Manager, Data Integration & GIS

Buckeye Partners Breinigsville , PA 18031

Posted 2 weeks ago

Founded in 1886, Buckeye Partners has a proven track record of stability and success. We pride ourselves on the laser focus we apply to safely providing service and value to our customers, operating by a strong set of values, and empowering our employeesto make decisions. We have a tenacious commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance in all that we do.

Voted one of the Top Places to Work by employees in Houston Chronicle's "Top Workplaces", as well as one of Lehigh Valley's "Top Workplaces", it is our internal culture that sets us apart from other companies. Our goal is to provide our employeeswith a greater span of responsibility, the ability to make decisions, and access to experts to help you build your skills and experiences. Each of our career tracks provides employees with the ability to innovate, and be a significant contributor from theirfirst day on the job.

Buckeye Partners is currently seeking a Manager, Data Integration & GIS with proven leadership and work experience with the administration of GIS databases in the Oil & Gas Industry to join our growing team!

Role Summary:

The Manager, Data Integration & GIS role is responsible for managing Buckeye's Geographic Information System (GIS), which includes the development and implementation of processes/procedures for integrating geospatial asset integrity data, maintaining Buckeye'sGIS as its single source for pipeline records, and providing efficient tools for accessing and reporting pipeline-related information.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Data Integration. Leading efforts to align various pipeline integrity, corrosion control, right-of-way, and pipeline material records into Buckeye's GIS for risk evaluation and mitigation, including High Consequence Area (HCA) and Emergency FlowRestricting Device (EFRD) analyses

  • Program Implementation. Interfacing with Asset Integrity, Regulatory Compliance, Operations, One Call, Business Development, HSSE, Engineering, and other business/support groups to understand GIS needs and support implementation of those programs

  • Personnel Management. Leading team of subject matter experts in the performance of GIS and document management-related processes and procedures

  • Documentation. Maintaining and tracking project records through a Document Management Program, and conducting QA/QC reviews of historical records to validate GIS data

  • Reporting. Providing data to support various regulatory agency and internal reporting requirements

  • Technical Support. Serving as the GIS application help desk for employees and contractors to provide resolution of end-user difficulties and supporting all GIS-related software and hardware requirements with support from the IT Department, as necessary

  • Vendor Liaison. Engaging outside services as appropriate and serving as principal contact with GIS vendors for upgrades, cost control, and technical support

  • Budgeting and Forecasting. Supporting ongoing planning activities, including the annual budget process and monthly forecasting

  • New Technologies. Evaluating new GIS technologies, products, and services and making recommendations to management for implementation

  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Geography/Cartography/GIS, Information Science, Engineering or equivalent required.

  • Prior managerial experience required.

  • 5+ years experience with pipelines/pipeline integrity, or work experience with the administration of GIS databases is required.

  • Proficiency with server-based and web-based data applications, as well as SQL Server and relational databases, and MS Office applications required.

  • Knowledge of GIS software and GIS concepts is required, Esri tools experience strongly preferred, and Esri APR experience preferred.

  • Knowledge and experience in developing/implementing management system related technology preferred.

Certificates & Licenses:

  • GIS Professional Certification (GISP) helpful.

Other Skills, Attributes and Abilities:

  • Good visual acuity, with color perception, and effective hand/eye coordination are necessary.

  • Requires excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills and a high level of attention to detail.

  • Good communication skills (both oral and written), organizational and managerial skills and the ability to effectively negotiate with vendors are essential.

  • Maintain high level of technical expertise to remain current with changing technology, standards and regulations.

Essential Functions:

  • This position requires the ability to safely and successfully perform essential job functions consistent with ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and or/quantitative productivity standards.

  • This role requires the ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.

  • This position requires compliance with all personnel policies.

About You:

To be successful in the Buckeye culture, our employees must possess a demonstrated commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance. Excellent communication, both written and verbal, as well as strong organizational skills are paramount.You must work independently and be able to exercise tact, discretion, and professionalism when dealing with internal and external customers, and handling sensitive and confidential information.

Buckeye Partners wants to create and reward an organizational focus that stimulates the creative and entrepreneurial actions of its employees that result in innovative ways of reducing costs, generating revenues, improving productivity, or improving processes.

About Us:

Buckeye Partners is the logistical solutions partner of choice for the global energy business. As one of the nation's largest independent petroleum products common carrier pipeline network providers, Buckeye Partners L.P. provides terminals, storage andrefined product distribution services; our strength is to create centers of expertise around our products, technologies and client needs.

Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE: BPL) headquartered in Houston, Texas is one of the primary distributors of petroleum in the eastern and mid-western portions of the United States.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Please view Equal EmploymentOpportunity Posters provided by OFCCP on the following website:

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have accessto the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosureis (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Manager, Data Integration & GIS

Buckeye Partners