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Pipeline Compliance Analyst

Company: Summit Midstream Partners, LP
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Company Summary

Summit Midstream Partners, LP (NYSE: SMLP) is a growth-oriented, publicly traded master limited partnership focused on developing, owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets that are strategically located in the core producing areas of unconventional resource basins, primarily shale formations, in the continental United States. Our assets comprise over 3,200 miles of pipeline which enable us to provide natural gas, crude oil and produced water gathering services pursuant to primarily long-term and fee-based gathering and processing agreements with our customers and counterparties across the continental United States.

Summit Midstream is proudly committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Relocation: No Relocation assistance provided.

Work schedule: hybrid schedule (office/remote)

Work Sponsorship: Summit Midstream will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the Company receiving satisfactory results from a pre-employment drug screening, a criminal background check, and reference checks and your satisfaction of all other applicable fitness for duty requirements.


The Pipeline Compliance Analyst assists DOT and other pipeline compliance program functions and provides support to Operations on pipeline compliance tasks.

Principle Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Maintains (or acquires and maintains) expert knowledge of Summit Midstream Plans and Programs 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 team responsible for the Plan(s).
  • Facilitate Summit DOT Compliance programs including Operator Qualification training and tracking for Summit personnel, Public Awareness, Operations and Maintenance (O&M), Integrity Management (IMP), Control Room Management (CRM), and state specific regulatory programs.
  • Update 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 personal on-site inspections.
  • Maintains compliance manuals, policies, and procedures on the portal according to company policy and regulatory requirements.
  • Collects DOT information for reports to management, state regulatory agencies, 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.
  • Participates on teams for company projects.
    Education & Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree in a technical field OR equivalent field experience and training to demonstrate understanding of DOT and state pipeline regulations
    • Candidate will have experience in office and field environments.
    • Prefer candidate have 2-4 years or more related pipeline regulatory or pipeline industry experience in a professional capacity
      Knowledge Skills & Abilities:
      • Knowledge of DOT regulations; including, but not limited to, 49 CFR 190 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, Word, Excel, and Power Point.
      • 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.
      • Must be detail oriented in completing required paperwork.
        Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
        • Must be able to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a minimal amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, and pull or otherwise move objects.
        • Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time
        • Able to view computer terminal for long periods of time.
        • Candidate must be able to travel for business meetings and audits, hear and be heard, prepare written communications, present information to others, and enter data into various computer programs.
        • Work is performed in an office environment with frequent travel to remote locations.
        • Travel requirements of 30% or more within operating areas located in the United States.
          Summit Midstream offers a comprehensive benefits/total rewards package including:
          • Company Paid Holidays
          • Discretionary Performance Bonus
          • Medical Insurance
          • Dental Insurance
          • Vision Insurance
          • Employer supplemented Health Savings Account
          • Flexible Benefit Plan
          • Basic Term Life Insurance
          • Voluntary Term Life and AD&D Insurance
          • Employer Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance
          • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
          • Hospital Indemnity, Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
          • Wellness Incentive Program
          • 5% Retirement Plan Match
            • Summit Midstream Partners will not pay a fee of any kind to any third party agency without a valid Summit Midstream Partners' Master Service Agreement (MSA) authorized and signed by Human Resources. Any resume, application or other form of candidate submission to any employee of Summit Midstream Partners, without a valid MSA on file, will be considered property of Summit Midstream Partners and no fee will be paid.

              Are you ready to join a fast-paced, growth oriented midstream company, then apply today!

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              ***No phone calls or email, please.***

              No Agency Calls and /or submissions will be accepted

Keywords: Summit Midstream Partners, LP, Houston , Pipeline Compliance Analyst, Professions , Houston, Texas

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