Terminal Operator Trainee (12hour)
NuStar L.P. - Saint James, LA

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Performs duties as outlined by the Terminal Manager related to the receipt and shipment of petroleum products via pipeline and truck. Conducts maintenance and accounting responsibilities in accordance with established company and governmental regulations. Assists in the operations, maintenance, safety and environmental matters in the temporary absence of the Terminal Manager. Answers and responds to after hour calls (24-hours per day / 7-days per week). Responsible for filter changes and all valve alignments (manifolds and tanks) inside the terminal property to assure the proper handling, storage and integrity of products. Uses the Terminal Automation System to prepare daily inventory reports, terminal balance report, and rack activity report. Forwards daily inventory and accounting reports to the appropriate customers. Makes sure that customers receive information needed regarding their throughput and inventory. Samples and analyzes product as instructed by the Terminal Manager. Keeps loading rack equipment (mechanical and electrical) clean and in good working order at all times. Interacts with drivers to make sure they follow all company and safety regulations. Trains new drivers and make sure they are familiar with our automation, loading equipment and emergency features. Conducts safety watches with outside contractors as advised by the Terminal Manager. Ensures all environmental and safety equipment is working properly. Keep overall appearance of terminal up and grass mowed and edged. Ensures compliance with federal and state regulations. Reduces potential risk to public safety and environment and minimizes company liability. Improves operations efficiency and financial profitability through well maintained facilities.
High School diploma or equivalent required; one year experience in terminal operations preferred. Safety training and hazard training required. Spill response training for pipeline and rack area imperative. Fire training preferred. Required to work 12 hour shifts. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent PC skills, with proficiency in Microsoft products. Strong attention to detail, with the ability to independently proof work for accuracy. Expected to exercise good judgment. Initiative and organization abilities required for meeting deadlines and establishing priorities. Expected to maintain good working relationships with all Company personnel, customers and contract personnel. Ability to manage time and scheduling to meet appropriate deadlines. Ability to work successfully in stressful situations and manage multiple tasks. Ability to use awareness of relationships and impacts of data trends and elements to appropriately recommend actions that impact both near and long-term company operations and profits. Ability to independently conduct job accountabilities with limited supervision. Ability to take directions from supervisors. Is a self-starter and willing to adapt to changing conditions.

WHEN A HIGHER LEVEL POSITION EXISTS CANDIDATES WITH GREATER QUALIFICATIONS MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION.

This position will require an individual to hold a TWIC card.

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