Director - Operations

Essential Functions:   The Director of Operations position will report to the Division Sr. Director, as do the Division support personnel such as; Safety, Mechanical, Instrumentation and Electrical Specialists.  Divisions are geographical areas of pipeline, compressor, measurement and processing facilities that are divided into several operating areas. Through subordinate positions, the incumbent provides support to the Operating Area and Department activities associated with transporting, storing, processing, delivering natural gas and natural gas liquids.  Provides daily assistance and guidance to Area personnel necessary to ensure, operation reliability, and integrity of facilities.  This normally accomplished by prioritizing and assigning problems and questions to the Division Technical staff.  Monitors existing policies and programs to assure safe and compliant & reliable facility operation.  Provide analysis and recommendation of failure incidents.   Directs and monitors outage schedule, identifies any potential problems that may affect throughput and advises Areas management as to needs and locations of priority maintenance requirements. Ensures compliance with Federal, State and Local governmental regulations, Company and departmental policies through participation in periodic audits of Areas; review of Division and Area generated reports; and Area work plans.  Governing bodies include DOT, OSHA, FERC, EPA and state agencies. Through interface with subordinates, Area Sr. Director and Division Administrative staff, the incumbent oversees and approves the completion and submittal of the Division Capital and O&M Budgets; ensuring that projects are justified based on safety, regulatory, economics or need.  Through interface with Division Staff, Engineering staff and subordinates, the incumbent ensures approved capital and O&M projects are completed in a timely, cost effective manner and in compliance with applicable codes, regulations and company policy. Provides Emergency Response coordination, communication, and support.   Insures necessary measures are taken to mitigate emergency events, coordinate initial response, and insure timely investigation and repairs.  In conjunction with subordinates, establish goals and long-range plans to improve operations, cost control, safety and training.  The incumbent ensures that Areas place emphasis on long-range planning including modernization/upgrade of equipment to maintain pace with industry's technological advancements. The incumbent reviews training needs of hourly employees, prioritizes and initiates steps to ensure training programs are provided, relating to equipment inspections, preventative maintenance procedures and repair. Develops studies and recommendations for additions, deletions and improvements to plant and pipeline facilities to conform to required and/or anticipated capacities and operating conditions.  This includes modernization programs related activities. Assists in interviewing and selection of personnel for both technical and supervisory positions in the Area offices.  Make salary recommendations as requested.  Assists Division Sr. Director in evaluating Area supervisory performance.  In the absence of the Division Sr. Director, handles technical and non-technical problems relating to operation and maintenance. Bachelor's degree in Engineering or industry related experience in lieu of degree. Seven years of technical and supervisory experience in the natural gas industry.   Must live within 30-mile radius of Wexford, PA.  1800001780
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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