Pipeline Technician

Ref No. EMP458687
Salary £12.97/hour
Location Thetford, England
Start date 30/11/2020
Job type Contract (12 Months)
Job Status Applicants Required

Introduction

Our client own and operate a number of fuel storage terminals and the associated pipeline distribution network. The primary responsibility of this role is the upkeep of pipelines.

Important

Must be able to follow safe working practices and must have a driving licence including category D+E.

The Job

Our client own and operate a number of fuel storage terminals and the associated pipeline distribution network. Their operations are governed by COMAH Tier 1 regulations and safety is their number one priority. Candidates must be able to follow Standard Operating Procedures and Risk Assessments.

The primary responsibility of this role is the upkeep of pipelines. Day to day planned operations and tasks will include but not be limited to:

  • Making regular checks of the pipeline network including walking the lines, completing site visit sheets and making infringement reports where necessary.
  • Monitor pipeline wayleaves (access to land to carry our specified duties) to ensure they are readily accessible.
  • Managing and controlling vegetation along the pipeline system.
  • Monitoring, cleaning and maintaining pipelines and associated auxiliary equipment
  • Minor mechanical maintenance where necessary.
  • Liaise with the Pipeline Control team (HQ) to facilitate the efficient operation of pipelines.
  • Attend call outs as part of standby roster (covering weekends).

The role will include the use of a variety of equipment that will be provided to you. This may include a van, gas monitoring and pressure testing equipment, CAT and Genny, ladders and pesticides.

The role will involve working alone so candidates must be comfortable and able to work on their own. In addition, candidates must be able to write reports and therefore computer literacy, including the use of spreadsheets, is essential. This is a mobile role covering a number of pipelines around the Thetford area. It is essential for candidates to have a driving license including categories D+E.

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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