Field Operator (Associate I, II)

Field Operator (Associate I, II)

Colonial Pipeline Company | Fairfax, VA, 22037, US
Salary Range:$40,000 – $57,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted a month ago

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Description

Colonial has provided a wide range of opportunities for job candidates who are highly qualified, skilled, motivated and team players. Employees find exciting opportunities to grow and develop their careers at a stable company which offers a generous compensation and benefits package that includes annual incentive bonuses, retirement plans, insurance coverage and a host of other features that support a happy, active, productive and rewarding life. Come to Colonial, a great place to work, where people matter most, and where safety 24/7 is paramount.

**Ready to work for Colonial Pipeline Company?**

Are you intrigued by the thought of being part of revolutionizing the energy industry and a new era in the pipeline industry? Do you want to be a part of a company that is obsessed with excellence in everything we do? A company growing and expanding our business that is full of opportunity? If so, we are seeking smart, safety focused, and energetic professionals to join our team to help us to the next level of excellence!

**What is it that we do at Colonial Pipeline Company?**

Colonial Pipeline is the largest refined products pipeline in the United States, transporting more than 100 million gallons or 2.5 million barrels per day. Colonial transports various grades of gasoline, diesel fuel, home heating oil, jet fuel, and fuels for the U.S. military through a pipeline system. Colonial transports approximately 45 percent of all fuel consumed on the East Coast, providing refined products to more than 50 million Americans.

About the Field Operator (Associate, I, II) Position

The Field Operator position may be filled at the Associate Level, Level I, or Level II depending on the skill set within the talent pool. In general, a Field Area Operator operates the pipeline facility(s) and perform line operations to transport refined petroleum products. A Field Operator monitors and controls the flow of product across the system and ensures that related tasks and activities are completed safely while maintaining system integrity. Field Operators apply standard methods of operating, operations philosophies and tools to ensure control processes are conducted consistently. Field Operators thrive in team environments and understand the importance of clear and consistent communications for safe operations.

What You Get to Do:

Associate Operators participates in Colonial's NexGen Training programs and attends Company coordinated classes and seminars to enhance technical skills/knowledge. Once trained and qualified, the Associate will be expected to perform operations in order to demonstrate skill and gain practical experience. Operate various types of tools and equipment safely and efficiently.

Field Operators provide technical oversight of Pipeline Operations. Perform pipeline controls desk operations, supports local operations, and perform tasks involving general maintenance, preventative maintenance or minor repair of pipeline and station assets.

Field Operators II independently perform daily inventories, regulatory checklists, inspections, pig launches and receipt, inventory, minor maintenance, equipment certifications and labeling and other facility, or pipeline operations activities. Provide day-to-day oversight and guidance to less experienced team members. Identifies and resolves operational issues.

Perform covered tasks as defined under 49 CFR 195.501 (b); and incumbents must be qualified to perform the covered tasks associated with their role as well as recognize and react to abnormal operating conditions in accordance with Colonial's Operator Qualification Program.

What You Bring to the Table:

High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) from an accredited education intuition.

Live within a 60-minute commute of the work location.

Valid Driver's License and acceptable driving record to drive Company and personal vehicles for picking up materials, to get around large facilities in minimum time, and to travel to locations away from headquarter point.

Ability to work 8-hour and/or 12-hour rotating shifts at all hours, including holidays, and/or weekends as required; subject to call-out and occasional overtime.

Commitment to consistently adhere to policies and procedures and be a positive example for others by demonstrating the Company's core values of Respect, Accountability, Innovation, Safety, and Excellence in completing work assignments.

Self-motivated, have phenomenal work ethic and looking for the right company to support your growth.

Got Extra to Bring?

Associate and/or Technical degree in a related field of study from an accredited college or university; will consider a combination of experience and/or education.

Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (Hazpower) training

Forklift training/licensing

Fire training

Ideally, 1+ years of experience in the Associate Operator position.

Experience in HMI, software systems and batch scheduling.

Successful completion of Associate Operator NexOp Program and completion of all required operator qualifications.

Ideally, 4+ years of experience in the Operator job series. Fully qualified as a Field or Area Operator I.

At facilities with multiple operating consoles, and be qualified on two or more consoles.

Demonstrated proficiency in Skill Set I, II, and III of the NexOp Program; successful completion of Skill Set IV.

This is a Department of Transportation (DOT) covered job and is subject to all applicable regulatory requirements such as testing for the presence of prohibited drugs and alcohol as defined under 49 CFR Part 199 as a condition of employment, to include pre-employment, random, post-accident, reasonable cause/suspicion and fit for duty testing.

Colonial adheres to PHMSA's (Pipeline Hazardous Material Safety Administration) Control Room Management Rule, and as such, incumbents in this role must live within 60 minutes (90 minutes for previously grandfathered employees) from their designated work location and notify management of any changes to their home address while in this role.

Physical Requirements & Work Conditions:

Physical mobility to sit, stand, reach, pull, push, and bend. Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. unassisted. Ability to work in non-permit required confined spaces. Ability to traverse uneven terrain to reach secluded right-of-way. Ability to climb stairs, vertical ladders up to 10 ft. and tank steps as high as 60 ft. without assistance. Ability to verbally communicate by two-way radio, especially during emergency response. Normal visual acuity to perform duties of position. If vision is corrected, must be corrected to 20/40 or better. Must have ability to distinguish colors, especially red, green, white, yellow, cyan and black. Color recognition for control panel indicator lights and to analyze product colors. Ability to detect the presence of petroleum products by smell. Considered "Heavy Work" based on ADA physical standards. Must be able to work indoors and outdoors at all hours in all weather conditions in close proximity to refined petroleum products and heavy equipment.

Advantages of Working at Colonial Pipeline Company:

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Are you up to the challenge? What are you waiting for? Apply today!

**Colonial Pipeline is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other reason prohibited by federal, state or local law.**

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