Pipelines Superintendent

Coordinate activities of cross-country pipelines.
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Salary Range
$47,000 – $133,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Pipelines Superintendents do?

Coordinates engineering, construction, operation, and maintenance activities of cross-country pipeline used to transport crude oil, petroleum products, natural gas, or coal slurry from transmission to distribution terminal: Reviews forecasts of customer demands to determine additional pipeline construction or alteration requirements on pipeline system and facilities. Develops plans to meet expanded demands and requests engineering section to design and prepare specifications for expanded facilities and capacity, award construction contracts, and assign project engineering personnel for on-site direction. Directs and coordinates, through other management personnel, scheduling, measuring, transmission, and maintenance activities to ensure efficient operation of pipelines and minimize losses. Authorizes procurement of equipment, materials, and supplies required for operations and maintenance. May be designated according to area of pipeline for which responsible as Pipeline Superintendent, District; Pipeline Superintendent, Division.


Should I be a Pipelines Superintendent?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Leader: You're good at taking charge, giving directions, and inspiring other people.

  • Also known as: Pipeline Superintendent, District, Superintendent, Pipelines

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