Maintenance Technician I

NuStar Energy Baltimore, MD
Job Description:This closely supervised position is a general labor position that will involve pipeline maintenance activities. This description should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an incumbent in this position. Incumbents are required to perform other related functions as assigned.

* Performs all job functions safely while complying with safety rules, procedures and policies.

* Performs pipeline right-of-way activities such as pipeline locates, responding to State One Call notifications, reading pipeline alignment sheets, and communicating with landowners, contractors and other agencies.

* Performs routine facility inspections, housekeeping, and equipment maintenance.

* Assists pipeline specialist and maintenance crews on local projects.

* Operates and maintains light duty vehicles, hand tools, and power equipment.

* Supports pipeline activities as described in the standard operation manual.

* Assists in emergency response activities as required.

* Uses computers and windows based applications required to accomplish day-to-day activities, i.e. e-mail, spreadsheets, and other document processing as needed.

* Maintains communications via both voice and electronic transmissions with off site pipeline companies, oil spill vendors, NuStar field locations, customers, and vendors.

* Participates in and successfully completes all required personal training, including written and computer-based testing to validate competency and be able to successfully pass random DOT drug screens.Requirements:

* High School diploma or equivalent

* At least 1 year of experience in the petroleum transportation industry or related

* Verbal and written English communication skills

* Well organized, self motivated and safety oriented

* Ability to work independently and/or in a team environment

* Able to accommodate overnight travel

* Have and maintain a valid drivers license, pass DOT physical and background check

* Possess ability and desire to grow with the position

* Ability to operate facility systems including computer systems and calculators, radios, cellular phones, and GPS Units.

* Familiarity with Fuel sampling and measurement hardware including gauging hardware, thermometers, and hydrometers. Hand tools including wrenches, screwdrivers, saws, cutters, sand blasters, hammers, pliers, shovels, and painting hardware. Line locator equipment; operate 4x4 mule or other off road vehicles

* Familiarity with explosion meter, oxygen meter, toxic gas tester, personal floatation device, and respirator

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must apply directly through NuStar's career site at www.nustarenergy.com/careers.

Pre-employment testing which includes a mechanical aptitude and industrial information assessment as well as a workplace attitude and behavior assessment will be required.

This position will require an individual to hold a TWIC card.

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