Water Transfer Construction Consultant
Joe Knows Energy
Waynesburg, PA US
Posted ago
Joe Knows Energy

Water Transfer Construction Consultant oversees and supports the construction of water transfer pipelines to the well pads. This person reports to the Water Transfer Foreman.


Good understanding and working knowledge of water transfer construction.

  • Ability to inspect all aspects of water transfer construction
  • Use of dataloggers.
  • Possess good communication skills with individuals at all levels.
  • Possess ability to effectively supervise and train other employees.
  • Ability to write legibly and intelligently.
  • Ability to read and follow directions.
  • Valid driver’s license.

Planning and organization activities including but not limited to:

  • Familiarization with the approved construction drawings and the appropriate Company specifications in order to assure the work is performed in accordance with those requirements.
  • Familiarization with Contract documents (Agreement) as it relates to his or her duties on the project.
  • Familiarization with applicable industry and regulatory codes.
  • Familiarization with the Pre-Job Notes.
  • Familiarization with the sequence of the work and plan inspection of upcoming activities.
  • Familiarization with OQ requirements for covered tasks.
  • Familiarization with the Company media strategy.

Taking a proactive approach to safety on the job site by using Stop Work Authority as necessary. Construction personnel (including inspectors) are empowered and expected to stop work on the basis of, but not limited to:

Activities, conditions, or situations that:

  • have occurred
  • are occurring, or
  • may occur

That could result in:

  • Imminent danger to any person, including contractor, or Company personnel.
  • Imminent danger to Company, or other property, or the environment.
  • Substandard quality/work techniques that do not meet Company specifications.

Understanding and following documentation requirements including but not limited to:

  • Detailed inspector’s log book.
  • Required forms for assigned activities.
  • Required inspection reports.
  • Accurate, timely, and detailed records completed and submitted.
  • Extra work tracking.
  • Hydrostatic tests and any test failures.

Communicating effectively, accurately, and in a timely manner

  • Daily problems/issues and/or anticipated problems/issues with the job communicated to the Chief Inspector.

Monitoring, assessing, and reporting pump and pipe handling, hauling, and stringing processes

  • Verifying materials meet job specific specifications.
  • Verifying pumps and pipe are functioning appropriately.
  • Verifying the ROW is being utilized properly.

Monitoring, assessing, and reporting on cleanup operations for:

  • Removal of waste materials. (rocks and debris)
  • Repair of damaged land.
  • Temporary structure removal.
  • Fence repair.
  • Proper seeding.
  • Pipeline markers, mileposts, aerial markers, and river crossing signs.

Understanding and using inspector tools for communication and documentation including but not limited to:

  • Laptop computer
  • Cell phone
  • Digital camera
  • Email
  • Microsoft Excel (completion of forms)
  • Microsoft Word (completion of forms)
  • Microsoft Windows (MAC computers not approved)
  • Mobile devices

Additional responsibilities:

  • Observing the contractor’s use, movement, storage and inspection of tools, equipment and materials.
  • Understanding Company pre start-up review procedures and checklist.
  • Following Company procedures for handling outside agency inspections.
  • Being familiar with and understanding extensive excavation work, earthmoving, clearing, and related pipeline activities that may have an environmental impact.
  • Understanding Company pipeline and site staking marking conventions as well as locating and marking requirements for underground facilities.
  • Knowing Company requirements for clearing, grubbing (i.e. stump removal), and grading.
  • Understanding Company policies and procedures for landowner access and interface.
  • Documenting and submitting non-conformances.
  • Report safety issues to the Foreman.
  • Understanding the Company’s management of change process (MOC) as they relate field construction activities.
  • Design changes or material substitutions are discussed with the Lead Inspector and that proper Company approval is obtained.

The minimum qualifications include;

  • 2+ years of poly fusion experience including the use of dataloggers.
  • 3+ years of inspecting pipeline construction projects.
  • 3+ years of interfacing on complex projects.

A degree is not required.

The physical requirements for this function include:

  • Lift 50 pounds
  • Bend, stoop, and crawl
  • Ascend and descend ladders
  • Able to wear respirator and obtain Physician Written Opinion for respirator use
  • Stand for extended periods of time
About Joe Knows Energy

Joe Knows Energy LLC is a staffing and recruiting company that delivers added value to our clients by providing them experienced Inspectors and construction supervisors who possess communication and leadership skills that support the goals of the project team.

We supply PM, CM and inspectors, primarily for the oil and gas pipeline and heavy civil industries, who are committed to excellent performance standards and thrive in a safety-focused team environment.

Our goal is to provide more certainty in regard to the performance of the inspection team. We do this through a proprietary platform that provides information in regards to technical skills, past performance and assessment of potential.

In addition to completing this information, we encourage you to check us out at www.joeknowsenergy.com.

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