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Kinder Morgan, Inc. Loader / Offloader Entry in PHOENIX, Arizona

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Position Description Primary purpose:

+ The primary function of the Loader/Offloader is to assist Operations personnel in safely and effectively performing all required duties / tasks associated with loading and/or offloading tanker trucks and railcars but may also assist in station and pipeline operations.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

+ Loading and/or Offloading tanker trucks and railcars.

+ Monitor station for safety and environmental compliance.

+ Responds to operating emergencies as necessary.

+ Measure the volume of petroleum product in tankage by climbing to the top of the tank and measuring the height of product in the tank using a gauge tape, obtaining a sample of the product, obtaining the temperature of the product, measuring the API gravity of the sample, and performing the necessary mathematical calculations.

+ Operation of various station vehicles including trucks and forklifts.

+ Obtain samples of product manually from tanker trucks and railcars. .

+ Perform laboratory testing of various petroleum products.

+ Perform minor maintenance of station equipment. Items include adjusting valve packing, oiling machinery, greasing valves, cleaning and painting, and other basic maintenance duties.

+ Perform clerical tasks necessary to document station operations and provide other departments with inventory and billing information.

+ Perform housekeeping functions at station-sweeping, mopping, pulling weeds, and other clean-up activities.

+ Perform duties associated with tank gauging or water draws.

+ Assist maintenance technicians with equipment repairs as directed.

+ Assist operations with facility needs including but not limited to operation and/or maintenance of equipment.

+ Participate in special projects, and any other duties and tasks as directed by management.

With proper training, qualification, and/or oversight may participate in assisting with terminal operations, pipeline operations, and right of way protection. Position Requirements Minimum requirements: Education:

+ High School Diploma or equivalent required-Technical training and/or College a plus.

+ This is an entry level field position. Basic knowledge of pipeline construction and general mechanical and electrical maintenance is a plus.

Experience / specific Knowledge: Certification, licenses, registrations:

+ A satisfactory driving record as determined by the Company and a current, valid State driver's license are required.

+ May be asked to pass and maintain all applicable Operator Qualification requirements.

+ If the employee is subject to license or certification requirements or training as stipulated by local, state or federal agencies or the Company, now or in the future, compliance is required under this job description.

Competencies, skills, and abilities:

+ Proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Excel, Word, Project, and Outlook.

+ Well-balanced interpersonal skills and strong verbal and written communications skills are required.

+ Must be accountable and take direction from Managers; keep required work schedules, which include regular and predictable job attendance; focus attention on details; follow work rules.

+ Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks are essential.

+ Must be a problem solver with the ability to find resolutions.

+ Must be self-motivated and capable of working with minimal supervision and/or direction.

+ Must be flexible and able to work effecti ely in a team environment and consistently maintain a professional and respectful demeanor/attitude with co-workers, clients, vendors, and regulatory agencies.

+ Ability to read, comprehend and respond to simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.

+ Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

Physical demands:

+ Employee must be physically capable of completing and satisfying all training requirements as stipulated by local, state or federal agencies and/or Company Policy.

+ Exposure to smells and fumes associated with refined petroleum products.

+ May lift weights up to 50 pounds unassisted. Help should be secured for weight in excess of that amount.

+ Employee must be able to gauge and climb tanks with 50 to 80 steps on a routine basis.

+ Must be capable of manually operating a block valve up to 24; in diameter.

+ Uses all senses especially sight, hearing, and smell in observation and detection of irregularities.

+ Work is performed outside in varying and sometimes extreme weather situations.

+ Perform physical labor in a variety of extreme climatic conditions, including walking, bending, stooping, climbing tanks, digging, lifting and general manual labor.

+ Work is labor intensive at times and involves repetitive actions such as stooping, bending, squatting, walking, digging