Crew Leader at Kinder Morgan, Inc.

Posted in General Business 4 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Pasadena, Texas

Job Description:

Position Description

Kinder Morgan is the largest independent terminal operator in North America, providing a strong, reliable network of 144 terminals serving our customers' storage, distribution, blending and logistical needs. Our terminals store and handle renewable fuels, petroleum products, chemicals, vegetable oils and other products.
As a Crew Leader, you will be essential to the daily operational needs of the terminal to ensure that the company and customer's needs are met.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understand and communicate to others the procedures required for operations at the terminal.

  • Lead a crew daily.

  • Perform activities of workers supervised, i.e. this is a working lead person.

  • Conduct daily safety meetings with crew members.

  • Ensure all daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly inspections are completed and turned in to be filed.

  • Record and report any issues or environmental concerns to the terminal Management for resolution.

  • Submit daily crew turnover reports at the end of each shift.

  • Train subordinates in safety requirements of Kinder Morgan and the customer including but not limited to: lock out/tag out, confined space, hotwork, etc.

  • Analyze and resolve work problems, or assist workers in solving work problems.

  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.

  • Directs and assists workers in mechanical and hydraulic maintenance and repair of conveyor machinery and heavy equipment.

  • Assist workers in diagnosing malfunctions in machinery and equipment.

  • Direct and assist workers engaged in dismantling, assembling and installing industrial equipment and machinery.

  • Maintain inspection, time and production records.

  • Prepare daily work schedule to utilize manpower efficiently.

  • Monitor and report to Supervisor spare parts inventory/shortages.

  • Enforce Kinder Morgan and Refinery safety regulations.

  • Interpret specifications, blueprints and job orders to workers and assigns duties.

  • Has understanding and grasp of environmental impact of Bulk material handling operations.

  • Has knowledge and understanding of EPA and OSHA requirements and regulations

  • Understand, train and communicate to others proper rail car loading procedures for domestic shipments, and unit trains.

  • Understand, train and communicate to others proper truck loading procedures.

  • Communicate with co-workers using radio and hand signals.

Position Requirements


  • High School Diploma or GED; OR up to one year related experience or training; OR equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Experience and Specific Knowledge

  • Basic computer skills (knowledge of MS Office, Outlook, Word and various operating systems, and other company software).

  • One to three month's related experience and/or training in a lead role.

Certifications, Licenses, and Registrations

  • Must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license and a driving record satisfactory to the company and its insurers.

  • Must be willing to use personal and/or company vehicle in the course of employment.

  • Must pass and complete Safety training/certification as required by customers to work in their facilities and as required by Kinder Morgan at all locations.

  • Must obtain and/or meet all requirements to enter foreign trade zones; such as background checks by both the U.S. Coast Guard and the Department of Homeland Security, i.e. obtain and maintain a Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC).

Competencies, Skills, and Abilities

  • In order to appropriately perform the essential duties of this job, regular work attendance is required.

  • Must be willing to work shift work, rotating days/nights, and/or overtime hours during the week and/or weekends as dictated by operations.

  • Must carry company cell phone and radio and Refinery pager and radio for proper communication.

  • Knowledge of EPA and OSHA requirements and regulations.

  • The ability to work from written and verbal instructions.

  • Communicate with Management and coworkers via radio or hand signals.

  • Must be willing to work as part of a team.

  • Treat people with respect, keeps commitments, inspires the trust of others, works with integrity and ethically, upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands

  • Required to stand, walk and climb for extended periods of time.

  • Required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

  • Frequently required to talk or hear.

  • Regularly lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus.

  • Must wear fire retardant clothing.

Working Conditions
  • Regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and also but not limited to: heights in excess of 5 feet, moving mechanical parts, moving ontrack rail equipment, fumes or airborne particles, vibration, uneven terrain, a high noise level in the work environment, and areas of electrical shock.
Preferred Education & Experience

  • Equipment operator's certification.

  • Previous Supervisory experience.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This position may perform other duties as assigned.

*Position may be filled at various levels depending on experience and job skills of successful candidate.

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.

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