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Posted:
8/30/2017
Job Category:
Maintenance
Field Specialist
Tesoro Companies Inc. | Watford City, North Dakota
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 60881

SUMMARY

This Field Specialist position performs routine and daily maintenance tasks on the pipeline system’s field pumps including packing adjustment, checking oil levels, resolving priming issues, inspecting and replacing gaskets and mechanical seals, low voltage fuses, belts, etc. This position works closely with other Field Specialists, Technicians, Pipeline Maintenance, and Transport Drivers.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Take oil samples and perform routine grind outs to measure sediment and water content and determine quality.
  • Perform tank gauging to measure tank contents and account for product stored and product moved into and out of tanks.
  • Prepare custody transfer tickets, manage tickets and perform month-end closing in Tesoro’s MAPS measurement system database.
  • Hand gauging field tanks accurately and purchasing lease crude with Tesoro field custody transfer tickets.
  • Communicate with field pumpers assigned to third party production companies.
  • Perform routine field LACT (Lease Automatic Custody Transfer) equipment checks.
  • Perform meter proving to verify accuracy within acceptable API tolerances.
  • Responsible for daily one-calls, pipeline crossings and right of way work.
  • Perform routine daily maintenance tasks, such as running pipeline scrapers.

EDUCATION

  • Technical degree in power plant maintenance or mechanics from completion of a 2 year program at an accredited technical school, vocational school, or community college OR a minimum of 6 years of professional experience related to pipeline maintenance, oil field and gas operations.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have, or be able to acquire, Operator Qualification (OQ) Certification for valve and pump station maintenance and repair per DOT requirements for pipeline operators.
  • Must have or be able to acquire a Commercial Driver’s License with a clean driving record.
  • Must have or become trained in OSHA’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Standard and be able to perform spill response duties, if required.
  • Previous petroleum industry or oil field experience is strongly desired.

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Understanding of crude oil measurement, custody transfer, tank gauging and meter proving.
  • Ability to perform routine and corrective maintenance on pipeline valves and pump station equipment.
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude and exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and capable of working effectively with little supervision
  • Ability to prioritize daily work schedules depending on operational requirements.
  • Ability to perform well in a team environment with other operations and staff personnel.

Tesoro Corporation, a Fortune 100 company, is a leading independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products with a strategically focused presence in the western United States. Tesoro, through our subsidiaries, owns and operates seven refineries with a combined capacity of over 895,000 barrels per day. Our retail-marketing system includes over 2,400 retail stations under the ARCO®, Shell®, Exxon®, Mobil®, USA Gasoline™, Rebel™ and Tesoro® brands. Our full-service logistics business, a master limited partnership formed by Tesoro Corporation as Tesoro Logistics LP (TLLP), owns and operates 4,000 miles of crude oil, refined products and natural gas pipelines; 29 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; 15 million barrels of storage capacity; two crude oil rail facilities; and four natural gas processing complexes. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, our operations span 18 states.

Our strength lies in our investment in employees and in their future. We measure success not only by the products we bring to our customers, or the financial results we deliver to our shareholders, but also by remaining true to our core values of safety and environmental stewardship, respect and integrity.

Discover your strengths and invest in your future by applying today.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Vet / Disability

Posting Notes: || Watford City || North Dakota || United States (US) || SF:LI-JK1 || |Logistics || 58854 ||

About Tesoro Companies Inc.

Tesoros Trading Company is a retailer and wholesale distributor of folk arts and crafts from around the world. Owner Jonathan Williams started the company in 1983. He personally selects the items we sell and works with the artisans who make the handicrafts we import.

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