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Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. LEAD PIPE CONTROLLER in Pasadena, Texas

40001BRReq No.:40001BRJob Description and Qualifications: Would you like to join a company recognized for excellence in safety, customer service, and outstanding performance? Are you someone who enjoys working within a manufacturing environment? We have the opportunity for you!

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD), a Fortune 500 manufacturer of industrial gases, is seeking an experienced Operations Technician for its combined Customer Service Center (CSC) and HyCO Operating Services Center (OSC) in Pasadena, TX.

The CSC is responsible for the safe and reliable operation of the company’s pipeline network in the Gulf Coast. These pipelines transport Hydrogen, Carbon Monoxide, Syngas, Oxygen, Nitrogen, and Carbon Dioxide to a wide range of industrial customers.

Key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Ensure the safe operation of the pipeline system within design limits through knowledge of and adherence to safe work practices and operating procedures.

  • Actively participate in the team’s Basic Safety Process (BSP), including leading emergency drills, what-if exercises, and system audits as required.

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable Federal and State regulations, including Control Room Management (CRM) protocols.

  • Ensure reliable and efficient operation of the pipeline systems by following guidance from the Multi-Plant Optimization (MPO) tool, Product Coordinators, and the CSC Manager to meet customer demand.

  • Monitor the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) displays and alarm screens and respond to normal and abnormal operating conditions across the pipeline systems.

  • Act as point of contact for communications on general operations and emergency events to local plant and pipeline teams, customers, Air Products management, and regulatory authorities. Disseminate information across the organization by applying existing tools (including phone and email distribution lists and SAP Event Notifications).

  • Understand the detailed Emergency Response Plan, accept authority in an emergency to take all steps necessary to protect personnel, and ensure safe operation of pipelines up to and including shutting down pipelines.

  • Lead or support troubleshooting of undesired operation, either directly or in conjunction with the local team.


  • High school diploma or equivalency.

  • A minimum of five years of relevant pipeline operations experience. Experience with operation of regulated pipelines is preferred.

  • An Associate Degree in a technical field is a plus but not required.

  • Must have strong computer skills, including ability to operate Microsoft Office and SAP applications.

  • Must be willing to work 12-hr rotating shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.

  • Must be willing to be on call

    At Air Products, we work in an environment where diversity is essential, inclusion is our culture, and each person knows they belong and matter. To learn more, visit About Air Products (http://www.airproducts.com) .

    We offer a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays and vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance and retirement plans. You will be eligible for benefits on your first day of employment.

    Air Products thanks all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those applicants who are being considered for an interview, or are currently employed by Air Products, will be contacted.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (U.S.) You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, citizenship, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or veteran status. Job Title:LEAD PIPE CONTROLLEREmployment Status:Full TimeLocation:US-TX-PasadenaCountry:United StatesRegion:North AmericaOrganization:Global Industrial GasesBusiness Sector / Division:Industrial Gases Americas