Our East Texas/West Louisiana oil and gas client is looking for an Operations Support Manager to join their team


Involved in the asset management of pipeline, plant and auxiliary equipment in an assigned area of Company facilities.  Ensure the safe, effective and efficient performance of pipeline and plant maintenance and operation activities in accordance with Company standards and regulatory guidelines.



  • Provide consistent guidance for company policies, procedures and directives.
  • Provide consistent guidance for state, and federal regulatory compliance.
  • Prepare and presents operational reports concerning the pipeline system efficiency.
  • Prepare work orders and cost estimates for maintenance activities requiring engineering services.
  • Respond to system emergencies.
  • Consult on capital and expense projects.
  • Assist operations personnel to find solutions to problems within existing facilities and pipelines.
  • Contribute engineering expertise in Process Safety Management for all applicable facilities.
  • Provide engineering expertise for operating facilities; including all safety systems.
  • Supervise and coordinate work for area operations personnel. This includes overseeing operator compliance, scheduling, and training and assurance compliance.
  • Assist with the development and implementation of the Company operations and maintenance manuals.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of a pipeline integrity program.
  • Develop plans for coordinating activities of the pipeline system.
  • Supervise activities of technicians engaged in inspection and required repairs of pipeline and auxiliary equipment to ensure specific operational performance, and optimum utilization.
  • Supervise and coordinates scheduling, measuring, transmission, and maintenance activities to ensure efficient operations of pipelines and auxiliary equipment to minimize gain/loss.
  • Ensure compliance with recognized engineering standards, codes, regulatory permits and adoption of appropriate best practices.
  • Provide input to the design engineering effort to ensure efficient operations of new and existing facilities.
  • Participate in the start-up and commissioning; normal operating; shutting down; emergency, and pigging operations of newly installed facilities.
  • Establish budgets and schedules for Company’s engineering and construction projects.
  • Responsible for evaluation and selection of engineering and construction contractors that meet Company safety and financial requirements.
  • Independently exercises judgment and decision making in organizing maintenance schedules, plans, and implementation of preventative and corrective maintenance of the pipeline, plant and auxiliary equipment.
  • Independently exercises judgment and decision making in planning, organizing, and conducting work assignments and provides assistance, advice, and solutions to co-workers.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, and establishing personal networks.





  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (engineering or science) required.  Experience is specific to midstream or oil/gas engineering.
  • 10+ years of experience in engineering in Midstream or oil and gas field.  Professional Engineer or PMP certification may be required.
  • High degree of integrity and business ethics.
  • Must have sound interpersonal and technical skills in coordinating the activities of the pipeline operations activities.
  • Have operations experience in addition to engineering experience
  • Ability to develop and manage operating budgets.
  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple projects, adhering to strict deadlines.
  • Experienced in development and implementation of operations policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, meeting deadlines consistently.
  • High degree of initiative and independent judgment.
  • Able to work effectively with cross functional groups in solving business problems.
  • Computer skills; spreadsheet and project management software capabilities.



Please visit us on the web at www.frontlinesourcegroup.com


Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/V/D.  Candidates must have authorization to work in the U.S.  Clients will not sponsor visas.

Frontline Source Group™ is one of the fastest growing Information Technology, Accounting, Legal, Human Resources, Administrative, and Clerical staffing and direct hire firms with offices throughout Texas, Tennessee, and Arizona, with locations in: Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano, Houston, Sugar Land, The Woodlands, Nashville, and Phoenix.

Frontline specializes in matching top talent with companies for direct, contract, and contract-to-hire placements.  We work with clients and candidates in all areas of the United States and Canada.

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