Job Details


Requisition Number 17-0256
Post Date 9/26/2017
Title Apprentice Operator (12-Hour)
City East Chicago
State IN
Description

Founded 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.

Voted one of the Top Places to Work by employees in Houston Chronicle’s® “Top Workplaces”, as well as one of Lehigh Valley's “Top Workplaces”, 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 an Operator with previous experience in pipeline operations or general knowledge or experience 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 level.

Role Summary:

Assist in the overall operation and maintenance of the pipeline and associated facilities.

Responsibilities & Essential Functions include:

  • Field Operations. Maintaining and repairing of all equipment associated with company operations; keeping facilities in good working order and acceptable appearance to meet or exceed company standards.

  • Product Control. Receiving and storing of petroleum products, following all pipeline receiving and product sampling procedures.

  • Regulatory Compliance. Staying aware of all environmental regulations, safety directives and operating procedures so that the Company can assure compliance and ensuring that management is apprised of any area or issue that should be addressed regarding regulatory compliance including environmental, health and safety.

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

  • Emergency Response. Responding to related emergencies and participating in annual emergency response training drills.

  • Inventory Control Systems. Maintaining all computer inventory control systems.

  • And other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • 2+ years related experience in pipeline operations preferred.

Certificates & Licenses:

  • None 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 required.

  • This position requires someone who can work well under pressure and has a strong commitment to safety.

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 a demonstrated commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance. Excellent communication, both 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 processes.

About Us:

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 and refined product distribution services; our strength is to create centers of expertise around our products, technologies and client needs.

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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP on the following website: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

Applicants who are extended an employment offer will be required to complete certain employment verifications, education verifications, job related assessments, background check, MVR driving record check, drug screen and physical/medical exam, if applicable to the position. All employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of these pre-employment processes.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • 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)
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