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Primary purpose: Job Details Safety Specialist Job ID #: 19027 Location: TX-SNYDER Functional Area: Misc./Trades Position Type: Full Time Experience Required: 3 - 5 Years Relocation Provided: No Education Required: High School Diploma RC/Department: 1081 -CO2-FLD OPS EH&S :CO2

Position Description

Kinder Morgan CO2 Company is currently seeking a Safety Specialistfor the gas processing facilities at the SACROC Unit. Position level commensurate with experience and skill set.

The position is geared toward a safety professional with at least 5 years of experience, and will be located in Snyder, Texas. The successful candidate will serve a vital role in maintaining the safety and compliance of the plant facilities. The SACROC Gas Processing facilities employ a multitude of processes which include over 300,000 hp of compression, gas dehydration facilities, NGL Recovery facilities, and a co-gen powerplant. The SACROC Gas Processing Facility is a PSM Facility. Position level commensurate with experience and skill sets.

Essential duties of the position are as follows:

  • Promote the Company's EHS philosophy and culture.

  • Assist in continued implementation of and adherence to the Company's EHS Management Plan.

  • Assist operations with Management of Change (MOC), Process Hazard Analysis (PHA), and Pre Start-Up
    Safety Reviews (PSSR) and Contractor Safety management.

  • Work with field personnel to identify solutions to arising EHS issues and audit findings.

  • Assist operations in Risk Management and Incident Investigation processes including facilitating root cause
    analysis of reported incidents, near misses, injury, or vehicle collision.

  • Promote Behavior Based Safety principles.

  • Maintain safety equipment in proper working order and coordinate required inspections, maintenance,
    calibration/testing, and replacement as required.

  • Assist in the development and enhancement of compliance review policies and procedures.

  • Develop, coordinate, and conduct EHS-related training.

  • Participate in Emergency Response planning, preparation and efforts.

  • Participate in corporate Technical Work Groups, as appropriate.

  • Will carry a company-provided cell phone/pager and respond during working and non-working hours.
  • Willing to work around plant/production vessels and piping systems containing H2S and hydrocarbon gases
    which are flammable and may be explosive under certain circumstances

  • Position Requirements

    Minimum requirements :


  • High School Diploma, however, a Bachelors degree in an EHS discipline is preferred.

  • Experience / specific knowledge:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Environmental, Health, and/or Safety for oil and gas production operations, or 7
    years experience in oil and gas production operations.

    Certifications, licenses, registrations:

  • Valid drivers license and acceptable driving record may be required.

  • OSHA certification desired

    Competencies, skills, and abilities:

  • Proficient computer skills and use of applicable computer applications.

  • Accurately and promptly loads and verifies data and generates reports based on standard procedures.

  • Demonstrates a highly competent working knowledge of technology, applications, terminology, and procedures required of the job function.

  • Ability to apply extensive knowledge and experience to a wide variety of situations and recommend solutions and improvements.

  • Typically viewed as a technical expert and/or leader in safety.

  • Works independently to perform more complex analyses.

  • Monitors new technologies and draws upon expertise to make recommendations for further exploitation of existing technologies.

  • Mentors and trains less experienced EHS specialists/technicians and/or other co-workers.

  • Generates and completes efficiency/improvement projects.

  • Ability to speak and understand English.

  • Ability to work with others, take direction from supervisor(s), focus attention on details, and follow work rules.

    Physical demands:

  • Climbing and walking

  • Driving company vehicle

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

    Working conditions:

  • Mixture of field, plant and office work locations

  • Working after hours, nights, weekends, holidays and on-call as needed
  • Preferred education, experience, certifications, competencies, skills, and abilities:

    Above the minimum requirements; not required but advantageous in this position:

  • College degree or COSHA Certification

  • 5+ years oil/gas experience in operations
  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

    Associated topics: artificial lift, coal, field, fuel, miner, mineral, mines, natural gas, petroleum engineer, pipeline

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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