Profession pipeline environmental project manager

Pipeline environmental project managers ensure the accomplishment of environmental preservation within pipeline transport projects. They, together with a group of managers and specialists, analyse the sites and routes of pipelines in order to advice on environmental issues to be considered and addressed.

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Personality Type

  • Social / Realistic
  • Investigative / Enterprising

Knowledge

  • Security requirements of goods transported via pipelines

    Know the security requirements and safety measures necessary to avoid accidents during the transportation of goods via pipelines. Ensure measures for the transport of oil and petroleum products, olefin, ammonia, CO2, hydrogen, and others.

  • Environmental legislation

    The environmental policies and legislation applicable in a certain domain.

Skills

  • Combine multiple fields of knowledge

    Combine inputs and considerations from a variety of diverse spheres (e.g. technical, design, engineering, social) in the development of projects or in the daily performance of a job.

  • Use software tools for site modelling

    Use software and other modelling tools to create simulations of and develop scenarios for possible outcomes of site operations. Use the information gathered from simulations and models for analysis and decision making.

  • Apply company policies

    Apply the principles and rules that govern the activities and processes of an organisation.

  • Analyse environmental data

    Analyse data that interpret correlations between human activities and environmental effects.

  • Develop environmental policy

    Develop an organisational policy on sustainable development and compliance with environmental legislation in line with policy mechanisms used in the field of environmental protection.

  • Conduct environmental site assessments

    Manage and oversee environmental site prospection and assessments for mining or industrial sites. Designate and demarcate areas for geochemical analysis and scientific research.

  • Perform risk analysis

    Identify and assess factors that may jeopardise the success of a project or threaten the organisation's functioning. Implement procedures to avoid or minimise their impact.

  • Implement environmental protection measures

    Enforce environmental criteria to prevent environmental damage. Strive for the efficient use of resources in order to prevent waste and reduce costs. Motivate colleagues to take relevant steps to operate in an environmentally friendly manner.

  • Ensure regulatory compliance in pipeline infrastructures

    Ensure that the regulations for pipeline operations are met. Ensure pipeline infrastructure compliance with legal mandates, and compliance with regulations governing the transportation of goods via the pipelines.

  • Implement environmental action plans

    Apply plans that address the management of environmental matters in projects, natural site interventions, companies, and others.

  • Apply health and safety standards

    Adhere to standards of hygiene and safety established by respective authorities.

  • Analyse work-related written reports

    Read and comprehend job-related reports, analyse the content of reports and apply findings to daily work operations.

  • Detect flaws in pipeline infrastructure

    Detect flaws in pipeline infrastructure during construction or over the passage of time. Detect flaws such as construction defects, corrosion, ground movement, hot-tap made by error, and others.

  • Mitigate environmental impact of pipeline projects

    Strive to mitigate the potential impact that pipelines and the goods transported in them can have on the environment. Invest time and resources into consideration of the environmental effects of the pipeline, the actions that could be taken to protect the environment, and the potential increase in the costs of the project.

Optional knowledge and skills

geology collect geological data design the completion for a well in petroleum production pipeline transport regulations; use earth sciences tools assess environmental impact perform pipeline routing studies collect oil samples advise on risk management survey sites for pipeline installation geographic information systems conduct surveying activities for construction purposes pipeline coating properties carry out environmental audits chemistry advise on site selection