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Lead Terminal Operator - 469

Buckeye Partners L.P.
United States, New Jersey, Perth Amboy
August 20, 2022

Founded in 1886, Buckeye Partners, L.P. 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 under 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 our 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 Lead Terminal Operator with experience in terminalling or pipeline operations in the Oil & Gas Industry to join our team!

Role Summary:

The Lead Terminal Operator role is responsible for leading activities related to the receipt, storage, and inventory control and dispensing of liquid petroleum products for the field location and assisting in the overall operation and maintenance of the terminal & pipeline.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Terminal Operations. Overseeing the maintenance and repair of the terminal loading rack and equipment associated with terminal operations; keeping the facility in good working order and acceptable appearance and maintaining the facility to meet or exceed company standards.

  • Product Control. Receiving, storing, and distributing of petroleum products via pipeline, rail, and marine dock (if applicable), following all product movement, measurement and quality control procedures.

  • Regulatory Compliance. Ensuring compliance with all environmental regulations, safety directives and operating procedures, including Coast Guard, local, state and federal environmental agencies.

  • Customer Service. Maintaining a good relationship with all terminal customers, responding to their inquiries and needs as required.

  • Emergency Response. Responding to terminal, pipeline, rail and marine related emergencies and participating in annual emergency response training drills.

  • Inventory Control Systems. Maintaining all computer inventory control systems and participating in any inventory issue investigations.

  • Annual Budgets. Assisting in compiling annual project lists and costs for annual budget purposes at each terminal.

  • Projects. Assisting in long term maintenance capital programs for each site.

  • And other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • 5+ years related experience in terminalling or pipeline operations preferred.

Certificates & Licenses:

  • None required

Other Skills, Attributes and Abilities:

  • General knowledge of equipment and maintenance of pumps, meters, truck loading rack required.

  • General knowledge or experience in the petroleum industry is required.

  • Inventory control and/or accounting background would be a plus.

  • Familiarity with computerized inventory control systems and truck rack automation systems desirable.

  • 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 required.

Essential Functions:

  • 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 policies.

Physical & Safety Requirements:

  • This person must meet medical criteria established by OSHA for emergency response.

  • 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.

About You:

To be successful in the Buckeye culture, our employees must Possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. You must be able to work independently. You must also be able to exercise tact, discretion, and professionalism when dealing with internal clients and external counterparties (customers, vendors, etc.), as well as when handling sensitive and confidential information.

Buckeye Partners wants to create and reward an organizational focus that stimulates the creative and entrepreneurial actions of our employees and results in innovative ways of reducing costs, generating revenues, improving productivity, or improving processes.

About Us:

Buckeye Partners, L.P. is the logistical solutions partner of choice for the global energy business and one of the nation's largest independent petroleum products pipeline transportation and terminalling service provider; our strength is to create centers of expertise around our products, technologies and client needs.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
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 access 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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)