Pipeline and Terminal Operations
1910002742 Requisition #
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Energy Transfer 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 86,000 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.


Under general supervision of Terminal Supervisor, the Terminal Operator is responsible for operating all Terminal equipment in connection with receiving, storing, transferring, and loading of refined petroleum products at our Hearne, TX terminal.


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:

  • Gauge storage tanks and take meter readings for all products on a daily basis
  • Provide top-tier customer service to commercial and operations customer representatives
  • Calculate and input all product inventories and meter readings into appropriate systems
  • Perform daily and monthly reconciliation of product inventories and thru-puts
  • Perform facility maintenance on office building, assets, vegetation, as needed
  • Perform the safe loading of petroleum products onto trucks and receive products from pipelines
  • Travel to various refined products and crude facilities with little notice to effectively assist terminals across the organization
  • Take product samples as required and perform/log required Quality control tests
  • Perform and log all scheduled maintenance and compliance inspections
  • Ensure that all terminal equipment is functioning properly and report failures to supervisor
  • Perform daily walk around inspections to identify potential risks and ensure good housekeeping standards are maintained
  • Issue work permits to contractors performing work at the Terminal. This includes ensuring that pre-job safety meetings, lockout - tag-out, confined space entry, and gas tech monitoring requirements are met for all work performed at the Terminal
  • Correcting or stopping all unsafe acts or conditions not in accordance with Company Policies and Procedures by any party entering the facility
  • Remain knowledgeable of, and prepared to enact and coordinate the Emergency Response activities until relieved by supervisor or management personnel
  • Communicate product outages and equipment downtime to supervisor, customers, and other impacted parties in a prompt fashion

Required Education:

  • High school diploma or GED

Minimum Requirements: 

  • Effectively communicate with peers and management of various levels
  • Self-starter able work with little or no supervision
  • Carry a pager or cell phone allowing for shift hold over or shift reassignment, as well as call out at all hours
  • Able to use basic hand tools and operate basic product testing equipment
  • Proficient in mathematics and able to perform all required calculations
  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite
  • Must be able to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and written
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license for state of residence
  • Able to notice subtle Color differences in product samples
  • Must be willing and able to work as a part of team, take direction from supervisor(s), prioritize work schedules, focus attention to details, and follow work rules

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, climb heights in excess of 60 ft and require appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Occasional overnight travel may be required

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