Communications Specialist/Sr. Communications Specialist (BWP16-039) - Gulfport, MS
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners
Gulfport, MS, USA
Information Technology (IT)
Installation - Maint - Repair
Oil and Gas
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP (NYSE: BWP) is a midstream master limited partnership that provides transportation, storage, gathering and processing of natural gas and liquids for its customers. Additional information about the Partnership can be found on its website at www.bwpmlp.com.
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners is looking for a Communications Specialist/Sr. Communications Specialist for the Petal, MS office.
This position will receive training to become responsible for duties that consist of, but are not limited to, the installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of SCADA Radio systems, Data Concentrator/RTU facilities, networking/LAN, telephone, automated gate controls, surveillance cameras, applicable two-way radio facilities throughout South Mississippi and the Gulf Coast regions of Alabama and Florida. This role will eventually become responsible for the sole support of all field Communications related issues within the above listed areas and will provide interim support for neighboring areas in Louisiana and Mississippi, as required, and will be expected to respond to call-outs after hours and on weekends. Qualified candidate should live within 30 miles of the Gulfport, Mississippi office location in order to respond to call-outs in a timely manner. Qualified candidate will report to the Gulfport, Mississippi Area Manager on all employee related issues and will coordinate all field Communications issues through the BWP Field Communications Leader in Sterlington, Louisiana.
REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
•Strong technical aptitude •Proficiency in PC usage, hardware, software, & LAN equipment •Excellent verbal communications and documentation skills •Critical thinking skills and ability to manage multiple tasks •Ability to utilize specialized test equipment •Ability to lift up to 50 pounds •Ability to work year-round in ambient temperature extremes •Working knowledge of basic AC & DC power fundamentals •History of safe work •Valid driver's license with a good driving record and the ability to pass auditory and optic exams •High school diploma or equivalent
PREFERRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
•Experience in working independently or with minimal supervision •Independent thinking skills and resourcefulness •Ability to discuss technical issues in common, logical terms •Good follow-up and ownership of assigned goals and expectations •Ability to prioritize and schedule assigned tasks •Analytical approach to problem solving •Understanding of F.C.C. radiotelephone licensing requirements •Basic knowledge of natural gas pipeline fundamentals •College or technical school degree in a related field
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP (NYSE: BWP) is a midstream master limited partnership that provides transportation, storage, gathering and processing of natural gas and liquids for our customers. Through our subsidiaries, we operate approximately 14,525 miles of pipelines and underground storage caverns with an aggregate working gas capacity of approximately 205 billion cubic feet (Bcf) and liquids capacity of approximately 24 million barrels. We are committed to operating our assets in a safe, reliable and compliant manner and providing the highest level of customer service.
Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP has built its success by attracting and retaining the best people who:
focus on customers
drive for results
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment background checks and substance abuse testing. This employer participates in E-Verify. Please refer to the E-Verify Participation Poster and the E-Verify Right to Work Poster for more information.