BWC Terminals Terminal Operator in Sioux City, Iowa
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, BWC Terminals is a premier provider of bulk liquid storage and logistics services to refiners, manufacturers, and distributors of bulk liquids in North America. The Company consists of 22 sites with over twenty million barrels of storage capacity. The BWC Terminals facilities are equipped to store a wide range of petroleum, chemical, renewables, and agricultural products. Additional information about BWC Terminals is available at www.bwcterminals.com.
To Load/unload/blend hazardous and non-hazardous product in a safe manner during acceptance of product and/or delivery of product. Operator is responsible for the safe, efficient, and quality-conscious unloading and loading of liquid products to or from storage tanks, railcars, trucks, and any other means specific to Terminal. Will assure the work is being performed in strict accordance with operating policies and procedures. Also, work must be conducted safely, consistently, and must meet or exceed the expectations of the supervisor.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Below is a list of essential duties of this position. NOTE: Other duties may be assigned as needed.
Complete all loading/unloading per established operational procedures. Accurately and in compliance with regulations, complete all paperwork.
Observe the loading/unloading of vessels.
Safely and efficiently load/unload/blend hazardous and non-hazardous trucks. Complete all loading/unloading per established operational procedures. Accurately and in compliance with regulations, complete all paperwork.
Conduct the loading/unloading/blending of hazardous and non-hazardous railcars.
Align tanks for tank to tank transfer/blend of products by gauging tanks first and then opening appropriate valves before turning on pumps for transfer. Gauge transfers hourly to monitor for problems.
Assist contractors in maintenance operations as necessary.
Using heavy equipment, hoses, and similar items.
Interact and communicate with clients and co-workers in a professional and appropriate manner and respond to and give feedback in a respectful and positive manner.
Take the initiative to identify problems, use judgment to find appropriate solutions and follow through on resolving issues in a timely manner.
Support team efforts, actively work to generate respect and enthusiasm, cooperate with others, and actively learn from other team members.
Perform or assist in the performance of preventive and regular maintenance duties of the Terminal along with general housekeeping of work area.
Reports to work on time prepared to perform the duties of the position and willing to perform the duties as workload necessitates. Also, become familiar with The Company expectations such as the near miss reporting, employee feedback, and community outreach.
Employee shall comply with applicable regulatory and The Company health, safety, environmental, and security requirements. Employee is expected to complete required training in a timely manner; perform duties in a safe and environmentally sound manner; and immediately report injuries/illnesses, environmental spills/releases, and any unsafe acts or conditions to supervision in support of continual improvement of The Company's health, safety, environmental, and security performance.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, LICENSES, MINIMUM EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, LICENSES, AND QUALIFICATIONS
To perform the duties of this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below outline the knowledge, skills, abilities, and competencies that are required in this position. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High School degree or GED.
Must have a valid Driver’s License.
Must have or be able to obtain a TWIC Card.
Basic computer skills.
Customer service focus.
Ability to become certified and operate a motor vehicle, track mobile, forklift, boiler, and similar equipment.
Ability to wear safety equipment, including respirator, shoes, goggles, gloves, and similar equipment.
Mechanically inclined and ability and skill in connecting pipelines, hoses, drop tubes, safety cages, and similar equipment.
Ability to perform basic math, read and complete documents and other paperwork as it pertains to non- and hazardous chemicals and the transfer, handling and storage of same.
Ability to communicate effectively with customers and co-workers.
Ability to change duties throughout the day and to work with a variety of individuals.
Ability to interact with others in a professional and appropriate demeanor and maintain effective working relationships with staff and customers.
Ability to work independently with general direction from supervisor.
Capable of reporting to work on time prepared to perform duties of the position and willingness to perform duties as workload necessitates.
Ability to carry out the duties of this position while helping the company to meet its mission and while adhering to policies, procedures, and regulations, especially safety regulations.
Ability to work as part of the Terminal Security Force.
WORKING CONDITIONS / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The working conditions and environment and the physical requirements/activities listed below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Working Conditions and Environment: While performing the duties of this position, the individual is often exposed to a variety of weather conditions, including rain and heat/cold, noise, fumes, grease, oil, noxious odors, cleaning chemicals, paints, glues, and solvents. Approximately 90% of the workday is outdoors.
Physical Requirements/Activities: While performing the duties of this position, the individual is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, climb and balance on ladders of heights of 15-65’, walk on elevated walkways, docks, railcars, and tanks, access confined areas/railcar bottoms, carry and reach with hands and arms, use hands to finger, handle, feel, and use tools and equipment and communicate (talk and hear). This position involves standing/bending/stooping/walking/climbing for approximately 90% of the workday. Frequently the employee is required to kneel, bend, crawl, crouch, push, pull, lift, or twist. Occasionally the employee is required to lift or exert force of more than 50 pounds. Frequently, the employee is required to lift or exert force of up to 25 pounds. Specific vision ability required is close vision of 20 inches or less and vision ability of greater than 3 feet.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
BWC Terminals provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.