E&M Technician (348)

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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 12/9/2016

Buckeye Partners L.P. Ottumwa, IA

Ottumwa, IA
AJE Ref #
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Company Ref #
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Associates Degree


Role Summary:
Maintain, troubleshoot and repair equipment and pipeline and terminal facilities. Technicians perform routine operations and maintenance on equipment at pump stations (tank farms), remote booster stations, remote valve sites and delivery terminals.

Responsibilities & Essential Functions include:
Basic understanding of the National Electric Code (NEC) and National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA)
Basic understanding of hand and power tools, blueprints and drawings, and machinery and the proficiency to learn the mechanical functions of the job.
Learn overall operations and maintenance support for pipeline and terminal facilities in the assigned area.
Learn troubleshooting and push issues to appropriate person for resolution.
Work with another Technician on preventative maintenance projects and repairs for the work center.
Learn how to perform and record regulatory and Company policy preventative maintenance inspections and procedures as identified in the 195 O & M Manual, Maintenance Manual and on the J.D. Edwards system.
Understand equipment manuals and schematics during the troubleshooting, installation, start-up and design of new systems and equipment.
Maintain a high level of knowledge related to new and current technology and equipment.
Understand the process of procuring and managing the efforts of outside contractors.
Learn the company policies, standards, drawings, diagrams and construction specifications for the installation of new facilities and the repair or upgrade of existing facilities.
Learn the process of maintaining equipment records and furnishing documentation per Company policy of work performed (As-builts, Preventative Maintenance List, Work Order Requests, and Field Investigation Reports).
Assist with routine operations and maintenance of pipeline responsibilities as required.
Perform One-Call investigations, Provide watch and protect along the pipeline during third party excavation and maintain all associated paperwork per company policy.
Support other District projects and special requests as needed.
And other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:
Two-year associate s degree in a technical field (electrical, electronic, or mechanical) OR the equivalent combination of education/work experience is required.
Must have the ability to navigate basic computer systems (i.e. Windows).

Certificates & Licenses:
The individual must possess a valid driver s license of a type or class required to operate appropriate vehicles.

Other Skills, Attributes and Abilities:
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.
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).
The individual must be willing to travel, including overnight stays.
The individual must carry a cellular phone and generally be available as needed. Normal and extraordinary work circumstances may require overtime, callout, weekend or holiday work without notice.
The individual must meet medical criteria established by OSHA for emergency response.
Experience in pipeline, terminal or plant operations and maintenance is a plus.
Basic knowledge of SCADA applications and MS Office applications is a plus.

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 & Safety Requirements:
This role is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.
This position requires the employee to regularly 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, airborne particles like dust or other chemicals, 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.
Must be able and willing to spend a large degree of ones time on his/her feet and be able to lift large, heavy objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
The person in this position needs to occasionally move inside the office to access file cabinets, office equipment, etc.
This role operates a computer and other office productivity equipment (i.e. a calculator, copy machine and computer printer).
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 exercise tact, discretion, and professionalism when dealing with internal and external customers, and handling sensitive and confidential information.

Buckeye Partners wants to create and reward an organizational focus that stimulates the creative and entrepreneurial actions of its employees that result in innovative ways of reducing costs, generating revenues, improving productivity, or improving processes.

About Us:
Buckeye Partners is the logistical solutions partner of choice for the global energy business. As one of the nation s largest independent petroleum products common carrier pipeline network providers, Buckeye Partners L.P. provides terminals, storage and refined product distribution services; our strength is to create centers of expertise around our products, technologies and client needs.

Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE: BPL) headquartered in Houston, Texas is one of the primary distributors of petroleum in the eastern and mid-western portions of the United States.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP on the following website: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

Applicants who are extended an employment offer will be required to complete certain employment verifications, education verifications, job related assessments, background check, MVR driving record check, drug screen and physical/medical exam, if applicable to the position. All employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of these pre-employment processes.