Operations Trainee Technician


Description of
this vacancy

Start your career as an Operations Technician at Vopak and be responsible for the smooth and safe execution of all operations and day to day activities in the terminal. We offer you a working environment that is safe and pleasant and where equality, diversity and satisfaction are of paramount importance. Ready to develop yourself and make a positive impact? Improve the world and start as an Operations Technician at Vopak.

What will you do as an Operations Technician?

As an Operations Technician, you will be responsible for the smooth and safe execution of all operations and day to day activities in the terminal

What do we offer you?

  • A market-based salary depending on your experience and knowledge and attractive bonuses

  • Various growth opportunities

What do we expect from you as an Operations Technician?

  • Entry level

  • ITE or Vocational education or Diploma equivalent

  • Familiar with the petroleum and chemical products handled and the terminal operating system in the control room, tank farm and jetties

  • Familiar with terminal operations work and is technically sound

  • Familiar with terminal equipment and assets

  • Familiar with terminal fire-fighting and emergency procedures

  • Well verse with the operation procedures

  • Knowledge of safety, health and environment regulatory requirements

  • Compliance with regulatory requirements


Your core responsibilities are:

  • Carry out Operations day to day activities safely in accordance with standard operating procedure

  • Practice all established rules and work procedures and keep abreast of the rules and procedures which may be implemented from time to time.

  • Decommissioning, tagging and preparing of process equipment before handing over to technical personnel for repair and  / or maintenance.

  • Attend loading arms/ hoses connection and ship / shore access ladder.

  • Ensure that all incident cases are managed and acted upon immediately

  • Ensure that all incidents are reported to next level manager/management in a timely manner

  • Follow basic mandatory work instructions (including use of personal protection equipment) to safeguard the environment and the wellbeing of oneself and others.

  • Practice safety at work 

  • Ensure all operational activities at the terminal are carried out in accordance with regulatory and company standards.

  • Deliver on customers' expectations and requirements in a timely manner

  • Address enquiries from Internal  customers on the services and managing the expectation

  • Adhere to corrective actions addressed to customer’s complaint 


Want to start as an Operations Technician at Vopak?

We are interested in learning more about you. To send your application, click the 'apply' button. For more information about the vacancy, please email vtshr.sg@vopak.com

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This Job Description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may cover other related duties to meet the ongoing organizational needs.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

The successful candidate will be awarded a local employment contract.

For internal applicants: Do speak with your current manager before applying.

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