Senior Engineer - Pipeline Compliance
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Plans, directs and manages DOT compliance functions; provide expertise to Operations regarding pipeline safety compliance
Develops, implements, and maintains inspection policies, procedures and programs designed to minimize deficiencies and ensure compliance with existing Federal, State and local laws, regulations, licenses, permits and ordinances pertaining to pipeline safety.
Recommends improvements in processes, management systems, procedures, and operating equipment to comply with DOT requirements.
Performs internal audits to determine effectiveness of programs and identify issues and noncompliance.
Identifies potential or actual areas of non-compliance through on- site inspections
Coordinates responses, reports, and negotiations with Federal, State, and local DOT agencies through the Legal Department
Maintains compliance manuals, policies, and procedures on the portal according to company policy and regulatory requirements.
Collects DOT information for reports to management and PHMSA.
Independently determines and develops approaches to solutions and obtains management approval for implementation.
Assists in developing and conducting DOT training and emergency preparedness.
Provides regulatory interpretations and technical advice to operating assets using effective communications techniques.
Maintains (or acquires and maintains) expert knowledge of DCP Plans surrounding: Operator Qualification, Integrity Management, and Public Awareness. This is accomplished through extensive reading of the statutes and regulations and consultation with other members of the Asset Integrity department responsible for the Plan(s).
Participates on teams for company projects.
Knowledge of DOT regulations; including, but not limited to, 49 CFR 191 through 49 CFR 199.
Experienced with legislative and regulatory processes, interpretation of regulations, and development of programs to comply with regulations, etc.
Advanced mathematical and analytical abilities.
PC skills including knowledge of Outlook, Lotus Notes, Word, Excel, and Power Point.
Bachelors degree in a technical field OR equivalent field experience and training to demonstrate understanding of DOT regulations
Mechanical Engineering Degree Preferred
7 years minimum (10 years preferred) experience in pipeline compliance (192 preferred) Natural Gas Operations experience (5 years preferred)
Agency Inspection/auditing experience (10 state or federal inspection participation preferred) Leadership experience (5 years preferred)
Experience in pipeline integrity (2 years preferred)
Strong communications (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines and schedules.
Handle complaints from public in a diplomatic manner to avoid or minimize conflict.
Represent company in a professional manner in interactions with governmental agencies.
Defend company position using a strong knowledge base of the regulations.
Must be detail oriented in completing required paperwork.
Must have very positive work performance history.
It has been and will continue to be the policy of DCP Midstream not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status. *LI-POST
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