activities with a focus of improving pipeline integrity and reliability
  2. Initiative & Organization: Works independently with minimal supervision. Able to effectively handle multiple assignments, set realistic goals, and complete commitments on schedule.
  3. Communication: Strong written and verbal communication skills. Able to make effective and convincing presentations to a wide range of management, technical, and non-technical levels.
  4. Interpersonal Behaviors: Must work constructively with others (inside and outside of Company) to achieve positive results. Must always act with the highest honesty and integrity and be able to accept constructive feedback. Must work effectively in a team environment.

Relocation Options:

Relocation may be considered.

International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

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