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Education and Experience

  • Experience operating and maintaining pipeline systems and related equipment utilized in natural gas and liquids gathering and transmission systems.

  • Experience in various field functions including measurement, cathodic protection, and compressor/pump station operations.

  • Experience maintenance and repair of equipment.

  • Experience and training related to:

    • Company and governmental operating/safety procedures and environmental regulations

    • Characteristics of natural gas and gas liquids

    • Pigging pipelines, blowing drips, gauging tanks, and collecting liquids

    • Construction methods

  • Ability to establish priorities and complete work assignments with limited supervision.

  • Experience in patrolling pipelines, performing leakage surveys, and locating/marking lines.

  • Experience in working with valves and dehydration equipment, scrubbers, and separators.

  • Knowledge of cathodic protection/corrosion control activities.

  • Application of basic arithmetic:  addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

  • Application of formulas to estimate or calculate flow rates and volumes.

  • Ability to use tools and equipment including computers and related software.

  • Experience reading and interpreting maps, drawings, plats, atlas pages, manuals, policies, procedures, dials, and gauges.

  • Ability to prepare and maintain logs and records.

  • Experience interacting and communicating effectively.

  • Demonstrated ability to read and write fluently in English.

  • Communicate and/or exchange written and verbal information and instructions.

Certification and Licensing

  • Applicable driver's license for travel to other locations.

  • Applicable certifications as required by position.

Physical Requirements

  • Lift or move objects weighing up to 10 pounds 10‑15 times a day; up to 20 pounds 3-5 times a day; up to 30 pounds 3-5 times a day; push or pull objects requiring over 50 pounds exertion 10-15 times a day.

  • Travel over uneven terrain including, but not limited to:

    • Mud
    • Gravel
    • Sand
    • Rocks
    • Ice

    • Snow
  • Walk, stand, and kneel/stoop for extended periods.

  • Climb and maintain balance on elevated working surfaces.

  • Ability to work in confined areas.

  • React immediately to emergency situations to prevent injury to self and others.

  • Able to operate tools and equipment as required.

  • Ability to handle various chemicals.

Visual Requirements

  • Ability to differentiate between colors.

  • Peripheral vision and accurate depth perception

  • Sufficient to perform job duties.


ONEOK is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, gender identity, disability, military/veteran status, genetic information or any other categories protected by applicable law.

We are committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request an accommodation email HRSolutions@ONEOK.com or call 1-855-663-6547

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