Manager, Maintenance Turnaround

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POST DATE 9/8/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

Buckeye Partners L.P. Corpus Christi, TX

Corpus Christi, TX
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Full Time
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Senior (15+ years)
Bachelors Degree



The Maintenance Turnaround Manager manages site and contract personnel in planning and executing medium to high complexity turnarounds with the objectives of ensuring personnel safety, environmental compliance, managing costs and execution duration such that the operating unit is restored or upgraded in mechanical integrity and process efficiency.


* Provide visible leadership to drive excellence in safety performance.

* Work with site leadership to develop a Turnaround Plan defining goals and strategies and gain endorsement by the turnaround steering team.

* Develop turnaround cost estimates, funding requests and manage costs within budget.

* Manage the preparation and execution of a fully integrated turnaround, including coordination with E&CS Projects Team, to achieve the goals defined in the Turnaround Plan including goals for safety, environmental, cost, quality and schedule.

* Staff and manage the Turnaround team to enable successful event execution. This includes integration of site, contract and other company personnel.

* Ensure coordination and alignment of turnaround deliverables between stakeholders. This includes Company and Site Leadership, Operations, Projects, Contractors, and Maintenance.

* Removes obstacles (alignment, resource constraints, work processes) to ensure successful execution of the turnaround

* Proactively communicate turnaround status and issues to site and corporate management, and refinery / plant personnel.

* Ensures the turnarounds are executed in compliance with safety and environmental standards and regulations

* Ensure final report and all close out activities are completed.

* And other duties as assigned.



EDUCATION: BS degree in Engineering or similar discipline preferred

* EXPERIENCE: 15+ years experience in refinery maintenance, reliability or turnarounds.

* EXPERIENCE: 5+ years leadership/supervisory experience is preferred.


Thorough Knowledge of process industry equipment (exchangers, vessels, drums, heaters).

Thorough Knowledge of process industry materials (piping, valves, and fittings).

Ability to see trends in data and making quick and correct decisions to keep Turnaround Plan on track

Experience in tracking and controlling costs and managing budgets

Knowledge of HSE management systems

Knowledge of contracting and procurement processes preferred

Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook

Travel Requirements: 10%.



Proven communication, leadership, mentoring and influencing skills

Strong project management and planning skills

Ability to work across several departments in order to coordinate with other disciplines.

Capable of working effectively in a team environment and building consensus

Effective organizational skills.

* Strong safety focus and results orientation



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.



This person must meet medical criteria established by OSHA for emergency response.

Position may require exposure to adverse weather conditions, hazardous environments and require the physical stamina to climb tanks, work long hours in the field and wear a respirator.

Ability to climb tanks, ladders, etc.

Ability to work around water.

Ability to lift up to 75 lbs.

Ability to stand/sit for extended period of time.


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.


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.