Pipeline Technical Interface

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Houston, Texas, USA

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Job description

Our client, a major Midstream company is seeking a Pipeline Technical Interface for PERC to work on an open-ended assignment within their office in Houston, TX.

Primary roles

  • Lead interface point of contact to company's managers for all PERC matters;
  • Delivers cost effective compliance and assurance solutions to company in preparation for construction in collaboration with permit environmental leads;
  • Fosters communication between company and PERC function by facilitating technical information from permitting leads as well as requests for regulatory input/information from company's technical/engineering teams; determines the responsible party to answer these requests; and works to obtain timely responses;
  • Interfaces with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate risk documentation process and meet regulatory requirements and project drivers;
  • Provides biweekly and monthly regulatory and permitting status reports for company's project management

Supporting Role

  • Provides immediate permitting support for acquiring specific state and federal permits as delegated by Supervisor (USFS, BLM, BOR, ODF&W, ODF, and OWRD);
  • Leads documentation of company's permitting strategies and permit database management and tracking to enhance communication within organization;
  • Supports development of permit to compliance process flow for permit stipulations and project commitments into project compliance database;
  • Enhances and stewards company's compliance database communication and overall system execution among company, EPCM and subcontractors to ensure that all pipeline regulatory obligations are complied with (synergistic with interface role);


  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in environmental science, engineering or other scientific field;
  • Senior-level interface position having broad technical environmental and regulatory skills and working knowledge of pipeline project management, construction and operations;
  • Approximately 15-20 years of experience, preferably within pipeline client organization/ large EPC firm; and/or environmental consulting services to support projects with dynamic and fast-track design and permit applications;
  • US regulatory experience in state and federal environmental permitting; preferably with Oregon or west coast experience;
  • Proven ability to work with a broad spectrum of disciplines across an organization to develop consensus and effect / drive change;
  • Preferred - experience with PHMSA, NEPA and FERC permitting; and
  • Desired - State of Oregon oil and gas experience.