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POST DATE 8/10/2016
END DATE 12/6/2016

Buckeye Partners L.P. Niles, MI

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



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



MAINTENANCE PROJECTS. Performing overall troubleshooting and maintenance support for pipeline and terminal facilities in the assigned area including planning, estimating, scheduling and cost controlling.

COMPLIANCE. 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.

MANAGEMENT. 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.

DOCUMENTATION. Maintaining equipment records and furnishing documentation per Company policy of work performed.

And other duties as assigned.



Two-year associate s degree in a technical field (electrical, electronic, or mechanical) OR the equivalent combination of education/work experience is required.

Experience in pipeline, terminal or plant operations and maintenance is required.

Experience installing or troubleshooting PLC s(B&R, Siemens, Allen Bradley) and truck/rail load rack presets (Accuload, Multiload) preferred

Experience in Measurement of Liquids or Gas is preferred



Valid driver s license



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.



The individual must meet medical criteria established by OSHA for emergency response.

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).

*Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.


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.