Manager, Natural Gas Pipeline Operations & Maintenance

January 12th, 2022

Location: San Francisco, CA or Remote

The Manager of Natural Gas Pipeline Operations and Maintenance (“O&M”) will have responsibility for the company’s rapidly growing portfolio of natural gas (NG) pipeline assets across the US, collecting Renewable Natural Gas (“RNG”) for injection into the US natural gas pipeline infrastructure. These pipelines vary in size from 2”-6”. In addition, you will be responsible for coordinating with the Directors of Asset Management and supporting the 3rd party operations, safety, response systems, and regulatory reporting for the pipelines.  This position reports to the Director of O&M.

The ideal candidate will have specific experience in operations management of natural gas piping collection networks.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Uphold company values and encourage all employees to conduct their activities in accordance with all applicable laws and the company standards and policies, with a strong focus on environmental, health, and safety
  • Establish and enforce safety and environmental standards while driving a strong culture of operational discipline
  • Serves as a company representative on regulatory and environmental issues
  • Supports Development team with opportunities to expand the pipeline system
  • Identify gaps, develop improvement plans, and deliver on enhancing the performance, availability, and reliability of existing operating assets
  • Implement lessons learned from existing pipelines to incorporate in new system design
  • Coordinate internal resources and 3rd party contractors/vendors
  • Identify improvement projects to improve system reliability and/or increase operating capacity
  • Drive a consistent approach to pipeline operations, troubleshooting and response
  • Oversee sampling and testing strategies for each site
  • Drive consistency in approach to operations and troubleshooting
  • Develop internal and external reports and tracking tools
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Deep experience in the energy sector and understanding of US natural gas infrastructure sector and governing bodies
  • Understanding of natural gas pipeline reporting and maintenance needs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Excellent problem solving and strategic thinking skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office, AutoCAD, MS Project, Maximo, PI
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings

Experience & Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • At least 3 years of related experience
  • Previous natural gas O&M experience required
  • Broad hands-on technical experience in the operation of natural gas collection systems

Abilities

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with an ability to manage a significant workload and prioritize for success
  • Professional, personable, approachable, diplomatic, and courteous demeanor
  • Excellent judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • The mindset of safety and compliance
  • Effective at creating, summarizing, and presenting information logically for executive decision making
  • Willing to travel up to 50% of the time across the United States

Benefits

  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • 401k
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Commuter benefits
  • Disability assistance
  • Paid vacation

How to Apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume to operations@brightmark.com