Pipeline (Right of Way) Technician-Gonzales, LA

Gonzales, LA posted on April 22

The Pipeline Right-of-way (ROW) Technician is an individual contributor responsible for all ROW activities within a designated area.  
General responsibilities include:
  • Damage Prevention
  • Emergency Response
  • Management System Processes
  • Physical ROW condition and Department of Transportation (DOT) inspections
  • Participation in Public Awareness activities
  • Execution of physical responses to One Call excavation tickets in accordance with the Shell Pipeline Inspection & Maintenance manual
  • Identification of external threats to pipeline integrity and provides recommendations for mitigation
  • Additionally the role requires the ability to communicate well at all levels in the organization, strong process discipline and the following duties (including but not limited to):
  • Completing permits and work documents as needed
  • Performing all work in a safe manner to achieve Goal Zero
  • Ensuring all physical conditions and ROW activities are within State, Federal and Shell regulations
  • Responsible for Damage Prevention Activities which includes but not limited to; monitoring and responding within the required timeframe to one-call tickets
  • Meeting with 3rd party contractors to mark lines prior to excavation and construction activities and perform standby to monitor the work when necessary
  • Responsible for completing PL-799 form to document communication with contractors excavating or performing work on Shell ROW or near Shell assets
  • Responsible for completing PL-746 form to document all exposed piping and communicating with other staff to update alignment drawings
  • Responding to ROW emergencies immediately and complete necessary documents
  • Responsible for maintaining and managing physical condition of ROW; which includes but not limited to evaluate vegetation status, maintaining ROW markers and signage, reporting obstruction and encroachments on ROW, identify and coordinate washout repairs.
  • Communicating with Air Patrol to respond to reports of encroachment or activity by 3rd parties on ROW.
  • Responsible for Public Awareness activities on ROW; including maintaining contact and relationships with Landowners and Emergency Responders, and attending community awareness events
  • Actively supporting and participating in the LEAN processes, audits, inspections, and other Pipeline Initiatives
  • Completing and staying compliant with all required Federal, State, and Local regulations and Operator Qualification, Measurement Policies & Procedures, and HSSE training and standards
  • Additional duties may vary based on product, location, and on/offshore activities