Maintenance Electrician

Kinder Morgan


30+ days ago


Primary purpose:

Responsible for the successful installation, calibration, maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of electrical and instrumentation components associated with facility and equipment related to conveyance, storage and packaging of bulk materials.     


Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, conveying equipment, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems and components (conveyors, electrical and mechanical), using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
  • Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.
  •  Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, to ensure compatibility and safety of system. 
  • Problem solver and creative thinker in order to provide solutions to improving the equipment performance.
  • Advise terminal management of progress toward objectives and develop strategies for necessary adjustments.
  • Receive and maintain equipment documentation (blue prints, technical manuals, operational manuals) and serve as the facility technical resource in their review and use.
  • Through inventory tracking, ensure that critical needs for parts and services are available.
  • Accept supervision and effectively interface with customer representatives, regulators, KM staff and others as required.
  • Other functions as trained and assigned.




High School degree or equivalent is required. A 2 year degree in a related technical field is preferred.


Experience / specific knowledge:

• A minimum of 5 years of previous successful work experience industrial maintenance is required. Experience maintaining heavy industrial rolling equipment (front-end loaders, dozers, cranes) and/or conveyor systems is preferred.

• A minimum of 1 year of Electronics experience is required.

• Mechanical engineering background experience is preferred.


Certifications, licenses, registrations:

  • The incumbent must meet the criteria to obtain and maintain a Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC) as required by USCG/DHS regulations.


Competencies, skills, and abilities:

  • Good oral and written communications.
  • Must be proficient in the use of computer and applications (Microsoft Office, database, and internet search engines).
  • Ability to perform job duties with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work safely and direct the maintenance department to work safely, with an emphasis on following procedures and best management practices.
  • Ability to interact with regulatory agencies and peers with self-confidence, poise, and professionalism.
  • Must be a problem solver with the ability to find resolutions.


Physical demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent may be required to stand; walk, sit, ascend/descend stairs; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, color perception and the ability to adjust focus.


Working conditions:

  • Position is generally assigned a daytime schedule but will be required to work extended hours to include nights and weekends.
  • Must be available for 24 hour call-in.
  • Tasks are performed indoors and outdoors in all types of weather conditions.

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.