Leak Detection Engineer @ HollyFrontier

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(functions considered essential as defined by ADA)

  • Configures, implements and maintains the leak detection software models for pipeline leak detection
  • Troubleshoot and support pipeline hydraulic operations
  • Works with Operations Control and Pipeline Integrity to determine critical assets and prioritization
  • Strong knowledge in fluid dynamics and mechanics.
  • Understanding of pipeline instrumentation.
  • Monitor and tune the software leak detection models
  • Ensure the leak detection and rupture detection systems meet all applicable regulations
  • Design and maintain a dashboard with KPIs on the leak detection system performance
  • Work with management to implement API 1175
  • Knowledge of a data historian.
  • Performs elementary to complex engineering calculations and data analysis (i.e. mass and energy balances, hydraulic calculations and assessments, SMYS calculations and assessments, conversion calculations and/or plotting pipeline hydraulic gradients)
  • Train Control room personnel on the leak detection system and pipeline hydraulics
  • Gathers, analyzes, interprets, acts upon, and disseminates pertinent data from the SCADA system, pipeline leak detection system and data historians.
  • Review and make recommendations pertaining to proposals of outside vendors regarding the purchase of new or more modern software or hardware.
  • Evaluate, hire and supervise contractors as needed
  • Perform additional technical work as required by assignment and/or manager
  • Accept after hour calls.
  • Provide Engineering Oversite on Leak Detection Projects

Special assignments or tasks assigned to the employee by their supervisor, as determined from time to time in their sole and complete discretion


A minimum of 2 years of progressive work experience in engineering discipline. Emphasis on Pipeline Hydraulics and Operations


Registration as a Professional Engineer preferred. SCADA or leak detection, experience with pipeline models and leak detection systems and software and control system (OaSys), programming experience and data analytics is preferred.

Experience Level: Junior/Associate
Work From: Onsite

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