Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0012
Post Date 1/20/2017
Title Compliance Specialist
City Macungie
State PA

Founded in 1886, Buckeye Partners is a Fortune 500 company with a proven track record of stability and success. We pride ourselves on the laser focus we apply to safely providing service and value to our customers, operating by a strong set of values, and empowering our employees to make decisions. We have a tenacious commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance in all that we do.

Voted one of the Top Places to Work by employees in Houston Chronicle’s® "2014 Top Workplaces”, as well as one of Lehigh Valley's “2015 Top Workplaces”, it is our internal culture that sets us apart from other companies. Our goal is to provide our employees with a greater span of responsibility, the ability to make decisions, and access to experts to help you build your skills and experiences. Each of our career tracks provides employees with the ability to innovate and be a significant contributor from their first day on the job.

Buckeye Partners is currently seeking a Specialist, District Compliance with 5+ years of experience in understanding regulatory compliance related to pipeline operations and maintenance procedures in the Oil & Gas Industry to join our growing team!

Role Summary:

The Specialist, District Compliance role is responsible for administering the field regulatory compliance program and presents and explains its status to Federal and State regulatory agencies.

Responsibilities & Essential Functions include:

  • Record and Database Management. Maintaining required Federal, State and Company records and maintaining department databases to insure complete compliance.

  • Regulatory Compliance. Assisting with regulatory compliance inspections performed by Federal, State and local agencies, assisting in the preparation of responses to inquiries regarding compliance issues and reviewing regulatory activities of the PHMSA, U.S. Coast Guard, EPA and State regulatory agencies to determine the possible impact on the Company.

  • Auditing—Performing Field audits to aid field operations in the identification and remediation of possible compliance related findings.

  • Policies and Procedures. Developing and recommending changes to Company policies and procedures as needed.

  • Emergency Response. Participating in pipeline emergencies as a member of the Crisis Management Team and performing logistics and planning for emergency response drills.

  • Maintenance Summaries. Preparing and submitting weekly and/or monthly maintenance summaries to customers (pipeline encroachment notices and disposition, code compliance summaries, etc.).

  • ISNetworld Administrator. Acting as administrator for ISNetworld, a system to verify vendors/contractors meet Buckeye and Operation Qualification requirements.

  • JDE Maintenance. Maintaining JD Edwards equipment database including inputting preventative maintenance schedules.

  • Railroad Commission and Department of Natural Resources. Submitting T4, T4-C’s and other related permits for Texas Railroad Commission and Louisiana Department of Natural Resources and assisting with the preparation of documents related to Texas Railroad Commission and Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) audits.

  • And other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • 5+ years related experience required, with an in-depth understanding regulatory compliance related to pipeline operations and maintenance procedures

  • Experience in Incident Command System responsibilities and ability to fill the roles of logistics, planning and regulatory positions as required

  • PC knowledge, including Microsoft Office and GIS programs experience preferred

  • 25% - 50% Travel Required

  • Compliance oversite of PHMSA-regulated pipelines and facilities located in the Northeastern U.S.

Certificates & Licenses:

  • Valid Driver’s license

Other Skills, Attributes and Abilities:

  • Must have the ability to communicate well with Federal and State regulatory inspectors. Must be able to take a regulation and transfer its applicability into a Company policy and procedure.

  • Good written and oral communications

  • Must be well organized and able to work independently

  • Good understanding of pipeline operations

  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter with the ability to manage a compliance program covering several geographical areas.

  • This position will be traveling to field locations where exposure to adverse conditions and hazardous environment may exist.

  • Position supports 24 hour, 365-day operation. Individual must carry a cell phone and be on-call. Normal and extraordinary work circumstances may require, without notice, overtime, weekend or holiday work.

Essential Functions:

  • This position requires the ability to safely and successfully perform essential job functions consistent with ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and or/quantitative productivity standards.

  • This role requires the ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.

  • This position requires compliance with all personnel policies.

Physical & Safety Requirements:

  • The incumbent must meet medical criteria established by OSHA for emergency response.

  • This position may require exposure to hazardous environments and require the wearing of a respirator.

  • This position requires adherence with DOT Drug and Alcohol testing requirements

About You:

To be successful in the Buckeye culture, our employees must possess a demonstrated commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance. Excellent communication, both written and verbal, as well as strong organizational skills are paramount. You must work independently and be able to exercise tact, discretion, and professionalism when dealing with internal and external customers, and handling sensitive and confidential information.

Buckeye Partners wants to create and reward an organizational focus that stimulates the creative and entrepreneurial actions of its employees that result in innovative ways of reducing costs, generating revenues, improving productivity, or improving processes.

About Us:

Buckeye Partners is the logistical solutions partner of choice for the global energy business. As one of the nation’s largest independent petroleum products common carrier pipeline network providers, Buckeye Partners L.P. provides terminals, storage and refined product distribution services; our strength is to create centers of expertise around our products, technologies and client needs.

Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE: BPL) headquartered in Houston, Texas is one of the primary distributors of petroleum in the eastern and mid-western portions of the United States.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP on the following website:

Applicants who are extended an employment offer will be required to complete certain employment verifications, education verifications, job related assessments, background check, MVR driving record check, drug screen and physical/medical exam, if applicable to the position. All employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of these pre-employment processes.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
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