Manager, Facilities Integrity Management Program (FIMP)

Job Description

Why work at WGL?

WGL is a diversified energy business that provides natural gas, electricity, green power, carbon reduction and energy services. Our calling as a company is to make energy surprisingly easy-for-our employees, our community and all our customers.

Reporting to the Senior Director, Asset Management, this position is the asset owner for the facility (plants, gate stations, & storage wells) asset class. Accountable for safety, reliability, and affordability across the lifecycle, from design to disposal and managing the Facilities Integrity Management Program (FIMP) including Storage Integrity Management (SIMP), Process Safety Management (PSM) and developing/implementing/maintaining the underlying plan(s) in order to identify, reduce risk and increase reliability of assets.

You will:

  • Manage the work of direct reports, including hiring, evaluating, training, performance management, compensating, motivating, coaching, and developing goals and procedures to ensure the achievement of goals.

  • Implement and maintains integrity management plan(s), inclusive of metrics for decision making.

  • Perform analysis and assigns resources as needed for integrity management related processes such as class location studies, risk models/assessments, integrity assessment (such as ECDA or ILI or GWUT), traceable, verifiable and complete (TVC) MAOP/material documentation, mechanical integrity assessment of pressure vessels, casings, and pipe, and remaining strength calculations.

  • Serve as custodian of facility asset risk modelling, ensures application of common standards and risk methodologies to ensure the integrity of facility assets.

  • Collaborate with Gas Supply Operations (GSO) to implement preventative & mitigative (P&M) measures based on data driven safety and reliability assessments that mitigate risk, meet regulatory requirements and drive business value.

  • Lead and ensures proper documentation of PHA/hazard evaluations of existing processes.

  • Develop and implements key performance indicators (leading) to track Process Safety Systems performance.

  • Initiate and support facility integrity management program audits. Supports PHMSA DOT annual reports and OSHA PSM Hazard analysis.

  • Leads and provides support for incident investigations and conducts root cause analyses.

  • Use in-depth knowledge of applicable regulations, standards and evaluation of risk to provide technical expertise to Facility Engineering and GSO.

  • Act as an advocate for facility assets to inform capital investment decisions.

  • Develop reports and position papers for facility integrity management.

  • Represent the Company's interests before external audiences, including providing expert witness testimony, participating in contractual negotiations, providing representation at PSC and SCC audits and hearings and responding to regulatory inquiries.

  • Stay abreast of changes in laws and codes and their impact on Washington Gas. Provides input before legislation is finalized to ensure optimal position for the Company.

Must have:

  • Bachelor's Degree Engineering (Mechanical, Chemical or Petroleum/Natural Gas preferred) with a minimum 7 years in the natural gas or hydrocarbon industry.

  • Minimum two years supervisory/management experience

  • Professional Engineering (PE)

  • A minimum of 3 years in corrosion or transmission integrity management or process safety management with NACE certification preferred.

  • A thorough understanding of corrosion principles and practices and working knowledge of risk models.

  • Working knowledge of applicable codes including 49 CFR 192, NACE SP0502, ASME B31.8S, OSHA PSM, API RP 1173, API-510, API-570, API-580, 40 CFR 68 and other applicable regulations.

For U.S. hires: U.S. affiliates of AltaGas are committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical or mental disabilities, political affiliation, genetic information, status as a protected veteran or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.