Field Supervisor
High Sierra Energy, LP - Fort Lupton, CO

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The basic function of the Field Supervisor is to manage the day to day operations of transporting products to meet facility and customer needs. This position reports to the Operations Manager.

Location: Ft Lupton, CO

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Leases:
• Obtains oil samples from lease tanks. Ensures that samples give an accurate blend of entire volume of oil from lease tank.
• Saves and correctly labels samples for later analysis as needed by marketers.
• Always checks H2S, LEL, CO2 and O2 levels at leases. Records any dangerous levels and informs district manager, dispatchers and marketers.
• Checks leases for road access by crude tanker in adverse weather conditions.
• Checks for safety of catwalk, stairs, access of thief hatch and load line by driver.
• Notes any evidence of previous spills within or outside of containment barrier.
• Obtains site layout and makes notes of special situations to include in lease maps for use by drivers.

Driver Training:
• Ensures that drivers are compliant by reviewing CDL, endorsements and DOT medical card.
• Requires that drivers watch Tanker Inspection and Tanker Driving videos.
• Reviews and test drivers knowledge and understanding of videos.
• Instructs drivers in spill prevention, spill containment and spill reporting.
• Instructs drivers in use of four-way gas monitor.
• Gives drivers a list of proper PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) as required at leases and various unloading facilities.
• Requires that drivers watch Power Point presentation addressing crude oil tank gauging.
• Reviews crude oil tank gauging techniques and ensures that drivers understand gauging procedure and gauging equipment.
• Supplies samples of load tickets and explains accurate completion of tickets to drivers.
• Supplies list of which tickets to leave lease and unloading stations to drivers.
• Supplies phone list of spill reporting numbers, emergency numbers, dispatch and pumper cell numbers to drivers.
• Instructs drivers in obtaining proper lease information for dispatched loads.
• Supplies list of gauging and loading equipment needed to complete oil loading.
• Supervises drivers’ pre-trip of tractor and trailer for both safety and necessary equipment.
• Trains drivers at oil leases in proper safety, gauging and load techniques.
• Trains drivers at delivery points in proper safety and unloading techniques.
• Repeats two previous steps until required skill levels are met.
• Preforms on-going supervision of safety, oil gauging, loading and unloading by fielding driver calls and in-person questions.
• Ensures that drivers are loading marketable oil by spot-checking load tickets.

Drivers/Trucks:
• Transports the drivers for drug and alcohol testing.
• Conducts spot checks of drivers (3rd party and HSE) at various stations, which includes quality and quantity of oil, DOT compliance (truck and trailer) and PPE and notifies District Manager of any issues.
• Communicates with the Driver personnel on a regular basis.
• Assists Driver personnel with securing additional supplies (i.e. paper, PPE, etc.)
• Coordinates towing of truck as needed.
• Fills in as transport driver on an as needed basis.
• Road tests new drivers who are applying for positions.

Safety:
• Responds to accidents, investigates, documents, and ensures the site is cleaned up appropriately. Reports the accident to the District Manager, Regulatory Associate and Safety department personnel.
• Ensures a safe, clean work environment for stations/offload areas.
• Discusses safety concerns immediately with District Manager personnel.

Customer Service:
• Provides customer service to owners and pumpers and reports any customer complaints to District Manager personnel.
• Resolves measurement issues with customers.
• Reports any customer complaints to District Manager.

Miscellaneous:
• Ensures cross training of other Field Supervisors on driver training, computers, etc.
• Ensures staffing coverage is adequate throughout their district.
• Has a basic working knowledge of the TREQ (TouchStar) hardware and software.
• Trains other Field Supervisors on crude oil gauging and safe loading techniques.
• May assist in dispatch when necessary.
• Performs various duties including light housekeeping, weed control, shop cleaning as needed.
• May perform light maintenance and repairs on trucks when mechanics are off duty.

Specialized Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Working knowledge Hazardous Materials Transport Industry
• Working knowledge DOT regulations and procedures
• Ability to effectively communicate, in English, both verbally and in writing
• Preferred: Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

Competencies:

• Must possess excellent people skills and demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills
• Develop and maintain open, two-way communication with supervisor
• Strong problem-solving skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Demonstrates a high level of initiative to improve efficiencies
• Builds a strong sense of teamwork with co-workers
• Displays a positive attitude and is courteous to others
• Professional in appearance and presentation
• Assists in promoting the company to the public in a positive manner

Educational and Experience Requirements:

• Preferred: High school diploma or equivalent
• Preferred: Two years HazMat Transportation Industry Field Supervisor or Driver
• Ideal: Five years HazMat Transportation Industry Field Supervisor or Driver

Physical requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• BODY POSITIONS: While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit and climb for prolonged periods of time.
• BODY MOVEMENTS: The employee must have a full range of body movements including use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, and bending, reaching, and crouching.
• BODY SENSES: Must have command of all senses, sight, hearing, touch, and smell. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
• STRENGTH: Must have the ability to lift 50 pounds with regularity.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• This position will be working primarily indoors, but also requires the employee to be in the outdoors on an infrequent basis. From this movement, the employee will encounter varying temperatures. The normal auto and air travel hazards will apply.
• The noise level in the work environment is usually low, but can be higher in the outdoors.

The above noted job description is not intended to describe, in detail, the multitude of tasks that may be assigned but rather to give the associate a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of his/her position. As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of this position.