Kinder Morgan Operations Coordinator in ARGO, Illinois

Operations Coordinator

Job ID #: 14417



Functional Area:


Position Type:

Full Time

Experience Required:

3 - 5 Years

Relocation Provided:


Education Required:

High School Diploma



Position Description

Position Description:

Serve as operational specialist on field operations and responsible for supporting the administrative needs of the Operations Department in a safe and quality-conscious manner. Maintain a professional attitude towards customers, co-workers, supervisors, and other employees while working in a fast paced environment.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Achieve and maintain a high level of understanding operational systems

  • Demonstrate excellent decision making ability, and be able to perform well with little guidance

  • Manage assigned operational budget and purchasing in assigned areas in accordance with predetermined goals

  • Manage and maintain inventory and status of all tote tanks within the facility

  • Develop processes and procedures to eliminate recurring daily operational issues including asset based and performance based assets

  • Ensure the Operations Supervisors and Terminal Operators have the proper training and tools to meet the requirements of their positions and meet company policies/procedures

  • Completion of First Alternate entries into Galahad for completed product movements

  • Forecast and complete internal and external audit requirements for assigned tasks

  • Maintain adherence to DOT, OSHA, EPA, FRA, and USCG regulations as well as various other guidelines, standards, and company operating procedures

  • Act as the Terminal Training Point of Contact (POC)

  • Administer, assemble and track training materials and completions for EHS and Operational training tasks

  • Prepare purchase requisitions as needed

  • Maintain uniform program tracking

  • Administer and maintain PPE inventory and re-ordering

  • Track and maintain overtime usage and provide reports as necessary

  • Manage Union vacation and job bidding procedures on an annual and as needed basis

  • Establish and maintain solid relationships with customers, carriers and KM Departments/employees by addressing questions and concerns with speed and professionalism

  • Perform tasks as directed by management and established procedures

  • Perform job related special assignments as required

Position Requirements

Position Requirements:

Educational Requirements:

  • Associates Degree; applicable industry experience may be used as an equivalent

Job Requirements:

  • Must have 3-5 years of experience; hazardous liquids and aboveground storage tanks preferred

  • Experience working in a union environment preferred

  • Must have strong computer skills and proficiency with PC software (i.e. Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and databases)

  • Must be able to work quickly and make informed decisions independently and accurately under pressure

  • Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions with minimal supervision and be able to split time between industrial and office environments during daily operations

  • Ability to work with a team, take direction from supervisors, keep required work schedules and follow work rules

  • Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions

  • Ability to effectively and professionally present and collect information

  • Normal business hours are Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

  • Must be flexible to work variable hours outside of normal business hours to meet the demands of the business

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent may be required to stand, walk, sit, ascend/descend stairs; the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers, to handle or feel objects. Must be able to wear standard PPE (hard hart, goggles, safety glasses, steel toe boots). The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Mandatory drug screen and background check upon hire and must successfully obtain a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) as required by the Transportation Security Administration at the start of employment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.