Apprentice Terminal Operator
Company: Buckeye Partners, L.P.
Posted on: October 9, 2019
Requisition Number 19-0308 Post Date 8/26/2019 Title Apprentice
Terminal Operator City Chesapeake State VA DescriptionFounded in
1886, Buckeye Partners has a proven track record of stability and
success. We pride ourselves on the laser focus we apply to safely
providing service and value to our customers, operating by a strong
set of values, and empowering our employees
to make decisions. We have a tenacious commitment to environmental
responsibility and regulatory compliance in all that we do.
It is our internal culture that sets us apart from other companies.
Our goal is to provide our employees with a greater span of
responsibility, the ability to make decisions, and access to
experts to help you build your skills and experiences. Each of
career tracks provides employees with the ability to innovate, and
be a significant contributor from their first day on the job.
Buckeye Partners is currently seeking a Terminal Operator with 2+
years' related experience in terminal, pipeline or marine
operations in the Oil & Gas Industry to join our growing team!
*Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful
candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate
Learn the overall operation and maintenance of the terminal,
pipeline, marine, and rail assets as applicable. Basic
understanding of the following: executing the receipt, delivery
storage management, and inventory control of petroleum products for
Responsibilities & Essential Functions include:
-- Train and apply knowledge for the maintenance and repair of the
terminal loading rack, storage and all equipment associated with
terminal operations; keeping it in good working order and
acceptable appearance. Maintain facility to meet or exceed
standards. Help analyze and solve problem situations.
-- Learn and train to be Responsible for receipt, storage, and
distribution of petroleum products via pipeline, rail, and marine
dock (if applicable), following all product movement, measurement
and quality control procedures.
-- Become knowledgeable of petroleum terminal regulations. Stay
aware of all environmental regulations, safety directives and
operating procedures, to include Coast Guard, local, state and
federal environmental agencies so that the terminal can assure
-- Ensure that management is apprised of any area or issue that
should be addressed regarding regulatory compliance including
health, safety, security and environmental.
-- Maintain a good relationship with all terminal customers and
respond to their inquiries and needs as required.
-- Following training, respond to terminal, pipeline, rail and
marine related emergencies when called upon to do so. Participate
in annual emergency response training drills.
-- Responsible for the operation of all computer inventory control
systems and participate in any inventory issue investigations.
-- Be familiar with pipeline operations, handle pipeline product
movements at the terminal and assist with other pipeline duties
such as one call investigations if applicable, etc.
-- Be familiar with marine operations, handle dock product
movements at the terminal and assist with other marine duties as
-- Support Asset Team to achieve high performance certification.
May be required to act as Asset Team point person.
-- Support Buckeye terminal operations and assist in special
projects as needed.
-- And other duties as assigned.
-- High School Diploma or equivalent required.
-- 0-2+ years related experience in terminal, pipeline or marine
-- General understanding of equipment and maintenance of pumps,
meters, truck loading rack, and dock facility preferred.
-- General knowledge or experience in the petroleum industry is
-- Inventory control and/or accounting background a plus.
-- Familiarity with computerized inventory control systems and
truck rack automation systems desirable.
Certificates & Licenses:
-- Some locations may be subject to the port security regulations
set forth by the Transportation Security Administration and United
States Coast Guard. Employment at certain locations may be
contingent upon obtaining state specific licenses and/or a
Worker Identification Credential. More information on this
requirement is available at
- Valid driver's licenses required.
Other Skills, Attributes and Abilities:
-- In order to be successful in this position, one must possess a
strong mechanical aptitude and excellent analytical skills.
-- Good communication and problem-solving skills are also
-- This position requires someone who can work well under pressure
and has a strong commitment to safety and teamwork.
-- Individual must be available during non-work hours as required
and may be required to carry an on-call phone at all times. Normal
and extraordinary work circumstances may require, without notice,
overtime, weekend or holiday work.
-- Individuals must be able to work with little to no
-- This position requires the ability to safely and successfully
perform essential job functions consistent with ADA, FMLA and other
federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative
and or/quantitative productivity standards.
-- This role requires the ability to maintain regular, punctual
attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state
and local standards.
-- This position requires compliance with all personnel
Physical & Safety Requirements:
-- This person must meet medical criteria established by OSHA for
-- Individual must consistently exhibit a high level of customer
-- Position may require exposure to adverse weather conditions,
hazardous environments and require the physical stamina to climb
tanks, work long hours in the field and wear a respirator.
- This role is regularly exposed to outside weather
- This position requires the employee to regularly access and
work at or around heights in excess of 5 feet, moving mechanical
parts, moving on-track rail equipment, petroleum product or other
chemical fumes, airborne particles like dust or other
vibration, uneven terrain, and high noise level in the work
- The incumbent must meet medical criteria established by OSHA
for emergency response.
- This position may require exposure to hazardous environments
and require the wearing of a respirator.
- Must be able and willing to spend on average 70% of ones time
on his/her feet
- Must be able to lift large, heavy objects weighing up to 50
pounds 5 times per day on average.
- The person in this position needs to occasionally move inside
the office to access file cabinets, office equipment, etc.
- This role continuously operates a computer and other office
productivity equipment (i.e. a calculator, copy machine and
- The incumbent in this role must wear Fire Retardant Clothing
(FRC) and/or Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to handle, or feel,
reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel,
crouch or crawl.
- The employee is frequently required to effectively communicate
- This position requires the ability to climb ladders (approx. 50
feet) and work comfortably and safely at heights for extended
periods of time.
- This position is subject to DOT drug and alcohol
To be successful in the Buckeye culture, our employees must possess
a demonstrated commitment to environmental responsibility and
regulatory compliance. Excellent communication, written and verbal,
as well as strong organizational skills are paramount. You
must work independently and be able to exercise tact, discretion,
and professionalism when dealing with internal and external
customers, and handling sensitive and confidential information.
Buckeye Partners wants to create and reward an organizational focus
that stimulates the creative and entrepreneurial actions of its
employees that result in innovative ways of reducing costs,
generating revenues, improving productivity, or improving
Buckeye Partners is the logistical solutions partner of choice for
the global energy business. As one of the nation's largest
independent petroleum products common carrier pipeline network
providers, Buckeye Partners L.P. provides terminals, storage
refined product distribution services; our strength is to create
centers of expertise around our products, technologies and client
Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE: BPL) headquartered in Houston, Texas
is one of the primary distributors of petroleum in the eastern and
mid-western portions of the United States.
- Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
- Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by
- The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner
discriminate against employees or applicants because they have
inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of
another employee or applicant. However, employees who have
to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as
a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of
other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise
have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure
is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in
furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action,
including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c)
consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
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