Leak Detection Engineer @ HollyFrontier

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Job Description:

Job Duties

(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

Experience

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

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

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.


Benefits:
Experience Level: Junior/Associate
Work From: Onsite

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