Field Service Technician - Butane Blending

Pipeline and Terminal Operations
1910001604 Requisition #
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Energy Transfer Partners is a master limited partnership that owns and operates one of the largest and most diversified portfolios of energy assets in the United States. In total, the Company owns and operates approximately 62,500 miles of natural gas, crude oil, refined products, and natural gas liquids pipelines, terminals, and acquisition and marketing assets which are used to facilitate the purchase and sale of crude oil, natural gas, natural gas liquids, and refined products. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The essential job duties for this position are listed below:

  • Responsible for supporting efficient operation and maintenance of existing blending facilities. Work closely with customer’s personnel to ensure maximum butane blending potential at each location. 
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with general contractors for periodic support with repair and maintenance of the systems and facilities. 
  • Support the mechanical operations of blending systems; quick and thorough resolution of blending system malfunctions; communication with contractors to insure all parties understand and comply with desired system design, installation, and timelines. 
  • Routine scheduled maintenance of all blending systems within assigned geographical area. 
  • Position is subject to a modified shift schedule and periodic on call duties. 


Preferred Skills, Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree. Strong Instrument and/or Electrical background.
  • Experience in Quality Assurance. 
  • + years related experience in the refined products industry, refined products terminal operations including technical troubleshooting & maintenance experience working with pumps, valves & pipeline manifold systems operations. 
  • Hands on experience with mechanical systems and general knowledge and experience of field instrumentation and low voltage electrical systems including troubleshooting Instrument and Electrical systems. 
  • Must be self-directed and safety driven, with experience in safely working with liquid hydrocarbons. 
  • Strong analytical skills, strong communications skills (verbal and written), and strong relationship building skills. 
  • Must be able to obtain a TWIC within one year. 

Required Education:

  • High school diploma or GED

Required experience is commensurate with the selected job level:

  • Level C requires a minimum of 0 - 2 years of relevant experience in a midstream operations role or equivalent work experience
  • Level B requires a minimum of 2 – 4 years of relevant experience in a midstream operations role or equivalent work experience
  • Level A requires a minimum of 4+ years of relevant experience in a midstream operations role or equivalent work experience

Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Lifting up to 50 lbs. occasionally
  • Driving, walking, and standing frequently
  • Exposure to adverse weather, cramped conditions and some heavy lifting
  • Visits to industrial/manufacturing settings, which may include exposure to various materials and chemicals, as well as extreme temperature conditions and loud machinery, and require appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Occasional overnight travel may be required
Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Vet

DISCLAIMER: The above statements, which are subject to change, are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in the assigned position. 

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