Pipeline Integrity Associate in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Oneok, Inc

#WeAreONEOK Fortune 500 company. 100+ years in business. Leading midstream service provider. Safety first. Sustainable operations. Environmentally responsible. Employee focused.


Job Profile Summary

The Pipeline Integrity Associate is responsible for supporting/assisting with the maintenance and implementation of the ONEOK Integrity Management Programs (IMP) with direction from experienced team members.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Assists with and collaborates on processes and projects that ensure all internal integrity goals and external compliance expectations are met

  • Reviews and increases knowledge of the regulations and internal guidance documents including 49 CFR 192/195, the Integrity Management Plan, processes and procedures related to pipeline integrity work and industry standards and their applications

  • During collaborative project experience, increases and utilizes knowledge, and training to become proficient in the requirements and regulations related to pipeline integrity

  • Under the direction/advisement of an experienced team member/mentor and/or supervisor:

  • Assists with the execution of integrity assessment and remediation projects including management of budgets and scheduling of field crews

  • Gains understanding of regulatory requirements and organizational procedures and tools

  • Enters and updates appropriate databases with information collected during assessment and remediation activities

  • Gains knowledge and builds proficiency with internal programs inclusive of the integrity data management databases and reporting tools

  • Completes data integration as part of the data processes

  • Works towards understanding risk model and HCA processes


  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or a combination of formal education and/or the following job related experience:

Work Experience

  • Experience and/or training related to: preferred

  • Pipeline Integrity

  • GIS

  • Statistics

  • Database development

  • Audits (Internal & Regulatory)

  • Experience in use and function of office equipment such as computers and applicable software

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of: 49 CFR Part 195 for liquids or 49 CFR Part 192 for natural gas preferred

  • Knowledge of: pipeline integrity assessment and remediation preferred

  • Knowledge of: pipeline systems preferred

  • Knowledge of: pipeline risk principles preferred

  • Ability to: apply math and algebraic formulas

Licenses and Certifications

  • None required

Strength Factor Rating – Physical Demands/Requirements

  • Sedentary Work – Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally (Occasionally: activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time) and/or a negligible amount of force frequently (Frequently: activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time) to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Strength Factor Description – Physical Demands/Requirements

  • Standing: Remaining on one’s feet in an upright position at a work station without moving about (Occasionally)

  • Walking: Moving about on foot (Frequently)

  • Sitting: Remaining in a seated position (Frequently)

  • Lifting: Raising or lowering an object from one level to another (includes upward pulling) (Occasionally)

  • Carrying: Transporting an object, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulder (Occasionally)

  • Pushing: Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves away from the force (Occasionally)

  • Pulling: Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves toward the force (includes jerking) (Occasionally)

  • Climbing: Ladders, Stairs (Occasionally)

  • Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling (Occasionally)

  • Stooping: Bending the body downward and forward by bending the spine at the waist (Occasionally)

  • Kneeling: Bending the legs at the knees to come to rest on the knee or knees (Occasionally)

  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending the legs and spine (Occasionally)

  • Crawling: Moving about on the hands and arms in any direction (Occasionally)

  • Reaching: Extending hands and arms in any direction (Frequently)

  • Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with the hand or hands (Manual Dexterity) (Constantly)

  • Fingering: Picking, pinching or otherwise working with the fingers primarily (Finger Dexterity) (Constantly)

  • Feeling: Perceiving such attributes of objects/materials as size, shape, temperature, texture, movement or pulsation by receptors in the skin, particularly those of the finger tips (Constantly)

  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas/information by means of the spoken word (Constantly)

  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sound by the ear (Constantly)

  • Tasting/Smelling: (Occasionally)

  • Near Vision: Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less (Constantly)

  • Far Vision: Clarity of vision at 20 feet for more (Frequently)

  • Depth Perception: Three-dimensional vision; ability to judge distances and spatial relationships so as to see objects where and as they actually are (Frequently)

  • Vision: Color – The ability to identify and distinguish colors (Constantly)

Working Conditions/Environment

  • Employee is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions

Working Conditions

  • Well lighted, climate controlled areas (Frequently)

  • Outdoor weather conditions (Occasionally)

  • Dust, fumes, gases (Occasionally)

  • Frequent repetitive motion (Constantly)

  • CRT (Computer Monitor(s)) (Constantly)


  • Travel to other locations required


  • Based on assigned tasks, employee may be assigned a company vehicle requiring the applicable driver’s license

ONEOK is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, national origin, gender identity, disability, military/veteran status, genetic information or any other categories protected by applicable law.

The job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills required for the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice, in accordance with the needs of ONEOK.

ONEOK is committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request an accommodation email [email protected] or call 1-855-663-6547​.

Expected Salary Range

$70,000.00 – $104,000.00

ONEOK is a leading midstream service provider and owns one of the nation’s premier natural gas liquids systems, connecting NGL supply in the Mid-Continent, Permian and Rocky Mountain regions with key market centers and an extensive network of natural gas gathering, processing, storage and transportation assets.

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