Assistant Area Manager/Area Manager

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners   •  

Westlake, LA

Industry: Energy & Utilities


5 - 7 years

Posted 57 days ago

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In this role, you will be responsible for leading a team of employees that are responsible for the compression, pipeline, corrosion, storage and measurement operations and maintenance (O&M) activities associated with compliance according to DOT 192, EPA/DEQ, OSHA regulations, and inter-company/industry related policies and procedures in the company's Clarksdale area of operation which includes reciprocating compression equipment and area pipeline and storage assets.

Responsibilities include ensuring: 1) the safe and reliable operation of compressor, pipeline, corrosion, and measurement facilities, and 2) the reliable, effective and efficient performance of personnel as related to O&M activities associated with maintaining compliance according to the aforementioned regulations, policies, and/or procedures. Duties include, but are not limited to; working with area personnel, operations support, storage, engineering, construction, and other area leaders to ensure efficient performance of all facilities, developing/training employees, overseeing and pursuing excellence in the company’s safety program, responding to emergency situations, ensuring gas quality, coordinating shut-downs through Gas Control, working with the legal department, working with the ROW group regarding new or proposed easements, and handling property owner complaints and lease renewals.

This position will be filled as an Assistant Area Manager commensurate with experience. If selected, you will be required to live within 30 miles of the reporting office in Westlake, LA.


*5-10 years’ experience in the natural gas industry

*Familiar with DOT 192 regulations and natural gas pipeline operations

*Excellent interpersonal, communication, leadership, and strong computer skills along with economic and critical thinking skills

*Ability to read and implement the O&M manual and the ability to read drawings, alignment sheets, and valve maps

*Ability to work effectively within a team environment and maintain good working relationships with governmental and customer counterparts

*Self-motivation, a commitment to and strong advocate of personal and team safety, along with a strong work ethic

*Ability to manage multiple situations simultaneously

*Ability to work in extreme weather and noise conditions and the ability to stand for long durations

*Valid driver’s license with a good driving record and the ability to pass auditory and optic exams

*Associate's degree or equivalent


*Leadership experience in Field Operations

*10+ years of pipeline operations and maintenance experience

*10+ years of pipeline operations and maintenance experience and 5+ years of compressor operations and maintenance experience

*Turbine compression experience

*Previous experience in a pipeline/compression engineering or technical support role

*Engineering or technical degree

*Previous leadership experience