Petroleum Operator Job Description

Petroleum Operator Job Description

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Petroleum operator provides for efficient 24/7 operation of the Light Products Petroleum Terminal, Billings Tank Farm and Pipeline Stations by maintaining equipment, additive systems, and training truck drivers using the loading rack.

Petroleum Operator Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Conduct preventive and routine maintenance on various operating equipment, including, but not limited to, pumps, valves, meters, compressors, motors, tanks, pipes, terminal building, and various other equipment
Perform product quality testing and routine inspections of terminal operating, safety equipment, and truck loading rack operation
Perform limited analytical testing associated with pilot plant operations, , gravities, sulfur analyses and GC distillations
Prepare process units for operation per process conditions
Ensure correct feedstock is selected and that no contaminants are present
Record and monitor operational data such as temperature, pressures, processing times, and test results
Perform limited analytical testing associated with pilot plant operations such as gravities, sulfur analyses, and GC distilliations
Training in the installation of disposal equipment
Install waste disposal equipment dryers, pumps, vacuums, and set up operation rig-up, troubleshoot and test the down hole pump equipment
Maintain equipment before, during and after the service job

Petroleum Operator Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Education for Petroleum Operator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the petroleum operator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Collage and High School Degree in Associates, Science, Graduate

Skills for Petroleum Operator

Desired skills for petroleum operator include:

Dock facility
Truck loading rack
Equipment and maintenance of pumps
Machines and tools
Mathematic principles and applications
Tankage automation and related terminal equipment
Pumping systems
Operating process piping
Facility safety/fire guidelines and storage procedures

Desired experience for petroleum operator includes:

Requires lifting up to 50lbs
Oilfield experience – rigging up and maintaining experience REQUIRED
Offshore/land experience preferred
Ability work in extreme weather conditions
2+ years in the oil field is highly desired
Good functional and technical focus

Petroleum Operator Examples


Petroleum Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a petroleum operator. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for petroleum operator
  • Perform all daily, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual maintenance and compliance inspections, and maintain required logs as appropriate
  • Complete daily meter readings for all products
  • Ensure that all Terminal equipment, including safety devices and systems are functioning properly, and report any and all equipment failures to supervisor
  • Perform daily walk around inspections to identify any potential risks and ensure good housekeeping standards are maintained at all times
  • Calibrate and adjust all additive injection systems as required
  • Basic testing of oils, such as viscosity, A.P.I
  • Complete all required additive Volumetric Additive Reconciliation documentation on a monthly basis
  • Issue work permits to contractors performing work at Terminal
  • Ensure that all contractors, customers and vendors follow Company/Terminal Policies and Procedures when accessing or working in the Terminal
  • Communicate product outages and equipment downtime to appropriate individuals
Qualifications for petroleum operator
  • Able to be on call 24/7 when needed
  • Participate in emergency situations as required
  • 2+ years related experience in petroleum liquids terminal, pipeline or marine operations preferred
  • Associate of Science in technical or industrial field preferred
  • 2+ years related experience in petroleum liquids terminal
  • Crosstrain at other Deleklogistics facilities

Petroleum Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a petroleum operator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for petroleum operator
  • Inspecting, testing, receiving and protecting fuel supplies and bulk petroleum, petrochemical and chemical products
  • Physically sampling, measuring, and taking the temperature of delivery trucks and storage tanks utilizing a variety of methods dictated by company and API procedures
  • Calculating and reporting quantities transferred and performing full reconciliation of same
  • Accurately completing all required reports and forms, including detailed work order documentation and ordering of all known material for maintenance activities
  • Working in cooperation with client representatives, U.S. government agents and Host Nation personnel to insure accurate results are achieved
  • Maintaining regular communication with office staff in reference to job status, problems, concerns
  • Maintaining knowledge and adhering to the latest industry and client procedures and standards
  • Train and mentor Fuel Specialists under your supervision
  • Providing guidance and assisting in the training of Host Nation operators
  • Show your dedication and support the terminal operation to improve our safety culture and overall safety performance on our Journey to Zero path
Qualifications for petroleum operator
  • 2+ years related experience in petroleum liquids, or ethanol terminal, pipeline or marine operations preferred
  • General knowledge or experience in the petroleum or ethanol industry is helpful
  • 2+ years related experience in petroleum or ethanol liquids termainal
  • Must have two to five years of WTO/POL handling experience
  • Must be able to effectively manage a LN workforce
  • Knowledge of various computer applications such as Microsoft applications

Petroleum Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a petroleum operator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for petroleum operator
  • Repair terminal equipment and implement preventative maintenance programs, including a filing system documenting when and what work was performed
  • Conduct contractor safety and new driver orientation monitor performance while on site
  • Prepare, issue and monitor safe work permits
  • Record, communicate and complete documentation for lab tests, product transfers, bill of lading (BOL), receipts and exports, maintenance activities, and operator rounds
  • Participate as a member of the emergency response team
Qualifications for petroleum operator
  • Must be able to supervise a diverse workforce
  • Two years of experience working in an operator or maintenance role
  • Strong communication skills that enables you to build strong, positive relationships with diverse groups
  • A continuous improvement attitude and are able to seek greater knowledge and understanding of the systems, process and hazards in the workplaces
  • A High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record

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