Operator III
Geismar, LA 
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Posted 25 days ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description

It's fun to work in a team that is advancing the sustainable future of the fuel industry!

We're committed to working by our values of driving results the REG way with collaboration, innovation, dedication, passion and effectiveness.

POSITION PURPOSE:

Reporting to the Operations Shift Supervisor, this Lead Operator position is responsible to operate, monitor, adjust and maintain plant equipment and process variables to optimize production in a safe, efficient and environmentally responsible manner according to established practices, procedures and operating guidelines. This position is the senior outside operator that is able to provide oversite and guidance to all other outside operators and supports development of operating procedures, training/development of other operators and closely supports the Operations Shift Supervisor in day-to-day activities. This position is required to be qualified on all outside operator unit posts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Operate plant equipment to ensure safe, efficient operation of the plant according to established practices, procedures and operating guidelines. This includes proper adjustments of operating conditions, process troubleshooting and close communication with the Board Operator, Operations Shift Supervisor, all other outside operators and Maintenance personnel
  • Safely perform plant startup, shutdown, and plant emergency activities
  • Notify the Operations Shift Supervisor of abnormal operating situations and equipment malfunctions affecting safe and/or efficient plant operation
  • Assist the Operations Shift Supervisor with team leadership, maintenance coordination, management of change, procedure updates, Velocity entries, process troubleshooting, etc. as required
  • Support the Operations Shift Supervisor in the direction and management of daily operations
  • Coach, mentor and train all other outside operators as required
  • Develop, update and execute operations procedures, hazardous energy isolation sheets, operator rounds, etc.
  • Conduct regular equipment checks, performing detailed process troubleshooting as required
  • Maintain equipment by conducting preventative maintenance including regular equipment checks, troubleshooting, diagnosing problems, providing feedback to Maintenance, entering quality work orders, preparing equipment for maintenance and preparing area for maintenance
  • Ensure the safety of personnel working within the assigned area and ensure Personal Protective Equipment and other plant policies and procedures are followed at all times
  • Follow all safety guidelines regulated by REG, OSHA, or other regulatory agencies
  • Support the development, implementation, and coordination of the operator training and qualification process to ensure compliance with process safety management standards
  • Support process safety management systems including, but not limited to, management of change, process hazard analysis, process safety information, mechanical integrity program and work permitting process to ensure compliance with process safety management standards
  • Support the issuing of all safe work permits pertaining to routine maintenance activities, turnaround work and/or other non-routine work
  • Monitor and continually improve quality control in all aspects of plant operation
  • Make recommendation on improving production efficiency at the plant and assist in the implementation of such recommendations
  • Perform other duties as assigned

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Education: High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education: Process Technology Degree

  • Possess a valid driver's license and a clean driving record

Preferred Experience:

  • Eight or more years of refinery and/or petrochemical plant operating experience or similar experience
  • Commissioning, start-up and shut-down, and/or turnaround experience within a refinery and/or petrochemical plant
  • Experience coaching, training and/or mentoring junior staff

REG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

REG is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
8+ years
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