Pipeline Technician

Vacancy ID



Aurora, Colorado, USA

Job Type


Job description

Our client, a major oil and gas company, is seeking a Pipeline Technician to work in Watkins, Colorado for a 3 months assignment.

  • Responsible for gas pipeline operations, gas compression, pipeline operation, pipeline pigging, minor maintenance of valve, pumps and rotating equipment and assisting the other operators and craft personnel in their duties.
  • Prepares for and performs maintenance, taking readings, doing rounds, issuing work permits, following procedures, initiating work requests, writing procedures, and interfacing with support groups.
  • Proactively monitors pipeline and compressor performance, take appropriate action to maximize production and minimize downtime.
  • Works with support groups to optimize chemical pump rates based on production data (corrosion, H2S inhibitor, and biocide, etc.).
  • Interfaces with Engineering for data gathering requests.
  • Track test compression data.


  • Typically requires 5-7 years of experience. Intermediate level.
  • Provides technical/functional and/or administrative support.
  • General working knowledge of specific systems, terminology and procedures used within the department.
  • Performs routine tasks.
  • Able to solve problems and make basic decisions.