Pipeline Technician

Par Hawaii Refining, LLC

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Newcastle, WY

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:


Par Pacific is a growth-oriented company that owns and operates market-leading energy and infrastructure businesses in logistically-complex markets. Par Pacific combines experience in the oil and gas industry with corporate financing know-how. We bring this unique strength to complex markets where we seek out diamonds in the rough. As a nimble, entrepreneurial organization, we actively pursue new opportunities in response to local market demands and changing external environments.

The Role

Reporting to the Logistics Supervisor, you will be responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of pipelines, terminals, and associated equipment. As part of your specific responsibilities in the following areas, you will:

  • Maintain, test, troubleshoot and repair pipeline equipment, associated computer programming, and electrical or electronic control systems.
  • Monitor control systems for indications of system errors or failures including leak detection or pressure fluctuations.
  • Perform periodic inspections and routine maintenance on the pipeline system.
  • Conduct remote metering and other remote facility operations.
  • Utilize computer applications and specialized programs to test pipeline system functions and maintain accurate records.
  • Monitor and maintain cathodic protection on pipeline system.
  • Conduct required site inspections for safety and general maintenance assessment.
  • Perform tank gauging.
  • Perform product sampling.
  • Perform required valve inspections and maintenance
  • Perform required tank inspections and maintenance.
  • Perform assigned preventive maintenance tasks.
  • Respond to maintenance work orders.
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment components, as necessary.
  • Schedule and perform required pipeline pigging.
  • Schedule and witness pipeline and rack meter proving.
  • Trouble-shoot equipment and enter work orders for required repairs.
  • Communicate with pipeline controllers to maintain efficient, safe operations on the pipeline system.
  • Assist the Pipeline Supervisor with inventory control.
  • Assist the Pipeline Supervisor with carriers and customers.
  • Perform project inspection and complete job books as necessary
  • Maintain operator qualification for all covered task necessary to perform job duties.
  • Must maintain a working knowledge of regulatory compliance
  • Must read and follow all applicable company policies and procedures for all job duties to be completed.
  • Carry a personal cell phone and be on call after hours (company cell phone available per policy).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The Requirements

To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Pipeline Technician opportunity, you will have:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. College coursework, and associates’ or bachelor’s degree preferred; certifications are a plus.
  • 2+ years’ experience in pipeline operations and associated equipment preferred.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Frequent walking, standing, and sitting.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to work at various heights and in confined spaces
  • Reach overhead, squat, kneel, climb and grasp
  • Must have 20/40 vision or better, have depth perception, full field and able to distinguish colors as required to perform duties.
  • The position may be exposed to heat, noise, humidity, altitude, smoke, fumes, dust, gases, hydrocarbons, paints, and solvents.
  • Safety glasses, ear plugs, gloves, steel toe shoes and respirator use may be required.
  • On-call, after hours and weekend work required.

Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities.

More Good Reasons to work for Par:

Unique culture

There is nothing ordinary about Par Pacific -- a niche player in the energy space that operates in logistically complex markets. And there's certainly nothing ordinary about Par Pacific people. We are driven, hardworking, entrepreneur-minded professionals that love to win. If that describes you, you'll fit right in.

Location, location, location

Because Par Pacific is located in some of the most beautiful places throughout the country, our employees get to make these places their home and enrich their lives. You will work in Newcastle, the county seat of Weston County, which offers the neighborly culture you would expect in a small town. We are proud of our great schools, low cost of living, and even lower cost of housing. The downtown historic district is listed with the National Registry of Historic Places, and it helps preserve the Western culture that residents love.

Opportunistic growth strategy

At Par Pacific, we look for operations with strong fundamentals and great employees who can move a business forward. Our management team has deep experience in the energy industry, as well as in leading mergers, acquisitions, and integrations of newly acquired companies.

Excellent compensation

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a strong comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance; a robust allotment of paid time off; a 401(k) with company match; retirement savings plans; educational reimbursement; and more.

Keys to Success

We are looking for a highly motivated, self-starter with a positive attitude. Candidates should have a natural thirst for knowledge and curiosity to drive personal and professional development.

In addition, in order to be a successful Pipeline Technician, you will have the following:

  • Business Understanding: Demonstrates understanding of business and how actions contribute to company performance.
  • Delivering Results: Delivers operational excellence by planning, organizing, and owning work assignments from start to finish.
  • Interpersonal Relationships: Relates well to and effectively influences others within and across functions through effective communication and collaboration.
  • Professional Conduct: Recognizes the impact behavior has on others and demonstrates commitment, adaptability, and resilience.

The Company

Par Pacific Holdings, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, owns, manages and maintains interests in energy and infrastructure businesses. Par Pacific's strategy is to identify, acquire and operate energy and infrastructure businesses with attractive competitive positions. We own and operate refineries in Hawaii, Washington and Wyoming, with total operating throughput capacity of over 150 Mbpd. We own and operate one of the largest energy infrastructure networks in Hawaii with a logistics network supplying the major islands of the state. In Wyoming, Par Pacific owns a refinery and associated logistics network in a niche market. We operate 123 fuel retail outlets in Hawaii, Washington, and Idaho. Par Pacific has an active, opportunistic growth strategy. Our common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the trading symbol "PARR".

Note: Par Pacific will not accept calls from third-party recruiters. All candidates are required to apply through this web posting.

Par Pacific is an equal opportunity employer. Par Pacific prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law.