Job Details


Requisition Number 17-0082
Post Date 3/30/2017
Title Assistant Operations Manager
City East Chicago
State IN
Description

Assistant Operations Manager

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 a Assistant Operations Manager with pipeline or terminal operations of 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:

The Assistant Operations Manager role is responsible for assisting the Operations Manager with assuring safe, reliable and environmentally conscious operations that are in compliance with Company mission, policy, and direction.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Daily Operations. Prioritizing and managing daily operations schedule and assuring safe operations by insisting on subordinate compliance with company safety and training policies.

  • Pipeline and Terminal Maintenance. Assuring reliability of pipeline and terminal assets by timely maintenance in compliance with company and regulatory requirements and ensuring representation at appropriate Public Awareness Programs to help prevent third party damage.

  • Environmental Compliance. Assuring environmental consciousness by compliance with policy to prevent any environmental contamination and by preparing for pipeline or terminal emergencies via training of work force and education of potential public emergency responders.

  • Budgeting. Assuring efficient operations by developing economical responsibility expense and ordinary capital budgets and controlling expenses via efficient operations and maintenance within these limitations.

  • Capital and Expense Projects. Assisting in the capital and expense projects within responsibility from inception through construction to turnover and operations.

  • Company Spokesperson. Acting as company spokesperson to shippers and the public.

  • Monitoring Loss/Gain. Ensuring loss/gain is properly monitored and any discrepancies resolved promptly.

  • Vendor Relations. Managing contracts and coding invoices related to vendor and third party services and acting as point person for vendor related issues.

  • Project Work. Supporting project related work including developing and reviewing scopes of work, submitting and approving bids, performing purchasing and order management.

  • And other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

  • 5 years Pipeline or Terminal Operations or the equivalent industry experience required.

  • Significant technical troubleshooting experience required.

  • Significant experience managing operations helpful.

Certificates & Licenses:

  • None 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 role may be exposed to outside weather conditions.

  • 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 chemicals, vibration, uneven terrain, and high noise level in the work environment.

  • 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.

  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move inside the office to access file cabinets, office equipment, etc.

  • The incumbent in this role must be able to wear Fire Retardant Clothing (FRC) and/or Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

  • The employee is frequently required to effectively communicate with others.

  • This position is subject to DOT drug and alcohol regulations


*Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.


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.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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  • 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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