Field Compliance Specialist- Pipelines

Worleyparsons Ltd Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 months ago

At the end of April 2019, WorleyParsons combined with Jacobs' Energy, Chemicals and Resources (ECR) division, to create Worley.

Together, we are a leading global provider of professional project and asset services in the energy, chemicals and resources sectors. We have almost 60,000 amazing people in around 60 countries across the world covering the full lifecycle, from creating new assets to sustaining and enhancing operating assets for our customers.

Our exciting combination will create new opportunities for you to join us.

The transition will take time, so in the short-term you may see references to our heritage companies in your application process.

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Worley is currently looking for a Field Compliance Specialist- Pipelines who will support a major pipeline project with Regulatory Compliance services and related consulting engagements within our growing Compliance team. The ideal candidate will have a solid background working with PHMSA and will be primarily focused on applying industry-leading practices to assist our clients in tackling the complex regulatory compliance framework.

This is a field position


  • Supporting and administering compliance with project and construction management, project teams

  • Facilitate PHMSA inspections including preparation of post-inspection reports, RFIs, etc.

  • Collobrate with other departments to direct compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution.

  • Represents the project client in all aspects of Department of Transportation regulatory requirements with State and Federal Agencies

  • Exercises independent judgment in selecting and interpreting information and resolving difficulties.

  • Will be recognized as a subject matter expert for pipeline design, engineering integrity technical and regulatory compliance issues

  • Provide strong people and technical leadership, and is frequently consulted by and involved with senior management within operations and engineering;

  • Will be supporting the project through compliance in the area of pipeline engineering and operations practices and pipeline integrity maintenance programs;

  • Demonstrates advanced technical and business judgment through analytical and problem-solving skills;

  • Ability to work independently and show initiative by identifying potential opportunities for improvements;

  • Will be managing Legislative and Pipeline Safety Issues monitoring and communications;

  • Lead the development of appropriate criteria and the execution of reviews, audits and field observations as well as coordinating closure of findings

  • Will be dealing with PHMSA regulators and will be performing field work related to rules, regulations, environmental compliance and pipeline construction regulations

  • Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develops/implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.

  • Ensures proper reporting of violations or potential violations to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate and/or required.

  • Demonstrated understanding of working with clients to achieve compliance goals.

  • Perform jurisdictional analysis on pipelines.

  • Perform internal gap assessments to determine effectiveness of programs and identify issues and noncompliance.

  • Identifies potential or actual areas of non-compliance through personal on-site inspections.

  • Provides input and guidance on compliance manuals, policies, and procedures according to company policy and regulatory requirements.

  • Assists in developing and conducting DOT training and emergency preparedness.

  • Provides regulatory interpretations and technical advice to clients using effective communications techniques.

  • Work closely with internal and external project members for project acquisition and execution for projects related to integrity management programs and /or compliance.

What you will bring

Required Technical and Industry Experience:

  • BS/BA, technical degree or equivalent work experience;

  • Extensive knowledge of US pipeline regulations (49 CFR 195 or 192); and,

  • Construction Quality Control/Assurance concepts

  • Minimum 5years with 10 years preferred in oil or gas pipeline and/or facility: Engineering, Construction, Operations and with preferred previous regulatory experience

  • Able to work in a team environment with minimal supervision

  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal)

  • Computer Skills; MS Word, Excel, Teams,


  • Experience and able to working in and around active construction sites

  • Good driving record

  • Assigned to Field Office for 3-6 month duration

Education - Qualifications, Accreditation, Training:


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Environmental, HSE, Construction or related field

Worley will offer you a competitive compensation and benefits package, plus a friendly, professional and dynamic working environment with the opportunity to develop your career prospects within the United States and on a global scale.

When you join Worley, you'll join an equal opportunity employer that believes in the inherent benefits of a diverse workplace and that promotes inclusion and flexibility. We encourage applications from a diverse population of people that reflect the range of countries, cultures and contexts spanned by our operations. Our people are at the heart of our processes - we value everyone's personal wellbeing and contributions.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Only those candidates with appropriate qualifications and experience will be contacted directly.

Please note: No agency representation or submissions will be recognized for this vacancy.

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Field Compliance Specialist- Pipelines

Worleyparsons Ltd