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Pipeline Technician I

Date: Sep 17, 2021

Location: Cotulla, TX, US, 78014-2005

Company: Chesapeake Energy

Our core values — integrity and trust, respect, transparency and open communication, commercial focus and change leadership — are the lens through which we evaluate every business decision. As a dynamic, growing company that offers extremely competitive compensation and benefits, our employees are our most valued assets and the foundation of Chesapeake’s performance among our E&P competitors.

Job Summary

This entry level position ensures that the pipeline system is operated and maintained in compliance with all Company and applicable regulatory requirements in order to ensure that equipment is set up to maximize return on investment capital.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plan and perform maintenance and troubleshooting activities for gas pipelines, dehydration equipment, overpressure protection devices, separation and other related appurtenances
  • Develop spreadsheets and databases to track and analyze pipeline efficiencies, pigging schedules, DOT compliance issues, O&M costs
  • Coordinate new well connect activity
  • Review, maintain and modify pipeline drawings, maps, plats, etc
  • Communicate and coordinate maintenance projects on all pipelines and related facilities with production foremen and with field superintendents
  • Ensure compliance with DOT, OCC, ODEQ, EPA, FERC, One-Call and other regulatory agencies where applicable. Responsible for all DOT/OCC compliance issues
  • Perform assessments of company facilities to ensure compliance with industry and company O&M procedures and practices
  • Maintain strict surveillance and enforcement of security, safety and environmental rules and procedures at company facilities
  • Perform all duties in accordance with Chesapeake’s Environmental, Health and Safety Guidelines
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Job Specific Skills

  • Basic knowledge of the requirements for DOT, OCC, FERC, EPA, ODEQ One-Call and other applicable regulatory agencies
  • Able to be hands-on, capable of interacting effectively at every level within the business
  • Operate as a team player as well as be a goal-oriented individual who functions with the highest level of integrity and professionalism


  • Minimum: High school diploma or GED


  • Minimum: 0 - 2 years related work experience

Additional Qualifications

  • Ability to possess a valid driver's license
  • Must reside or willing to relocate with in 85 miles of the office the position is posted for


Chesapeake Energy takes necessary action to ensure that all applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military or veteran status or any other protected characteristic as established by law.


Chesapeake Energy Corporation's operations are focused on discovering and developing its large and geographically diverse resource base of unconventional oil and natural gas assets onshore in the United States.

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