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BUCKEYE PIPELINE SERVICES COMPANY Electrical Technician in DES MOINES, Iowa

Description

Buckeye is the premier infrastructure and logistics provider for the world's energy needs, both today and tomorrow. Since 1886, we have successfully navigated transitions in the way energy has been distributed to continually meet the needs of an evolving market and industry environment. Our people are a critical element to the success and longevity of our operational history and our future as we seek to thrive through the energy transition. We own and operate a diversified global network of integrated assets providing midstream logistic solutions, primarily consisting of the transportation, storage, processing, and marketing of liquid petroleum products. We are committed to safely and responsibly providing world-class service to meet the continually evolving energy needs of our customers and the communities we serve. As part of this commitment to our customers, we are continually diversifying our platform and service offerings to enable less carbon intensive energy solutions and undertaking decarbonization efforts on our operations.

People First Culture:

From managing over 5,000 miles of pipeline to commercializing clean energy projects, our people collaborate to provide world-class service and meet the changing energy needs of our customers. Our employee-first culture means that we invest in our employees and equip them to be fully contributing members of high performing teams. We are focused on collaboration, inclusion, empowerment, accountability, and professional development. We want the best in you to bring out the best in us.

Join us as we work together to build a business that is responsive to the needs of the future while continuing to serve the energy needs of communities today.

Buckeye Partners is currently seeking a Technician I with basic experience in pipeline, terminal or plant operations and maintenance in the Oil and Gas Industry to join our team!

Role Summary:

The Technician I role is responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing equipment and pipeline and terminal facilities. Technicians perform basic routine operations and maintenance on equipment at pump stations (tank farms), remote booster stations, pipeline ROW, pipeline facilities, remote valve sites, and delivery terminals.

Responsibilities and Essential Functions include:

  • Maintenance Projects. Under general supervision performing overall troubleshooting and maintenance support for pipeline and terminal facilities in the assigned area including planning, estimating, scheduling and cost controlling.
  • Performing and recording regulatory and Company policy preventative maintenance inspections and procedures as identified in the Maintenance and/or Regulatory Manuals and in JDE system.
  • Continuous Education. Maintaining a high level of knowledge relating to new and current technology and equipment.
  • Procuring and managing the efforts of outside contractors as required.
  • Policy Implementation. Implementing company policies, standards, drawings, diagrams and construction specifications for the installation of new facilities and the repair or upgrade of existing facilities.
  • Product Training. Training Operations personnel and others in the use of new or modified equipment or software.
  • Maintaining equipment records and furnishing documentation per Company policy of work performed.
  • Overall Technical Level of 1-19 on the Technician Career Ladder
  • And other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Two-year Associate's degree in a technical field (electrical, electronic, or mechanical) preferred OR the equivalent combination of education/work experience is required.
  • Experience in pipeline, terminal or plant operations and maintenance is preferred.
  • Experience installing or troubleshooting PLC's (BandR, Siemens, Allen Bradley) and truck/rail load rack presets (Accuload, Multiload) preferred.
    • Experience in Measurement of Liquids or Gas is preferred.
  • Basic Universal skills including basic understanding of Codes, Regulations, Company Recommended Practices and Procedures as required by the skill.
  • Exhibits basic familiarity with commercial and manufacture software programs as required by the skill.
  • Must be supervised by more experienced Technicians, Engineers, or Supervisors when performing skill.
  • Approximately 25% Travel required.

Certificates and Licenses:

  • Valid driver's license

Other Skills, Attributes and Abilities:

  • Must have the ability to navigate basic computer systems (i.e. Windows).
  • Basic knowledge of SCADA applications and MS Office applications is a plus.
  • In order to be successful in this position, the individual must possess good communication (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • The individual must have good analytical skills and good technical aptitude.
  • This position requires incumbent to be able to function and participate within an asset team and have a willingness to expand his role within the BPL "High performance Team Culture".

Essential Functions:

  • This position requires the ability to safely and successfully perform essential job functions consistent with ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and or/quantitative productivity standards.
  • This role requires the ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
  • This position requires compliance with all personnel policies.

Physical and Safety Requirements:

  • The individual must be capable of performing the physical labor required to complete the responsibilities of this position (including capability to use related tools and work equipment).
  • This role is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.
  • This position requires the employee to occasionally access and work at or around heights in excess of 5 feet, moving mechanical parts, moving on-track rail equipment, petroleum product or other chemical fumes, vibration, uneven terrain, and high noise level in the work environment.
  • The incumbent must meet medical criteria established by OSHA for emergency response.
  • This position may require exposure to hazardous environments and require the wearing of a respirator.
  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move inside the office to access file cabinets, office equipment, etc.
  • The incumbent in this role must wear Fire Retardant Clothing (FRC) and/or Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
  • The employee is frequently required to effectively communicate with others.

About You:

To be successful in the Buckeye culture, our employees must possess a demonstrated commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance. Excellent communication, both written and verbal, as well as strong organizational skills are paramount. You must work independently and be able to exe

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