Operator

Storing vital products with care

Storing vital products with care

Essential Job Functions

  • An employee in this position may progress through the levels listed as training and abilities increase; Operators at listed levels are expected to perform the following duties with increasing levels of proficiency: 

    Operators Ia, Ib, IIa, IIb, IIIa, IIIb 

  • Abides by all safety procedures and practices applicable to location and position; participates in appropriate safety training; demonstrates commitment to and support of SH&E principles and values; champions safety as necessary

  • Opens and closes valves by hand or by use of computer for valves with remote operation

  • Ensures correct tank lineup for various receipt and delivery operations; performs tank gauging and  temperature verification; completes associated paperwork

  • Reviews operation orders for errors; verifies proper backup, tank selection and suitability of equipment or material

  • Loads and unloads railroad tank cars, trucks and ships and barges as assigned; loosens or tightens bolts manually using large wrenches; crawls under tank cars, walks on docks, hooks up and releases hoses; positions mechanical load arm or connects product hoses; reviews and completes documentation; monitors gauges; adjusts flow rates; follows written or oral instructions

  • Ascends and descends ladders and stairs to manually gauge tanks

  • Responds rapidly and appropriately to emergencies following safety guidelines and procedures; uses equipment, chemicals and procedures appropriate to the situation to mitigate damages

  • Trains regularly on all Federal, state and local environmental regulations, requirements and guidelines including, but not limited to, RCRA requirements; follows and adheres to all guidelines, regulations, and requirements

  • Performs other duties assigned by management that fall within the generally expected scope of this position

  • Operators IIa, IIb, IIIa, IIIb

  • Loads and unloads trucks, railcars, ships and barges at the same time safely and quickly

  • Works with more experienced operators on new or unfamiliar systems to improve skills

  • Reviews operations procedures for new and existing systems; participates in start-ups; makes recommendations for the system that enhance performance and safety

  • Trouble-shoots pumps, meters, heating systems, nitrogen operations; ensures optimal equipment performance; reports deficiencies to supervisor

  • Cleans and sets portable pumps

  • Operates forklift as requested

  • Operators IIIa, IIIb

  • Assumes the delegated responsibilities of Lead Operator in his or her absence

  • Operates forklift, tractor trailer, boom truck and vacuum truck as requested

  • Conducts hands-on training for operators as assigned; advises supervisor of trainee progress; completes training documentation 

  • Cleans truck stations by scraping and sweeping; cleans and realigns pipe lines; performs miscellaneous cleaning activities as assigned

  • Performs simple maintenance including small to medium valve change out, hose change out, small project painting, fitting change out, refill pump oilers, etc.

  • Participates in and completes all assigned training programs

  • Understands and ensures all work performed meets Federal and State OSHA requirements as well as Company safety, health, and environmental standards 

Experience and Requirements

Education

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Valid state driver's license

Operators Ia, Ib, IIa, IIb, IIIa, IIIb

  • Experience in terminal operations preferred but not required

  • Must possess valid state Driver's License

  • Good communications skills; fluent in English including reading, writing and speaking; ability to read and write at a minimum of high school level; ability to clearly communicate to all levels in organization

  • Ability to read, interpret and follow written job instructions and directions

  • Ability to read, interpret and follow U.S. Coast Guard manuals and other regulatory documents as applicable

  • Ability to read and understand safety procedures, including OSHA standards and regulations

  • Basic mathematical skills including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and long division; ability to work with fractions and perform various mathematical conversions commonly used in petrochemical industry

  • Basic computer knowledge and user ability including database systems and other programs and applications used at location

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and follow through on assignments

  • Understanding of general business concepts

  • Must be able to work varying and/or rotating shifts

  • Understanding of Federal, state and local environmental regulations including RCRA

Operators IIa, IIb, IIIa, IIIb

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in terminal operations

  • Experience driving various forklifts

  • Ability to read strapping tables

Operators IIIa, IIIb

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in terminal operations

  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite 

  • Experience working with Federal, state and local environmental regulations including RCRA

Application process

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