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Job Title: Nat Gas Pipeline Sfty Insp I      (to directly link to this job posting, copy this link)   
Req. No:187316
Agency:Corporation Commission
Posting Type:External
Applications accepted through: 
Job Description:

The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) is accepting applications for the unclassified position of Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Inspector for the KCC's Utilities Division.  The KCC is a State of Kansas agency charged with the responsibility of regulating intrastate operators of natural gas pipelines for compliance with pipeline safety regulations.  This position involves considerable interface with utility technical and management personnel, commission and external attorneys, and other affected parties.  Significant in-state travel will be required for inspection duties.

The Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Inspector primarily will conduct field inspections of pipeline operators for compliance with pipeline safety regulations.  This position will also assist the Chief of Gas Operations and Pipeline Safety with:

  • Implementation of federal initiatives such as distribution integrity management and operator qualifications;
  • Inspector supervision, inspection scheduling, database management and analysis of inspection results;
  • Conduct routine inspections for compliance with the Kansas Underground Utility Damage Prevention Act;
  • Conduct investigations and prepare reports for determining causes of major catastrophic gas pipeline failures.

Qualifications: College degree or a combination of education and technical experience that includes a good understanding of the engineering sciences and their applications to the pipeline industry.  Natural gas industry or regulatory experience is highly desirable.  Well-developed technical writing skills are required.

Salary Range:  $48,500 - $52,000 annually

To Apply:  Please submit a cover letter, resume, tax clearance certificate and State of Kansas application.


The application process has 4 REQUIRED STEPS.

Include your name and job requisition number on all correspondence when submitting documents to the designated recruiter.

Your application will be considered incomplete and you may be found ineligible if you fail to submit all required documentation by the closing date of the vacancy announcement.

Required Documents:

Online State of Kansas Application Form (send to Corporation Commission) Cover Letter, Resume and Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate (send to Sandra Rak,

KANSAS TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATE REQUIRED: Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a valid Kansas Certificate of Tax Clearance by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website at   A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days.  Applicants are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency.  This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact 785-296-3199.

Recruiter Contact Information:

Name:  Sandra Rak
Phone:  785-271-3136
Agency Information:
Kansas Corporation Commission
1500 SW Arrowhead Road
Topeka, KS 66604

How You Will Be Evaluated:  Once you complete and submit your application materials, your application will be reviewed to ensure you meet the minimum and any necessary special requirements.   Next, your application will be evaluated and rated based on preferred competencies and criteria for the position. 

What To Expect Next:  After your application is evaluated and ranked, you may be referred to the hiring manager for further consideration and possible interview.  You will be notified of the outcome after the selection process is complete.  You may call or email the recruiter contact listed to inquire about your application.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to contact the agency recruiter if reasonable accommodations are needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

The Kansas Corporation Commission is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Find out more about us at our website

Class/Uncl: U    Full/Part Time: F    Grade 001    Hiring Rate: $0.00    Pay Frequency: Hourly   

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