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CONTRACTOR - Pipeline System Controller

Company: Buckeye Partners
Location: Breinigsville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Founded in 1886, Buckeye Partners, L.P. has a proven track record of stability and success. We pride ourselves on the laser focus we apply to safely providing service and value to our customers, operating under a strong set of values, and empowering our employees to make decisions. We have a tenacious commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance in all that we do.

It is our internal culture that sets us apart from other companies. Our goal is to provide our employees with a greater span of responsibility, the ability to make decisions, and access to experts to help you build your skills and experiences. Each of our career tracks provides employees with the ability to innovate, and be a significant contributor from their first day on the job.

Buckeye Partners is currently seeking a (Contract) Pipeline System Controller I with strong MS Office computer skills, knowledge in basic accounting or inventory functions, or any previous pipeline to join our team!

Role Summary:

The Pipeline System Controller I role is responsible for monitoring and controlling daily operations of product pipeline facilities. This includes scheduling and coordinating product movement between plants, storage and pipeline facilities.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the timely deliveries of product and optimize the scheduling process by coordinating with customers and other Buckeye support personnel.
  • SCADA Software. Monitoring and controlling system operations via SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) software.
  • Performing basic accounting functions such as preparing daily throughput reports and weekly volume statements for all business centers.
  • Leak Detection. Analyzing the Leakwarn leak detection system and react to abnormal situations in a proper manner.
  • Monitoring and Analyzing Trends. Monitoring quality instruments and trends to react to abnormalities as required.
  • Concise Documentation. Documenting situations and events throughout the shift using checklists, operating sheets and handoff sheets to include what was done, what may occur and what future actions may be required. Pass this information along to the subsequent shift personnel.
  • And other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Experience in pipeline, terminal or plant operations is a plus.
  • Ability to navigate basic computer systems (i.e. Windows).
  • Basic knowledge of SCADA applications and MS Office applications is a plus.

Certificates & Licenses:

  • Valid driver's license

Other Skills, Attributes and Abilities:

  • Must be able to visually monitor several computer screens in a control room environment for twelve (12) hour shifts. Must maintain a high level of mental alertness and be capable of quickly processing and reacting to incoming information from the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System. Response time is very critical.
  • Must possess good communication (both written and verbal) skills.
  • Must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment, process work rapidly, set priorities, work under pressure, and follow through with assigned tasks with limited supervision.
  • The person should be dependable and flexible to accommodate unscheduled changes in work routine. This person must be capable of working 12-hour shifts. Working overtime, weekends, and holidays is required. The person should have good visual acuity, good color perception, good verbal communication skills, and the ability to remain seated for 95% of the 12-hour shift. Opportunities to stand and walk away from the console are limited.
  • May need to rely on advanced level Controllers for direction and guidance.

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:

  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move inside the office to access file cabinets, office equipment, etc.
  • This role continuously operates a computer and other office productivity equipment (i.e. a calculator, copy machine and computer printer).

About You:

To be successful in the Buckeye culture, our employees must Possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. You must be able to work independently. You must also be able to exercise tact, discretion, and professionalism when dealing with internal clients and external counterparties (customers, vendors, etc.), as well as when handling sensitive and confidential information.

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

About Us:

Buckeye Partners, L.P. is the logistical solutions partner of choice for the global energy business and one of the nation's largest independent petroleum products pipeline transportation and terminalling service provider; our strength is to create centers of expertise around our products, technologies and client needs.

This requisition is not eligible for the Employee Referral Program. Buckeye Partners, L.P. reserves the right to not pursue a referred candidate if the eventual employment of the referred candidate would constitute a conflict of interest with a customer or supplier and/or would be detrimental to the best interest of the Company.

Keywords: Buckeye Partners, Allentown , CONTRACTOR - Pipeline System Controller, Other , Breinigsville, Pennsylvania

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