Pipeline Maintenance Supervisor

Supervise the workers engaged in the maintenance of oil and gas pipelines.
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Salary Range
$36,000 – $94,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Pipeline Maintenance Supervisors do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in maintenance of oil and gas pipelines and pipeline facilities, such as pumping units, compressor stations, tank farms, and right-of-ways: Directs workers engaged in patrolling, inspecting, repairing, and installing pipelines and communication systems, painting pipes and tanks, and in clearing right-of-way. Orders digging and backfilling of culverts and drainage ditches, involving use of trucks, bulldozers, and backhoes. Instructs new workers in work methods, operation of equipment, and safety regulations. Inspects work in progress and completed work to ensure adherence to specifications. Supervises construction or removal of pipelines and pipeline facilities. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be a Pipeline Maintenance Supervisor?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Leader: You're good at taking charge, giving directions, and inspiring other people.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Pipe-Fitter Supervisor, Maintenance, Supervisor, Pipeline Maintenance

    How to Become a
    Pipeline Maintenance Supervisor

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