Epco, Inc. Specialist, Material Balance in Houston, Texas

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is one of the largest publicly traded partnerships and a leading North American provider of energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, natural gas liquids, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Enterprise Products is ranked 59th on the FORTUNE 500 and has approximately 6,900 employees. Enterprise’s large, integrated portfolio of operationally and geographically diverse assets, highlighted by its approximately 49,000-mile pipeline network, serves as the foundation for organic growth opportunities. As a provider of largely fee-based services, Enterprise is less susceptible to commodity price fluctuations and offers stable sources of revenue. The partnership’s service offerings include pipeline transportation and gathering, processing, storage, fractionation, terminalling, import/export capabilities and marketing. Enterprise also has a marine transportation business that operates primarily on the United States inland and Intracoastal Waterway systems and in the Gulf of Mexico. Additionally, energy professionals are discovering rewarding opportunities with Enterprise Products by putting their skills to work in exciting new growth areas, developing markets and pursuing innovative solutions for meeting the needs of customers and promote energy security for the country.

Make the most of your talents in a fast-paced environment driven by people who strive for achievement. Enjoy corporate strength, stability, and a rewarding career at a growing industry-leading and diverse operating company with a track record for success. Tap into the professional possibilities of Enterprise Products Company.

The Material Balance Specialist role will work in cooperation with and in support of the Manager of Liquid Measurement and the Supervisor of Liquid Measurement. The Material Balance Specialist interfaces with Engineering, Operations, Distribution, Laboratory, and Measurement personnel. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs daily balancing functions for assigned assets, facilities and pipelines.

  • Responsible for certifying the meter inputs into the balances are correct.

  • Ensure accurate reporting of measurement balance activities.

  • Assist in the mitigation of measurement imbalances.

  • Implementation of measurement policy and procedures.

  • Responsible for writing daily product movement tickets for the assets that are assigned. The tickets must be written in a timely manner and correctly, including the correct lab analysis.

  • Expected to work with Houston Distribution and external customers to answer questions and issue tickets.

  • Understanding and performing the gain/loss balances on the assets that are assigned; which includes reviewing the product headers and the measurement headers. 

  • Working as part of a team to research and investigate measurement imbalance issues on the headers.

  • Issuing balancing reports in a timely manner and with minimal errors.

  • Performing the monthly closing duties during the first four days of the month, such as completing the entry of all monthly tickets, resolving any outstanding issues, and writing the product header gain/loss tickets.

  • Interact with external and internal customers and make decisions based on those interactions.

  • Keeping supervisor informed of any unresolved issues throughout the month.

  • Cross-train on other Material Balance Specialists' job duties.

  • Communicate with Measurement and Lab personnel about meter and lab analysis problems.

  • Make site visits to operational and meter station locations.

The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D equivalent.

  • College hours or Associates degree is a plus.

  • Previous experience in a plant or technical environment is a plus.

  • Five (5) years or more of accounting experience or related industry such as oil and gas or chemical.

  • Understands and demonstrates computer functionality and have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.

  • Familiar with the accounting systems used by Material Balance.     

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.

  • Self-starter with the ability to manage multiple tasks with limited supervision.   

  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively and perform in a leadership role.

  • Honest and forthcoming with details associated with gain/loss issues, mitigation and dispute resolution with customers.           

  • Proficient math and analytical troubleshooting skills.

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to set priorities and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to travel up to 10%.

Job: *Measurement

Organization: *Operations

Title: Specialist, Material Balance

Location: Texas-Houston

Requisition ID: 0007BM